The 14-inch Mac
Book Pro 2021 delivers the ports pros want along with a stunning display, blazing performance & long battery life



Blisteringly-fast performance


Gorgeous mini-LED display


Epic battery life


HDMI, SD memory and Mag
Safe return


Comfy Magic Keyboard


1080p webcam

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with m2 Pro and m2 Max chips.

The táo Mac
Book Pro 2021 (14-inch) is still an important laptop. Và that"s not only because of what it has but also for what it erases. The marquee features start with the M1 Pro chip, a seriously super-charged nâng cấp over the M1 chips that upped speeds & battery life last year.

Then, there is the Liquid Retina XDR display, which offers improved contrast và refresh rates. Táo bị cắn dở has also brought Mag
Safe charging — a safer way khổng lồ refuel — back khổng lồ the Mac
Book Pro.

As for what we"re happy to see gone?"s shrunk the Mac
Book Pro display bezels down significantly (though it found a notch that caused trouble underneath) và thrown out the cảm ứng Bar. Both of these changes would have been applause lines had táo khuyết revealed this máy vi tính to the public and not on a live stream.

On vị trí cao nhất of that, we"ve got an HDMI port và an SD memory reader, two ports that the Mac
Book Pro hasn"t had since 2015. So, this Mac
Book Pro 2021 (14-inch) review will show not just why this is one of the best laptops around, but a true return to size for the Mac
Book Pro.

If you"re looking for a bigger screen, check out our 16-inch Mac
Book Pro review.If you want something a little smaller, the 13-inch Mac
Book Pro (M2, 2022) delivers that in an old-school design, with remarkable battery life — but few of the bells và whistles its larger siblings sport. Whichever you decide lớn buy, take a look at our menu of 9 Mac
Book Pro tips everyone needs khổng lồ know.

Book Pro 2021 (14-inch) review: Price and release date

Pricey out the gate at $1,999The 13-inch Mac
Book Pro didn"t get updated

This stings: the 14-inch Mac
Book Pro 2021 starts at $1,999. That"s $200 more than the $1,799 Mac
Book Pro it replaces, though it adds a whole lot so it"s not a huge issue.

That said, it"s also $700 more than the 13-inch Mac
Book Pro with M1, which went without an update this year. For your two Gs you get the M1 Pro system-on-chip with an 8-core CPU (6 performance cores, 2 efficiency cores) & a 14-core GPU, 512GB of storage và 16GB of RAM.

Take a look at our táo Store coupons page for ways lớn save.

The 14-inch Mac
Book Pro ships the week of October 25, 2021, alongside the Mac
Book Pro 16-inch (2021). Delays, though, are already piling up as demand skyrockets. These have only become worse with recent lockdowns & protests in China, so you may be in for up khổng lồ an eight-week wait if you buy right now.

We really wish the lower-end 13-inch Mac
Book Pro had been updated along with these new models. That Mac
Book Pro is very similar to the Mac
Book Air, & there is a $1,000 gap between the Mac
Book Air & the new 14-inch Mac
Book Pro.

Maybe the updated 13-inch Mac
Book Pro"s M1 Pro cpu wouldn"t be as powerful. Or táo khuyết could have found another concession. Either way, its USB-C-only ports situation, thicker bezels and other similarities lớn the Mac
Book Air with M1 make that 13-inch model look like less of a Mac
Book Pro & more lượt thích a thicker Mac
Book Air.

Book Pro 2021 (14-inch) review: Specs

Header Cell - Column 0 14-inch Mac
Book Pro 2021
Starting price$1,999
Screen14.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR display (3024x1964 pixels, 254ppi)
ProcessorM1 Pro (8-core CPU, 14-core GPU or 10-core CPU, 16-core GPU), with optional M1 Max with up to lớn 10-core CPU and 32-core GPU
Battery size70Wh
Battery life (claimed)Up to 11 hours of web surfing over Wi-Fi
Storage512GB to lớn 8TB
Memory16GB to 64GB
PortsThunderbolt 4 (x3), HDMI, Mag
Safe 3, headphone jack, SD memory thẻ slot
Webcam1080p Face
Time HD camera
Wi-Fi802.11ax Wi-Fi 6
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
Dimensions12.3 x 8.7 x 0.6 inches
Weight3.5 pounds

The big story here is that the 14-inch Mac
Book Pro can still be customized with the M1 Max chip also seen in the Mac
Book Pro 2021 (16-inch). Plus, you can upgrade to a super-high 64GB of RAM & up to lớn 8TB of internal storage. Of course, it gets more expensive if you do.

