A funny thing happened. I saved up all last year to be ready to buy the rumored 16 inch MacBook. I put in my order, timing it for when I would be making my yearly stop back home. Apple shipped it early while I was still out of the USA. The local Apple store shipped it back the day before I got home. Then the Apple stores were closed for Covid19. I had to use half the money I saved for the laptop to finance my being stuck in the states.
About a year ago I dropped my 12 inch Macbook in the Bogota airport. It was slowly getting more and more glitchy. I shifted most of my workflow over to an iPad Pro, only using the laptop for things that couldn’t be done on the iPad. One morning after doing a full backup to hard drive, the old laptop died. (Good Timing) I went onto the Apple online store to see what the best laptop I could get for the money I had left, when I found that just an hour before they had put out the new 13 inch MacBook Pro. The four-port model with some reduced specs fit my budget.
It arrived yesterday. Two weeks without any laptop at all assured me that as of now, I cannot move my complete workflow over to an iPad. Of all the Apple laptops I have owned, the MacBook Pro 13-inch, Mid 2010, was hands down my favorite. The only reason I got rid of it was the screen resolution. This new 13 version is now my favorite.
It just gets out of the way. I work, and forget what I am using. I am finding that the touch bar is not bothersome, and it is actually often useful. The fingerprint ID is really nice. I would love it if Apple would give us a phone with the top of the line camera and fingerprint ID.