In October event Apple has unveiled its most awaited 14-inch MacBook Pro. Along with a 14-inch MacBook Pro, they released a MacBook Pro 16-inch, AirPods 3, and HomePod Mini Speaker. The MacBook Pro offers significant upgrades such as ports, better display, and M1 Pro and M1 Max chipsets that claim to provide remarkable power to the laptops. Also, the Apple 14-inch MacBook Pro, which was available for pre-booking, has finally been unveiled in Nepal. Here we discuss in detail the 14- inch MacBook Pro, its features, specification, price, and availability in Nepal.
MacBook Pro 14- inch Overview:
Design and display:
The 14-inch MacBook Pro is the first-ever 14-inch MacBook from Apple. It measures 12.31 x 8.71 x 0.61 inches and weighs 3.5 pounds. In addition, it has 100% recycled aluminum designed to provide better airflow. The thin bezel’s surroundings on the 14-inch display are 20% smaller on both sides than the last generation of MacBook Pros and 60% smaller on the top. Also, Apple has said goodbye to Touch Bars and has replaced them with arrays of physical function keys.
MacBook Pro is remodeled and has a larger display screen. Apple’s 14-inch MacBook Pro has integrated one of its new Liquid Retina XDR displays. It is the same mini-LED display as in the 12.9″ iPad Pro 2021 and is now on MacBook for the first time. Similarly, the MacBook Pro 14-inch flaunts a 14.2″ mini-LED display with a screen resolution of 3024 x 1964 pixels. The adaptive display tech from Apple ProMotion allows the refreshing rates of up to 120 Hz. Apple’s 14-inch MacBook Pro display can achieve a brightness of up to 1,000 nits or a peak brightness of 1,600 nits.
Performance and Memory:
Apple has unveiled its new MacBook Pro with a new Apple silicon and two chips: the M1 Pro and the M1 Max. The M1 Pro is the successor to the Apple M1 chip. Moreover, it offers a 10-core CPU (8 performance cores, two efficiency cores) with a 16-core GPU and a 16-core Neural Engine. Similarly, it has a better media engine and a better memory bandwidth. Even more strong than Pro is the M1 Max. It is equipped with 16-inch Macbook Pros and is the ultimate mobile video workstation. The M1 Max offers the same 10- core CPU but has 32- core GPU and double memory bandwidth. It also provides two encoding engines and two ProRes encoding/decoding engines for video production.
Ports and Webcam
Apple has also built several port options into the 14-inch Pro. A total of 3 Thunderbolt 4/USB4 ports supports one HDMI port, one SDXC card slot, 3.5 mm headphone jack, and DisplayPort. There is six-speaker- 2 tweeters and 4-force-canceling woofers for audio. Furthermore, Apple has reintroduced the MagSafe charging port on the left side. Although, you can still charge the 14-inch Pro via its Thunderbolt ports if necessary.
In the top bezel of the MacBook Pro’s 14-inch display, there is a new FaceTime 1080p camera. The Apple silicone processing system offers advanced image processing for clear, crisp, vibrant images and video quality.
The new MacBook Pro 14-inch 2021 battery can last up to 17 hours on a single charge. Similarly, it also supports fast charging. Apple claims a 14-inch pro can provide up to 50% battery charge in 30 minutes. The 14-inch Pro input level ships with a 67W USB-C power adaptor. Meanwhile, you have to pay $20 for a 96W adapter.
MacBook Pro 14- inch Specifications
|Dimensions||12.31 x 8.71 x 0.61 inch|
|Weight||1.6kg (3.5 pounds)|
|Display||14.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR, 120Hz refresh rate, mini-LED, 1600 nits peak brightness, 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio|
|CPU||8/10-core (M1 Pro), 10-core (M1 Max)|
|GPU||14/16-core (M1 Pro), 24/32-core (M1 Max)|
|Resolution||3024 x 1964 pixels, 254 PPI, 16:10 aspect ratio|
|Software/ UI||macOS Monterey|
|Chipset||Apple M1 Pro / M1 Max (5nm)|
|WebCam||1080p FaceTime HD camera|
|Keyboard||Backlit Magic Keyboard|
|Connectivity||WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth 5.0|
|Battery||70Whr LiPo, 67/96W USB-C power adapter|
|Audio||3.5mm headphone jack, Spatial Audio, Dolby Atmos playback.|
|RAM/Storage||32GB (M1 Pro) / 64GB RAM (M1 Max) 8TB SSD for internal storage|
|Color Options||Silver, Space Grey|
|Ports||3x USB-C Thunderbolt 4, HDMI, SDXC, MagSafe 3|
Price and Availability:
The Apple 14-inch MacBook Pro, which was available for pre-booking, has finally been released in Nepal. You can purchase the two variants of the 14-inch MacBook Pro from Genxt Nepal-authorized e-commerce platforms like Hukut. The price of the 14-inch MacBook Pro starts at NPR 305,000 for M1 Pro, 8-core CPU (16/512GB), and NRP 380,000 for M1 Pro, 10-core CPU (16GB/1TB).
|14-inch MacBook Pro||Price in Nepal|
|M1 Pro (8-core CPU, 14-core GPU, 16GB Unified Memory, 512GB SSD)||NPR 305,000|
|M1 Pro (10-core CPU, 16-core GPU, 16GB Unified Memory, 1TB SSD)||NPR 380,000|