15 inch macbook pro 2023: Apple Announces New MacBook Air With 15.3-inch Display and M2 Chip Starting at $1,299

Hands-On With the MacBook Air 15-Inch

After getting some hands-on time with the new 15-inch MacBook Air, introduced at WWDC 2023, I can safely say that it feels like… a slightly bigger 13-inch MacBook Air. And to me, that’s a good thing.

I always thought a 15-inch Air was a good idea, even back when I first wrote about the concept about a decade ago. A MacBook Pro is an expensive investment, at least $2,000 today, but sometimes you just want a bigger screen, not necessarily the faster processors, extra ports or other MacBook Pro features.

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For me, the main reason is that I work primarily with text, and frankly a 13-inch screen is just too small for all-day, every day use. I regularly bump my Google Docs up to 125% or even 150%. Hey, when you get to my age, you’ll probably find the same thing.

It might surprise you to learn that Apple, until today, has not had a 15-inch laptop for a few years. It’s still the default laptop screen size for many Windows users, especially in office environments. But Apple killed the 15-inch MacBook Pro, leaving it without any skin in the 15-inch laptop game.

Read more: 15-Inch MacBook Air M2 Preorder: Where to Buy Apple’s Latest Laptop

The MacBook Pro currently comes in 14- and 16-inch sizes, and the current Air was previously 13-inch-only. (There was also an 11-inch Air once upon a time, as well as a 12-inch system just called “MacBook.”) But now, the MacBook lineup has 13-, 14-, 15- and 16-inch models.

The design looks and feels just like the 13-inch M2 Air I currently use almost daily. Apple calls it the world’s thinnest 15-inch laptop, although I think some LG Gram models must come close, and might weigh less. Side by side, the 15-inch Air is 0.45 inches thick and weighs 3.3 pounds. The 13-inch Air is 0.44 inches thick and weighs 2.7 pounds. 

Apple promises 18 hours of battery life and, again, based on what I know of current MacBook specs and performance, that doesn’t sound unreasonable. With the same overall design and same chip, what you gain with the larger 15-inch body is… a larger battery. If you opened up the chassis of your current MacBook Air, you’d find it’s basically a huge battery inside, with some computer components crammed in alongside it. Bigger body, bigger battery, more battery life.

The 15-inch Air is fanless, because it’s using the same M2 chip as the fanless 13-inch model, and the bigger chassis gives it even more room for passive airflow and cooling, so that doesn’t surprise me.

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The screen is already high-res enough that moving up to 15 inches doesn’t affect sharpness. There’s a very tiny bump to the screen resolution over the 13-inch, going from 2,560×1,664 to 2,880×1,864 pixels. And carrying the system in my hand, it felt light enough that I could cart it around in my shoulder bag, although for an everyday commute I’d still probably stick with the 13-inch Air. Both come in the same starlight, midnight, space gray and silver color options. 

One of the things I liked most about the 15-inch Air is something I predicted in my WWDC preview from a few weeks ago. Since it’s the same basic design, same chip, and mostly the same features and capabilities as the 13-inch Air, there was no reason to give it a big price bump. And indeed, the 15-inch Air starts at $1,299 (£1,399, AU$2,199), which strikes me as reasonable. Especially when the 13-inch M2 Air was, until today, $1,199 — it just got a price chop on its one-year anniversary to $1,099. So the bigger screen is now a $200 add-on, which isn’t nothing, but also isn’t as bad as it could be.

This is based on my very brief hands-on time with the device at WWDC, and I look forward to getting a deeper look at the 15-inch MacBook Air in the near future.

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Vision Pro headset, iOS 17, new Macs

Check out our coverage from Cupertino, California, where Apple announced its Vision Pro headset, iOS 17 for iPhone, the Mac Studio with M2, the Mac Pro with M2 Ultra, the 15-inch MacBook Air and more.

Apple kicked off its 2023 Worldwide Developers Conference keynote Monday. As expected, it announced its new headset, the Vision Pro. The Vision Pro will cost $3,499 when it launches early next year. Apple also announced:

  • The 15-inch MacBook Air
  • The Mac Studio with M2 Max and M2 Ultra
  • The Mac Pro with M2 Max and M2 Ultra
  • iOS 17 for iPhone
  • iPadOS 17 for iPad
  • macOS Sonoma for Mac
  • FaceTime for Apple TV
  • watchOS 10
  • visionOS for the Vision Pro headset

Check out our full coverage below. You can also watch the livestream right here:

Vision Pro will cost $3,499 and launches next year

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Apple saved the price for last. The Vision Pro will cost $3,499 and launches early next year. That’s the end, we’ll try to check it out in person as soon as we can. Thanks for joining.

