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A2442 (EMC 3650 MacBookPro18,3 2021) M1 Pro 10-Core/14-Core, A2442 (EMC 3650 MacBookPro18,3 2021) M1 Pro 10-Core/16-Core, A2442 (EMC 3650 MacBookPro18,3 2021) M1 Pro 8-Core/14-Core, A2442 (EMC 3650 MacBookPro18,4 2021) M1 Max 10-Core/24-Core, A2442 (EMC 3650 MacBookPro18,4 2021) M1 Max 10-Core/32-Core
Background and Identification
Apple completely redesigned the MacBook Pro line for late 2021. Introduced alongside new, advanced versions of their own custom silicon M1 chip, the new M1 Pro and M1 Max SoCs feature 10-core CPUs and up to 16-core and 32-core GPUs respectively. Both the new 14” MacBook Pro and its bigger 16” MacBook Pro sibling feature the return of more ports, ProMotion HDR mini-LED displays, 1080p webcams with display notch, full-size function keys, and a distinctive blacked-out keyboard well.
Starting at $1999, 2021’s 14” MacBook Pro is available in either Silver or Space Gray.
Identify your MacBook Pro by the model number printed on its back cover.
You can also find the model number through macOS by choosing About This Mac from the Apple menu in the upper-left corner of the screen.
Additionally, Apple offers a quick online tool to help identify your devices: Identify your MacBook Pro model.
The 2021 MacBook Pro 14" is identified by model number A2442 / EMC 3650.
- 14.2" Liquid Retina XDR mini-LED display with True Tone; 3024 x 1964 pixels (254 ppi); ProMotion adaptive refresh rate (up to 120 Hz); HDR, P3 wide color gamut; 1000 nits sustained, 1600 nits peak brightness
- Apple M1 Pro 3.23 GHz 8-core CPU, 16-core Neural Engine
- (Configurable to) Apple M1 Pro 10-core CPU, 16-core Neural Engine
- (Configurable to) Apple M1 Max 10-core CPU, 16-core Neural Engine
- Apple M1 Pro integrated 14-core GPU
- (Configurable to) Apple M1 Pro integrated 16-core GPU
- (Configurable to) Apple M1 Max integrated 24-core GPU
- (Configurable to) Apple M1 Max integrated 32-core GPU
- 512 GB PCIe-based SSD, configurable to 1 TB, 2 TB, 4 TB, or 8 TB.
- 16 GB of unified memory, configurable to 32 GB (M1 Pro or M1 Max) or 64 GB (M1 Max)
- 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compatible
- Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
- Built-in 70-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
- Up to 11 hours of web browsing, up to 17 hours of Apple TV app video playback
- Height: 0.61 in (1.55 cm)
- Width: 12.31 in (31.26 cm)
- Depth: 8.71 in (22.12 cm)
- Weight: 3.5 lbs (1.6 kg)
- MagSafe 3 charging port
- 3× Thunderbolt USB-C ports (Thunderbolt 4 / USB 4 / DisplayPort / charging)
- HDMI 2.0 port
- SDXC card slot
- 1× 3.5 mm headphone jack