Apple revealed just a few new gadgets earlier this month, together with the primary laptops with its M2 chips. Certainly one of them, the newest 13-inch MacBook Professional, is out there for pre-order.
Apple revealed an updated 13-inch MacBook Pro earlier this month, with the corporate’s new M2 chip, and now it’s obtainable to buy.
The brand new 13-inch MacBook Professional has the identical design because the earlier M1-powered mannequin, with the identical Contact Bar and notch-less display. Nevertheless, it does have the brand new Apple M2 chip, which guarantees sooner efficiency (CPU is eighteen% sooner, GPU is 35% sooner) over the M1. Apple can also be promoting the brand new MacBook Professional with as much as 24GB RAM, an enchancment from the 16GB most of the earlier mannequin.
Apple is primarily promoting two variations of the 13-inch MacBook Professional. The bottom configuration prices $1,299.00 and has 256GB storage and 8GB RAM, whereas one other model is $1,499.00 with 512GB storage and the identical 8GB RAM. If you happen to order from Apple, you possibly can customise it with as much as 2TB SSD storage and 24GB RAM.
There aren’t any impartial opinions of the M2 MacBook Professional but, however the specs web page and design do reveal just a few downsides. There are solely two information ports, each of that are USB Kind-C/Thunderbolt 3. That’s not nice when last year’s 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro has three Thunderbolt 4/USB Kind-C ports, plus an SD card slot, HDMI, and MagSafe charging. Even the upcoming MacBook Air has MagSafe. Additionally, not everybody likes the Contact Bar.