Apple’s New Release Includes Significant Updates to Mac and MacBook Devices
Following speculation since morning, Apple has made an important hardware announcement. The company has unveiled three new products: the Mac Mini, the MacBook Pro, and new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips.
The new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, designed by Apple and 5 nanometres in size, offer a powerful 200 GB/s of unified memory bandwidth which is double that of the M2 processor. The M2 Pro also offers a variable CPU of 10 or 12 cores that allows it to run 20% faster than the M1 Pro, and a 30% stronger graphics load, suitable for gaming.
Meanwhile, the M2 Max delivers 12 cores in the CPU, and a 30% improved GPU over the M1 Max version. With these improved chips, Apple’s new Mac Mini runs smoother than ever before. It comes in a compact box with rounded corners, and ventilation and connection slots at the back which include the power cable, Internet cable, two Thunderbolt 4 ports, one HDMI, two USB ports, and a minijack output.
The new MacBook Pro also features the M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, along with a 2023 Liquid Retina XDR screen that’s available in two sizes, 14-inch aand 16-inch. It is equipped with two Thunderbolt 4 ports are on the left side, along with an HDMI port and a card reader. Wireless connections, a 22-hour battery and a FaceTime HD camera are also included. The MacBook Pro can be reserved now, and is available on January 24, with a starting price of 2,449 euros.
Finally, the Mac Mini is available on January 24, with a starting price of 719 euros.