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Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 Pro

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 Pro
Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 Pro (MacBook Pro 14 2023 Series)
Processor
Apple M2 Pro 12 x 2.4 - 3.5 GHz
Graphics adapter
Memory
16 GB 
, LPDDR5-6400, Dual-Channel, onboard
Display
14.20 inch 16:10, 3024 x 1964 pixel, 120 Hz
Storage
Apple SSD AP1024Z, 1024 GB 
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 15.5 x 312.6 x 221.2 ( = 0.61 x 12.31 x 8.71 in)
Battery
70 Wh
Operating System
Apple macOS 12 Monterey
Additional features
12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.6 kg ( = 56.44 oz / 3.53 pounds), Power Supply: 274 g ( = 9.67 oz / 0.6 pounds)
Price
3919 Euro

 

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Average Score: 89.3% - very good
Average of 10 scores (from 19 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 100%, features: - %, display: 95% mobility: 100%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 100%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M2 Pro

90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
If you’re someone who’s already dropped a lot of money on an M1 Pro or M1 Max MacBook Pro, then you do not need to upgrade to this 2023 version. However, if you have an older machine that’s beginning to feel a little old, or fancy the switch to Apple’s MacOS, then this MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) is a brilliant laptop that you shouldn’t ignore. The various price rises (prices have stayed in the States, but risen in regions like the UK) are tough to take, especially when the costs for additional memory and storage are so high. This machine, as a result, is for a very specific type of customer – for once, the Pro moniker isn’t simply a marketing term like it is with the AirPods Pro or iPhone 14 Pro. For many, the MacBook Air M2 is more than enough laptop for a lot less money, and a 15-inch model may be on the way too.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/16/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
Apple MacBook Pro 14 With M2 Pro Review: Fast And Efficient
Source: Hot Hardware English
So the big question is, is the 2023 14" MacBook Pro for you? First and foremost, that depends on whether you need or want macOS or Windows. The only segment we'd recommend completely shy away from this machine is PC gamers who want to play on a laptop, as this is just not a real option here. MetalFX Upscaling is a nice nod towards the modern trend of hardware-assisted image enhancement like FSR and DLSS, but only Resident Evil Village makes use of it. Dev studios just have not flocked to the Mac, despite the fact that all of the machines Apple makes today have more graphics horsepower than any x86 PC with integrated graphics alone. And at this point, that doesn't look likely to change. If you want a productivity machine and play games on a separate desktop, though, the MacBook shines.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/09/2023
Apple left a Secret Message inside the Macbook Pro! - M2
Source: JerryRigEverything English
Support, online available, Long, Date: 04/12/2023
80% Apple MacBook Pro 14 review: Best laptop professionals and creators can buy in India
Source: India Today English
I have used the MacBook Pro 14 extensively and it’s flawless, the kind of product that will help you do your work and not be a hassle. Sure, we all want more. It could have used an OLED screen. Or it could have been sharper looking. Or this. And that. But this is not even nitpicking. The MacBook Pro 14 is so good at what it does and what all it offers that I have no hesitation to say this is the best laptop you can buy whether your work involves coding and compiling, editing or watching pre-released videos or working on thousands of professional photos all in one week. This also makes the Pro 14 and the Pro 16 the best laptops for almost everyone except those who want the compactness of a 13-inch machine. The key question, however, is the price you are willing to pay. I feel people, who make serious money from the work they do on their laptop, will see a lot of value in something like the Pro 14 and the Pro 16. The speed and sorted manners of the Pro 14 mean that these machines will save a lot of time and for some users saved time could equal to more money. So yes, it is worth Rs 199,900 if you can make full use of it. However, if you are a college student, or someone who requires a new laptop for office work with Office 365 and Chrome browser, you will do fine with a more basic MacBook Air or the MacBook 13 with regular M2 chipset.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/04/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
83% Review: Apple MacBook Pro 14″ M2 Pro (2023)
Source: L&B TechReview English
If you’ve already invested in a 14-inch MacBook Pro with M1 Pro processor, there’s no discernible gain for you in buying the new model. For everyone else, it’s just a matter of emptying your piggy bank. At this price point, you can’t buy a better laptop right now. The new 14-inch MacBook Pro is also available in more expensive versions, such as the M2 Pro with 12 CPU cores and 19 GPU cores, and the M2 Max processor also with 12 CPU cores, but with a 30-core GPU, which can even be upgraded to a full 38 cores when you buy the machine, but then you also need to bring the really, really big wallet. The new M2 Pro edition of the MacBook Pro offers towering performance, improved wireless connectivity, and the same great display we know from its predecessor. The only reason the 14-inch Macbook Pro with M2 Pro processor doesn’t get our top marks is that we’d have liked Apple to upgrade the built-in webcam. By 2023, we expect both FaceID and the ‘In Focus’ feature from a laptop costing more than €2,000.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 83%