Book Pro 2021 (14-inch) review: Design

Thinner bezels arrive with a notch in towLighter than Razer Blade 14 and heavier than XPS 13 OLED

The 14-inch Mac
Book Pro 2021 isn"t just a new form size for"s high-end laptops, it"s also a part of a new era. For years, the Mac
Book Pro got very small, & pretty boring updates. This year? Nearly everything"s different, as"s thrown out the tapered lid for a flat top, and even engraved "Mac
Book Pro" on the bottom.

More importantly, though,"s shrunk (most) of the Mac
Book Pro"s bezels. Now, they measure a little more than 0.1 inches, down from the 0.5-inch (top) và 0.3-inch (side) bezels of the last three years. The Dell XPS 13 with OLED has similarly small bezels, and for longer, as its computers have had Infinity
Edge display panels for years.

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

There is one exception, though: táo bị cắn gave the Mac
Book Pro a notch. Yes, the little đen rectangular space for cameras in the i
Phone made it khổng lồ the top-center of the Mac
Book Pro display. It"s 0.4 inches tall, and it"s impossible lớn miss, at first sight that is. I"ve already gotten used to it, and I"m more than accepting of it. The thinner bezels allow to move the menu Bar khổng lồ the freed up space, và the notch only drops down far enough to be in that menu bar.

Unfortunately, the Mac
Book Pro notch had become a problem for some. Tech enthusiast Quinn Nelson explained that he had issues with the i
Stat Menus utility when the menu Bar options on the left and the icons on the right hit a breaking point. Thankfully, the Mac
Book Pro 2021 notch fail could finally be getting fixed via an OS update that will be available to all customers soon.

The only other "new" change is that the left and right vents, for heat & audio, are larger than before. It"s something I bet I"ll get used to.

Look at the 14-inch Mac
Book Pro side by side with the 13-inch 2020 Mac
Book Pro, and tell me you"d take the latter, with its smaller screen và thicker bezels. Sure, no notch would be better, but it"s a decent compromise.

(L-R): Mac
Book Pro 2021 (14-inch), Mac
Book Pro 2020 (13-inch) (Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

Measuring 12.3 x 8.7 x 0.6 inches và weighing 3.5 pounds, the 14.2-inch Mac
Book Prois slightly larger và heavier than the 13-inch Mac
Book Pro with M1 (12 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches, 3 pounds). Interestingly, though, the 14-inch Mac
Book Pro is thinner, if you drill down to centimeters, where it"s 1.55cm thick vs the 1.56cm 13-inch Mac
Book Pro. But whose eyes are going to perceive that?

The 13.4-inch Dell XPS 13 with OLED (11.6 x 7.8 x 0.5 inches, 2.8 pounds) is smaller & lighter, while the 14-inch Razer Blade 14 (12.6 x 8.7 x 0.7 inches, 3.9 pounds) is larger and heavier. Unsurprisingly, the new Mac
Book Pro 2021 (16-inch) (14 x 9.8 x 0.7 inches, 4.7 pounds) is larger & heavier.

You may also be considering the larger and heavier 14.4-inch Microsoft Surface máy vi tính Studio (12.7 x 8.9 x 0.7 inches, 3.8 - 4.0 pounds) and the Dell XPS 15 OLED 2021 (13.6 x 9.1 x 0.7 inches, 4.2 pounds), which have a little more power.

We"ll excuse the Surface máy tính xách tay Studio"s larger design, however, as it"s got an easel-like touchscreen display that you can pull towards you. It"s the kind of feature that we"d love to lớn see táo bị cắn dở play with, though they"d need lớn accept touchscreen laptops into their hearts first.

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey) sells the Mac
Book Pro 2021 in the same two colors they"ve sold Mac
Book Pros in for years: silver và Space Gray. I"m picking the latter when I buy mine, though I"ll only see that color on the bottom half of the machine, as I"m covering the lid in stickers I"ve collected while waiting for the last five years.

Book Pro 2021 (14-inch) review: Ports

The return of the Mag
Safe charging port, HDMI and SD memory reader
Still no USB-A port

This is more lượt thích it. The 14-inch Mac
Book Pro 2021 trades"s previous philosophy — essentially "USB-C dongles are good enough" — for most of the ports that people need. One, though, is still in absentia.