Apple announces visionOS software platform for Vision Pro headset

Apple’s Vision Pro headset will run on visionOS a brand-new platform for the Vision Pro headset. It’s a spatial computing platform that developers will be able to build for, much like they would for iOS on iPhone or macOS for Mac.

It will be able to run a multi-app, 3D engine, and Apple said it is the first operating system designed from the ground up for spatial computing.

–Ashley Capoot

Crowd at Apple Park doesn’t know exactly what to make of the Vision Pro

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Apple announced its first new major product line since 2014, the Vision Pro headset. The crowd assembled here at Apple Park is excited, but the reaction to Apple’s new augmented reality headset reveal was somewhat more muted than other announcements earlier in the day, such as the iPad’s ability to set multiple timers, or the ability to locate a lost Apple TV Siri Remote.

Apple spent a lot of time explaining the headset, but for now, it appears to do many of the same things as the iPhone — messages, FaceTime, browsing the web. The biggest reaction was to the Vision Pro’s feature that allows it to become a Mac monitor. — Kif Leswing

Apple stock dips after Vision Pro headset announced

Apple stock dipped on Monday after it announced its highly-anticipated Vision Pro headset, falling into the red momentarily. It’s now relatively flat, as of 2:38 p.m. ET, and remains off its $184.95 high earlier in the day.

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Apple announces Vision Pro headset for $3,499.

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Apple’s headset is finally here, and it’s called Vision Pro. It’ll retail for $3,499, early next year on Apple’s website.

It features exterior cameras, allowing users to interact with digital content in mixed reality. The product will have 2 hours of use on a battery pack that the headset plugs into.

When users don the headset, they arrive at the Home view, a floating set of icons with Apple’s most used apps, including Mail, Music, Messages, and Safari. The system doesn’t need controllers or hardware.

Working with Unity, “hundreds of thousands” of iPad and iPhone apps will run on visionOS at launch. Microsoft’s Office Productivity suite will also work on visionOS.

It’s powered by Apple’s M2 chipset, paired alongside a brand-new chip called R1, designed for “real-time sensor processing.” Those chipsets power Apple’s new operating system, visionOS.

That helps Vision Pro create an “authentic” digital presence for users for video calls, powered by machine learning since the system doesn’t have a camera facing the user.

Using a user’s iris, Optic ID will lock and unlock the Vision Pro.

For vision correction, Apple partnered with Zeiss to build corrective lens add-ons. High-speed IR cameras and LED illuminators track a user’s eyes to free them from “clumsy” controllers, Apple said.

You can control it with hands, eyes, and voice, Tim Cook said. “Relive your most important memories in an entirely new way,” Cook said. The 23-million pixel panel has more pixels than a 4K television per eye, Apple executives said.

Disney CEO Bob Iger also appeared, to tout a partnership between Disney and Apple: enhancing the viewing experience for Disney’s treasure trove of content through Apple’s VR technology.

For example, the demo included a three-dimensional visualization of a basketball court and an immersive National Geographic application that placed the viewer in the ocean.

Disney+ will be available on day one, Iger said.

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When users look at a particular icon, the system can track eyes to highlight the preferred icon.

People looking at someone with the Vision Pro on can see the user’s eyes, using a technology called EyeSight, to help signal when someone is busy or available. When someone is nearby, the mixed-reality functionality will clear apps so a user can see through.

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“You can create a private moment of calm,” an Apple executive said. It’s multi-tasking enabled and can visualize images and three-dimensional renders in the mixed-reality environment.

FaceTime has gained an entire new dimension, allowing lifesize calls with spatial functionality. It’s not an avatar, like with Meta’s Quest line, but rather through small boxes that appear in the mixed-reality environment.

Apple also emphasized business applications, noting that Vision Pro made work travel much easier with collaborative functionality.

Home users can watch videos in full-screen mode, dimming their environment and surrounding a user with Apple’s Spatial Audio.

Cook called it a “spatial journey.”

— Rohan Goswami

Apple announces watchOS 10 for Apple Watch with widgets

Apple just announced watchOS 10, the latest software for the Apple Watch.

