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Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020 2GHz i5 10th-Gen

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Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020 2GHz i5 10th-Gen
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020 2GHz i5 10th-Gen (MacBook Pro 13 2020 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-1038NG7 4 x 2 - 3.8 GHz, Ice Lake-U
Memory
16384 MB 
, LPDDR4X-3733, Dual-Channel, soldered
Display
13.3 inch 16:10, 2560 x 1600 pixel 227 PPI, APPA03D, IPS, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
Apple SSD SM0512F, 512 GB 
, 471 GB free
Connections
4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 4 Thunderbolt, 4 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm stereo, Brightness Sensor
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 15.6 x 304.1 x 212.4 ( = 0.61 x 11.97 x 8.36 in)
Battery
58 Wh Lithium-Polymer, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 10 h
Operating System
Apple macOS 10.15 Catalina
Camera
Webcam: 720p FaceTime HD
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Magic Keyboard, Keyboard Light: yes, 61W USB-C power adapter, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.384 kg ( = 48.82 oz / 3.05 pounds), Power Supply: 276 g ( = 9.74 oz / 0.61 pounds)
Price
2129 Euro

 

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Average Score: 82.89% - good
Average of 18 scores (from 33 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 74%, features: 66%, display: 91% mobility: 88%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 98%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020 2GHz i5 10th-Gen

