Apple MacBook Pro launched India starting at Rs.1,94,900 with M1 Pro and M1 Max, Liquid Retina XDR mini-LED 120Hz display

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Apple MacBook Pro 14 16 inch launch India

Apple has launched its most expected upgrade the MacBook Pro with the latest M1 Pro and M1 Max chips. These come in 14.2-inch and 16.2-inch models with Liquid Retina XDR mini-LED display that was first introduced in the iPad Pro, which offers up to 1,000 nits of sustained, full-screen brightness, and 1,600 nits of peak brightness. It also has a P3 wide color gamut and supports 1 billion colors.

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This time company also features ProMotion technology with an adaptive refresh rate up to 120Hz that automatically varies the refresh rate to match the motion of a user’s on-screen content to help preserve battery life. These also have a 1080p FaceTime HD camera that is present inside a notch in the screen.

Apple M1 Max and M1 Pro features

These are runs on the latest M1 Pro and M1 Max chips which are up to 70% faster CPU performance than the previous M1 Chip. According to Apple, the GPU in M1 Pro is up to 2x faster than M1, while M1 Max is up to 4x faster than M1. The M1 Pro offers up to 200GB/s of memory bandwidth, with support for up to 32GB of unified memory. The M1 Max offers up to 400GB/s of memory bandwidth — 2x that of M1 Pro and nearly 6x that of M1 — and support for up to 64GB of unified memory.

Apple MacBook Pro features

According to Apple, these feature an all-new aluminum enclosure that optimizes internal space for more performance and features. The enclosure is precisely machined around an advanced thermal system that can move 50% more air than the previous generation, even at lower fan speeds.

The new MacBook Pro also comes with a Magic Keyboard that is set in a double-anodized black well, which elegantly highlights the backlit glyphs on the keys, and features a full-height function row. The physical function keys — including a wider escape key are back, replacing the Touch Bar. There is a Force Touch trackpad. These are also support fast charging that can charge up to 50% battery in just 30 minutes.

Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch and 16-inch 2021 Specifications -

Display14.2-inch (3024×1964 pixels) / 16.2 (3456×2234 pixels) Liquid Retina XDR display at 254 pixels per inch, ProMotion technology for adaptive refresh rates up to 120Hz, Up to 1,000 nits sustained (full-screen) brightness, 1,600 nits peak brightness, 10,00,000:1 contrast ratio
  • Apple M1 Pro chip - 8-core CPU with 6 performance cores and 2 efficiency cores, 14-core GPU / 10-core CPU with 8 performance cores and 2 efficiency cores, 16-core GPU, 16-core Neural Engine, 200GB/s memory bandwidth
  • Apple M1 Max chip - 10-core CPU with 8 performance cores and 2 efficiency cores, 32-core GPU, 16-core Neural Engine, 400GB/s memory bandwidth
RAM/StorageUp to 32GB unified memory (Configurable to 64GB (M1 Max)) with Up to 1TB SSD ( Configurable to: 2TB, 4TB or 8TB)
OS/UImacOS Monterey operating system
KeyboardBacklit Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, Ambient light sensor, Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities
Cameras1080p FaceTime HD camera, Advanced image signal processor with computational video
Ports3 x Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C with support for charging, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt 4 (up to 40 Gbps), USB 4 (up to 40 Gbps), SDXC card slot, HDMI 2.0 port, MagSafe 3 port
  • Studio‑quality three-mic array with high signal-to-noise ratio and directional beamforming, 3.5 mm headphone jack with advanced support for high-impedance headphones, High-fidelity six-speaker sound system with force-canceling woofers, Wide stereo sound
  • Support for spatial audio when playing music or video with Dolby Atmos on built-in speakers, Spatial audio with dynamic head tracking when using AirPods (3rd generation), AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max
Dimensions1.55 x 31.26 x 22.12 cm (14")/ 1.68 x 35.57 x 24.81 cm (16")
Weight1.6kg (14") / 2.1kg (M1 Pro)(16")/ 2.2kg (M1 Max) (16")
ConnectivityWi-Fi 6 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0
Battery/Charger100-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery with up to 21 hours Apple TV app movie playback and up to 14 hours wireless web; 140W USB-C Power Adapter, USB-C to MagSafe 3 Cable

The New MacBook Pro models with M1 Pro and M1 Max will be available from October 26 on the Apple India store and Apple Authorised Resellers, and the pre-order has started from today.

MacBook Pro 14-inch Prices are -

  • M1 Pro/8-Core CPU/14-Core GPU/16GB Unified Memory/512GB SSD - Rs. 1,94,900 ($1,999 in the US)
  • M1 Pro/10-Core CPU/16-Core GPU/16GB Unified Memory/1TB SSD - Rs. 2,39,900  ($2,499 in the US)

MacBook Pro 16-inch Prices are -

  • M1 Pro/10-Core CPU/16-Core GPU/16GB Unified Memory/512GB SSD - Rs. 2,39,900 ($2,499 in the US)
  • M1 Pro/10-Core CPU/16-Core GPU/16GB Unified Memory/1TB SSD - Rs. 2,59,900 ($2,699 in the US)
  • M1 Max/10-Core CPU/32-Core GPU/32GB Unified Memory/1TB SSD - Rs. 3,29, 900 ($3,499 in the US)