The powerhouse behind this a1708 device is a Core i5 2.3 GHz processor which featured both an integrated graphics card as well as the opportunity for a dedicated card. A Butterfly Mechanism keyboard is incorporated into the MacBook Pro mid 2017 to allow users to have a comfortable experience while typing. This is an improvement upon previous designs and provides a signature feel to all Apple devices. This MPXQ2LL/A model is only offered in two colors, either silver or space gray. There are no USB ports provided on this device with only 4 Thunderbolt “3” ports provided with the intention for Apple to lead the adoption of USB C type devices.
The storage included in the Apple MacBook Pro 2017 is a 128 GB or 256 of removable PCIe-based flash storage. Flash storage is widely known as an industry leading storage technology and Apple are at the forefront of this.
Screen Size and Resolution
The Apple MacBook Pro 13 inch Retina display high resolution (2560×1600) LED-backlit widescreen is the default for the screen type and resolution in this model.
The MacBook Pro includes the following features and ports:
- 802.11ac Wi-Fi
- Bluetooth 4.2 PAN (Personal Area Network) connections and transfers
- 4 USB 3.1 (Thunderbolt “3” Ports)
- 3.5mm jack for headphones
- No button glass multi-touch trackpad (Force Touch)
- 720p Face Time HD webcam
- 16 GB RAM
- 250 GB SSD Memory
Processor & Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)
The MacBook Pro 2017 specs comes with MacOS X 10.12.5 (16F2073) and runs on a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 7360U processor with up to 3.6 GHz of Turbo Boost supported and an Iris Plus Graphics 640 graphics processor.
The MacBook Pro 2017 comes with a 54.5 watt-hour lithium polymer battery that provides 10 hours of a wireless web or iTunes Movie use. As applications and Mac OS becomes more efficient, so does the devices it runs on.