92.1% MacBook Pro 13 2020 in Review: Apple's subnotebook only gets the mandatory update | Notebookcheck
Apple refreshes its 13-inch MacBook Pro with a new keyboard, but the other changes are minor. You get new processors, but only the performance of the integrated graphics adapter has improved.
MacBook Pro 13″ review: Should an Android user buy an Apple laptop?
Source: Talk Android English
This one’s tough. As a standalone piece of hardware, I think most people should pass on this one and stay in their Windows/Chrome OS lanes. You’re getting an expensive laptop where you can’t use all of the cool features because your phone doesn’t talk to this at all. You can complement Apple’s services with Google and Microsoft’s, but at the end of the day, you need a foot in the door with an iPhone to really enjoy what’s here. If you just love the design, smooth performance, guaranteed updates, and overall cohesion that Apple offers, I totally get it, and it’s still a great laptop. It’s a very slick machine, but it’s arguably not worth the asking price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/06/2020
80% MacBook Pro 13in (2020) review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The MacBook Pro might not have changed much visually, but the upgraded 10th-gen Intel chipset and accompanying Iris Plus graphics make all the difference when it comes to performance. It’s also great to see a boosted 16GB of RAM, and the welcome changes to the keyboard setup.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/26/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2020) laptop review
Source: Techradar English
The MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2020) brings new Intel processors and improved RAM speeds for better performance, but only if you're willing to pay the price. The entry-level model misses out on some of those new toys, which is a shame.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/22/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% 13in MacBook Pro (2020) review
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
They might all be called MacBook Pro but Apple’s six ‘pro’ laptops couldn’t be more different. The one we have reviewed here sits neatly in the middle of quite a wide range or Macs, that alongside the MacBook Air will meet the needs of a large group of people, from home users, office workers, creatives and those who need the power of a workstation.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/22/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
$1799 MacBook Pro 2020 Long-Term Review - We Were Wrong!
Source: Max Tech English
Apple's 2020 13" MacBook Pro for $1799 have more advantages over the base model than you'd think, especially if you take off the bottom casing like we did.. The new 10th-Gen chips are actually Apple-exclusive, so they perform incredibly well, especially compared to some other i7 Windows laptops. Apple's 10th-Gen chips all come with G7 graphics, so you get great performance, but there's still a major issue with them that I discuss in this review. There's also one more massive complaint about this MacBook Pro that we shouldn't be dealing with in 2020... But as you'll see in this video, there are a few reasons why this $1799 MacBook Pro is so good that it won't even matter for some.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/22/2020
80% MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2020) review
Source: Techradar English
The MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2020) brings new Intel processors and improved RAM speeds for better performance, but only if you're willing to pay the price. The entry-level model misses out on some of those new toys, which is a shame.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/18/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020) review: The circle is now complete
Source: Hardware Zone English
And so in a span of around six months, Apple has updated its entire line of MacBooks, transitioning them from the dreaded butterfly-switch keys to the new Magic Keyboard and given them meaningful processor upgrades and spec bumps along the way. It’s their strongest lineup of notebooks in some time and there’s something for everybody. I think anyone who bought one of these new MacBooks will be very happy with their purchase. Unless you happen to have a Wi-Fi 6 router at home.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/16/2020
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 80% performance: 85% mobility: 85% workmanship: 80%
Apple MacBook Pro 13 review
Source: Digital Arts English
The 13-inch MacBook Pro has much stronger competition that its larger sibling – but if your budget is less than two grand and you prefer a Mac to a PC, there’s more performance here than you might expect.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/15/2020
80% Apple MacBook Pro (2020) review: Adding a touch of magic?
Source: Pokde English
A modest update over the 2019 model, the 2020 Pro does bring a much-needed new keyboard design, but it's not the 14-inch reimagining that many had expected. Still, it's a great workhorse that's the right balance of performance and longevity.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/14/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple 13-Inch Macbook Pro (2020) Review: Return To Baseline
Source: The Verge English
Apple's 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro is a competent, dependable computer. The upgraded model with the 10th Gen Intel processors outperformed my expectations in terms of speed and power even if it didn’t really impress me on battery life. I would like to see a bigger redesign next time, but that doesn’t mean this design is a problem. It’s just familiar in a time when much of the competition is finding ways to slim their bezels.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/13/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
2020 13" MacBook Pro Review
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
Lisa Gade review the 13” MacBook Pro with Intel 10th gen Ice Lake CPUs released in 2020. The price for the 10th gen starts at $1,799 with 16GB RAM and a 512GB SD, and the entry level model with Intel 8th gen CPUs starts at $1,299. Both share the same Retina IPS display with wide P3 color gamut and 16:10 aspect ratio, the new Magic Keyboard with scissor keys (RIP Butterfly keyboard) and aluminum unibody casing in silver or space gray. If you’re looking for something with faster performance (particularly for graphics), and a better display and speakers vs. the 2020 MacBook Air, this is worth a look.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/12/2020
80% 13-inch MacBook Pro (mid 2020) review: $1799 model delivers modest CPU and big graphics boost
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
Apple users have been waiting for an upgrade to the 13-inch MacBook Pro. The question here is, is there enough in the new laptop to be worth the investment? There’s certainly enough here for professionals to consider, especially if the MacBook Pro you’re using is more than two years old. While the CPU boost is noticeable, you’ll especially like the increase in graphics performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/11/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
Hands on: MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2020) review
Source: Techradar English
The MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2020) brings new Intel processors and improved RAM speeds for better performance, but only if you're willing to pay the price. The entry-level model misses out on some of those new toys, which is a shame.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/08/2020
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2020) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
OK, Apple didn’t make any monumental changes to the MacBook Pro this time around. But it did address a couple of customer concerns that are sure to make the MacBook-loving populace stand up and cheer. Not only did Apple double the maximum storage and RAM, but it also put the final nail in the Butterfly keyboard’s coffin, paving the way for the comfort of the Magic keyboard. Toss in an incredibly fast SSD and you’ve got a winner –– all for $1,799.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/07/2020
Apple MacBook Pro: Hands-on with the new and improved Magic Keyboard version
Source: CNet English
Sure, the new 13-inch MacBook Pro adds 10th-gen Intel CPUs and doubles the storage, but the really big thing is that Apple finally fixed the keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/07/2020
80% Apple MacBook Pro 13-Inch (2020)
Source: PC Mag English
The MacBook Pro has long been a status symbol and an inspiration that has given rise to legions of similar Windows ultraportable laptops. It can get pricey as you add options, but now that Apple has fixed the keyboard, it gets the basics right and is our new top pick among Mac laptops.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/07/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
13-inch MacBook Pro (2020) review: Two laptops, one keyboard
Source: Six Colours English
All of those people who were hanging on can finally let go. There’s a 13-inch Mac laptop, with a good keyboard, waiting for you. Actually, there are now three of them. One’s the MacBook Air, and the other two are the new 13-inch MacBook Pro.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/07/2020
87% Apple MacBook Pro review (13-inch, 2020): Easier to recommend
Source: Engadget English
The 13-inch MacBook Pro is the third and last laptop in Apple’s lineup to receive an upgraded keyboard, meaning those much-maligned butterfly keys are now a thing of the past. In addition to a pleasant typing experience, the 13-inch MBP brings improved graphics performance, healthy battery life and the same lovely Retina display as before. It’s mostly a solid choice, save for a few shortcomings (namely, a hot bottom and the ongoing omission of pro-grade ports).
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/07/2020
Rating: Total score: 87%
80% 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020) Review: The laptop Apple needed to release
Source: Mobile Syrup English
In the end, the worthwhile new 13-inch Macbook Pro configuration is the laptop I really have been waiting for. That said, I can't help but wish Apple lowered its price slightly, reduced the display's bezels and increased the resolution to 4K. The 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020) is available to order now from Apple's website starting at $1,699.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/07/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
Apple MacBook Pro 13 inch review (2020): Great laptop, finally with a decent keyboard
Source: Engadget English
With Apple updating the MacBook Air and releasing the new 16" MacBook Pro with a revised, scissor-style keyboard, we knew it was only a matter of time before the 13" MacBook pro got the same treatment. Here it is, and it's about what we expected. This is still a fantastic small laptop, and the top line model now comes with a new 10th gen quad-core Intel processor and options for more RAM. Pair that with a keyboard that won't drive you nuts, and you have a very compelling machine. Unfortunately, the cheaper models didn't get quite the full set of upgrades, and this new MacBook Pro is launching into a world where it has to compete against some excellent PC laptops (such as the XPS13, Surface Book 2 and Surface Laptop 3 and new Galaxy Book Flex).
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/07/2020
Apple MacBook Pro: More storage, new CPUs, Magic Keyboard in the updated 13-inch model
Source: CNet English
Apple has updated the 13-inch MacBook Pro. Major differences from the previous model include new 10th-generation Intel processor options for some models and double the base storage for all, Apple announced Monday. That takes the two lowest-priced models from 128GB of storage to 256GB; the midtier model from 256GB to 512GB and the high-end base configuration from 512GB to 1TB. Prices for the four default configurations remain at $1,299, $1,499, $1,799 and $1,999. They start at £1,299 in the UK and AU$1,999 in Australia.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/04/2020

