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Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Pro

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Pro
Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Pro (MacBook Pro 14 2023 Series)
Processor
Apple M3 Pro 11-Core 11 x 2.7 - 4.1 GHz, 24 W PL1 / Sustained
Graphics adapter
Memory
18 GB 
, LPDDR5-6400, Dual-Channel, onboard
Display
14.20 inch 16:10, 3024 x 1964 pixel 254 PPI, Mini-LED, glossy: yes, HDR, 120 Hz
Storage
Apple SSD AP0512Z, 512 GB 
, 458 GB free
Connections
3 USB 4.0 40 Gbps, 3 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm Stereo, Card Reader: SDXC, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor
Networking
Broadcom 0x14E4, 0x4388 WiFi 6E AirPort (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E 6 GHz), Bluetooth 5.3
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
72.6 Wh, 6269 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Apple macOS 14 Sonoma
Camera
Webcam: 1080p
Primary Camera: 2 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: 6 Speakers, 3D Audio, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 70W PSU, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.6 kg ( = 56.44 oz / 3.53 pounds), Power Supply: 236 g ( = 8.32 oz / 0.52 pounds)
Price
2499 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 89.8% - very good
Average of 4 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 94%, features: 71%, display: 93% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 89%, ergonomy: 96%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Pro

93.2% Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3 Pro review - Improved runtimes and better performance | Notebookcheck
Apple has released the MacBook Pro 14 with a slimmed-down M3 Pro SoC and compared to its M2 predecessor, it costs about US$100 more. In turn, you get more CPU performance, a brighter display in SDR use and considerably longer runtimes.
14" M3 Pro MacBook Pro & 16" M3 Max MacBook Pro Review
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
Apple’s 2023 M3 MacBook Pro models come in a somewhat confusing array of configs and the usual 2 sizes. We look at the middle configurations that many folks are actually considering rather than the highest and lowest end models available. In this review we cover the 14” MacBook Pro with an M3 Pro (12 core CPU / 18 core GPU) and the 16” MacBook Pro with an M3 Max (14 core CPU / 30 core GPU). These are retail configurations rather than BTO and can be found in stores for $2,399 and $3,499 respectively.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/14/2023
Apple MacBook Pro (M3 Pro/Max, 2023) initial review: Is Space Black enough of a reason to upgrade?
Source: Pocket Lint English
The MacBook Pro (M3 Pro/Max, 2023) may not have changed in terms of design, but that's no bad thing. The design is premium, solid, and it delivers an excellent experience overall. The Space Black colour is also lovely, with a serious feel and seemingly less attracted to fingerprints than other MacBook models. There is some impressive power under the hood of the new MacBook Pro too. If you bought the MacBook Pro (M2 Pro/Max, 2023) model earlier this year, you very likely won't need to upgrade, and the same might even be said for the M1 Pro/Max models. But if you're running an older MacBook Pro - especially one not on Apple Silicon - you're in for a treat. The MacBook Pro (M3 Pro/Max, 2023) is by no means cheap. In fact, they are very, very, expensive. But they are also very, very, good.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2023
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-Inch (2023, M3 Pro) Review
Source: PC Mag English
Apple's 14-inch MacBook Pro with M3 Pro strikes an uncommon balance that you could call a "prosumer workstation." It drives competitive power for media creation and editing, not to mention gaming potential and daily productivity, but in a price range that isn't far off from flagship Windows machines with less power. It's still nowhere near budget-friendly, but this model is thousands less than the top-tier 16-inch MacBook Pro with M3 Max and nearly as powerful as last year's M2 Max-equipped model. That's a ton of power and performance for the price, making it a compelling choice for both professional and amateur creatives. Sure, we wish it had gained a touch screen and lost the screen notch, but most Apple shoppers won't be put off by either. With class-leading productivity and graphics performance backed by jaw-dropping 30-hour battery life, this MacBook Pro easily earns our Editors' Choice award among compact workstations.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (2023) review: The laptop to beat
Source: Tom's Guide English
The new MacBook Pro 14-inch 2023 raises the bar for laptop performance, with the M2 Pro chip delivering incredible speed in our testing. The M2 Max is even faster, especially when it comes to graphics performance. You also get a stellar mini-LED display, plenty of ports and over 14 hours of battery life. Yes, it's pricey, but the new MacBook Pro cannot be beat.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%

Foreign Reviews

Macbook Pro 14″ M3 Pro En Space Black · Primeras Impresiones
Source: Hablando Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; long battery life; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/14/2023
MacBook Pro M3 Pro/Max, análisis: desafiando la realidad
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; premium design; impressive display; very long battery life. Negative: Relatively high price.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2023
86% Recensione MacBook Pro 14” M3. Va forte, dura tanto e scalda poco: salto in avanti enorme su 3D e raytracing
Source: DDay IT Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 80% workmanship: 90%
Trên tay MacBoook Pro M3 Pro Space Black tại VN: Không nâng cấp quá nhiều nhưng vẫn nổi bật
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; high performance; great ergonomics; nice display.
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 11/17/2023

Comment

Apple M3 Pro 14-Core GPU: Graphics card designed by Apple itself in the Apple M2 Pro SoC and, according to Apple, with all 14 of the 18 cores.

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.


Apple M3 Pro 11-Core: System on a chip (SoC) from Apple with 11 of the 12 processor cores (5 performance and 6 power cores), a GPU with up to 14 cores (depending on the model) and a 16-core neural engine. Integrated 18 or 36 GB unified memory for CPU and GPU with a 192 bit connection (max 150 GB/s, vs 200 GB/s with the M2 Pro). » 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.


89.8%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2023-12- 1 (Update: 2023-12- 1)