On the left side of the Mac
Book Pro, you find arguably the most welcome port to lớn return khổng lồ the Mac
Book Pro: the Mag
Safe charging port. Táo (and its fans) spent years extolling the laptop-saving virtues of this magnetically-attaching nguồn jack, which simply pops out whenever a more-than-minor amount of tension is applied. Previously, you could only charge the Mac
Book Pro via a USB-C cable, & those puppers could pull your máy tính clear off your table — and where/how they"d land, who knows?

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

Alongside that, you"ve got two Thunderbolt 4/USB4 reversible USB-C ports, and a tai nghe jack that"s been upgraded to support high‑impedance headphones that demand more power.

On the right side, you have a third Thunderbolt 4 port and two more ports that pros basically demanded return khổng lồ the Mac: HDMI-out & an SD card reader. These are crucial for anyone who extends their display or plugs in a camera memory card (respectively). I"ve long used a USB-C hub dongle for this on my work-issued Mac
Book Pro, and I"ve long wished I didn"t have to.

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

The SD reader supports the UHS-II format, which is basically "OK." It"s faster than UHS-I và slower than the top-of-the-line UHS-III. Though to lớn get that difference you need to lớn buy SD cards that tư vấn UHS-II or UHS-III.

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

The 16-inch Mac
Book Pro has the same ports, while the 13-inch Mac
Book Pro just has two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports & a tai nghe jack, making it a prime example of the input/output situation that pros were desperate khổng lồ leave behind.

Both the Razer Blade 14 và XPS 13 come close to lớn the new Mac
Book Pro port assortment. Both have dual USB-C ports & a headphone jack, while the XPS 13 has a micro
SD reader and the Razer Blade 14 has a USB-A port & HDMI. Dell throws in a USB-C to USB-A adapter, which táo should be doing.

The XPS 15 has three USB-C ports & a micro
SD reader (it also chucks in a USB-A adapter), while the Surface máy tính Studio has dual Thunderbolt 4/USB-C ports, a tai nghe jack & Surface Connect port.

A USB-A port would be a welcome addition, especially as most people have at least one device that requires USB-A. I"ve got multiple: my blue Yeti microphone, plus my wireless mouse and keyboard. Using these accessories on the go shouldn"t require carrying an adapter with you.

Still not enough ports? check out this new Plugable docking station that"s great for multi-monitor setups.

Book Pro 2021 (14-inch) review: Display

Plenty bright, with amazing contrast for HDR contentPro
Motion 120Hz refresh rate makes everything smoother

Everything just looks so much brighter & better on the mini-LED Liquid Retina XDR display in the 14-inch Mac
Book Pro 2021. Watching my 4K HDR copies of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Mission: Impossible - Fallout and Jordan Peele"s Us, I repeatedly felt like I was seeing things better than I had in a while. I noted stunning contrast between the reds, blacks và whites in the final fight of Scott Pilgrim, as well as in lighting và shadows of the bathroom brawl in Mission: Impossible - Fallout and perfect beach tones in Us.

The other big feature in the Mac
Book Pro 2021 is its Pro
Motion 120Hz refresh-rate, which makes everything look smoother. This was seen not only in Tom Cruise và Henry Cavill"s fist-fight in Fallout, but also when text simply looked better as I scrolled in the hãng News app & Chrome.Not every app works properly with it yet though, but 120Hz support for Safari & other apps are on the way.

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

The 14-inch Mac
Book Pro"s display produces 109.6% of the s
RGB gamut (according khổng lồ our colorimeter), which is within the margin of error of the score from the 16-inch Mac
Book Pro (109.3%). The Surface máy vi tính Studio (105.6%) hit a similar rate, the 13-inch Mac
Book Pro (111.8%) got a hair higher, as did the Razer Blade 14 (111.3%). The 3.5K OLED panel in the Dell XPS 13 (117.3%) hit a slightly greater number, while the 3.5K OLED XPS 15 panel (120.1%) is a notch above that.

The new Mac
Book Pros are super bright, with the 14-inch mã sản phẩm emitting up to 487.8 nits according to our light gun (the 16-inch version reached a little higher, lớn 500.6 nits). The Surface laptop Studio (487.2 nits) is similarly bright, while the 389-nit XPS 15, 439.4-nit Mac
Book Pro 2020, the 357.5-nit XPS 13 & the 332.4-nit Razer Blade 14 are dimmer.