Foreign Reviews

Die bessere Entscheidung
Source: Mac Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/16/2020
80% Recensione MacBook Pro 13" (2020) 4 Porte Thunderbolt 3
Source: Saggiamente Italian IT→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; high performance. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/21/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 2020 13,3" met Touch Bar, i5 2,0GHz, 16GB intern, 1TB (Qwerty) Zilver Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/22/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Apple MacBook Pro 2020 13,3" met Touch Bar, i5 2,0GHz, 16GB intern, 1TB (Qwerty) Spacegrijs Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/11/2020
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% Test du MacBook Pro 13’’ 2020 : l’ultraportable pro d’Apple gagne une belle autonomie et un nouveau clavier
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/20/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 60% mobility: 100%
Apple MacBook Pro 13. Sprawdzamy, jak wypada w porównaniu do MacBooka Air
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; comfortable keyboard; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/30/2020
Đánh giá nhanh MacBook Pro 13 inch 2020: Hoàn thiện hơn, đáp ứng tốt mọi nhu cầu người dùng
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Nice display; elegant design; powerful processor; high performance; great speakers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/21/2020
Đánh Giá Macbook Pro 13-Inch (2020): Trở Lại Đường Đua Nhờ Đáp Ứng Tốt Nhu Cầu Của Người Dùng
Source: VNReview VN→EN
Positive: Comfortable keyboard; powerful processor; high performance; solid workmanship. Negative: Short battery life; poor webcam; thick frames.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/17/2020
Trên tay Macbook Pro 2020 13 inch tại Việt Nam, giá hơn 41 triệu!
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; excellent display; impressive ergonomy. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/08/2020
3 điểm sáng giá nhất khiến MacBook Pro 13 inch 2020 nổi bật hơn tất cả trong phân khúc
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; great speakers; large SSD storage.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/06/2020
90% Test Apple Macbook Pro 13 (Vår 2020)
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/31/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
78% Anmeldelse: Apple MacBook Pro 13″ (10. generation Intel Core)
Source: Input DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/28/2020
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 60% performance: 80% workmanship: 80%

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Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU): Integrated graphics card in Intel Ice-Lake G7 SoCs based on the new Gen. 11 architecture with 64 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model ranging from 300 MHz base to 1050 - 1100 MHz boost. The Ice-Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm process at Intel produced.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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


i5-1038NG7: Ice Lake based low power quad-core processor for thin and light laptops. The four cores clock between 2 - 3.8 GHz and should offer 18% more IPC (instructions per clock) than the previous generations (and therefore partly close the clock speed gap). Produced in 10nm at Intel.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.3":

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.


1.384 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).


82.89%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2020-06- 7 (Update: 2020-06- 7)