Apple Unveils 13″ MacBook Pro with M1: Up to 20 Hours Battery Life

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The 13-inch MacBook Pro now also gets M1, with 2.8x faster CPU performance, says Apple.

Graphics-wise, the 8-core GPU offers up to 5x faster performance. Compared to best-selling Windows laptop in its class, Apple says it’s 3x faster.

Battery life is now at 17 hours of browsing on the web and 20 hours for video playback (10 hours more than before). Longest battery life ever in a Mac, says Apple.

Apple says the M1 MacBook Pro offers:

  • Up to 16GB RAM
  • Up to 2TB SSD
  • Thunderbolt/USB 4
  • Touch ID
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • Advanced Camera ISP
  • Up to 20 hours of battery life
  • Support for iPhone and iPad apps
  • Up to 2.8x faster CPU
  • Up to 5x faster graphics
  • P3 wide color 13.3-inch Retina display
  • Up to 11x faster machine learning
  • Active cooling system
  • Studio-quality mics
  • Secure Enclave
  • Magic Keyboard + Touch Bar

Pricing starts at $1,699 CAD in Canada and pre-orders start today, with the launch set for November 17, 2020.

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