Which M2 MacBook Is Right for You?

Both the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines now feature M2 chipsets, and as such, they all offer powerful performance in tandem with impressively long battery life. Nonetheless, there are many distinguishing features between them. So, which is right for your needs? This great video comparison pits the M2 MacBook Air against the M2 Pro MacBook Pro to help you decide which to get. 

Coming to you from 9 to 5 Mac, this excellent video comparison compares the M2 MacBook Air to the M2 Pro MacBook Pro. When it comes to performance, I can attest that even with just the base M2 chip and no cooling fan, by MacBook Air absolutely zips along, easily handling complex photo and video edits while having music playing, a lot of tabs open, and more. On the other hand, the Pro models have advantages outside their chips, including larger and higher-quality screens (though the Air's screen is perfectly good), better speakers, more ports, an SD slot, can support higher amounts of RAM, and more. On the other hand, they also cost more and are less portable, and if working on the go is important to you, that is worth considering. Check out the video above for the full rundown. 

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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