Apple just announced new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with quite a bit of internal changes. The most notable update is the new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips with improved CPU and GPU capabilities. Other than that, the devices now also feature up to 96GB of unified memory. In terms of ports, the M2 Pro and M2 Max MacBook Pro models feature HDMI 2.1 instead of HDMI 2.0. Scroll down to read more details on this topic.
Apple’s new M2 Pro and M2 Max MacBook Pro models come with HDMI 2.1 instead of HDMI 2.0
On the 2021 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models, Apple added an HDMI 2.0 port that can support a single 4K display with a 60Hz refresh rate. However, the latest addition takes things to a whole new level. With the HDMI 2.1 port on the new M2 Pro and M2 Max MacBook Pro models, you can connect an 8K display with up to 60Hz and 4K displays with up to 240Hz. This is a major upgrade for anyone looking to connect external displays to their MacBook.
The new MacBook Pro models feature the same design but come with a lot of additional improvements on the inside. For example, you now get WiFI 6E support for a faster wireless connection. If you’re interested, you can grab the latest hardware from Apple’s online store and availability will start from Tuesday, January 24. As for the price, the base 14-inch model will cost you $1,999 while the base 16-inch MacBook Pro will cost you $2,499.
That’s it guys. We will share more information about the devices as soon as more details become available. You can check more details here. Tell us what you think about the new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips in the comments below.