Apple Releasing a Black MacBook Pro: Here’s How to Pre-Order the M3, M3 Pro & M3 Max

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Apple is gearing up for the holidays with a fleet of Macbook Pro laptops to put on your wish list, including an all-new space black model. The tech giant unveiled the Macbook Pro M3, M3 Pro and M3 Max on Monday (Oct. 30).

The trio of laptops are designed to withstand heavy workflows and everyday tasks. The cheapest among the bunch, the MacBook Pro M3 retails for $1,599.


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The MacBook Pro with M3 Pro chip starts at $1,999 and MacBook Pro M3 Max is $2,499. Both M3 Pro and M3 Max are available in the all-new space black finish while MacBook Pro with M3 is available in the usual silver and space gray.


Buy: Apple 2023 MacBook Pro Laptop M3 Pro chip with 11‑core CPU, 14‑core GPU: 14.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR Display, 18GB Unified Memory, 512GB SSD Storage. Works with iPhone/iPad; Space Black $1,999.00

“There is nothing quite like MacBook Pro. With the remarkable power-efficient performance of Apple silicon, up to 22 hours of battery life, a stunning Liquid Retina XDR display, and advanced connectivity, MacBook Pro empowers users to do their life’s best work,” said John Ternus, Apple’s senior vice president of Hardware Engineering. “With the next generation of M3 chips, we’re raising the bar yet again for what a pro laptop can do. We’re excited to bring MacBook Pro and its best-in-class capabilities to the broadest set of users yet, and for those upgrading from an Intel-based MacBook Pro, it’s a game-changing experience in every way.”

Besides the Liquid Retina XDR display, Macbook Pro features a built-in 1080p camera and six-speaker sound system.

According to Apple, the M3 MacBook Pro is perfect for aspiring entrepreneurs, video editors, creatives, students. The new MacBooks feature upgrades like faster CPU and GPU, enhanced camera and audio, and up to 128GB of memory — but no touch bar.

By comparison, the 14-inch Macbook Pro with the M3 chip works up to 60 percent faster than the 13-inch M1 chip and Core i7. Final Cut Pro and Microsoft Excel perform up to 40 percent faster with the M3 chip than the 13-inch MacBook Pro (M1 and Core i7).

Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere Pro are up to 40 percent faster on the M3 model and M3 Max is up to 11 times faster than Apple’s fastest Intel-based Macbook Pro.

The M3 Pro model is great for coders, creatives, researchers and other jobs that require “more demanding workflows,” according to Apple. The M3 Max is designed for jobs with “extreme workflows” such as 3D artists, programmers and video editors.

Macbook M3, M3 Pro and M3 Max are available for pre-order now at Amazon, Best Buy and Apple. The MacBooks will be released on Nov. 7.

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