Pre-order shipments for Apple Inc.’s new MacBook Pro fell to Dec. due to high demand for the new hardware.
This week, the MacBook Pro 14-inch SKU held ship dates between Nov. 12 to Dec. 7, while the MacBook Pro 16-inch SKU held ship dates between Nov. 19 to Dec. 7.
The MacBook Pro 14-inch and MacBook Pro 16-inch will be powered by the M1 Pro or M1 Max chipsets. The M1 Pro features an up to 10-core CPU, up to 16-core GPU, 200GB/s memory bandwidth, and up to 32GB unified memory. The M1 Max features an up to 10-core CPU, up to 32-core GPU, 400GB/s memory bandwidth, and up to 64GB unified memory.
Apple claims the M1 Pro delivers up to 70 percent faster CPU performance than the M1, and up to 2X faster GPU performance.
Both models include the Magic Keyboard, HDMI, Thunderbolt 4, SDXC card reader, MagSafe 3, ProMotion Liquid Retina XDR display, 1080p FaceTime HD notch camera, and up to 17 to 21 hours of battery life.
The MacBook Pro 14-inch starts at $1999, and the MacBook Pro 16-inch starts at $2499. Both will be sold Oct. 26.