Apple Launches New MacBook Pro Models 14-inch and 16-inch With M3 Chips

Apple recently announced its latest MacBook Pro models, featuring significant updates and changes. Here’s a detailed look at what’s new:

Apple’s New 14” and 16” MacBook Pro Models

Introduction of M3 Chips

  • New Models: Apple introduced new 14” and 16” MacBook Pro notebooks.
  • M3 Chips: These models are powered by the new M3 chips.
  • Entry-Level Changes: The entry-level version is now a 14” device, replacing the 13” M1 MacBook Pro. It’s larger and more expensive than its predecessor.

Design and Display

  • Space Black Option: In addition to the internal upgrades, these laptops (specifically the M3 Pro and M3 Max options) now come in a Space Black color, which is darker and less prone to fingerprints compared to Space Gray.
  • Display Improvements: The new models feature Liquid Retina XDR displays and boast a notch design. The screens can reach up to 600 nits of brightness, a 20% increase from previous models.

Battery Life

  • 16” MacBook Pro: The 16” model with M3 Pro silicon is claimed to last up to 22 hours on a single charge.
  • 14” MacBook Pro: The 14” versions have smaller batteries, resulting in slightly lower battery life. The M3 Max variants also impact battery life, although specific numbers weren’t provided.

Pricing and Configurations

  • 14” M3 MacBook Pro: Starts at $1,599 with 8 GB Unified Storage and 512 GB storage. A 1 TB option is available for an additional $200.
  • 14” M3 Pro MacBook Pro: Begins at $1,999 with 18 GB Unified Storage and 512 GB storage. A higher-end model with 1 TB storage and a 96W USB-C Power adapter is priced at $2,399.
  • 16” M3 Pro MacBook Pro: The starting price is $2,499, featuring 18 GB Unified Storage and 512 GB storage. A 36 GB Unified Storage version costs $2,899.
  • M3 Max Options: The 16” model with M3 Max and 36 GB Unified Storage is priced at $3,499, and a variant with 48 GB Unified Storage is $3,999.


  • Shipping Dates: The M3 and M3 Pro options will start shipping on November 7. The M3 Max variants have a later shipping date, which Apple has not specified yet.
  • Pre-Order: All variants are available for pre-order on Apple’s website.

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