Apple Announces MacBook Pro And Mac mini With M2 Pro And M2 Max Processors In Surprise Launch

Apple officially unveiled its new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros with the M2 Pro and M2 Max on Tuesday. The M2 Pro and M2 Max are the company’s next-generation professional silicon, which they claim will bring better power efficiency and battery life to professional users. The new MacBook Pro with M2 Pro and M2 Max can tackle demanding tasks like effects rendering up to 6x faster than his fastest Intel-based MacBook Pro and color grading up to 2x faster. can. Apple also announced a new affordable Mac mini with the M2 and M2 Pro.

Compared to the previous generation Mac mini, the M2 and M2 Pro bring a faster next-generation CPU and GPU, much higher memory bandwidth, and a more powerful media engine to the Mac mini, delivering exceptional performance and industry-leading performance. leading power efficiency. Both models feature advanced thermal systems for exceptional sustained performance.

According to Apple, the MacBook Pro now has up to 22 hours of battery life, the longest battery life ever on a Mac. Here’s everything you need to know about the new MacBook Pro and new Mac mini.

Starting today (January 17th), the new MacBook Pro models with M2 Pro and M2 Max can be ordered from Apple’s official online store in 27 countries and regions including India. The devices will start arriving to customers on January 24th. Buyers can order the Apple Mac mini model today and it will be available starting January 24th.

14-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro starting at $1,999 (US) and $1,849 (US) for Education; 16-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro starting at $2,499 (US) and $2,299 (US) for Education USA).

The 14-inch MacBook Pro starts at Rs 1,99,900 for the M2 processor and 10-core CPU variants. The 14-inch MacBook Pro 12-core CPU variant with M2 processor starts at Rs 2,49,900. The 14-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Max starts at Rs 3,09,900. The 16-inch model with M2 Pro starts at Rs 2,49,900 and the one with M2 Max starts at Rs 3,49,900. New Mac mini starting at Rs 59,900.

“The MacBook Pro with Apple silicon is a game-changer, allowing professionals on the go to push the boundaries of their workflow and do things they never thought possible with a laptop,” said Apple Worldwide. said Greg Joswiak, senior vice president of marketing. statement.

“Today, the MacBook Pro is even better. With faster performance, enhanced connectivity, the longest battery life in a Mac ever, and the best display in a laptop, this product is second to none.” Hmm.”

With the M2 Pro and M2 Max, the new Apple MacBook Pro can transform professional workflows. Users looking to upgrade from Intel-based Mac models will experience more dramatic improvements in performance, battery life, connectivity, and overall productivity. The MacBook Pro also claims to maintain performance whether the user is plugged in or on battery.

Apple MacBook Pro with M2 Pro features a 10- or 12-core CPU with up to 8 high-performance cores and 4 high-efficiency cores, delivering up to 20% better performance than the M1 Pro To do. With 200GB/s of unified memory bandwidth (twice that of M2) and up to 32GB of unified memory, users can tackle big projects and run multiple pro apps at lightning speed.

Next-gen GPUs with up to 19 cores deliver up to 30% more graphics performance and a 40% faster Neural Engine for faster machine learning tasks like video analytics and image processing. The M2 Pro’s powerful media engine also handles the most popular video codecs, significantly speeding up video playback and encoding while consuming very little power.

The new Apple MacBook Pro supports Wi-Fi 6E, which is up to twice the speed of the previous generation. It also features advanced HDMI to support 8K displays for the first time. Connectivity ports include his three Thunderbolt 4 ports for high-speed connections to peripherals, an SDXC card slot, and MagSafe 3 charging. The new model also comes with a Liquid Retina XDR display and a 1080p FaceTime HD camera.

The new M2 Pro chip claims to deliver pro-level performance to the Mac mini for the first time, allowing users to perform high-performance workflows previously unimaginable in a compact design. Mac mini with M2 and M2 Pro promises faster performance, with M2 models supporting up to two displays and M2 Pro models supporting up to three displays.

“With incredible features and wide connectivity in a compact design, the Mac mini is used in so many places and so many ways. Today we’re excited to go further with the M2 and M2 Pro.” said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing.