Apple’s announced new Macs that can be had with either M2 Pro or M2 Max chips — the most powerful Apple processors for its MacBook Pros yet.
The new MacBook Pro marks the debut of the M2 Pro and M2 Max as well as up to 22 hours of battery life, Wi-Fi 6E support, 8K support via HDMI, and up to 96GB of RAM in the M2 Max model. The M2 Pro model is available in a 10 or 12-core CPU configuration with up to eight high-performance and four high-efficiency cores and up to 19 GPU cores. The M2 Max has a 12-core CPU with up to 38 GPU cores and 20% greater performance than the previous M1 Max.
In addition, Apple’s introduced a new Mac mini, available with M2 or M2 Pro chips. The Mac mini has an 8-core CPU and a 10-core GPU with support for up to 24GB of RAM. The M2 model features two Thunderbolt 4 ports that can support up to two displays. Stepping up to the M2 Pro, you get up to 12 CPU cores, up to 19 GPU cores, and support for up to 32GB of RAM. It features four Thunderbolt 4 ports that can power up to three displays. Both models also feature Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3 for high-speed wireless connectivity.
The new 14-inch MacBook Pro starts at $1,999, while the Mac mini gets a lower opening price at $599.