MacBook Pro (13–inch)
Mac Life|March 2021
Apple’s flagship is no longer the big upgrade it once was
ROB MEAD-GREEN

$1,299 From Apple, apple.com

Features 13.3–inch Retina display (2560x1600 resolution), Apple M1 chip, 8GB unified memory (16GB available), 256GB storage (512GB/1TB/2TB available), 802.11ax Wi–Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, 2x Thunderbolt/USB 4 ports, headphone socket

While there’s a huge difference in performance between the late–2020 MacBook Air and its Intel–driven forebear, the difference between the Air and the new 13–inch MacBook Pro feels more nuanced, chiefly because the two laptops have much in common — at least on paper.

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