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Here’s what’s new:

  • Users can turn the digital crown to reveal widgets, like the weather and calendar.
  • Users can long press to add a widget to their smart stack.
  • Apple introduced new apps like world clock, which features clocks that have background colors that reflect the time of day.
  • When users rotate the digital crown, it shows new, full-screen displays.
  • Two new watch faces are available, including a Snoopy and Woodstock watch face and a palate watch face.
  • Users can access new active features, like cycling and hiking. Cycling workouts from the watch will show up on paired iPhone devices, and hikers will have access to new topography elevation details.
  • Developers will also be able to use new workout APIs, so users can start a workout from apps like TrainingPeaks, for example.
  • In the health app, users will be able to use screening tools and resources to support and evaluate their mental health.
  • WatchOS 10 can measure the amount of time users spend in daylight, as well as how close users’ screens are to their eyes. Apple said these new features can help prevent conditions like myopia.

The software will be available to all users next fall.

FaceTime is coming to Apple TV

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Apple announced several new tvOS updates on Monday. One highlight: FaceTime is coming to Apple TV. You can use your camera on the iPad or iPhone and view the people you’re talking to on your big screen.

Apple also said you’ll soon be able to find your lost Apple TV remote using FindMy, so long as you have the newer Siri remote.

— Todd Haselton

Apple announces AirPods software updates

Apple announced new audio and home experiences, including new features for its AirPods headphones.

The company introduced adaptive audio, which blends transparency and noise cancellation to match the environment that users are in. It works when listening to music and taking calls.

–Ashley Capoot

Apple announces macOS Sonoma for Macs

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Apple just announced its latest Mac software. It’s called macOS Sonoma, named for California’s vineyard country. Here’s what’s new:

  • New Gaming functionality, taking advantage of Apple’s more powerful graphics processing units and Apple’s Metal 3 framework.
  • Expanded video-conferencing functionality through FaceTime. New overlay functions allow customers to appear on-top or alongside their presentations.
  • New AR functionality for full-screen reactions that’ll also be available in Zoom, Teams, and WebEx.
  • Game Mode will prioritize the game’s utilization of processing power, allowing more consistent framerates.
  • Widgets are coming to the macOS on the desktop. They used to live in the Mac’s Notification Center. Like the iPad, they’ll be interactive and developer-enabled.
  • Screensavers, like on tvOS, will be coming to macOS.
  • Safari is getting some under-the-hood improvements and enhanced Private Browsing functionality.

— Rohan Goswami

Apple announces new iPadOS 17 software for iPad

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Apple just announced the latest iPadOS 17 software for the iPad.

Here’s a rundown of the new features:

  • Multiple timers for iPad, at last. “We truly live in an age of wonders,” Apple executive Craig Federighi said.
  • The Health app has been added to the iPad as well.
  • Machine-learning tech for PDFs to identify fields even if they’re not built into the PDF.
  • Expanded functionality for iPad’s widgets, including enhanced interactivity for third-party developers. Apple showcased functionality for Quizlet.
  • New customization options for the iPad lockscreen, similar to how iPhone users can customize their lockscreens. Weather, photo shuffle, and emojis are all part of the offering.
  • Live Activity, a la iOS, which creates a widget-like functionality for users to track scores, delivery orders, or other developer-customizable continually updating information.

— Rohan Goswami

Apple introduces Standby which lets your iPhone work like a bedside clock

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Apple introduced a new experience called Standby, which will show up for users when they place their iPhone on its side using a stand.

The iPhone screen will show the time, and users can pick from a variety of different clocks. Users can also swipe to engage with widgets like weather and home controls. The screen adapts to low light to help users sleep.

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Users can also ask Siri to do tasks like play music or set timers, completely hands-free.

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Apple announces iOS 17 with a slew of new features.

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Apple just announced iOS 17, which includes a bunch of changes coming to the iPhone.

Apple is unveiling updates to three apps, Phone, Facetime, and Messages.

  • Personalized contact posters, either using photos or Memoji, will allow users to choose their contact card for other users. Live transcription, in real-time, will also be coming for phone voicemails.
  • Facetime will finally get a voicemail functionality, allowing users to leave a video message for their friends.
  • And messaging will be revamped with more powerful search functionality and a catch-up feature for group chats. You can also see the location of your friends while messaging them.
  • New stickers live in a “drawer,” with apparently expanded options including emoji expansion and rotatable optionality.
  • Live photos can also be made into an animated sticker.
  • A Check-in feature lets you tell a family member or friend when you’re home. Or, if you’re delayed, it’ll tell your friend that, too
  • Messaging apps will now have a different layout, expanding to take up the full screen.
  • Users can now bump two iPhones or Apple Watches together to share contacts, music, internet, or other shared activities with each other, a feature called “NameDrop.”

