Although Apple has launched the MacBook Air with the M2 processor, the M2 version of the MacBook Pro 14/16-inch and Mac mini has not yet appeared. Recently, Apple has finally updated these two series, bringing the first product update in 2023.
The new models of the MacBook Pro and Mac mini have not changed in any way, mainly in terms of equipment. For MacBook Pro 14 and 16-inch models, there are two chip options, M2 Pro and M2 Max. The performance is about 20-30% higher than that of the M1 series, and the memory can be equipped with up to 96GB.
In addition to improving performance, power consumption efficiency has also been improved, and the use time has been improved compared with the previous generation. The battery life has been increased from 21 hours to 22 hours under the same test. In terms of connection, the new 14/16-inch MacBook Pro finally supports Wi-Fi 6E, and Bluetooth has also been upgraded to version 5.3.
In terms of price, the price of the new-generation 14-inch MacBook Pro starts from HK$15,999, and the price of the 16-inch MacBook Pro starts from HK$19,799. Orders start now and it will be officially released on February 3.
For Mac mini, it provides M2 and M2 Pro chip options. If you choose the M2 Pro high-end configuration, the memory can be as high as 32GB, and the storage space can be selected up to 8TB. The number of Thunderbolt 4 sockets has also doubled from 2 to 4. Connectivity has also been improved like the MacBook Pro, supporting Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3. The 3.5mm headphone jack has also been upgraded to advanced support for high-impedance headphones.
It is worth mentioning that the price of the M2 Mac mini is actually lower than that of the M1. The price of the Mac mini equipped with the M2 starts from HK$4,599 (the original M1 Mac mini costs HK$5,499), while the M2 Pro model starts from HK$9,999 Start ordering now, and it will be officially released on February 3.