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MacBook Pro 13″ (2019) Receives Price Cut in Nepal – Now Starts at Rs. 1.65 Lakhs

Apple launched its new 13-inch MacBook Pro in May. The new MacBook Pro 2020 brings upgraded hardware and improved keyboard for the same price as the 2019 model. But, the good thing is that the 13-inch MackBook Pro 2019 has received a massive price drop in Nepal. Now its more affordable for you to purchase.

macbook pro 2019
MacBook Pro 2019

There are 4 variants of 13-inch MacBook Pro 2019 in Nepal and all of them have received a sizeable price drops as the MacBook Pro 2020 is now available for pre-booking.

Below we have mentioned the latest price list of Macbook Pro 2019 in Nepal, specs overview, and our thoughts on it.

So, let’s see what MacBook Pro 2019 has to offer!

MacBook Pro 2019 Specifications

  • Display: 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
  • CPU: 1.4GHz/2.4GHz quad-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor
  • GPU: Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645
  • Memory: 8GB RAM, 128GB/256GB/512GB SSD
  • OS: macOS 10.15.5
  • Ports: Four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports/ Only 2 Thunderbolt 3 Ports on 1.4GHz model, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Keyboard: Full-size backlit keyboard with TouchBar and Touch ID
  • Battery: 58 watt-hour battery, 61W USB-C Power Adapter
  • Misc: 720p FaceTime camera. Bluetooth 5.0, 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
    Bluetooth
  • Colors: Silver and Space Grey

MacBook Pro 2019 Price in Nepal: Rs. 1,65,000 to Rs. 2,38,000

Apple MacBook Pro 2019 Overview

Build and Design

Apple has kept the design of the 13-inch MacBook Pro the same for years. It looks elegant and premium with a solid unibody aluminum chassis. But, it does have chunky bezels unlike new laptops of 2020.

The 13-inch Macbook Pro is as minimal as it comes. There are two Thunderbolt 3 ports on the left side and a headphone jack on the left.

You can charge the laptop via one of the Thunderbolt 3 port and use the other one for peripherals. But the new 2019 model with 2.4Ghz i5 processor does come with 4 Thunderbolt 3 ports.

MacBook Pro 2019 Ports
MacBook Pro 2019 Ports

Then we get dual speakers that flank the keyboard and for as long as we know, these have been the best speakers on any laptops.

The 2019 Macbook Pro has the 4th-gen Butterfly keyboard which somewhat fixes the reliability problems that the keyboards of previous 13-inch MacBook Pro suffered.

About the touchpad, it is large and works well as all of the previous MacBook Pro’s.

Touch ID and Touch Bar

Touch ID sensor and Touch Bar made their way to entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro since 2019. Touch ID makes it easy to unlock your Mac with a single press without needing to enter a password.

Touch bard could be interesting or a gimmick for you based on your preferences. But, you no longer have the option to save a bit of money and go for a model without the Touch Bar on 2019 versions.

Display

It includes a 13.3-inch IPS Retina display with a 2560 x 1600 resolution, along with P3 color gamut support which is essential for accurate colors for photographers and digital creatives. It also comes with Apple’s True Tone technology which alters the colors of the display according to the ambient light you’re working in.

MacBook Pro 2019 Display
MacBook Pro 2019 Display

The 13-inch MacBook Pro 2019 boasts an impressive 500 nits brightness and has one of the most color-accurate displays on a laptop.

Hardware

First thing you should know that there are 4 configurations of 13-inch Macbook Pro.

The base 13-inch MacBook Pro comes with a 1.4GHz quad-core 8th generation Intel Core i5 processor, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory and 128GB SSD storage, and costs Rs. 1,65,000. The same model with 256GB storage goes for Rs. 1,78,000.

Then there’s a high-end version with a more powerful 2.4GHz quad-core 8th gen i5 processor which costs Rs. 2,25,000 (256GB) and Rs. 2,38,000 (512GB) respectively.

Well, we don’t even need to talk about performance as you are buying MacBook for anything except gaming and it does those things smoothly.

Battery

The 13-inch MacBook Pro 2019 comes with a 58.2 watt-hour battery. The battery on this thing can last about 10 hours during normal usage. So, it’s more than good for colleges and offices. You don’t even need to carry a charging brick.

However, there are other ultraportable Windows laptops with more battery life.

OS

The latest version of macOS is 10.15 known as macOS Catalina.

There have been some changes from the previous version which is known as Mojave (10.14). Apple has eliminated the iTunes app and is now split into three apps: Music, Podcasts, and TV.

Then there a new sidecar feature that lets you turn your iPad into a display for your Mac. macOS Catalina also steps up the security in macOS. Apple’s security protocol named Gatekeeper checks all your apps for known security issues. New data protections also require apps to get your permission before accessing the documents.

MacBook Pro 2019 Price in Nepal and Availability

There are 4 configurations of 13-inch MacBook Pro 2019 available in Nepal. They have recently received a price drop and the new prices are as follows.

MacBook Pro 2019 Old Price New Price Price Drop
1.4GHz i5/8GB/128GB Rs. 188500 Rs. 165000 Rs. 23500
1.4GHz i5/8GB/256GB Rs. 217500 Rs. 178000 Rs. 39500
2.4GHz i5/8GB/256GB Rs. 255000 Rs. 225000 Rs. 30000
2.4GHz i5/8GB/512GB Rs. 285000 Rs. 238000 Rs. 47000

The price drop seems pretty good and if you are in the hunt for a new MacBook then you should definitely take a look at these 13-inch MacBook Pro models.

Of course, they are still expensive, you have to pay a premium price on every Apple device. But you surely get good service for the money you pay.

The new 2020 models of the 13-inch MacBook Pro are also available to prebook right now but you should know that the entry-level version of the 2020 13-inch MacBook still comes with the 8th gen i5 CPU. So, you should definitely take a look at these discounted 2019 models of the 13-inch Macbook. Also, you take whatever discount you get with the MacBook Pro.

To buy the 2019 MacBook Pro models or pre-book the 2020 MacBook Pro models, please visit the online shop of EvoStore.

What do you think about the price drop on the MacBook Pro 2019? Let us know in the comments!

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