— Rohan Goswami

Apple unveils new $6,999 Mac Pro with M2 Ultra, replacing Intel chip

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Apple just announced a new Mac Pro, its highest-end desktop computer, with the M2 Ultra chip. It’s the last Apple computer to ditch Intel for Apple silicon. It starts at $6,999.

It’ll feature the M2 Ultra’s 24-core CPU, support up to a 76-core GPU, eight Thunderbolt 4 ports, and up to six of Apple’s high-end Pro Display XDR.

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Both products can be ordered today for availability next week.

It’s a game-changing move for high-end Apple computers, which historically relied on Intel chipsets until recently.

— Rohan Goswami

Apple announces updated Mac Studio with M2 Max or M2 Ultra chips

Apple just announced a series of updates for Mac Studio. It can be configured with either Apple’s M2 Max or M2 Ultra chips.

–Ashley Capoot

Apple unveils 15-inch MacBook Air for $1299

Macbook Air as shown at WWDC 2023.

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Apple just unveiled the 15-inch MacBook Air. It’s 11.5mm thick, just over 3 pounds, and powered by Apple’s own M2 chipset. The video demo showcased a standard headphone jack, two USB-C ports, and Apple’s MagSafe charging dock.

The laptop will ship in four colors, including Midnight and Starlight. The laptop features an 18-hour battery with an 8-core CPU and 10-core GPU

It costs $1,299. The 13-inch version will now cost $1,099. Customers can order it today and it’ll be available next week.

— Rohan Goswami

Tim Cook has just taken the stage: ‘This is going to be a historic day’

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has just arrived on stage. He’s expected to unveil Apple’s virtual reality headset and the slew of developer and tech features that have typified past WWDCs. “This is going to be a historic day,” he said.

“This morning’s announcements, deep integration with hardware software and services, it’s something only Apple can do. Today we’re going to make some of our biggest announcements at WWDC. As well as introducing some exciting new products.”

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Virtual reality has been tough for competitors.

But Apple may succeed where others failed.

Apple has a long track record at bringing disruptive products to sleepy markets and galvanizing demand. The company pioneering products, the iPod, the iPhone, and the iPad, disrupted their respective sectors.

Virtual reality products have struggled for years to gain consumer adoption and maintain institutional support. Microsoft made a play with the HoloLens, and Meta’s bet-the-house move on its Reality Labs vertical has disappointed some investors and analysts.

But Apple’s reputation as an innovator may allow it to succeed where others have failed, with time.

Read more about why that might happen from CNBC’s Kif Leswing.

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Steve Jobs Theater was designed by an award-winning architectural firm.

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Foste +Partners and namesake partner Norman Foster, Baron Foster, designed the Steve Jobs Theater in what the firm described as an “extraordinary eight-year collaboration” between the two companies.

Steve Jobs Theater boasts the “largest carbon-fiber roof in the world,” Foster+Partners says, and like Apple’s headquarters buildings and many of its marquee Apple Stores, is clad in glass.

1,000 people can sit in the below-ground auditorium, which has hosted WWDC events, investor meetings, and product demos for top Apple executives — including, reportedly, a “polished” demo of the rumored mixed-reality headset.

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Don’t expect to receive a headset anytime soon, Apple analyst says

Though Apple is expected to announce its mixed-reality headset Monday, Ming-Chi Kuo, a renowned Apple analyst, suggested that consumers shouldn’t expect to buy it for a while.

Kuo wrote in a tweet Monday that mass shipments of the headset are expected to begin late this year or early next year. He added that shipments will likely be lower than the market consensus.

“However, the focus for investors now is not on shipments but on whether the new product announcement will convince people that Apple’s AR/MR headset device is the next star in consumer electronics,” he wrote.

–Ashley Capoot

The Apple Store is down, as is tradition

In keeping with tradition, the Apple Store is temporarily down. Apple often makes changes to the store ahead of major product launches and events.

The company’s website says, “We’re making updates to the Apple Store. Check back soon.”

–Ashley Capoot

Apple’s WWDC event is usually all about software… with some hardware mixed in

Apple’s WWDC event is usually all about software. It’s where the company typically announces some of the new features that are coming to its products later in the year. So, we’re almost guaranteed to see iOS 17 for iPhone, for example, and the latest version of macOS for Macs. Plus, toss in possible talk of new software for the Apple Watch, Apple TV and more.

Sometimes you get some new hardware, too. Apple announced the M2 chip and new MacBooks last year, for example. It also launched the updated Mac Pro back in 2019. So new Macs could be on the menu in addition to the headset.

