Apple’s new M2 MacBook Pro 14 and 16 and Mac mini are now available
Apple’s new Macs, which were unveiled last week, are now shipping to 27 countries and regions in the first wave of availability.
In the United States, Europe and India, among other places, users have the choice between the new Mac mini with an M2 or M2 Pro processor, as well as the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro with an M2 Pro or M2 Max. chip.
People who pre-ordered are reporting that their new Macs have started arriving.
Meanwhile, Apple’s website gives a one-business-day delivery estimate for new machines in India, Germany, and the United States.
The Apple M2 Pro chipset is built on a second-generation 5nm node and features 40 billion transistors, 20% more than the M1 Pro. The new chip also supports up to 32 GB of unified memory with 200 GB/s bandwidth. The M2 Pro has 10 or 12 CPU cores – 6 or 8 high-performance cores plus 4 high-efficiency cores – as well as up to 19 GPU cores.
The Apple M2 Max chip has 67 billion transistors, three times more than the M2 base. Additionally, it supports up to 96GB of Unified Memory (4x what the M2 can handle) running at 400GB/s (twice as fast as the M2 Pro). The processor is the same as the 12-core version of the M2 Pro. The GPU is twice as large with up to 38 cores, the L2 cache is even larger.