From the Apple’s “One more Thing” event which took place on November 10, MacBook Pro 13-inch 2020 powered by M1 chip was also launched. Main focus was the all new Apple’s M1 Arm based silicon, which now comes with MacBook Pro 13″. Now, the same M1 powered model has launched in Nepal too. So, here we will check out on specs, features and price of Apple MacBook Pro M1 2020.
|Dimension||30.41 x 21.24 x 1.56 cm|
|Display||13.3″ IPS LED-Backlit|
~227 ppi density
Wide color (P3)
True Tone technology
|Max Brightness||500 nits|
|Resolution||1600 x 2560 pixels|
|Chip||Apple M1, 8-core CPU|
|RAM||8 GB, configurable up to 16 GB|
|Storage||256 GB and 512 GB SSD|
|Ports||Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports and One 3.5 mm headphone jack port|
|Audio||Stereo speakers, 3 x microphone|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax), Bluetooth 5.0|
|Keyboard||Backlit Magic Keyboard|
|Webcam||Yes, 720p FaceTime HD camera|
|Battery||58.2 WHr Li-Po Battery|
|Charging||61W, USB-C Power Adapter|
MacBook Pro 13″ 2020 Overview
The 2020 MacBook Pro 13 is the most powerful machine till now. It comes with a 8-core CPU and 8-core GPU. It replaces the Intel processor with Apple’s new M1 chip. And comparatively, M1 is much better than the Intel powered MacBook Pro. It has 16-core Neural Engine now.
It comes with two storage variants: 256 GB and 512 GB. Both comes with 8 GB of RAM configuration. Apple also provides configuration for RAM up to 16 GB and storage up to 2 TB.
Display and Design
Talking about the display, it comes with same display form the intel based MacBook Pro. Same 13.3-inch LED-backlit display with IPS technology. It has the 1600 x 2560 resolution as default. Which comes to support 1050 x 1680, 900 x 1440 and 640 x 1024.
Also, this MacBook Pro powered by M1 shares same design with its Backlit Magic keyboard. Touch bar and Touch ID sensor on top side of the keys. There is a Force Toch track pad for precise cursor control. It is capable of sensing the touch pressure which gets handy while pressure-sensitive drawing. And also with multi touch gesture and enables Force clicks.
In terms of ports, it has 2 Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports which supports, USB 3.1 Gen 2, Thunderbolt 3, Display port and as well as charging. Also, a headphone jack port is placed. Meanwhile, you will need to invest in a dongle to plug a bunch of different peripherals.
Battery and Connectivity
Apple claims that, this model have the longest battery life of any other model of MacBook ever. It is all because of the all new M1 chip. It has built-in 58.2 watt-hour Li-Po battery. Which can provide up to 17 hours of wireless web browsing and up to 20 hours of Apple TV app movie playback. To charge it, 61W USB-C Power Adapter is provided in the box.
For the connectivity options, it has Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking which is IEEE 8.0.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible. And there is Bluetooth v5.0 for wireless connection with other tech products.
MacBook Pro 2020 Price and Availability
The MacBook Pro 2020 13″ powered b M1 chip is available for purchase in Nepal now. The MacBook Pro 2020 13″ price in Nepal is Rs. 2,05,000 for 8/256 GB variant. Similarly, 8/512 GB variant is available for Rs. 2,40,000. Also, we got the 16GB RAM variant with 512 GB storage at Rs. 2,75,000.
These are available in two color finish: Silver and Space Gray. And available for purchase from OlizStore.
|Apple Product||Price in Nepal (Expected)||Price|
|MacBook Pro 2020 – 13″||Rs. 2,05,000 (8/256 GB)|
Rs. 2,40,000 (8/512 GB)
Rs. 2,75,000 (16/512 GB)
|$1,299 (8/256 GB)|
$1,499 (8/512 GB)