Apple MacBook Pro changes face: the new design and all the news
Apple today announced the long-awaited design change for MacBook Prowhich comes strong with configurations with the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, a mini-LED display with ProMotion, an HDMI port and SDXC card reader, charging with MagSafe 3, a notch that houses a 1080p Webcam and more. Let’s take a look at all the new features of the MacBook Pro.
Apple: here is the new design of the MacBook Pro
The new face of the MacBook Pro is now available with a display 14.2-inch and 16.2-inch. The 14.2-inch model is 15.5mm thick, while the 16.2-inch model is 16.8mm thick. The brand new aluminum casing also contains a completely new thermal design and will be available for purchase in two different colors, silver and gray.
With this update more ports are also available connection, with the right side of the machine offering an HDMI port, a Thunderbolt 4 port and an SDXC card reader. The left side instead features a MagSafe 3 port, two Thunderbolt 4 ports and a headset.
The MacBook Pro features noticeably narrow display bezels with a thickness of 3.5mm, with a notch at the top of the display for webcam. Just the webcam offers a resolution of 1080p with a wider aperture than in the past, also present a larger image sensor and a more powerful image signal processor. The display itself is a Liquid Retina XDR mini-LEDwhich also features ProMotion for refresh rates up to 120Hz. This screen offers 1,000 nits of sustained brightness, 1,600 nits of peak brightness, and a million-to-one contrast ratio.
One of the coolest elements of this redesigned MacBook Pro though is the configuration with the two new Apple silicon chips. The M1 Pro chip in particular features an 8- or 10-core CPU, 16-core GPU, a more capable Media Engine, multiple Thunderbolt controllers, support for up to 32GB of unified memory, and more. The M1 Max chip, on the other hand, features the same 10-core CPU as the M1 Pro, but includes a 24-core or 32-core GPU with support for up to 64GB of unified memory.