Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018 (8th Gen Intel) Series price in Dubai, UAE

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Review of Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018 (8th Gen Intel) Series

Earlier this month, tech giant Apple previewed their 2018 versions of MacBook Pros with new features and improvements. The 2018 MacBook Pro are upgraded machines with enhanced features and specs. They come equipped with the latest hardware from Intel and have provisions for expanding power options. The top-notch performance delivered by these devices are perfect for coders as well as creative artists. Digital art, music, photography effects, and video-editing become much easier with the 2018 MacBook Pros. The new iterations include an updated 13-inch non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro. The latest 13-inch model of the company’s acclaimed laptop is not just lightweight and thin, it also packs incredible power under the hood.

Performance and Specifications

The 13-inch 2018 non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro features the latest 8th generation Intel processor to deliver enhanced performance and more efficient functioning. The latest version of the 13-inch MacBook Pro, without the Touch Bar, runs on i7 having a speed of 2.3 Ghz. It has 8GB of DDR4 Ram with a 256 GB SSD. The RAM can be upgraded to 16GB and storage increased up to 2TB SSD, for an additional charge. The quad-core processor of the device delivers twice as much speed as the earlier versions, making it perfect for handling large data sets, executing complex simulations, producing multi-track audio projects or rendering advanced level film editing, or image processing. The superb performance level of the new 13-inch MacBook pro enables users to build codes and run several virtual machines faster than ever before. 3D models for 4D cinemas exhibit smooth real-time performance while gaming brings out more responsive performances and vivid details even in graphics-intensive games. The laptop runs on macOS High Sierra.

A significant hardware upgrade is the addition of the Apple T2 chip. This T2 chip is a dedicated security chip, first introduced on the iMac Pro, to handle encryption. It handles secure boot and encrypted storage abilities. The T2 chip also controls the FaceTime camera, consolidates the system management controller, SSD controller, and audio controller. This chip also enables Hey Siri commands on the new laptops.

This model comes with two Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C ports. Thunderbolt 3 is the most versatile and powerful port currently in use. It combines ultra-high bandwidth with the ultra-versatility of the industry standard USB C for a new universal port. The Thunderbolt effortlessly integrates data transfer, charging, and video output in a single connector. The port is capable of delivering up to 40GB/s of output. Moreover, the Thunderbolt 3 is a reversible port, so there is no hassle of figuring out the right side when using the port.


Coming to the display, it is without doubt the best ever seen in a MacBook Pro. The 13.3 inch screen has a full native pixel resolution of 2560x1600. The screen has a vibrant LED backlighting with a high contrast ratio which makes colours pop. Blacks appear deeper while whites are brighter than ever. The display supports P3 Wide Colour for more intense greens and reds than sRGB. The display has 500 nits of brightness and True Tone technology, which make viewing on this device an immersive experience.

The 54.5 WHr battery on the 13-inch non-touch bar MacBook Pro provides up to 10 hours of wireless web browsing and up to 10 hours of video playback on iTunes. Other additional features include Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity, 720p FaceTime HD camera, high dynamic range stereo speakers, and two microphones.

The 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro delivers a breakthrough experience. It has the brightest and most colourful display ever seen on a MacBook. The stellar speakers, ultra-smooth performance and cutting edge graphics combine to deliver an unparalleled user experience. It is the ultimate notebook of choice for professionals as well as consumers.

FAQs for Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018

What is the screen resolution of the Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018?

The Apple MacBook Pro 13 has a display resolution of 2560x1600 pixels.

Q. Does the MacBook Pro's display have touch functionality?

The MacBook Pro with Touch Bar features touch functionality on the bar. Apart from that, there is no other touch functionality available on the device.

Q. How many USB ports are there on the Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018?
The non-Touch Bar model of the Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018 has 2 Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C ports. The Touch Bar model of the device has 4 ports.

What's the weight of the Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018?

The 13-inch MacBook Pro weighs 3.02 pounds (1.37 kg).

Q. How much RAM and storage options does the laptop come in?

The laptop comes with 8GB of RAM and a 256 GB hard drive. The RAM can be upgraded to 16Gb and the storage to up to 2TB, at an additional cost.

Q. What are the colours available for the Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018?

The Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018 is available in a Space Grey colour.

What is the cost of the Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018?

A. The base model of the Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018 costs AED 7,499. 

Which Mac OS version does it run on?

The device runs on macOS High Sierra

Technical Specifications for Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018 (8th Gen Intel) Series

Laptop Type Standard
Display Type IPS
Actual Display Size 13.3 inch
Screen Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels
Touch Screen No
OS + Version Mac OS
Graphic Card Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
Storage Capacity 128 GB,256 GB,512 GB
Storage Type SSD
Camera 720 p
Battery 54.5 lithium-polymer battery
USB Ports 2 x USB Type-C
Card Slots Yes
Wireless Connectivity Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Weight 1.37 kg

Details of Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018 (8th Gen Intel) Series

The 13-inch MacBook Pro (8th Generation Intel) is a well-designed laptop, with a host of excellent features. Its intelligent design and sleek good looks along with its upgraded processing power ensure that it will appeal to a wide variety of people. It is ideal to be used for both work and as an entertainment device and integrates with any other technology from the Apple family that you might have.


The 13-inch MacBook Pro (8th Generation Intel) comes in a variety of different colours and is beautifully designed, as most Apple products are. It measures 1.49 x 30.41 x 21.23 cm and weighs 1.37kg which makes it lightweight and easy to carry around with you.


The 13-inch MacBook Pro (8th Generation Intel) comes with a 13.3-inch LED-backlit display with IPS technology. This gives it a 2560-pixels by 1600-pixels screen resolution, which allows it to show everything in excellent detail and makes it HD-ready.

Operating System

The laptop runs with a macOS High Sierra, which is easy to use and provides a good overall user experience.

Processor and Storage

The 13-inch MacBook Pro is equipped with an 8th Generation Intel Core processor, which ensures that the operating system runs smoothly, and it can multi-task with ease. There are various storage options, depending on the model you select, with the choice of either 128GB, 256GB or 512GB.


The 13-inch MacBook Pro (8th Generation Intel) features Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640, which allows you to do a whole host of different things.


The 13-inch MacBook Pro (8th Generation Intel) has two Thunderbolt 3 (USB?C) ports, which allow you to connect it to a variety of things.

Keyboard and Trackpad

Full-size backlit keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys, alongside a Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities;


The 13-inch MacBook Pro comes with the ability to connect to 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless and 4.2 Bluetooth connectivity.


The 13-inch MacBook Pro (8th Generation Intel) features a 720p HD camera, which allows you to do all the video conferencing and remote socializing that you want.


The 13-inch MacBook Pro (8th Generation Intel) features two stereo speakers with a high dynamic range, three microphones and a 3.5 mm headphone jack


The 13-inch MacBook Pro 8th Generation Intel) features a built-in 54.5 lithium-polymer battery, which offers around 10 hours of video playback without the need of a charger.

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