It’s officially Friday, June 24 in New Zealand and Australia, which means it’s launch day for the 13 – inch M2 MacBook Pro. Customers in New Zealand and Australia are always the first to get their hands on new devices due to time zone differences, and the M2 Macs are no exception.
M2 MacBook Pro models are starting to arrive to customers who pre-ordered the machine last Friday, and new MacBook Pro owners are likely to soon share their experiences with the updated M2 chip on MacRygter forums, Twitter and other social networks.
New Zealand does not have Apple Stores, so customers in Australia will be the first to be able to download a M2 MacBook Pro. Warehouses in Australia will give us an idea of what we can expect from other stores around the world. A random check shows the standard M2 MacBook Pro models that can be purchased at multiple stores in Australia, but custom configurations with upgraded unified memory and SSDs are unlikely to be available in stores.
Following New Zealand and Australia, sales of the MacBook Pro will begin in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and then North America.
The 13-inch M2 MacBook Pro has the same design as the previous generation model, and the M2 chip is the only upgrade. The M2 chip has the same 8-core CPU as the M1, but with an upgraded nine or 10-core GPU.
Are you getting a new M2 MacBook Pro today? Tell us what you think in the comments.
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