— Rohan Goswami

We’re here live in Cupertino, California

The WWDC stage, an hour before showtime.

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Developers, media, and Apple VIPs are streaming into Apple’s campus, Apple Park, in Cupertino, California.

We’re expecting a pre-recorded video with information about Apple’s new iPhone software, Apple Watch software, and potentially, the company’s long-awaited mixed reality headset.

Apple employees are trying to keep the energy high, starting chants — “Dub Dub” is the nickname for the event. Most attendees seem excited. — Kif Leswing

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The new MacBook Pro is the first to feature a system-on-a-chip designed specifically for professional notebooks. These laptops often use high-power processors, discrete GPUs, and many individual, specialized chips. Here, the CPU, GPU, I/O controllers, and the Neural Engine are part of a single system on a chip with shared memory. As a result, the M1 Pro and M1 Max not only easily handle resource-intensive tasks that were previously impossible for laptops, but also allow you to work incredibly long without recharging.

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M1 Max Chip: GPU Performance vs. Power Consumption

At peak, the M1 Max delivers better performance and consumes 40 percent less power than some Pro-level compact laptops with powerful discrete GPUs. And when compared to the most powerful discrete graphics laptops, the M1 Max delivers the same level of performance while consuming 100W less power. 26

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XDR pleases.

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Liquid Retina XDR. This is the first Mac notebook display with extreme dynamic range and a million-to-one contrast ratio. HDR photos, games and videos look great on this screen. Light areas are clearly visible, all details in dark areas are clearly transmitted, colors are bright and natural. Each display is factory calibrated to support professional HDR grading, photography, design and prepress modes.

ProMotion. These are the first Macs to support ProMotion. It makes everything work quickly and smoothly, from scrolling through web pages to moving in PC games, while using less power. The maximum screen refresh rate is 120Hz. The actual value changes adaptively, adjusting to the speed of movement of objects on the laptop screen. And for video editing, you can choose a fixed refresh rate that matches the recording settings.

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display case. The case thickness is less than 4mm. That’s enough to accommodate the superb display of a MacBook Pro.

Diodes mini-LED. Thousands of diodes are grouped into independent local dimming zones. In this way, optimum brightness and contrast are achieved.

Optical films and diffusers. Seven films and diffusers effectively shape the beams of light, helping to make the display incredibly thin.

LCD panel. The active area of ​​the screen reaches almost to the very edges of the case. The frame is up to 60 percent thinner, which means there is more room for content.

One Second – HD 1080p Camera.

Being in touch today is more important than ever. So we doubled the resolution of the MacBook Pro’s camera to 1080p and increased the aperture to let in more light. With a larger sensor with more effective pixels, the camera delivers twice the image quality in low light.

Three studio-grade microphones. The microphones in these models have up to 60 percent lower noise threshold, so your MacBook Pro can pick up even the quietest sounds. And a system of three directional microphones helps ensure that your voice always sounds loud and clear.

Six speaker system. Four resonance-suppressing woofers expand the sound range by up to half an octave and reproduce up to 80 percent more bass. Efficient tweeters reproduce vocals more clearly and fully.

Spatial audio. When playing music and video with Dolby Atmos audio, the six-speaker system and advanced algorithms enable MacBook Pro to shape spatial audio for rich surround sound.

Everything will be connected to you.

SDXC card slot allows you to transfer photos and videos. HDMI port – connect TVs and monitors. The 3.5mm output automatically recognizes high impedance headphones and adjusts the settings. Three Thunderbolt 4 ports are used to connect high-speed peripherals. And the MagSafe 3 power connector makes it easy to attach a cable for fast charging.

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  • Thunderbolt 4
  • Headphones
  • SDXC
  • Thunderbolt 4
  • HDMI
  • MagSafe 3
  • Even more pixels. Models with the M1 Max chip can connect up to three Pro Display XDR monitors and one 4K TV. For M1 Pro chip models, up to two Pro Display XDR monitors.

Power and keyboard – a Pro level couple.

The Magic Keyboard for the first time on the MacBook Pro features a set of full-size mechanical function keys. Such keys are especially appreciated by professional users because of the tactile sensations. You can quickly activate Spotlight Search, Dictation, and Do Not Disturb. In addition, the Touch ID key now has a special embossed ring to help you place your finger correctly to unlock your Mac.

macOS Monterey and Apple chip.

A powerful combination.