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey) rates the new Mac
Books as hitting peak brightnesses of up lớn 1,600 nits, but the highest we could get it, when using tricks to try and amp up the brightness, was 520 nits. Still, this screen is amazing.

Be sure lớn read our guide on how lớn clean a Mac
Book screen khổng lồ keep it looking its best.

Book Pro (14-inch, 2021) review: Performance

M1 Pro system-on-chip is blazing fastSSD storage is speedier than ever

"How much faster could the M1 Pro get, really?" I thought to lớn myself. Then we did the testing, and the 14-inch Mac
Book Pro (M1 Pro w/ 10-core CPU, 32GB RAM) blew the roof off the damn tests, lượt thích the Avengers lighting up Thanos from all angles.I"ve not even heard the fans ramp up as I"ve opened dozens of tabs in Chrome (also while splitting the screen with the 1080p trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home).

On the Geekbench 5 general performance benchmark"s multi-core test, the 14-inch Mac
Book Pro earned a whopping 12,477. The M1 Max-based 16-inch Mac
Book Pro (a 10-core CPU configuration, with 64GB of RAM) did a little better, at 12,683.Those scores practically walk right up to lớn the 7,571 score from the M1 Mac
Book Pro 2020 ( M1, 8GB RAM) và shake it down for its lunch money.

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

Similarly, the scores of 7,471 from the Razer Blade 14 (AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 16GB RAM), 7,477 from the XPS 15 (Intel bộ vi xử lý core i7-11800H, 16GB RAM), 5,820 from the Surface laptop Studio (Intel bộ vi xử lý core i7-11370H, 32GB RAM) & 5,420 from the Dell XPS 13 with OLED (Intel bộ vi xử lý core i7-1185G7, 16GB RAM) now live under the tall shadow of the M1 Pro và M1 Max scores.

Admittedly, these new Macs have a leg up on some of these, with more RAM.

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The M1 Pro-based Mac
Book Pro 2021 similarly super-charged scores on our Handbrake đoạn phim encoding test, taking only 4 minutes và 51 seconds khổng lồ transcode a 4K đoạn clip to 1080p (the 16-inch Mac
Book Pro with M1 Max took 3 seconds less time, at 4:48). We got closer times of 7:46 from the 13-inch 2020 Mac
Book Pro, 7:20 from the Razer Blade 14 và 8:10 from the Dell XPS 15, while we saw much worse times of 11:24 from the Surface máy tính xách tay Studio and 18:12 from the XPS 13. continues to find wins on storage, with its SSD blazing incredible read (5,322 MBps) và write (5,377 MBps) times on the Blackmagic Disk tốc độ Test. The 16-inch Mac
Book Pro (read: 5,315 MBps, write: 5,565 MBps) wasn"t much faster.

These times (again) beat the 2020 Mac
Book Pro with M1 (read: 2,768 MBps, write: 2,406 MBps) và the 1,051 MBps transfer rate from the Surface laptop Studio, while the transfer rates from the SSDs in the Razer Blade 14 (909 MBps), XPS 15 (826 MBps), XPS 13 (742 MBps) are stuck in triple digits.

And then there"s the matter of the Puget
Bench Photoshop test, where the M1 Pro turned in a score of 806 và a time of 4:54 (the 16-inch Mac
Book Pro edged it out at 877 and 4:44). Those times & scores (you guessed it) beat those of the 2020 Mac
Book Pro (577, 7:03) handily.

Looking for even more comparisons between the new Mac
Book Pros & the vị trí cao nhất PC workstations? We"ve compiled the Mac
Book Pro 2021 benchmarks, & pitted them against the likes of the hãng asus Pro
Art Studio
Book 16 & HP ZBook Fury G8, too — for Geekbench 5.4, our Handbrake clip transcoding test, Puget
Bench Photoshop, Sid Meier’s Civilization VI và even on battery life. The new Mac
Books take 2 out of 3 rounds, can you guess which?

Book Pro (14-inch, 2021) review: Graphics and gaming

M1 Max sits in M1 Pro"s shadowHigh-resolution gaming still leaves you wanting more

The 14-inch Mac
Book Pro we tested features a 16-core GPU augmenting"s new M1 Pro system-on-chip. & it"s proving to lớn be a beast, as I saw when I played Rise of the Tomb Raider, as the wintry opening scene ran smoothly while snow và wind plagued Lara on a cliff.

