The MacBook Pro is the standard workhorse laptop of choice for the vast majority of photographers and videographers, but depending on the configuration you select, it can become a bit pricey. However, Apple makes some lower-priced versions of the laptop, and you might be surprised by what they can handle. This great video will show you just what the cheapest MacBook Pro can do.
Coming to you from Jonathan Morrison, this great video examines the cheapest MacBook Pro on the market right now to see if it can keep up with more demanding tasks that you might need to throw at it. At $1,299, this particular 13.3" MacBook Pro is much more affordable and features a 1.4 GHz GHz i5 quad-core processor with 3.9 GHz boost, 8 GB of 2,133 MHz LPDDR3 RAM, an Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645 GPU, 128 GB SSD, and a 2,560 x 1,600 Retina True Tone display. You might scoff at the processor speed and RAM, but it's worth seeing what the configuration can handle, particularly if you're looking for a portable machine that will get you into the Mac ecosystem at an affordable price. Check out the video above to see Morrison's tests and hear his full thoughts.