Apple MacBook Pro M2 Pro (2023) Review
Source: Reviewed.com English
The Apple MacBook Pro 14 is an excellent laptop that can fit a wide variety of needs. “A jack of all trades is a master of none,” or so the cliche goes—but the Pro 14 is a master of all trades across battery life, performance, display quality, and day-to-day use without major drawbacks. Price is the only obstacle. The base model we tested starts at $2,000, but increasing the amount of RAM, storage space, and processing power easily puts the price around $3,000. That’s a lot and, depending on your needs, the MacBook Pro 14 might feel too expensive. But if you’re willing to pay up or tend to hang on to a laptop for as long as it’s still working, it’s hard to go wrong with the MacBook Pro 14 as it outclasses much of its Windows competition.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/23/2023
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (M2, 2023) review: still the king of laptops
Source: Creative Bloq English
The answer to this really comes down to two things; power and budget. This machine, even the base model, will handle the most complex of tasks with relative ease. So if you require a lot of power from a compact laptop, a screen that is going to allow you to see your creative work in all its glory, will last all day and is super-portable, you'd be hard pushed to find a better option than the 14-inch MacBook Pro. But I want to be clear that this is an immense amount of power, and more than most would ever need from a laptop. I guess the other consideration is personal style. I work on the go a lot, work in creative software regularly, which my M1 MacBook Air handles with ease. But, having experienced this new model, if budget wasn't an issue, I would choose the new 14-inch MacBook Pro every time. And that's because I personally really appreciate its overall design and the added connectivity it offers.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/16/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) is another fantastic Apple laptop, designed with those who need serious power on the go in mind. The upgrades over the previous version are minimal, but that doesn’t stop this from being one of the best laptops you can buy.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/09/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
M2 MacBook Pro 14 vs 16 - Watch BEFORE You Buy! [M2 Pro + Max]
Source: The Tech Chap English
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 01/27/2023
90% MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) review: Best in class
Source: Laptop Mag English
No matter what your configuration, the MacBook Pro 14 is in a class of its own. The laptop retains its stunning good looks, powerful speakers, high-resolution camera, and comfortable keyboard. But the real stars of this story are the M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, which bring even more power and efficiency to the table. True to its word, the M2 Pro and Max MacBooks consistently outperform their predecessors as well as the Intel-powered competition. Seriously, look at those benchmarks, outside of the display section, the MacBook Pro 14 was rarely not on the winning edge of the spectrum. And if that wasn’t enough Apple is finally addressing the gaming issue, teaming with Capcom to make its case with a port of Resident Evil Village that played just as well as if it were PC or console. All the company has to do now is to get more AAA titles into its roster, and we’re having a seriously interesting conversation on just what a Mac can and can’t do. Speaking of which, with a $1,999 starting price, the one thing the MacBook Pro 14 can’t do is be cost-effective. And if you’re looking to upgrade on any of the components, you’ll definitely pay a pretty penny for the privilege. If you’re looking to save a little bit of cash and get a comparable display and battery life, the Acer Swift 5 ($1,499). But for the Mac faithful that want to work, play, create and everything in between, you’ll be hard pressed to find something better than the MacBook Pro 14 M2 Pro or Max.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
Apple MacBook Pro (M2 Pro/Max, 2023) review: A dream machine
Source: Pocket Lint English
The 14-inch MacBook Pro leaves little - if anything - to be desired. It's an incredible laptop with more power and performance than most will ever need or utilise, a fantastic build quality, an incredible display and a great battery life (from our experience so far). Its biggest downfall is of course that all this greatness comes at a price - which ranges from $1999/£2149 to a whopping $6499/£6749 fully specced. It would also have been nice to see Face ID, and while we are on our wishlist, a touchscreen wouldn't have gone amiss either. But even without those things, it's still impossible not to adore this machine. Should you buy it? If you have the budget, we have absolutely no hesitation in recommending it, but there is also an argument for considering the MacBook Pro (M1 Pro/Max) models, which are still fantastic machines two years on and may be cheaper now if you can get hold of them. In the same breath, it's likely the same will be said for these M2 Pro/Max models two years down the road so they would be a solid investment. Whether you should upgrade from the M1 Pro/Max models really does depend on what you do with your laptop and whether you can justify the price for the performance gains, but for those on older MacBooks, this a dream machine that will deliver noticeable performance improvements instantly.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/23/2023
NEW M2 Pro MacBook Pro (2023) Unboxing and Review
Source: Emkwan Reviews English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/23/2023

