Friday, January 20, 2023

Apple Unveils MacBook Pro with M2 Pro and M2 Max

MacBook Pro with M2 Pro and M2 Max

On 17th January 2023, Apple announced the new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro and M2 Max. If you are a pro user, you can get improved battery life and better power-efficient performance from the next-generation pro silicon of the company. The most efficient chip in the world is M2 Pro & M2 Max, used for a pro laptop and lets the model handle important tasks. While the device is faster by up to six times than the Intel-based MacBook Pro, and Color grading that is faster by up to two times.

The battery life of the MacBook Pro is up to 22 hours, and it is assumed to be the longest battery life in a Mac. The M2 Max model comes with up to 96 GB unified memory. 

Here, we are going to mention a few of its unrivaled features:

  • Liquid Retina XDR display, 
  • Great connectivity, 
  • 1080p FaceTime HD camera, 
  • six-speaker sound system and studio-quality mics.

The combination of these features with macOS Ventura offers a groundbreaking MacBook Pro user experience.

Performance with M2 Pro and M2 Max:

The model can transform pro workflows across art, science, and app development using M2 Pro and M2 Max. If your Mac model is Intel based and you want to upgrade this, you can experience an improved battery life, connectivity, performance, etc. The M2 Pro includes a 10- or 12-core CPU (up to 8 high-performance and 4 high-efficiency cores).

With M2 Pro on MacBook Pro—

Compared to the Intel-based MacBook Pro, animations in Motion & rendering titles are up to 80 % quicker, but against the old generation, the number is up to 20% faster. The speed of compiling in Xcode is up to 2.5 times more than the Intel-based MacBook Pro. Besides, its speed is around 25% more than the previous generation.

Additionally, the speed of Image processing in Adobe Photoshop is up to 80% faster compared to the Intel-based model, whereas around 40% faster compared to the previous generation.

For MacBook Pro with M2 Max, you can find a GPU with up to 38 cores used to push workflows to the extreme. Thus, it can provide up to 30% improved graphics performance over M1 Max. However, M2 Max comes with the next generation's 12-core (eight high-performance and four high-efficiency cores) CPU.

With M2 Max on MacBook Pro—

The rendering effect is up to six times faster in Cinema 4D than the fastest Intel-based MacBook Pro, whereas it is up to 30 % faster compared to the earlier generation. Besides, the Color grading in DaVinci Resolve is around two times faster than the quickest Intel-based MacBook Pro. In addition, compared to the old generation, it is up to 30% faster.

Enhanced Connectivity:

Wi-Fi 6E3 is a new feature that offers fast wireless connectivity in MacBook Pro. The model features more advanced HDMI making this compatible with 8K displays (up to 60Hz) and 4K displays (up to 240Hz). These are new abilities on versatile connectivity options such as three Thunderbolt 4 ports for high-speed connection to peripherals, an SDXC card slot, and MagSafe 3 charging.

macOS Ventura:

People can get improved performance & productivity with macOS Ventura. It includes a Continuity Camera which can bring video conferencing features such as Desk View, Center Stage, Studio Light, etc., to Mac. You can begin a FaceTime call using the Handoff in FaceTime feature on your iPhone or iPad and pass over this to Mac, or vice versa. Stage Manager tool can organize apps and windows. Therefore, while you can maintain your focus on your job, you can keep your eye on everything in one glance.

Mail and Messages are always a better option, whereas Safari is called the quickest browser on Mac worldwide. You can make another photo library and share it among family members ( up to six) using iCloud Shared Photo Library. In addition, the new Freeform app can offer a flexible canvas making it more productive.

Pricing and Availability:

  • People can order the new MacBook Pro models with M2 Pro and M2 Max from January 17 on While it is also available in the Apple Store app, it is available in twenty-seven nations, including the United States. From January 24 onwards, these become available in Apple Store locations and Apple Authorized Resellers. 
  • These models will be available in countries like Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, New Zealand, and Singapore from February 3. 
  • The price of the 14-inch model will start at $1,999 (US), whereas the price for education is $1,849 (US). Besides, the starting price of the 16-inch model is $2,499 (US), whereas, for education, it is $2,299 (US). You can get configure-to-order options, extra technical specifications, and accessories at 
  • If you purchase a Mac from the company, you can get a free Online Personal Session with an Apple Specialist. You can also get to know how to make the new Mac work. 
  • Apple Trade In enables you to trade in your current computer and get credit toward a new Mac. You can go to to know your device's value
  • AppleCare+ for Mac can offer support technically to the experts. Also, the company can give extra hardware coverage like numerous accidental damage coverage, every subject to a fee. 


The main target behind designing the MacBook Pro is to decrease the environmental impact. It is made of recycled materials like aluminum in the enclosure, rare earth elements in all magnets, tin and gold in many printed circuit board plates. It has 35% recycled plastic or more than that in its components. Additionally, it can meet the company's high standards for energy efficiency. You should know that the model does not contain any harmful substances. Apple aims to remove the use of plastic in its packaging by 2025.

We are glad to know that 97% of its packaging is fiber-based. The company is carbon-neutral for global corporate operations and plans to be 100% neutral by 2030 across the complete manufacturing supply chain which indicates that it will have net-zero climate effect on manufacturing, assembly, transport, customer use, charging, recycling, and material recovery.

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