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Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (mid 2019)

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (mid 2019)

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2019 Macbook Pro 13-Inch Review: Apple's best all-around laptop

2019 Macbook Pro 13-Inch Review: Apple's best all-around laptop

Posted   07.16.19
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86 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Apple’s latest MacBook Pro isn’t the redesign some are waiting for. But it’s a strong refinement of the existing formula, particularly in the speed department. For $200 more than a MacBook Air, you get a much faster machine.

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Pros
  • Much faster than previous entry-level MacBook Pro
  • Already-great display is better thanks to True Tone
  • Spacious trackpad
  • Touch ID is included
  • Speakers sound great (for a laptop)
Cons
  • Butterfly keyboard with shallow travel and questionable reliability
  • Starts with only 128GB of storage
  • Touch Bar still doesn't feel very useful
  • Only two USB-C ports

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86 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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An awful product that should be avoided. You'll be sorry. - Engadget
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