Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch "Core i9" 2.9GHz 6-Core Touch/2018 32GB RAM 512GB SSD Radeon Pro 560X Space Gray A1990 MR942LL/A BTO/CTO
Introduction Date: July, 2018 Discontinued Date: May, 2019
15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2880-by-1800 native resolution at 220 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
500 nits brightness
Wide color (P3)
True Tone technology
2.9GHz 6-core Intel Core i9, Turbo Boost up to 4.8GHz, with 12MB shared L3 cache
This model is powered by a 14 nm, 64-bit "Eighth Generation" Intel Mobile Core i9 "Coffee Lake" (I9-8950HK) processor which includes six independent processor "cores" on a single silicon chip. Each core has a dedicated 256k level 2 cache, shares 12 MB of level 3 cache, and has an integrated memory controller (dual channel).
This system also supports "Turbo Boost 2.0" -- which "automatically increases the speed of the active cores" to improve performance when needed (up to 4.8 GHz for this model) -- and "Hyper Threading" -- which allows the system to recognize twelve total "cores" or "threads" (six real and six virtual).
Additionally, this MacBook Pro has a secondary "T2" processor for "enhanced security," which includes secure boot and encrypted storage capabilities as well as enhanced image processing.
Charging and Expansion
Four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports with support for:
Thunderbolt (up to 40 Gbps)
USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)
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
802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
720p FaceTime HD camera
Size and Weight
Height: 0.61 inch (1.55 cm)
Width: 13.75 inches (34.93 cm)
Depth: 9.48 inches (24.07 cm)
Weight: 4.02 pounds (1.83 kg)
The MacBook Pro "Core i9" 2.9 15-Inch (Mid-2018 True Tone Display, Touch Bar, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) technically is a "configure-to-order" configuration of either the MacBook Pro "Core i7" 2.2 15" Touch Bar/Mid-2018 or MacBook Pro "Core i7" 2.6 15" Touch Bar/Mid-2018, but also is documented as a separate model for reader convenience. Other than processor, these models can be configured identically.
The MacBook Pro "Core i9" 2.9 15-Inch (Mid-2018 True Tone Display, Touch Bar, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) is powered by
a 14 nm, 8th Generation "Coffee Lake" 2.9 GHz Intel "Core i9" processor (8950HK),
with six independent processor "cores" on a single silicon chip,
a 12 MB shared level 3 cache,
32 GB of onboard 2400 MHz LPDDR4 SDRAM,
512 GB of onboard flash storage standard,
and dual graphics processors
-- either an AMD Radeon Pro 555X or 560X with 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 memory
-- as well as an integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630 graphics processor that shares memory with the system.
Externally, this notebook has
an integrated 720p FaceTime HD webcam,
a thin, backlit "third generation" butterfly mechanism keyboard with
an integrated "Touch Bar" touch-sensitive control that
adapts for different applications and
provides Touch ID login support in lieu of traditional function keys, and
a gigantic "Force Touch" trackpad.
Additionally, it has
a high-resolution LED-backlit 15.4" widescreen
2880x1800 (220 ppi, 500 nits) "Retina" display with
True Tone technology, and
a integrated battery that provides an Apple estimated 10 hours of runtime.
This notebook is offered in "Space Gray" colored aluminum housing and weighs just a bit more than 4 pounds (1.83 kg).
four "Thunderbolt 3" ports (USB-C connector), and
a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
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