Apple unveils MacBook Pro featuring M2 Pro and M2 Max, with more game-changing performance and the longest battery life ever in a Mac
New MacBook Pro features up to 6x faster performance than fastest Intel-based MacBook Pro and support for up to 96GB of unified memory for demanding pro workflows
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“MacBook Pro with
Unrivaled Power-Efficient Performance with M2 Pro and M2 Max
With M2 Pro and M2 Max, MacBook Pro is capable of transforming pro workflows across a wide range of disciplines, from art to science to app development. Users looking to upgrade from Intel-based Mac® models will experience even more dramatic improvements in performance, battery life, connectivity, and overall productivity. MacBook Pro also maintains its incredible level of performance whether users are plugged in or on battery.
MacBook Pro with M2 Pro features a 10- or 12-core CPU with up to eight high-performance and four high-efficiency cores for up to 20 percent greater performance over M1 Pro. With 200GB/s of unified memory bandwidth — double the amount in M2 — and up to 32GB of unified memory, users can tackle large projects and run multiple pro apps with blazing speed. A next-generation GPU with up to 19 cores delivers up to 30 percent more graphics performance, and the Neural Engine is 40 percent faster, speeding up machine learning tasks like video analysis and image processing. The powerful media engine in M2 Pro also tears through the most popular video codecs, dramatically accelerating video playback and encoding while using very little power.
With M2 Pro on MacBook Pro:
- Rendering titles and animations in Motion® is up to 80 percent faster1 than the fastest Intel-based MacBook Pro and up to 20 percent faster5 than the previous generation.
- Compiling in Xcode® is up to 2.5x faster1 than the fastest Intel-based MacBook Pro and nearly 25 percent faster5 than the previous generation.
- Image processing in Adobe Photoshop is up to 80 percent faster1 than the fastest Intel-based MacBook Pro and up to 40 percent faster5 than the previous generation.
MacBook Pro with M2 Max pushes workflows to the extreme with a much larger GPU featuring up to 38 cores and delivering up to 30 percent greater graphics performance over M1 Max, and also includes 400GB/s of unified memory bandwidth — twice that of M2 Pro. With up to 96GB of unified memory, MacBook Pro once again pushes the limits of graphics memory in a laptop to enable intensive graphics workloads, such as creating scenes with extreme 3D geometry and textures, or merging massive photographic panoramas. M2 Max has a next-gen 12-core CPU with up to eight high-performance and four high-efficiency cores that delivers up to 20 percent greater performance over M1 Max, and a more powerful media engine than M2 Pro, with twice the ProRes® acceleration to dramatically speed up media playback and transcoding.
With M2 Max on MacBook Pro:
- Effects rendering in Cinema 4D is up to 6x faster1 than the fastest Intel-based MacBook Pro and up to 30 percent faster6 than the previous generation.
- Color grading in DaVinci Resolve is up to 2x faster1 than the fastest Intel-based MacBook Pro and up to 30 percent faster6 than the previous generation.
MacBook Pro now features Wi-Fi 6E3 for faster wireless connectivity, as well as more advanced HDMI, to support 8K displays up to 60Hz and 4K displays up to 240Hz. These new capabilities build on the versatile connectivity options already in MacBook Pro, including three Thunderbolt 4 ports for high-speed connection to peripherals, an SDXC card slot, and MagSafe® 3 charging.
Messages and Mail are better than ever, while Safari® — the world’s fastest browser on Mac — ushers in a passwordless future with passkeys. With iCloud®
MacBook Pro and the Environment
MacBook Pro is designed to minimize its impact on the environment, including 100 percent of the following recycled materials: aluminum in the enclosure, rare earth elements in all magnets, tin in the solder of the main logic board, and gold in the plating of multiple printed circuit boards. It also features 35 percent or more recycled plastic in multiple components, and meets Apple’s high standards for energy efficiency. MacBook Pro is free of numerous harmful substances, and 97 percent of the packaging is fiber based, bringing
Pricing and Availability
- The new MacBook Pro models with M2 Pro and M2 Max are available to order today,
January 17, on apple.com/store and in the AppleStore® app in 27 countries and regions, including the US. They will begin arriving to customers and will be in Apple Storelocations and AppleAuthorized Resellers starting Tuesday, January 24.
- MacBook Pro with M2 Pro and M2 Max will be available in
Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, New Zealand, and Singaporebeginning Friday, February 3.
- The new 14-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro starts at
$1,999(US), and $1,849(US) for education; and the 16-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro starts at $2,499(US), and $2,299(US) for education. Additional technical specifications, configure-to-order options, and accessories are available at apple.com/mac.
- Every customer who buys a Mac from
Applecan enjoy a free Online Personal Session with an AppleSpecialist, get their product set up in select stores including help with data transfer, and receive guidance on how to make their new Mac work the way they want.
AppleTrade In, customers can trade in their current computer and get credit toward a new Mac. Customers can visit apple.com/shop/trade-in to see what their device is worth.
- AppleCare+® for Mac provides expert technical support and additional hardware coverage from
Apple, including up to two incidents of accidental damage protection every 12 months, each subject to a fee.
1 Results are compared to previous-generation 2.4GHz 8-core Intel Core i9-based 16-inch MacBook Pro systems with Radeon Pro 5600M graphics with 8GB HBM2, 64GB of RAM, and 8TB SSD.
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5 Results are compared to previous-generation 16-inch MacBook Pro systems with
6 Results are compared to previous-generation 16-inch MacBook Pro systems with
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