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MacBook Pro 13 M2 available from this Friday, June 17 | Digital Trends Spanish

This Friday, June 17, starting at 5 a.m. Pacific Time (8:00 a.m. Eastern Time), the updated 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2 will be available for customers to request at, in the Apple Store app, and through Apple Authorized Resellers. Those who ask for it this day they will start receiving it on Friday, June 24.

The MacBook Pro 13 will arrive with the new M2 chip, which ushers in the next generation of Apple silicon, taking the revolutionary capabilities of M1 even further. You’ll have incredible performance, up to 24GB of unified memory, ProRes acceleration, and up to 20 hours of battery life, all in a compact design. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2 joins the powerful 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro with M1 Pro and M1 Max to complete the most powerful MacBook Pro lineup ever.

With more performance and capabilities than ever before, the 13-inch MacBook Pro starts at $1,299 ($1,199 if you’re tied to education).

Users love the compact design of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2. It features a next-generation 8-core CPU, which means advances in both performance and core efficiency, along with the latest GPU. 10 cores, two more than M1. Plus, with its active cooling system, MacBook Pro is designed to maintain professional performance for those with the most demanding workflows.

For users working with RAW images in apps like Affinity Photo, the 13-inch MacBook Pro is nearly 40% faster than the previous generation and up to 3.4 times faster for users upgrading from a previous model. Graphics rendering in demanding games such as Baldur’s Gate 3 They’re also nearly 40 percent faster than the previous generation, and up to 3.3 times faster for customers upgrading from a model prior to the M1.

The 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2 also supports up to 24GB of fast unified memory, along with 50 percent more memory bandwidth, making multitasking and working with large assets extremely smooth. Designed to dramatically speed up video workflows, MacBook Pro includes support for ProRes encoding and decoding, so users can play up to 11 streams of 4K and up to two streams of 8K ProRes video.

Additionally, users will be able to convert their video projects to ProRes almost 3 times faster than before. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2 also offers a battery life of up to 20 hours of video playback.

macOS Monterey

With macOS Monterey, the 13-inch MacBook Pro includes continuity tools like Universal Control that make it easy for users to work effortlessly on Mac and iPad. FaceTime includes Portrait mode and Spatial Audio to make calls feel more natural and realistic. Plus there’s SharePlay, which lets Mac users have shared experiences through FaceTime.

And starting this fall, macOS Ventura will take full advantage of M2, bringing new features including Stage Manager, powerful new capabilities with Continuity Camera, and Handoff coming to FaceTime. macOS Ventura will also arrive with big updates to Safari, Mail, Messages, Spotlight, and more.

Prices and availability

The 13-inch MacBook Pro will be available to order worldwide this Friday, June 17 at, in the Apple Store app, and at Apple Authorized Resellers. It will begin rolling out to customers, select Apple Stores, and Apple Authorized Resellers on Friday, June 24.

The 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2 – available in silver and space gray – starts at $1,299 (US) and $1,199 if you’re tied to education in the US.

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