The brand new 16-inch MacBook Professional will be configured with both the M1 Professional or M1 Max chips. The ‌M1 Max‌ chip is the highest-end Apple silicon chip accessible, and alongside the added efficiency, the 16-inch MacBook Professional with the ‌M1 Max‌ chip comes with one other distinction — it is heavier, barely.

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As we have already highlighted, the brand new 16-inch MacBook Professional is heavier and thicker than the earlier mannequin. The added thickness and weight come from a brand new chassis, extra ports, and different components. Apple’s specification breakdown web page for the brand new 16-inch MacBook Professional says that fashions configured with the ‌M1 Professional‌ chip will weigh 4.7 kilos, or 2.1 kg, whereas fashions delivery with the ‌M1 Max‌ chip will weigh 4.8 kilos or 2.2 kg.

The ‌M1 Max‌ chip is bodily greater than the ‌M1 Professional‌ chip; nonetheless, the 14-inch MacBook Professional, which can be supplied with the ‌M1 Max‌ chip, options the identical weight whatever the chip used. A footnote on Apple’s web page says that the load distinction on the bigger 16-inch mannequin between ‌M1 Professional‌ and ‌M1 Max‌ outcomes from the “configuration and manufacturing course of.”

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