The Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with M2 is official, so rumors of its demise have been greatly exagerated. Noticeably, it is not getting a new redesign, as opposed to the new MacBook Air 2022.
The MacBook Pro 13-inch comes with an 8-core CPU, with four performance cores and four efficiency cores, along with a 10-core GPU (two additional cores over the M1 in the Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (2020)). It will also come with a 16-core neural engine and a 58.2WHr battery, and with the efficiencies built into the M2, Apple claims an estimated 20-hour battery life.
It will be configurable with up to 24GB unified memory, and up to 2TB SSD. The M2 in the MacBook Pro is claimed to be 18% faster than the M1, at least according to Apple, which also claims the M2 is 3.3 times faster than an unspecified Intel Core i7 in gaming performance.
The Retina display will feature a 2560x1600p native resolution with up to 500 nits of brightness. As for ports, there will be two Thunderbolt/USB 4 ports with charging support, DisplayPort video-out, Thunderbolt 3 and USB 4 data transfer (up to 40GB/s), and USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10GB/s). There will also be a 3.5mm headphone jack as well.
The MacBook Pro 13-inch 2022 will feature the controvertial Touch Bar, Touch ID, and more. You can get a full breakdown of the specs on Apple's website (opens in new tab).
The MacBook Pro 13-inch 2022 will start $1,299/£1,249/AU$1,999 and will go on sale in July 2022, though you can preorder it now.