After the international launch of Macbook Pro 2016 with touch bar functionality, Apple launches the touch bar proto-type in India at a price of INR 1,55,900.
All in all this is a good thing that Apple has started taking the Indian market quite seriously, and the Indian fans did not have to wait much for this new exciting upgrade. The news update was made by an Apple reseller ITNET via microblogging social networking website twitter :
Macbook Pro devoid of the Touch Bar is already available in India at a price of INR 1,29,990. The alll new Touch Bar equipped Macbook Pro is available in two variants - 13 inch and 15 inch screen Macbook Pro at a price point of INR 1,55,900 and 2,05,900 respectively.
Although this is not an out an out sales proposition, it is only available via one seller with a limited stock as seen on the update surfacing on twitter.
The new Macbook Pro along with featuring a Touch Bar also comes with some performance updgrades making it thinner and much more powerful. The Touch Bar also comes with a special integrated Touch ID sensor.
The 13 inch model comes with a 13.3 inch LED backlit IPS display with 2560x1600 pixel resoloution with wide color gamut (P3). This variant comes with a 2.9 GHz dual core Intel Core i5 processor with a turbo boost of 3.3 GHz and 4 mb shared L3 cache. The device has a 256 GB onboard SSD with 8 GB RAM and Intel Iris Graphics 550 support. The macbook comes with 4 USB-C ports, Wifi, Bluetooth and 720 p FaceTime camera. The Pro is loaded with 3.5 mm headphone jack and lithium-polymer battery.
The 15 inch Macbook Pro comes with almost the same specifications with a 15.4 inch LED backlit IPS Display with 2880x1800 with wide color gamut ( P3). The base model comes with a 2.6 GHz quad-core Intel core i7 (Skylake) which can turbo boost upto 3.5 GHz with 6 MB shared L3 cache. The Macbook Pro comes with a 256GB PCIe-based onboard SSD with 16GB of RAM. rest both the models have the same features.
The Touch Pad is a welcome change from the regular offering s as it changes the way you use media/browse the internet and send messages with optimized touch panels at your fingertips.