Apple Announces New MacBook Pro and Mac mini Models Featuring M2, M2 Pro, and M2 Max Chips

Apple Announces New MacBook Pro and Mac mini Models Featuring M2, M2 Pro, and M2 Max Chips

Today, Apple announced the next generation of the Mac mini, powered by the M2 and new M2 Pro chips, as well as the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro, powered by the new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips.

MacBook Pro

The new MacBook Pros features the new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, the latest in Apple's widely acclaimed chip series. Here's what you can expect:

  • M2 Pro and M2 Max chips
  • M2 Pro with 10- or 12-core CPU and 20% faster performance than M1 Pro
  • M2 Max with 12-core CPU, more powerful media engine than M2 Pro, and twice the ProRes acceleration
  • Up to 6x faster performance than fastest Intel-based MacBook Pro
  • Up to 96 GB of unified memory in M2 Max, 32 GB in M2 Pro
  • Wi-Fi 6E
  • Three Thunderbolt 4 ports
  • SDXC slot
  • MagSafe 3
  • Advanced HDMI with support for 8K displays at up 60 Hz and 4K at up to 240 Hz
  • Liquid XDR display
  • 1080p FaceTime HD camera
  • Six-speaker sound
  • Studio-quality microphone array
  • Up to 22 hours of battery life

The new MacBook Pro models are now available for order, with the 14-inch model starting at $1,999 and the 16-inch model starting at $2,499. 

Mac mini

The new Mac mini brings the M2 and M2 Pro chips to the line and drops the base price to $599. Here's what you can expect:

  • M2 and M2 Pro chips
  • M2 features 8-core CPU and 10-core GPU and up to 24 GB of unified memory
  • M2 Pro features 12-core CPU and 16-core GPU and up to 32 GB of unified memory
  • ProRes acceleration
  • Next-generation Neural Engine
  • M2 Pro model is up to 14x faster than fastest Intel-based Mac
  • Two Thunderbolt 4 ports and support for two displays (M2 model)
  • Four Thunderbolt 4 ports and support for three displays (including one 8K display) (M2 pro model)
  • Two USB-A ports
  • HDMI port
  • Gigabit Ethernet (optional 10 Gigabit upgrade)
  • Upgraded headphone jack
  • Wi-Fi 6E 
  • Bluetooth 5.3

The new Mac mini models are now available for order, with the M2 model starting at $599 and the M2 Pro model starting at $1,299. 

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