MacBook Pro 14-inch 2021


The Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch 2021 is a notebook computer that was designed, manufactured, and currently sold by Apple since 2021 as part of the MacBook Pro computers. The computer has been introduced on October 18, 2021, released on October 26, 2021, and its price started at $1999.

The all-new MacBook Pro features a 3.2 GHz 8- or 10-Core Apple M1 Pro or Apple M1 Max processor, a Neural EngineSecure Enclave coprocessor, up to 32-Core integrated Apple GPU, 14.2″ Liquid Retina XDR Display with ProMotion and True Tone, all-new aluminum unibody case in two colors; Silver and Space Gray, new mechanic keyboard with Touch ID, up to 64 GB of RAM, up to 8 TB of SSD memory, Bluetooth 5.0, three USB-C (Thunderbolt 4) ports, SDXC card slot, MagSafe 3 charging port, HDMI 2.0 port, 1080p FaceTime HD camera, illuminated keyboard, ambient light sensor, Multi-Touch trackpad with Force Touch technology, 3.5-mm headphone jack, and up to 17 hours of battery life.

Today MacBook Pro 14-inch 2021 is 9 months old!

MacBook Pro 14-inch 2021
Source: apple.com – MacBook Pro 14-inch 2021

MacBook Pro 14-inch 2021 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 18, 2021
ReleasedOctober 26, 2021
Model IdentifierMacBookPro18,3 (M1 Pro)
MacBookPro18,4 (M1 Max)
Model NumberA2442
EMC3650
Order NumberMKGR3LL/A (512 GB Silver)
MKGP3LL/A (512 GB Space Gray)
MKGT3LL/A (1 TB Silver)
MKGQ3LL/A (1 TB Space Gray)
Original Price$1,999
$2,199
$2,499

$2,899
$3,099
$3,299
ColorsSilver Aluminum
Space Gray Aluminum
Weight3.5 Ibs.
1.600 KG
Dimensions0.61” H x 12.31” W x 8.71” D
1.55 cm H x 31.26 cm W x 22.12 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorApple M1 Pro
Apple M1 Max
Processor Speed2.1 GHz (high-efficiency)
3.2 GHz (high-performance)
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores8 (6 – high-performance and 2 – high-efficiency)
10 (8 – high-performance and 2 – high-efficiency)
Security ChipSecure Enclave coprocessor
Cache4 MB L2 (high-efficiency)
12 MB L2 (high-performance)

Storage & Media

Storage512 GB SSD
1 TB SSD
2 TB SSD
4 TB SSD
8 TB SSD
MediaNone

Memory

Built-in Memory16 GB LPDDR5
32 GB LPDDR5
64 GB LPDDR5
Maximum Memory64 GB
Memory SlotsNone

Display

Built-in Display14.2″ Liquid Retina XDR Display
Pixel Density254 ppi
Brightness1000 cd/m2 sustained brightness
1600 cd/m2 peak brightness
Contrast Ratio1 000 000:1
Refresh RatesFixed: 47.95 Hz, 48.00 Hz, 50.00 Hz, 59.94 Hz, 60.00 Hz
ProMotion: adaptive up to 120 Hz
Color GamutWide color gamut P3
Resolutions3024 x 1964 (native)

Graphics

Graphics CardApple GPU
Number of Cores14-Core
16-Core
24-Core
32-Core
Graphics MemoryShared with the system through Unified Memory Architecture
Display ConnectionThunderbolt 4
Display ModesDual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
Display SupportUp to two external displays with up to 6K resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors (with M1 Pro) or Up to three external displays with up to 6K resolution and one external display with up to 4K resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors (with M1 Max)
External ResolutionUp to 6016 x 3384 pixels at 60Hz
CameraFaceTime HD camera (1080p)

Expansion

Expansion Slots1 – SDXC slot
Hard Drive InterfacePending
BaysNone

Connections

Wi-Fi802.11ax Wi-Fi 6
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
InfraredNone
USBThunderbolt or USB 4 ports (Up to 40 Gbps)
Thunderbolt3 – Thunderbolt 4 / USB 4 (Up to 40 Gbps)
Audio In3 – Microphones
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
6 – Speakers
Display3 – Thunderbolt 4 port
1 – HDMI 2.0
Security SlotNone

Sensors

Motion SensorNone
Liquid SensorLiquid Contact Indicators (LCI)

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardFull-size backlit keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys
Touch IDTouch ID sensor
TrackpadMulti-Touch trackpad with Force Touch

Software

Original OSmacOS 12
Maximum OSThe latest release of macOS
FirmwareApple iBoot
AirDropSupported
Power NapSupported
HandoffSupported
Unlock with Apple WatchSupported
Bundled SoftwaremacOS 12
iPhoto
iMovie
GarageBand
Pages
Numbers
Keynote

Power

System Battery70 W Lithium-Polymer
Battery LifeUp to 17 hours
Maximum Battery Cycles1000
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter67 W or 96 W USB-C to MagSafe 3 Power Adapter

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