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In pictures: Apple's MacBook Pro

Apple unveils its latest laptop, which includes an interactive, adaptable touch strip above the keyboard dubbed the Touch Bar

In pictures: Apple's MacBook Pro
Apple’s new MacBook Pro is all about the Touch. During Apple’s “Hello Again” event, it unveiled its new 2016 MacBook Pro which is the thinnest and lightest MacBook ever. Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, said: “With the ground-breaking new Touch Bar, the convenience of Touch ID, the best Mac display ever, powerful performance, improved audio, blazing fast storage and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity in our thinnest and lightest pro notebook yet, the new MacBook Pro is the most advanced notebook ever made.” (Getty Images)
In pictures: Apple's MacBook Pro
The Touch Bar places controls right at the user’s fingertips and adapts when using the system or apps like Mail, Finder, Calendar, Numbers, GarageBand, Final Cut Pro X, and includes third-party apps. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Apple's MacBook Pro
The new MacBook Pro features an entirely new enclosure design and all-metal unibody construction that creates a rigid and dense notebook that is thin and light. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Apple's MacBook Pro
At just 14.9mm thin, the 13-inch MacBook Pro is 17% thinner and 23% less volume than the previous generation. The new 15-inch MacBook Pro, at just 15.5mm thin, is 14% thinner and 20% less volume than before. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Apple's MacBook Pro
As thin as a MacBook display at 0.88mm, the Retina display on the new MacBook Pro at 500 nits of brightness, and is 67% brighter than the previous generation, it features 67% more contrast and is the first Mac notebook display to support a wide colour gamut. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Apple's MacBook Pro
The 13-inch MacBook Pro features a 2.0 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.1 GHz, 8GB of memory and 256GB of flash storage. The 15-inch MacBook Pro features a 2.6 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.5 GHz, 16GB of memory and 256GB of flash storage. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Apple's MacBook Pro
The 13-inch MacBook Pro starts at AED5,999 and the 15-inch MacBook Pro starts at AED 9,499. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Apple's MacBook Pro
The Touch Bar is 60 pixels high and 2,170 pixels wide and changes itself on the basis of the user needs. "It provides all your system functions that you're used to up there," said Schiller. "But in a much more attractive, better, adaptable way." (Getty Images)
In pictures: Apple's MacBook Pro
Touch ID enables a quick, accurate reading of your fingerprint and uses sophisticated algorithms to recognise and match it with the secure element in the new Apple T1 chip. It now features in the MacBook Pro allowing users to unlock their Macs, switch user accounts, make purchases with Apple Pay with their fingerprint. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Apple's MacBook Pro
Both laptops feature four Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C ports, which can all be used for charging. Unlike the latest iPhone, there is a 3.5mm headphone jack but no SD card slots. Apple revealed the USB-C ports replace replace power, Thunderbolt, USB, DisplayPort, HDMI, and VGA ports. This latest version does not include a MagSafe power cord. (Getty Images)