Apple brings M2 Pro and M2 Max to its 14-inch and 16-inch MacBooks

In case there were any doubts… These new MacBook Pros are not cheap at all.


Apple has added new models to its high-end laptop lineup with the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro , introduced Tuesday.

These have the new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips , the next generation of Apple Silicon ‘s high-end processors .

Apple ensures that the new MacBook Pro “destroys” what was seen in its past models with Intel processors , with effects rendering up to 6 times faster.

The Cupertino company highlights the efficiency of its new designs, with up to 22 hours of autonomy.

In terms of connectivity, the new MacBook Pros have Wi-Fi 6E, an HDMI port that supports 8K, and a microSDXC card reader.

M2 Pro and M2 Max

The M2 Pro chips in these MacBook Pros feature 10 or 12 cores, of which 8 can be high-performance, with the rest high-efficiency.

They can have up to 32GB of unified memory and Apple claims that it provides a 20% jump in performance compared to the M1 Pro .

On MacBook Pros with M2 Max , users will be able to count on up to 38 graphics cores, bringing a 30% improvement over M1 Max .

M2 Max carries 12 CPU cores, eight of them being high-performance with four being high-efficiency.

New MacBook Pro: How much do they cost?

Apple already allows users to order the new 14-inch and 16- inch MacBook Pros in the United States . They will be available from January 24.

14” MacBook Pros with M2 Pro , 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage start at $1,999. In the case of the models with M2 Max , these start from 3,099 dollars.

The 16-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro , 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage retails for $2,499. The model with the M2 Max , 32GB of RAM and 1TB of storage costs $3,499.