In a dazzling display of innovation, Apple unveiled its latest 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models during the “Scary Fast” event. The choice of the event name likely comes from the Halloween season but there was nothing scary about the event :). These laptops combine some features some which were just an improvement from the previous but yes, the new M3 chips are here, and they are super-fast.
With a rich history of redefining the boundaries of personal computing, Apple continues to set the gold standard with the MacBook Pro. Known for outstanding performance, cutting-edge design, and exceptional displays, this series is a testament to Apple’s unwavering commitment to excellence.
The star of this show is the M3 Series chips – M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max. These powerhouses are poised to reshape the future of laptop performance.
An Immersive Visual Feast
Every MacBook Pro in the lineup features a Liquid Retina XDR display, now 20% brighter for SDR content. With a built-in 1080p camera and a six-speaker sound system, this is a device designed for creators. Apple even promises a remarkable battery life of up to 22 hours. The display reaches a sustained brightness of 1,000 nits and a peak of 1,600 nits for HDR content.
Delve deeper into the MacBook Pro’s capabilities, and you’ll find an incredible lineup of M3 chips. The standard M3 chip boasts an impressive 8-core CPU and a 10-core GPU. The M3 Pro raises the bar with a 12-core CPU and an 18-core GPU. For the ultimate power, the M3 Max impresses with a 16-core CPU and a staggering 40-core GPU. These processors are memory champions, supporting up to 24GB, 36GB, and a whopping 128GB of unified memory, respectively.
What truly sets these laptops apart is their speed. The 14-inch and 16-inch M3 Max MacBook Pro models promise to be 2.5 times faster than their predecessor, the 16-inch MacBook Pro with M1 Max. Moreover, they’re up to 11 times faster than the fastest Intel-based MacBook Pro. Built with cutting-edge 3-nanometer technology, these chips offer a more efficient next-generation GPU. “Dynamic Caching” technology ensures optimal memory allocation for every task, maximizing performance.
Apple takes design to a new level with the introduction of Space Black, a captivating shade exclusively available for M3 Pro and M3 Max models. Thanks to an anodization seal, fingerprints are no longer a concern. If you prefer the classics, Silver remains an option for these models, while the 14-inch M3 model offers a choice between Silver and the sophisticated Space Gray.
Embrace the Future
Apple’s latest MacBook Pro models are available for order today, with the official launch set for Tuesday, November 7. The 14-inch M3 MacBook Pro starts at $1,599 (or $1,499 for students); the 14-inch M3 Pro MacBook Pro begins at $1,999 (or $1,849 for education); and the 16-inch MacBook Pro is yours from $2,499 (or $2,299 for students).