- Apple has announced M2 Pro and M2 Max chips
- MacBook Pro models featuring M2 Pro and M2 Max have been unveiled
- Mac Mini with M2 and M2 Pro have also been announced
Apple MacBook Pro with M2 Pro and M2 Max chips have been launched in India. The company has also announced a new Mac mini with an M2 chip onboard. Apple unveiled the M2 chip, featuring 8 CPU cores and 10 CPU cores, in June 2021. The 5nm M2 Pro is 20 percent and 30 percent faster in CPU and GPU performance, respectively, than the M1 Pro. It offers up to 32GB of unified LPDDR5 memory with 200GB/s bandwidth. The M2 Pro comes with over 40 billion transistors, 10 or 12 CPU cores, and up to 19 GPU cores with an L2 cache.
The M2 Max is also a 5nm chip, offering over 67 billion transistors. While its CPU is the same as the M2 Pro, it offers up to 38 GPU cores with an L2 cache. The M2 Max also offers up to 96GB of LPDDR5 unified memory with 400GB/s bandwidth. The MacBook Pro M2 Pro and M2 Max editions have arrived in 14-inch and 16-inch options. Here is all the information on the specs of the new Mac products.
MacBook Pro 2023 specifications and features
The 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro 2023 editions come with M2 Pro and M2 Max processors. The new MacBook Pro models feature a Liquid Retina XDR display with up to 1,600 nits of peak brightness and a refresh rate of up to 120Hz. The 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro offer up to 32GB of unified memory and up to 8TB of storage. The 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Max offer 96GB of unified memory and up to 8TB of storage.
The 14-inch model packs a 70Whr battery and supports up 96W charging. The 16-inch model has a 100Wh battery that offers 140W charging. The 2023 MacBook Pro comes with an SDXC card slot, an HDMI port, a 3.5mm audio jack, a MagSafe port, and three Thunderbolt ports. It also offers other features like Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, a six-speaker system, a backlit Magic Keyboard with a Touch ID sensor, and a 1080p FaceTime camera.
Mac mini 2023 specifications and features
The Mac mini 2023 comes with M2 and M2 Pro chips. The M2 edition offers up to 24GB of unified memory and up to 2TB of storage. It can simultaneously support up to two displays. The M2 Pro offers up to 32GB of unified memory and up to 8TB of storage. It can support up to three displays at the same time. It comes with connectivity ports, such as DisplayPort, Thunderbolt (two ports on the M2, four ports on the M2 Pro), two USB Type-A ports, an HDMI port, a Gigabit Ethernet port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The Mac mini 2023 also offers Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3.
2023 MacBook Pro price in India, availability
The 14-inch MacBook Pro 2023 with M2 Pro and Max starts at Rs 1,99,900 and Rs 3,09,900, respectively. The 16-inch MacBook Pro 2023 with M2 Pro and Max starts at Rs 2,49,900 and Rs 3,49,900, respectively. The 2023 MacBook Pro comes in Silver and Space Grey colours.
The Mac Mini 2023 with the M2 and M2 Pro starts at Rs 59,900 and Rs 1,29,900, respectively. Pre-orders for the 2023 MacBook Pro and Mac Mini have begun on Apple India’s website and through the Apple Store app. It will be available for purchase through Apple Store locations and authorised resellers beginning January 24th, 2023.