Apple has recently launched its new MacBook Pro, available in 14 and 16 inch versions, promising impressive performance and record autonomy. The new MacBook Pro comes equipped with M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, Wi-Fi 6E, improved HDMI support, and a Liquid Retina XDR Mini-LED screen.
One of the key features of the new MacBook Pro is the M2 Pro and M2 Max processors, which offer improved performance compared to their previous counterparts. The M2 Pro processor has 10 to 12 CPU cores, and is 20% more efficient than the M1 Pro chip. It also offers a unified memory bandwidth of 200 GB/s, twice as much as the M2, and up to 32 GB of unified memory. The chip also integrates up to 19 GPU cores for graphic performances up to 30%, according to data provided by Apple.
The M2 Max processor takes it a step further, with 12 CPU cores, including 8 high-performance cores, 38 GPU cores, 400 GB/s of unified memory bandwidth, and up to 96 GB of RAM. Apple also claims that the performance of the new MacBook Pro will be the same whether on battery or on sector, thanks to an optimization of energy consumption.
In terms of connectivity, the MacBook Pro comes equipped with Wi-Fi 6E, which allows for faster internet speeds, and improved HDMI support, which allows for 8K to 60 Hz and 4K to 240 Hz screens. The MacBook Pro also comes equipped with three Thunderblot 4 ports, an SDXC card reader, and a MagSafe load port.
The new MacBook Pro is available for pre-order and will be on sale on January 24th. The 14 inch M2 Pro model is sold from 2,399 euros, while the 16 inch version is offered at a starting price of 2,999 euros. The M2 Max models are available for 3,699 and 4,149 euros respectively.