Testing this out with a benchmark, the 14-inch Mac
Book Pro hit 39fps on Rise of the Tomb Raider (at 1920 x 1200), while the 16-inch mã sản phẩm soared to lớn a super-smooth 73.87 fps. When we increased the resolution, the 14-inch (at 3024 x 1964) hit a choppy 17 fps while the 16-inch (at 3456 x 2234) still failed to lớn get above 30 fps, at 27 fps.

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

The 14-inch Mac
Book Pro ran Sid Meier"s Civilization VI: Gathering Storm (at 1512x982) at 46 frames per second, a smoother rate than the 22 fps rate the XPS 13 (with hãng sản xuất intel Iris xe pháo Graphics) had, though that ran at 1080p. The 16-inch Mac
Book Pro ran it (set lớn 1728 x 1080) at 46 fps. For context, 30 frames per second is playable, though we always love to see a higher mark. The Nvidia RTX 3050 Ti GPUs in the Surface laptop Studio (66 fps) và Dell XPS 15 (67 fps) enabled smoothness that kicked everyone"s butt here.

The M1 Pro deficiencies against the M1 Max showed up in the 3DMark Wild Life Extreme Unlimited test. There the M1 Pro"s 16-core GPU earned a score of 10,386 at 62.17 frames per second, while the 16-inch Mac
Book Pro (32-core GPU M1 Max) earned a 20,220 score at 121 frames per second.

Book Pro 2021 (14-inch) review: Battery life

14-inch Mac
Book Pro lasts over 14 hours on our test
6+ Hours longer than OLED XPS 13

The Silicon era has been largely great for the Mac
Book Pro, delivering much longer endurance than in years past. That continues here.

The 14-inch Mac
Book Pro delivered all-day performance, lasting 14 hours và 9 minutes on the Tom"s Guide web browsing-based battery thử nghiệm (set lớn 150 nits). For comparisons" sake, the Intel-based Mac
Book Pros — the 13-inch (10:21), 15-inch (also 10:21) & 16-inch (10:55) — all came in at shorter times.

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

The first Mac
Book Pro with M1 (16:25) and the M1 Max 16-inch Mac
Book Pro (15:32) both lasted longer, while the Intel-based Dell XPS 13 with OLED (7:59), Dell XPS 15 with OLED (6:58) và AMD-based Razer Blade 14 (6:02) fared much worse.The Surface máy tính xách tay Studio (10:42) did better, but still didn"t come close.

Book Pro (14-inch, 2021) review: Webcam

Improved clarity in 1080p webcamMost competitors still have 720p webcams
(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

Unfortunately, online clip conferencing is a new normal, and"s recognized that here. The 14-inch Mac
Book Pro (and its 16-inch sibling) have 1080 webcams, a leap up from the grainy 720p cams in the Dell XPS 13 and XPS 15, 2020 Mac
Book Pro & Razer Blade 14 (kudos to Microsoft for putting a 1080p webcam in the Surface laptop Studio).

You"ll see đoạn phim I shot on both cameras in my review clip above, and here"s a comparison between selfies shot on the new 14-inch Mac
Book Pro"s webcam & the 720p camera in the Intel-based 2020 Mac
Book Pro.

Selfies I shot on the 14-inch Mac
Book Pro"s webcam (L) & the 720p camera in the Intel-based 2020 Mac
Book Pro (R). (Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

I don"t even need lớn tell you which is which. The left selfie is so much brighter và clearer, with more of my hair visible for starters (on the right, a lot of detail is lost in black sections). My skin is also much clearer on the left, as are my clear glasses.

It"s great that táo decided to make this change, as we still live in a world filled with remote-work experiences, where calls on Google Meet, Zoom, Skype & Teams have replaced meetings.

Book Pro (14-inch, 2021) review: Keyboard và touchpad

Excellent & comfortable typing experienceThe cảm ứng Bar is gone, and we"re ready to throw a party

The Magic Keyboard in the 14-inch Mac
Book Pro 2021 is comfortable & enables speedy typing. Its keys provide a decent amount of physical feedback, & testing it out on the 10fastfingers typing test, I click-clacked my way lớn 77 words per minute (with a 96% accuracy rate), near my 80 wpm external keyboard average. I also noted that its 5.1 x 3.1-inch glass Force cảm ứng trackpad is accurate & provides smooth scrolling.