On macOS Monterey, you can use one keyboard, trackpad, and mouse to work simultaneously and seamlessly across your Mac and iPad—with Universal Control. 28 Automate complex tasks with Shortcuts. Share your screen, watch movies together, and work on projects together via FaceTime. And browse websites in Safari – the browser has become even better. And the focus mode will help you focus by temporarily turning off unnecessary notifications.

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Professional applications.

The power of the M1 Pro
and M1 Max chips in action.

Over 10,000 apps and plugins are already optimized to work with Apple chips. In addition, Rosetta 2 technology automatically adapts applications created for computers with Intel processors and allows them to be used on new MacBook Pros.

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  • Exact sciences

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Adobe Photoshop, Affinity Photo, Capture One, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic and more.

Affinity Designer, Sketch, Vectorworks, Adobe Illustrator, Pixelmator Pro and more.

Octane X 29 , Maxon Cinema 4D, Redshift, Blender and more.

Logic Pro, Ableton Live 11, Adobe Audition, FL Studio and more.

Adobe Premiere Pro, Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Compressor, Adobe Media Encoder, Blackmagic Fusion Studio, Adobe After Effects 30 and more.

Xcode, Unity Editor 30 , Create ML, TensorFlow, Visual Studio Code, NAG Fortran Compiler and more.

NASA TetrUSS, Wolfram Mathematica, OsiriX MD, Shapr3D, CrystalMaker® and more.

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Designed with the environment in mind.

When designing the MacBook Pro, we wanted to keep its environmental impact as low as possible.
now uses only recycled aluminum for the case. And all the rare earth elements in the magnets are recycled. The MacBook Pro is free of any of the many harmful substances. And the virgin wood fiber used in the packaging comes exclusively from sustainably managed forests.

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Previously, the largest was the 13. 6-inch MacBook Air.

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MacBook Air

  • New laptop shown at WWDC 2023. Liquid Retina display diagonal is 15.3 inches. Steve Jobs spoke about plans to release such a device in 2007.
  • 1 billion color display with 500 nits brightness and 5mm bezels. The device is equipped with a 1080p webcam, as well as six speakers and spatial audio technology.
  • 11.5mm thick laptop: According to the company, this is the world’s thinnest 15-inch laptop. The weight of the device is 1.4 kg.
  • The notebook is powered by an M2 chip with an octa-core central processing unit (CPU) and a 10-core graphics processing unit (GPU) and supports a 16-core Neural Engine. In March 2023, Bloomberg columnist Mark Gurman said that it would be wiser to release a laptop on the M3 chip, since it would quickly “obsolete” on the M2.
  • RAM – up to 24 GB. The device is equipped with a MagSafe charging connector, two Thunderbolt 4 ports and a headphone jack.
  • The laptop was released in four colors – dusty blue, gray, light silver and light gold. The cost starts from $1299. You can place an order from June 5, delivery will begin from June 13.
  • The starting price for the 13-inch MacBook Air on the M2 chip will be reduced by $100 to $1099.

Mac Studio and Mac Pro

  • At the presentation, the company also showed updated Mac Studio workstations based on M2 Ultra and M2 Max chips.
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  • Mac Studio on the M2 Max is up to 50% faster than the previous generation station and four times faster than the highest performing 27-inch iMac on Intel, the company claims. The number of CPU cores is 12, GPU is 38. The amount of combined memory is up to 96 GB, the bandwidth is 400 GB per second.
  • Apple claims Mac Studio on the M2 Ultra is twice as fast as the M2 Max and three times as fast as the previous generation Mac Studio on the M1 Ultra. All this thanks to a 24-core CPU and 76-core GPU, as well as 192 GB of combined memory and 800 GB / s bandwidth.
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  • Mac Studio supports up to six Apple Pro Display XDR monitors. Image resolution on the display connected to the station is up to 8K. Frame rate – 240 Hz.
  • The device supports Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3, is equipped with four Thunderbolt 4 ports, an Ethernet connector, an HDMI input, two USB-A and two USB-C ports, and an SD card slot.
  • The Mac Pro Station on the M2 Ultra has six Gen 4 PCI slots and eight Thunderbolt 4 ports (six at the back and two at the top), twice as many as the previous model. You can increase the number of GPU cores up to 76. The amount of combined memory is up to 192 GB, throughput up to 140 GB per second.
  • It, like the Mac Studio, supports up to six Pro Display XDRs, Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3 and is equipped with three USB-A connectors, two HDMI ports with support for 8K resolution and a refresh rate of up to 240 Hz, two Ethernet inputs and a headphone jack.