Apple MacBook Pro 13 2019 i5 4TB3


Apple MacBook Pro 13 2019 i5 4TB3
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2019 i5 4TB3 (MacBook Pro 13 2019 Series)
8192 MB 
, LPDDR3-2133
13.3 inch 16:10, 2560 x 1600 pixel 227 PPI, APPA03E, IPS, glossy: yes
Intel Cannon Lake-U PCH-LP Premium
Apple SSD AP0512, 512 GB 
, 466 GB free
Intel Cannon Lake-LP - cAVS
4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 4 Thunderbolt, 4 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm connector, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor
Broadcom 802.11ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0
height x width x depth (in mm): 14.9 x 304.1 x 212.4 ( = 0.59 x 11.97 x 8.36 in)
58 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Apple macOS 10.14 Mojave
Webcam: 720p FaceTime HD
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: chiclet, Butterfly v3, Keyboard Light: yes, 61-watt power adapter USB-C, 12 Months Warranty
1.37 kg ( = 48.33 oz / 3.02 pounds), Power Supply: 275 g ( = 9.7 oz / 0.61 pounds)
2249 Euro



Average Score: 87.68% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: 66%, display: 91% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 93%, emissions: 92%

Reviews for the Apple MacBook Pro 13 2019 i5 4TB3

90.7% Apple MacBook Pro 13 2019 laptop review: Good performance, but no real innovation | Notebookcheck
Apple has provided its beloved MacBook Pro 13 with 4 Thunderbolt 3 ports, an updated processor, as well as a revised Butterfly keyboard. But is that enough to keep playing in the subnotebook upper league in 2019?
80% MacBook Pro 13-inch with Touch Bar (2019) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Overall, the 13-inch MacBook Pro is the Apple laptop I would buy for myself, even with its $1,799 starting price. It gives me all the power I could want, a brilliant display, great audio and an improved keyboard that should prove more reliable over time. I also continue to appreciate such amenities as Touch ID button and "Hey, Siri"
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

80% Apple MacBook Pro 2019 13.3" met Touch Bar, i5 2,4Ghz, 256GB Space Gray
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/09/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Apple MacBook Pro 2019 13,3" met Touch Bar, i5 1,4GHz, 8GB intern, 128GB (Qwerty) Spacegrijs
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
Обзор ноутбука Apple MacBook Pro 13″ (Mid 2019)
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight. Negative: Weak connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/14/2019


Model: The much anticipated Apple MacBook Pro has finally hit the market and it does not come off as surprising to learn that the premium MacBook Pro model comes in two different size options of either 13 inch or 15 inch. Though both still retain its distinct core features and specifications, there are some minor differences that are worth taking a look into prior to making a purchase of one of the best laptop models to ever grace the industry. The obvious distinction between the Apple MacBook Pro models is none other than its sheer size alone. The Apple MacBook Pro 13 in particular carries a size of 13.3 diagonal inch for its LED-backlit IPS-supported display, which features a native resolution of 2,560 x 1,600 native capping at 227 pixel per inch. These metrics indicate a legitimate testament to the fact that the Apple MacBook Pro 13 is capable of projecting visuals, which would exceed one’s normal expectations. With a high screen resolution and an in-depth focus on pixels attributed from True Tone technology, images and graphics that are presented through the display of the Apple MacBook Pro 13 are bound to amaze a lot of people due to its concentrated attention on details.

Apart from that, the Apple MacBook Pro 13 proudly retains the employment of the revolutionary MacOS Mojave as its operating system to carry out tasks that are duly assigned to the device. Faithful users of MacBooks are not new to what the MacOS Mojave has to offer on the table, but with the latest release of the Apple MacBook Pro series into the market, some upgrades and improvisations are present in order to maintain the standards of Apple as a brand towards the current millennial trend. The new Dark Mode feature which comes with the upgraded macOS Mojave is one of the much requested feature from users across the globe and the Stacks feature is a potential life-saver for administrative tasks as this feature functions to organize files on an automatic basis. Though the Apple MacBook Pro 13 offers tons of improvements and quality-of-life changes into the user’s life, it is somewhat disappointing to see that Apple has once again limited the color variations of their products to a mere Silver and Space Grey blueprints. It is understandable that these professional-oriented colors are true to the signature of Apple products for a very long time, but an additional color variation would certainly create more marketing opportunities especially on this day and age whereby creative millennials are the trendsetters for today’s society.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655: Integrated graphics card (GT3e), which is used for some Coffee Lake-U CPUs (28 Watts).

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

8279U: Coffee Lake based SoC (System on a Chip) for medium-sized notebooks. Integrates four CPU cores clocked at 2.4 - 4.1 GHz as well as an Iris Plus Graphics 655 GPU clocked at 300 - 1150 MHz with 128 MB eDRAM. Manufactured in a 14nm process. The TDP of 28 Watts is much higher than the regular ULV quad-cores at 15W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.37 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.

Apple: Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation which designs and manufactures consumer electronics and software products. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system but nowadays Macbooks are also able to run Windows. Apple has at least sporadically been considered the most valuable company in the world since 2011 and has consistently ranked among the Top 10 companies in the world.

In the laptop sector, Apple's market share was 9.3% in 2014 and 10.3% in 2016. The latter corresponds to the 5th place. In the smartphone segment, Apple achieved 15.3% in the first quarter of 2016, which means a market share loss when compared to the 18.3% in same quarter of the previous year.
Nevertheless, Apple ranked second place behind Samsung in both years.

There are tons of reviews on Apple laptops, smartphones and tablets. The ratings are significantly above-average (as of 2016).

87.68%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Apple MacBook Pro 13 2019-Z0WQ
Iris Plus Graphics 655, unknown

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-11- 6 (Update: 2019-11- 6)