Reviews discover many tradeoffs in 13-inch MacBook Pro

The wait for overhauled MacBook Pros is over, so let the shakeup begin. This entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro with a 2GHz Core i5 and function keys is a great replacement for my 13-inch MacBook Air. Whether it’s powerful enough for MacBook Pro power users is another story, and depends on your exact needs.

It does have some significant trade-offs compared to the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros with Apple’s new Touch Bar, which I think is the more compelling purchase, at least this cycle. After using it for a little over a week, this entry level model feels more like an itertion of the 12-inch MacBook or 13-inch MacBook Air than a true successor to the MacBook Pro…

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