There’s more khổng lồ the new Mac
Book Pro’s keyboard than just the typing experience, though.’s made other significant changes that have us exclaiming "out with the new và in with the old!" Yes, in 2021, we"re celebrating physical keys on a keyboard. Not only has táo khuyết stuck with the Magic Keyboard mechanism kiến thiết it introduced in 2019 and 2020 (which replaced the notoriously unreliable và class action-lawsuit inspiring Butterfly keyboard), but they also threw out another relatively-recent "innovation."

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

The touch Bar, a thin OLED touchscreen (the only kind"s put in a laptop), was introduced in 2016. It had "software buttons" that would appear in tandem with specific apps. Getting a phone call? You could start or hang up with the touch Bar. Want to send an emoji? The cảm ứng Bar had you covered.

(L-R): Mac
Book Pro 2021 (14-inch) keyboard with physical Function keys, Mac
Book Pro 2020 (13-inch) keyboard and Touch Bar (Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

But the cảm biến Bar never truly justified its existence, & replaced it in these new Mac
Book Pros. In its place, we have a row of full-height Function keys (F1-F12, the brightness, multimedia & other shortcut keys), an escape key & a power nguồn button that features touch ID biometric security for confirming your identity in order lớn unlock the system, mở cửa a password manager or use

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

This change is more than welcome if you ask me, as I often found my fingers accidentally actuating the touch Bar by merely grazing its surface.

Book Pro 2021 (14-inch) review: Audio

Six-speaker setup impressesImproved audio chất lượng in microphones"s audio engineers continue to vì marvelous work, now packing a strong and sweet-sounding six-speaker array into the 14-inch Mac
Book Pro 2021. When I turned on Frank Ocean"s moody single "Swim Good," I couldn"t stop myself from bobbing along khổng lồ the thumping bass.

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

The trio of built-in microphones have been improved for higher sound quality, something I saw for myself when recording videos in Quicktime.

Book Pro 2021 (14-inch) review: Heat

Gets slightly warmBut doesn"t get too hot

As I"ve tested the new Mac
Book Pro, I"ve noticed it get a little warm at most, nothing lớn even remark about. After we streamed 15 minutes of Full HD video on it, our heat gun picked up temperatures below 95 degrees Fahrenheit on its touchpad (85 degrees), keyboard & underside (both 89.5 degrees).

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

Book Pro 2021 (14-inch) review: Software và apps

OS 12 is stable, but announced features have been delayed
Live Text is the coolest software feature"s made in years

OS Monterey, aka mac
OS 12, is the latest version of"s desktop operating system, and as someone who"s been testing it on an M1 Mac
Book Air and a 2020 intel Mac
Book Pro since the betas came out, I can say I"m fairly enamored with it."s had khổng lồ delay two marquee features — Share
Play và Universal Control — past the full final launch of Monterey, but it"s still good.

First off, I"ve often had khổng lồ remind myself that this is, in fact, a beta. That"s how stable this release is (though your mileage may vary, depending on your favorite apps). Without those two major features,"s admittedly got fewer big reasons to make you download it. But, that said, Live
Text — which lets you select & copy text in images — is truly amazing, and something that I truly believe would make people want to tải về it ASAP. As you can see with this set-list I got from a recent concert, Live Text makes it easy for me khổng lồ export that text on that sheet, saving me the time of typing it out myself.

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

As much as I love mac
OS, though, you may be forced lớn spend $99 on this phầm mềm if you want to lớn live stream on your Mac. And of course, downloading some of the other best Mac apps will further enhance your experience.

One of those apps, Rectangle, is the missing link for mac
OS, & the one Mac phầm mềm I can"t go without.

Book Pro 2021 (14-inch) review: Verdict

I"ve been waiting for this Mac
Book Pro 2021 (14-inch) nhận xét for a very long time. I last bought a Mac in 2012, when the first Retina Display Mac
Book Pro arrived. Và then I didn"t need a Mac
Book until around năm 2016 and 2017, right when táo bị cắn switched to lớn a controversial keyboard that felt too shallow và took away Mag
Safe và those valuable ports.