Foreign Reviews

Ist es so «unheimlich schnell», wie Apple verspricht?
Source: Blick German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/21/2023
90% Macbook Pro 14 Recensione: Una Workstation Portatile Grazie A M2 Pro
Source: Everyeye.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/24/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
95% Apple MacBook Pro (14-inch 2023) - Nog snellere pro-laptop
Source: Diskidee.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/21/2023
Rating: Total score: 95%
90% Test Apple MacBook Pro 14 (2023) : le M2 Pro pour les dominer tous
Source: Clubic French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/08/2023
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 100% display: 90% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
95% TEST | MacBook Pro 14 2023. Nigdy nie miałem lepszego komputera do pracy
Source: GSM Maniak Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/29/2023
Rating: Total score: 95% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 100% ergonomy: 100%
Đánh giá MacBook Pro 14 inch M2 Pro: Vi xử lý Apple M2 Pro quá mạnh, pin khỏe, thiết kế sang trọng, màn hình sắc nét
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; long battery life; premium design; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/29/2023
Trên tay MacBook Pro 14 inch 2023: Thiết kế không đổi, hiệu năng cực mạnh với M2 Pro, giá 52.9 triệu đồng
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; impressive performance. Negative: Old design.
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 02/06/2023

Comment

Apple M2 Pro 19-Core GPU: Integrated graphics card offering all 19 cores designed by Apple and integrated in the Apple M2 Pro SoC.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


M2 Pro: System on a Chip (SoC) from Apple that integrates a processor (12 64 Bit cores, 8 performance and 4 power saving cores) and a 19-core GPU. The 16 or 32 GB unified memory are connected via a 256 Bit bus (200 GB/s bandwidth).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.20":

14 inch display size represents a middle ground between the small subnotebook formats and the screens of the standard 15 inch laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, provides good resolutions with usable detail sizes, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact. 

In the past, 14-inch devices were very rare, but now they are the standard for laptops after the 15-inchers. 

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


Apple: Apple is a US company founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne. Headquartered in Cupertino, California, the company is known for its innovative products such as the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch, and manufactures computers and consumer electronics as well as operating systems and application software. Apple is also a leading provider of software and services such as the App Store, iTunes and iCloud.

Apple has earned a reputation as a company that focuses on design and ease of use. As for their notebooks, they are mostly in the high-priced segment, have their own operating system, but also run Windows on the newer Macbooks.

Apple is one of the most valuable companies in the world and has a loyal following of customers and fans. The company also has a strong presence in the entertainment industry, with services like Apple Music and Apple TV+. In 2023, Apple had an approximate 8% market share of global PC sales, ranking it 4th after Lenovo, HP, and Dell.


89.3%: There are not very many models that are rated better. Most of the assessments are in percentage ranges below that. The tested product is not considered perfect, but the sources give a clear purchase recommendation.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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