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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018, Core i9) Technical Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018, Core i9) Technical Specifications
Brand: Apple
Category: Apple Computer
  • Processor 2.9GHz Hexa-core Intel Core i9 (8950HK, 8950H)
  • Display 15.4-inch (diagonal)
  • RAM 16GB 32GB
  • Storage 256GB 512GB 1TB 2TB 4TB
  • Web Cam 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • OS macOS

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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018, Core i9) laptop Review

The 2018 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro is a powerful professional laptop with a stunning design. It’s pricey, but if you need a lot of power and aren’t afraid of spending money, it’s the best MacBook Pro.

The 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro is a powerful machine. It’s equipped with a 6-core Intel Core i9 processor and 32GB of RAM, and it has the option to include a 4TB SSD. It’s a beautiful laptop, too, with a sleek design and a vibrant Retina display.

And it’s not just powerful and good-looking—it’s also expensive. If you need a MacBook Pro for professional work and can afford to spend the money, it’s the best option. But if you don’t need that much power or are on a budget, there are other MacBook Pro models.

What are the specifications of the MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018, Core i9) laptop?

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018, Core i9) laptop:

  • Processor: 2.9GHz 6-core Intel Core i9, Turbo Boost up to 4.8GHz
  • Memory: 16GB or 32GB of 2400MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
  • Storage: 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB SSD
  • Display: 15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2880-by-1800 native resolution at 220 PPI
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon Pro with 4GB dedicated memory
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Camera: 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • I/O: Four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Colours: Silver, Space Gray

Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Laptop
Released 13 July, 2018
Status Available
External Buttons and Connectors Four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports with support for:

Thunderbolt (up to 40 Gbps)
USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)

Processor (CPU)

Processor Type Intel Core i9 (8950HK) (8950H)
Processor Speed 2.9 GHz
Processor Cores Hexa Core
Processor Cache Level 1 Cache 384 KB
Level 2 Cache 1.5 MB
Level 3 Cache 12 MB
Base frequency 2.9 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.80 GHz
Threads 12
Fabrication process 14 nm
64-bit Computing

Memory (RAM)

RAM Speed 2400MHz
RAM Max upto 16 GB
User Upgradable No
Channels 2x8 GB


Storage Type Solid State Drive (SSD)
Storage Capacity 256GB
1024GB (1TB)
2048GB (2TB)
4096GB (4 TB)
Technology PCIe
Channels 1x256 GB
User Upgradable No

Display Info

Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) Retina display, LED-backlit display with IPS technology
Size 15.4-inch (diagonal)
Resolution 2880 x 1800
Pixel Density <strong>Pixel Density (PPI)</strong> is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 221 ppi
Refresh rate 60Hz
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Contrast 1333:1
sRGB color space 99.9%
Adobe RGB profile 86.6%
DCI-P3 color gamut 98.7%
Response time 35 ms
Max. brightness 500 nits


Height 0.61 inch (1.55 cm)
Width 13.75 inch (34.93 cm)
Depth 9.48 inch (24.07 cm)
Weight 4.02 pounds (1.83 kg)
Colors Silver
Space Gray
Area 841 cm2 (130.4 inch2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~81.8%
Side bezels 8.8 mm
Transformer No

Graphics Card

GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. AMD Radeon Pro 560X GDDR5 with and automatic graphics switching. Intel UHD Graphics 630. Configurable to AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16 or Radeon Vega 20
GPU Type Dedicated, Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630
GPU Memory 4GB Dedicated
Up to 1.5 GB shared from main memory (Intel UHD Graphics)
Fabrication process 14 nm
GPU base clock 1175 MHz
GPU boost clock 1275 MHz
Memory bus 128
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 64

Operating System

Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. macOS

Battery Info

Battery Type <strong>Battery Type => </strong> Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium. Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 83 Wh
Placement Non-removable
Weight of AC adapter 369 gramm
Cable length 2 meters
Charge power 87 W
Charging port position Left, Right
USB Power Delivery Yes
Fast charging Yes
Full charging time 2:00 hr

Multimedia Features

Audio Features Stereo speakers with high dynamic range
Three microphones
3.5 mm headphone jack
Speakers 2.0
Dolby Atmos Yes
Loudness 85 dB
Microphone 3

Connectivity Info

Bluetooth Features <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. v5
Wi-Fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. v5
Fingerprint Yes
Optical drive No

Input and Output

Keyboard and Trackpad Full-size backlit keyboard with:
64 (U.S.) or 65 (ISO) keys, including 4 arrow keys
Touch Bar with integrated Touch ID sensor
Ambient light sensor
Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures
USB Type-C 4x USB 3.1
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 3
HDMI <strong>HDMI</strong> (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device. No
3.5mm Audio jack Yes
Display Port No
Ethernet (RJ45) No
SD card reader No
Proprietary charging port NO
Keyboard type Island
Numpad No
Backlight Yes

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