So, I made my 2012 Mac
Book Pro stretch. But it"s barely been able khổng lồ hold much of a battery charge, the performance has slowed significantly, &"s new OS updates haven"t supported it. I started lớn wonder what operating system my next computer would run, even considering Windows machines. But then the Butterfly keyboard switch went extinct, news of the returning ports leaked & rumors of the touch Bar"s demise spread. & I got very excited, even more so as táo bị cắn dở delivered the goods. Seemingly, listened khổng lồ years of pro user complaints, because this is the máy tính that we"ve been asking for.

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

On đứng top of that, the 14-inch Mac
Book Pro 2021 features amazing performance from the super-fast M1 Pro (or the faster M1 Max if you pay more), a gorgeous Liquid Retina XDR display that"s both bright và speedy, and the thinner bezels it"s long needed.

You could have similarly thin bezels with the Dell XPS 13 with OLED, & they"d cost you a lot less. An XPS 13 with similar specs as the Mac
Book Pro we tested is more than $800 less (at $2,069), but its battery life is far shorter, it isn"t as fast and its display isn"t as bright; kiểm tra out our Mac
Book Pro 14-inch vs Dell XPS 13 face-off for a full comparison between the two.

Want great graphics performance for gaming? The Surface laptop Studio is similarly priced, but you"ll thua thảm battery life & general performance when compared lớn the 14-inch Mac
Book Pro, while the XPS 15 we tested is about $400 less, but a bit heavier và has much less endurance on a single charge.

(Image credit: Henry T. Casey)

You could stay in the Mac world, and save $700 and get longer battery life with the 13-inch Mac
Book Pro, but you probably won"t want to lớn if you ever see the thinner bezels of the 2021 Mac
Book Pros.

We"d love to see a Mac
Book Pro with these ports at a more affordable price, but that"s not in the cards right now. The Mac
Book Air m2 comes close thanks lớn its Mag
Safe charger, but it still lacks an HDMI port and SD card reader. All that said, the new 14-inch Mac
Book Pro is pretty much exactly the máy vi tính that many have waited for & even dreamed of. With a notch on top.

Select a finish m2 Chip with 8-Core CPU & 10-Core GPU Processor 256GB Storage Space Gray

8-Core CPU10-Core GPU8GB Unified Memory256GB SSD Storage¹ mét vuông Chip with 8-Core CPU và 10-Core GPU 256GB Storage

16-core Neural Engine 13-inch Retina display with True Tone Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports Magic Keyboard cảm biến Bar and Touch ID Force touch trackpad
Keep all your selections by saving this device to Your Saves, then come back anytime and pick up right where you left off.
Select a finish mét vuông Chip with 8-Core CPU & 10-Core GPU Processor 512GB Storage Space Gray

8-Core CPU10-Core GPU8GB Unified Memory512GB SSD Storage¹ mét vuông Chip with 8-Core CPU and 10-Core GPU 512GB Storage

16-core Neural Engine 13-inch Retina display with True Tone Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports Magic Keyboard cảm ứng Bar and Touch ID Force touch trackpad
Keep all your selections by saving this device to Your Saves, then come back anytime & pick up right where you left off.
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Care+ for Mac

Every Mac comes with a one-year limited warranty(opens in a new window) and up khổng lồ 90 days of complimentary technical support(opens in a new window).
Care+ for Mac extends your coverage from your
Care+ purchase date and adds unlimited incidents of accidental damage protection, each subject to lớn a service fee of $99 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or $299 for other accidental damage, plus applicable tax. In addition, you’ll get 24/7 priority access to táo bị cắn dở experts via chat or phone. For complete details, see theterms(opens in a new window).

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* Monthly pricing is available when you select táo khuyết Card Monthly Installments (ACMI) as payment type at checkout at, và is subject khổng lồ credit approval & credit limit. Financing terms vary by product. Taxes và shipping are not included in ACMI và are subject khổng lồ your card’s variable APR. See the táo Card Customer Agreement (Opens in a new window) for more information. ACMI is not available for purchases made online at special storefronts. The last month’s payment for each sản phẩm will be the product"s purchase price, less all other payments at the monthly payment amount. ACMI financing is subject lớn change at any time for any reason, including but not limited to, installment term lengths and eligible products. See (Opens in a new window) for information about upcoming changes to ACMI financing.

