Apple Unveils Mac Mini and MacBook Pro with New M2 Pro and Max Chips
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.