Apple launched another powerful laptop, MacBook Pro 14 and MacBook Pro 16 models. Both modules have a very high performance and come with the latest introduced M2 Pro and M2 Max Chip.
In this article, we will learn about MacBook Pro 14 M2 Pro and MacBook Pro 14 M2 Max features, specifications, prices, and availability in Nepal.
- New M2 Pro and M2 Max chips
- Liquid Retina XDR and mini-LED
- macOS Ventura for OS with Backlit Magic Keyboard
- 70Whr LiPo, 67/96W USB-C power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro 14 Overview
M2 Pro and M2 Max
The device is provided with the latest chipset that apple introduced, M2 Pro and M2 Max processor. It is a 5nm second-generation process technology that is said to support spectacular pro-level performances and bring industry-leading power efficiency.
Compared to M1 Pro, the M2 Pro comes with 20% more performance that offers a 10 or 12-core CPU. For GPU, it has been configurated up to 19 cores which is three higher than of M1 Pro chip while delivering 30% faster graphics speeds.
Apple claims that the MacBook Pro with an M2 Pro chip will process images in Adobe Photoshop up to 40% faster than the M1 Pro and up to 80% faster than the MacBook Pro with an Intel Core i9 processor.
Likewise, the M2 Max Chip offers a 12-core CPU that is 20% faster and up to 38-core GPU which provide 30% faster than the M1 Max Chip. According to apple, with the M2 Max chip, the device can go p to 6x faster than the fastest Intel-based MacBook Pro for some tasks.
The latest updates are the new silicons which bring 16GB and 32GB options for M2 Pro and 32GB, 64GB, and 96GB options for M2 Max. Although there is no change in memory bandwidth for both chips which are at 200GB/s and 400GB/s, respectively. But for expandables, you get up to 8TB of storage, with 512GB being the minimum.
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Built & Display
Same as its predecessor, there is no significant change in both the build and display. It has an aluminum body that is 8.71 inches thick and weighs around 1.6kg.
For display, it offers a 14.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR screen and a resolution of 3024 x 1964 pixels. With 1000 nits typical brightness while peaking at 1600 nits for HDR content. Including 120Hz ProMotion refresh rate with standard 1-billion-color, P3 color gamut, and True Tone support.
Connectivity & Other Features
It has Wi-Fi 6E support for faster wireless connectivity, and HDMI has been upgraded to 2.1 standards, supporting up to 8K at 60Hz and 4K at 240Hz.
Plus three Thunderbolt 4 ports, one SDXC card slot, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Webcam has 1080p for video calls and high-fidelity six-speaker sound systems for audio.
Powering the device is a 70Wh Li-Po battery that can last up to 18 hours of movie playback. Whereas the M2 Pro variant has a 10-core CPU that comes with a 67W adapter for charging, while the rest of the configuration gets a 96W adapter.
MacBook Pro 14 Specifications
|0.61H x 12.31W x 8.71D-inches, |
|Display||14.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR, mini-LED, 120Hz ProMotion, 1600 nits peak brightness, Wide Color (P3), 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio|
|Resolution||3024 x 1964 pixels (Close to 16:10 aspect ratio), 254 PPI|
|Chip||Apple M2 Pro / M2 Max (5nm)|
|CPU||10/12-core (M2 Pro), 12-core (M2 Max)|
|GPU||16/19-core (M2 Pro), 30/38-core (M2 Max)|
|RAM||Up to 32GB (M2 Pro) / Up to 96GB RAM (M2 Max)|
|Storage||Up to 8TB SSD|
|Keyboard||Backlit Magic Keyboard|
|Webcam||1080p FaceTime HD camera|
|Ports||3x USB-C Thunderbolt 4, 1x 3.5mm headphone jack, 1x HDMI 2.1, 1x SDXC, 1x MagSafe 3|
|Connectivity||WiFi 6E (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax), Bluetooth 5.3|
|Battery||70Whr LiPo, 67/96W USB-C power adapter|
|Colors||Space Grey, Silver|
Apple MacBook Pro 14 Price in Nepal and Availability
The Apple MacBook Pro 14 starts off at Rs. 336,000 in Nepal for M2 Pro, 10-core CPU, 16-core GPU, 16GB unified memory, and 512GB SSD. The Apple MacBook Pro 14 is available in any authorized stores and from Hukut.
|Apple MacBook Pro 14 (2023)||Price in Nepal|
|M2 Pro, 10-core CPU, 16-core GPU, 16GB unified memory, 512GB SSD||NPR 336,000|
|M2 Pro, 12-core CPU, 19-core GPU, 16GB unified memory, 1TB SSD||NPR 419,000|
|M2 Max, 12-core CPU, 30-core GPU, 32GB unified memory, 1TB SSD||NPR 518,000|
The MacBook Pro 14 with the M2 Pro and M2 Max chips offers improved performance and efficiency over previous models. The M2 Pro provides a significant boost in processing power and graphics capabilities, making it a great choice for demanding tasks such as video editing, 3D rendering, and gaming.
The M2 Max is a more budget-friendly option that still provides a solid performance increase, making it a good choice for those who don’t need extreme performance but still want a noticeable upgrade from older models.
The choice between the M2 Pro and M2 Max will depend on your specific needs and budget. If you require top-of-the-line performance, the M2 Pro is the way to go.
However, if you’re looking for a more modest upgrade and don’t need extreme performance, the M2 Max is a good choice.
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