Along with the iOS 16 announcement, Apple just announced two new Mac devices at WWDC 2022, right after the Apple M2 chipset was unveiled. The company has announced new MacBook Air (M2) and a new 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2 chips as well. The major change to these devices comes in the form of a new chipset while the rest of the specifications and features remain similar to the last-gen devices.
The all-new 13-inch MacBook Pro is the successor to the 13-inch MacBook Pro from 2020. As you’d expect, the new 13-inch MacBook Pro comes with an M2 chipset. Other key features include up to 20 hours of battery life, 500 nits brightness, and ProRes. Let’s take a look at the laptop’s specifications, features and pricing in detail.
13-inch MacBook Pro (M2): Price in India and Availability
The 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2 starts at Rs 1,29,900. It will be available starting next month.
13-inch MacBook Pro (M2): Specifications
The new MacBook Pro comes with a 13-inch retina display with 500 nits brightness and P3 wide colour gamut. TIt looks like this model is not getting much design upgrades. On the inside, the machine is powered by Apple’s in-house M2 chipset with up to 24GB of LPDDR5 unified memory (RAM). The M2 chip comes with four power-efficient and four performance-centric cores. There is also a new 10-core GPU with a larger L2 cache. The CPU performance is 18% faster while the GPU performance is 35% faster compared to the M1 chip.
In terms of battery life, Apple claims the new MacBook Pro (M2) can last up to 20 hours on a single charge. It also comes with a Thunderbolt bolt as well as support for Wi-Fi 6 connectivity. Further, the MacBook Pro comes with an advanced camera ISP, studio-quality mics, ProRes support, active cooling system, magic keyboard and Touch bar, which is a tiny secondary display with some helpful quick action options and hotkeys. As the name suggests, the touch bar comes with touch input.