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Definition: MacBook Pro

The MacBook Pro is the top line of MacBook laptops, introduced in 2006. It was the first Mac laptop to use Intel CPUs. Pro models with 17" screens were offered until 2012, but the largest current screen is 15".

In 2016, the fourth-generation Pro model included a touchscreen toolbar in place of physical function keys. The touch keys switch to different menus, icons and sliders depending on the running application. The Touch Bar also includes Apple's Touch ID for Apple Pay and logins. See MacBook.


                     SSD    Max
           Screen  Storage  RAM  Weight
           Size     (GB)   (GB)  (lbs)

 Pro TB*    15"   512-4096  32   4.02
 Pro TB*    13"   256-2048  16   3.02

 Pro        13"   256-1024  16   3.02

 * Touch Bar

The Pro Touch Bar
The Pro line includes models with a touch toolbar in place of function keys. Very innovative, each application displays essential functions for the currently running process. F1-F10 keys can also be simulated, and in some apps, users can configure their own keys. (Images courtesy of Apple Inc.)