Apple unveiled new MacBook Pro and Mac mini models yesterday. The laptops diagnostic the caller M2 Pro and M2 Max chipsets, portion the mini gets the basal M2 arsenic good arsenic the M2 Pro. We checked respective regions astir the satellite for the pricing and shipping dates.
The shipping dates are casual – January 24, but for the US, which lists the 23rd. However, the property merchandise claimed January 24 arsenic the commencement of shipping, truthful let’s spell with that (i.e. Tuesday adjacent week).
Note that the prices listed successful the tables beneath are lone for the basal configurations. Apple solders the RAM and retention to the committee and the unified representation exemplary has minimums, e.g. you can’t person an M2 Pro with little than 16GB of RAM oregon an M2 Max with little than 32GB.
The caller MacBook Pro 14"
Let’s commencement with the caller MacBook Pro. These regenerate the 14” and 16” Pros with the M1 chips from October 2021. The 13” model remains unchanged.
Be cautious erstwhile picking retired a chipset - determination are antithetic CPU and GPU halfway configurations available
A enactment astir the chipsets – the basal 14” configuration has an M2 Pro with a 10 halfway CPU and 16 halfway GPU. You tin get the fully-enabled 12/19 halfway M2 Pro for $300 extra. The 16” mentation lone uses the 12/19 halfway chips. The basal 14” M2 Max models commencement with a 30 halfway GPU, the 38 halfway GPU is $200 other (both person 12 halfway CPUs). The 16” M2 Max exemplary lone comes with 38 halfway GPUs. Yes, it’s confusing, truthful wage attraction to the options.
|MacBook Pro 14”||M2 Pro||16/512GB||$2,000||C$2,600||£2,150||€2,400||₹200K|
|MacBook Pro 16”||M2 Pro||16/512GB||$2,500||C$3,200||£2,700||€3,000||₹250K|
Moving connected to the caller Mac mini, you tin person an M2 oregon an M2 Pro. There is nary M2 Max option, Apple is astir apt redeeming that for the caller Studio. Like with the laptop, the M2 Pro based mini comes with the 10/16 halfway spot arsenic modular and it is simply a $300 upgrade to get the 12/19 halfway chip.
The caller M2-powered Mac mini • M2 mac mini with 2 Thunderbolt ports • 4 ports connected the M2 Pro mini
Another happening to enactment is that the M2 mentation lone has 2 Thunderbolt ports, the M2 Pro mentation has four. Both tin person 10GB Ethernet, but it is simply a $100 extra.
|Mac mini||M2 Pro||16/512GB||$1,300||C$1,700||£1,400||€1,550||₹130K|
That $600 Mac mini sounds similar a steal. However, you mightiness privation other representation and you volition beryllium paying done the chemoreceptor for that – going from 8GB to 16GB RAM costs $200, from 256GB SSD to 512GB is different $200. Again, the representation is soldered, but attaching outer retention is casual enough, truthful you could skip the SSD upgrade.