Apple today unveiled new MacBook Pro models, and while some customers are disappointed that there is now a notch at the top of the screen, a bright spot is that the 14in and 16in models now have ‘a 1080p webcam, also known as the FaceTime camera.

Tech specs on Apple’s website say the 1080p camera is complemented by an advanced image signal processor for improved video quality compared to the previous generation MacBook Pro models, which had a 720p webcam. At its event, Apple said the camera has a larger sensor with more efficient pixels for twice the low-light performance.

The new MacBook Pro models also feature Apple-designed M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, a ProMotion display with an adaptive refresh rate between 24Hz and 120Hz, up to 10 hours of battery life and the return of power. an HDMI port, an SD card slot, and MagSafe. Additionally, the Touch Bar has been removed in favor of a return to a row of physical Fn keys.

The new MacBook Pro models can be ordered now and will be available on October 26, with pricing starting at $ 1,999 for the 14-inch model and $ 2,499 for the 16-inch model in the United States. Notebooks are available in silver and space gray.

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