◊ táo Card Monthly Installments (ACMI) is a 0% APR payment option that is only available if you select it at checkout in the U.S. For eligible táo products purchased at Store locations,, the táo Store app, or by calling, & is subject to credit approval and credit limit. See for more information about eligible products. APR ranges may vary based on when you accepted an táo khuyết Card. Cardholders who accept an hãng Card on and/or after August 10, 2023: variable APRs for Card, other than ACMI, range from 19.24% to 29.49% based on creditworthiness. Rates as of August 10, 2023. Existing cardholders: see your Customer Agreement for applicable rates and fee. If you buy an ACMI eligible product by choosing khổng lồ pay in full with hãng Card (instead of using ACMI), that purchase is subject khổng lồ the Card variable APR, not 0% APR. Taxes và shipping on ACMI purchases are subject lớn the variable APR, not 0% APR. You’ll need khổng lồ select AT&T, T-Mobile, or Verizon as your carrier when you check out. An i
Phone purchased with ACMI is always unlocked, so you can switch carriers at any time. ACMI is not available for purchases made online at the following special stores: táo bị cắn dở Employee Purchase Plan; participating corporate Employee Purchase Programs; táo at Work for small businesses; Government, & Veterans và Military Purchase Programs, or on refurbished devices. The last month’s payment for each product will be the product"s purchase price, less all other payments at the monthly payment amount. ACMI financing is subject lớn change at any time for any reason, including but not limited to, installment term lengths và eligible products. See for information about upcoming changes to lớn ACMI financing. See the táo Card Customer Agreement for more information about ACMI financing.

To access & use all táo Card features and products available only to táo Card users, you must showroom card to Wallet on an i
Phone or i
Pad that supports & has the latest version of i
OS or i
OS. Táo Card is subject to lớn credit approval, available only for qualifying applicants in the United States, & issued by Goldman Sachs ngân hàng USA, Salt Lake đô thị Branch.

If you reside in the U.S. Territories, please gọi Goldman Sachs at 877-255-5923 with questions about táo Card.

◊◊ Trade-in values will vary based on the condition, year, & configuration of your eligible trade-in device. Not all devices are eligible for credit. You must be at least 18 years old to be eligible lớn trade in for credit or for an hãng Gift Card. Trade-in value may be applied toward qualifying new device purchase, or added to lớn an táo khuyết Gift Card. Actual value awarded is based on receipt of a qualifying device matching the mô tả tìm kiếm provided when estimate was made. Sales tax may be assessed on full value of a new device purchase. In-store trade-in requires presentation of a valid photo ID (local law may require saving this information). Offer may not be available in all stores, and may vary between in-store and online trade-in. Some stores may have additional requirements. Táo bị cắn or its trade-in partners reserve the right khổng lồ refuse or limit quantity of any trade-in transaction for any reason. More details are available from’s trade-in partner for trade-in và recycling of eligible devices. Restrictions và limitations may apply.

◊◊◊ Qualified Purchasers receive an táo Gift thẻ when they purchase an eligible Mac or i
Pad at a Qualifying Location. Only one Promotion sản phẩm per eligible Mac or eligible i
Pad per Qualified Purchaser. Offer subject to availability. While supplies last. View full terms and conditions of offer here.

1. 1GB = 1 billion bytes và 1TB = 1 trillion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.

2. The displays on the 14-inch and 16-inch Mac
Pro have rounded corners at the top. When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screens are 14.2inches & 16.2inches diagonally (actual viewable area is less).

3. Testing conducted by táo bị cắn dở in November & December 2022 using preproduction 16-inch Mac
Book Pro systems with mét vuông Pro, 12-core CPU, 19-core GPU, 32GB of RAM, và 8TB SSD. Final Cut Pro 10.6.5 tested using a 1-minute picture-in-picture project with 23 streams of táo khuyết Pro
Res 422 đoạn clip at 3840x2160 resolution và 29.97 frames per second. Performance tests are conducted using specific computer systems và reflect the approximate performance of Mac
Book Pro.

4. Testing conducted by hãng in November and December 2022 using preproduction 16-inch Mac
Book Pro systems with m2 Max, 12-core CPU, 38-core GPU, 96GB of RAM, và 8TB SSD. Final Cut Pro 10.6.5 tested using a 1-minute picture-in-picture project with 10 streams of táo bị cắn dở Pro
Res 422 video at 8192x4320 resolution & 30 frames per second. Performance tests are conducted using specific computer systems và reflect the approximate performance of Mac
Book Pro.

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