Along with the new MacBook Air, Apple today also announced the 13-inch MacBook Pro with the all-new 5nm M1 chip. As with the Air, the new MacBook Pro is also similar to the previous generation and comes with a 13-inch Retina display, but also there are so many improvements under the hood.
Apple claims that the M1 processor is 2.8 times faster in terms of CPU performance and 5 times faster in GPU performance than the previous generation MacBook Pro. And the company says that the new MacBook Pro can reproduce images. In Prores in playback 8K solved without missing a frame, which looks amazing, I’m sure that every video team is already captivated. Also with this, you can configure the MacBook Pro with up to 16GB of RAM and a 2TB SSD.
The laptop now also has the same Thunderbolt port, this time compatible with USB 4, and the studio-quality three-microphone array that we also saw on the previous-generation MacBook Pro. Like the MacBook Pro, FaceTime HD cameras are built on the M1 chip thanks to the new ISP. Also has better noise reduction, greater dynamic range, and face detection with you.
Now let’s talk about battery life, there are obvious improvements for the new M1 chip. Apple claims that the MacBook Pro offers 17 hours of web browsing and 20 hours of video playback. It’s quite impressive compared to the battery life of the previous-generation MacBook Pro.
Pricing and availability
The new MacBook Pro 13-inch with 256GB SSD is priced at 1,22,900 Rs and the 512GB SSD option is priced at 1,42,900 Rs. The customer can customise the RAM and storage options on Apple India online store. It is already available to order from Apple online store and will be available from Apple Authorised Resellers offline and online retailers in India soon.