Apple MacBook Air 13" M2 10-GPU (2022)
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Apple MacBook Pro 14" M1 Pro 8-CPU 14-GPU (2021)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Silver, Starlight, Space Grey, Midnight Colours Silver, Space Grey
1,499 $ / 1,849 € Price from 1,999 $ / 2,249 €
Q2/2022 Release date Q4/2021

Processor

Apple M2 Name Apple M1 Pro (8 Core)
Apple Manufacturer Apple
8 / 8 Cores / Threads 8 / 8
3.50 GHz Frequency 3.20 GHz
5 nm Structure 5 nm
M2 (Avalanche / Blizzard) Architecture M1 (6x Firestorm / 2x Icestorm)
Q2/2022 Release date Q3/2021

Memory

8 - 24 GB Memory Size 16 - 32 GB
LPDDR5 6400 Memory Type LPDDR5 6400
102.4 GB/s Memory Bandwith 204.8 GB/s
No Upgradeable? No

Graphic card

Apple M2 - 10 GPU Cores Name Apple M1 Pro - 14 GPU Cores
Internal Type Internal
1.40 GHz Frequency 1.30 GHz
24.00 GB Memory Size 32.00 GB
LPDDR5 Memory Type LPDDR5
5 nm Structure 5 nm
Q2/2022 Release date Q3/2021

Screen

13.6 inch Size 14.2 inch
2560 x 1664 @ 60 Hz (224 ppi) Resolution 3024 x 1964 @ 120 Hz (254 ppi)
16:10 Ratio ~ 16:10
IPS Technology IPS
1000 nits Max. Brightness 1000 nits
Yes (1600 nits) HDR support Yes (1600 nits)
No Always On Display No
6016 x 3384 @ 60 Hz 1. external display 6016 x 3384 @ 60 Hz
-- 2. external display 6016 x 3384 @ 60 Hz
-- 3. external display --

Storage

512 - 2,048 GB Size 512 - 8,192 GB
SSD Type SSD
PCIe Interface PCIe
No Upgradeable? No
-- 2. drive --
-- Card reader SDXC

Battery

Lithium-Polymer Type Lithium-Polymer
52.60 Wh Capacity 70.00 Wh
18.00 h Battery life 17.00 h
USB-C @ 30 W (Optional 67W Fast-charge), MagSafe 3 Charging MagSafe 3 @ 96 W

Network

802.11ax (WLAN 6) Wireless LAN 802.11ax (WLAN 6)
-- LAN --
Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
-- Cellular --

Camera

2.0 MP, 1080p Front camera 2.1 MP, 1080p
-- Back camera 1 --
-- Back camera 2 --
-- Back camera 3 --

Ports

-- HDMI 1x HDMI 2.0
-- DVI --
-- DistplayPort --
2x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, USB 3.1 Gen 2) Thunderbolt 3x USB-C (Thunderbolt 4, DisplayPort, USB 4.0)
-- USB --
2x (Thunderbolt / USB 4.0) USB-C 3x (Thunderbolt 4 / USB 4.0)
-- Lightning --
MagSafe 3 Other --

Dimensions / Housing

11 mm Height 16 mm
304 mm Width 313 mm
215 mm Depth 221 mm
1,240 g Weight 1,600 g
Aluminum Housing Material Aluminum
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

-- Part-no A2442
MacBookAir11,1 Ident-No: MacBookPro18,3
-- EMC-No: 3650
TouchID Security features TouchID
Link to manufacturer data sheet Link to manufacturer

Benchmark results

Geekbench 6 - Single Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Geekbench 6 - Multi Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Geekbench 5 - Single Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Geekbench 5 - Multi Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Cinebench R23 - Single Core

Cinebench R23 is the latest version of Maxon's render benchmark. It is based on the Cinema 4D application, which is used to generate 3D shapes. We use the single-core as well as the multi-core test.




Cinebench R23 - Multi Core

Cinebench R23 is the latest version of Maxon's render benchmark. It is based on the Cinema 4D application, which is used to generate 3D shapes. We use the single-core as well as the multi-core test.




FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS) - FP32 (TFLOPS)

The theoretical computing power of the graphics card with single precision (32 bit) in TFLOPS. TFLOPS indicates how many trillion FP32 floating point operations the graphics card (GPU) can perform per second. The larger this number, the faster the graphics card is.




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