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First 2018 MacBook Pro Orders Set to Be Delivered Tomorrow

Customers who ordered one of the new 2018 MacBook Pro models that Apple released this morning are starting to see shipment notifications with the first deliveries of stock configurations slated for tomorrow.

As noted by 9to5Mac, customers have had their cards charged, and orders started shifting to preparing for shipment earlier today before some new machines were sent out by Apple.


Apple's delivery estimates when placing an order suggest the new 2018 MacBook Pro models won't deliver until July 16 at the earliest, which is next Monday, but some customers will be getting deliveries early.

Custom configurations for both 13 and 15-inch machines will not be arriving until next week, however, with build-to-order machines listing delivery dates between July 19 and July 23 for the most part.

In-store pickup for stock machines is not yet available, but Apple says the new models will be available in retail stores "later this week."

The new MacBook Pro models feature 8th-generation Coffee Lake chips with quad-core chips in the 13-inch models and 6-core chips in the 15-inch models, up to 32GB of RAM for the 15-inch MacBook Pro, a T2 chip for enhanced security and "Hey Siri" support, a quieter third-generation butterfly keyboard, True Tone for both the display and the Touch Bar, and up to 4TB of SSD storage.

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10 weeks ago
That magical moment when the notebook is more advanced than the pro tower.
Rating: 23 Votes
10 weeks ago

Nice, they sold one!

Sure hope the ****** keyboard is fixed. Have the late 2016 MBP but continue to keep going back to my trusty 2011 MBP as I get irritated with my click keyboard and sticky enter key on the late 2016.


0 sympathy for you. Apple actually has an active keyboard service program (https://www.apple.com/support/keyboard-service-program-for-macbook-and-macbook-pro/), so stop whining pointless arguments on MR, put your big boy pants on and get it fixed .
Rating: 15 Votes
10 weeks ago

From what I’ve read, the keyboard issue can take months to raise it’s ugly head.


*in the extremely small but apparently vocal percentage of owners that it could possibly affect.

No, seriously. Reading MR lately, it’s seemed like every freaking MBP has a bad keyboard - but I’d venture that many of the people who are ranting don’t even OWN MacBook Pros, much less have problematic keyboards. They see a “-gate” and latch onto it because it’s fun to bash on stuff. It’s NOT fun to say “Uh, my MBP is awesome and the keyboard is one of the best things about it” because then you’re just a shill or an apologist, amirite?

By the way, the repair program is NOT a “smoking gun” that points to culpability - as anyone who has ever conceded an argument just to end it can tell you. Sometimes it’s easier just to nod your head and move on, even if you know you’re right. THAT’S what Apple’s policy on the keyboards smells like to me.

tl;dr I suppose we’ll never see the numbers on this, but I suspect it’s a WAY smaller issue than the hating on MR would suggest. For the majority of late-model MBP owners, there just isn’t anything to raise its ugly head in the first place.

*I own a 2017 13” MBP and it is awesome.
Rating: 12 Votes
10 weeks ago
Am I the only one who hates the honking size of the trackpad??
Rating: 12 Votes
10 weeks ago

You can always purchase and use the 14 day return policy.

There's no advantage to doing that. A little bit of patience goes a long way.
Rating: 12 Votes
10 weeks ago

need to know more about that 3rd gen keyboard before i commit. if they fixed the durability issue thn hello 4 core 13inch


Agreed. I need iFixit to tear them down. If they're still crap, I'll wait yet another year for the butterfly keyboard to die.
Rating: 10 Votes
10 weeks ago
need to know more about that 3rd gen keyboard before i commit. if they fixed the durability issue thn hello 4 core 13inch
Rating: 10 Votes
10 weeks ago

need to know more about that 3rd gen keyboard before i commit. if they fixed the durability issue thn hello 4 core 13inch

You can always purchase and use the 14 day return policy.
Rating: 8 Votes
10 weeks ago
I am probably in that small group of people who feels they have again raised the prices. When the new design arrived in 2016 they bumped up the price by $500 mostly because of the touch bar and now again it has gone up by $400-500 by adding 2 more cores. I configured 2.9Ghz CPU with 16GB RAM and the price is insane. They still kept the touch bar which I personally feel is a gimmick. I wanted to buy one for personal use for photography and video editing, some hands on development if needed and maybe that is why I feel the price is high because I will not be making money of my laptop. I still feel that $3600 for that configuration is just highway robbery.
Rating: 8 Votes
10 weeks ago

*in the extremely small but apparently vocal percentage of owners that it could possibly affect.

No, seriously. Reading MR lately, it’s seemed like every freaking MBP has a bad keyboard - but I’d venture that many of the people who are ranting don’t even OWN MacBook Pros, much less have problematic keyboards. They see a “-gate” and latch onto it because it’s fun to bash on stuff. It’s NOT fun to say “Uh, my MBP is awesome and the keyboard is one of the best things about it” because then you’re just a shill or an apologist, amirite?

By the way, the repair program is NOT a “smoking gun” that points to culpability - as anyone who has ever conceded an argument just to end it can tell you. Sometimes it’s easier just to nod your head and move on, even if you know you’re right. THAT’S what Apple’s policy on the keyboards smells like to me.

tl;dr I suppose we’ll never see the numbers on this, but I suspect it’s a WAY smaller issue than the hating on MR would suggest. For the majority of late-model MBP owners, there just isn’t anything to raise its ugly head in the first place.

*I own a 2017 13” MBP and it is awesome.


I have owned MacBook Pros since 2010, updating every couple years. I have never had to use my warranty or AppleCare. My usage did not change with my 2016 and it did not take long to start having keyboard trouble. I am a heavy user and the CPU/fans often get hot. I believe there is a correlation, though I can't prove it. When I got my computer back, I stopped running intense applications for a while. No trouble during that time. Shortly after I started running it hard again, a key failed. No spills or unusual foreign substances introduced to the keyboard.

So they finally gave me a new 2017 MacBook Pro with assurance the issue had been rectified. I used it for surfing and e-mail for quite a while with no problem. Then, I starting running heavier loads and had another key fail. They replaced the top case again. It failed again just recently and they replaced the top case with what they purport to be a modified version to rectify the problem.

Four keyboard replacements (and a loose USB-C port) made for four trip to the "depot" for repair and one swap. All failed keys were toward the left/lower side of the keyboard. My left "Control" and "Shift" keys, spacebar, the S key if I recall correctly. I have every right to be frustrated. Apple is not right about this. They created a poor design.
Rating: 7 Votes

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