2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) vs. 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3): Full specs comparison

We have comprehensively analyzed the technical specifications for the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) and 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) models. Our report includes intricate details such as the CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) Pros

We couldn't find any advantages of 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) over 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3).

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) Pros

Reasons that 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) is better than 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3).

Slightly faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1068NG7 inside 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) has a 17% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-8557U inside 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3).

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) - Intel Core i7-1068NG7
4,481
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) - Intel Core i5-1038NG7
4,207
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) - Intel Core i7-8557U
3,804
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) - Intel Core i5-8257U
3,740
Supports larger memory

The 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) supports a larger memory capacity than the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3). It supports up to 32GB versus 16GB of system memory on the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3).

Max system memory size
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3)
32 GB
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)
16 GB
Supports faster memory

The 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) supports a faster memory speed than the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3). It supports up to 3733MHz versus 2133MHz of system memory on the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3).

Memory type and speed
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) - LPDDR4X
3,733 MHz
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) - LPDDR3
2,133 MHz
Has two more ports and slots

The 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) has more ports and slots count than the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3). It has five versus three amount of ports and slots on the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3).

Ports2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3)
headphone jackYesYes
Thunderbolt 3Yes x2Yes x4
Total35

Prices

Here are the latest price updates and offers for both devices.

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) Price
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with 2.0GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray (Renewed)
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with 2.0GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$590.00
$629.99 6% OFF
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) Space Gray (Renewed)
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$669.95
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 (13 inch, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Space Gray (Renewed)
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 (13 inch, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$635.00
$689.68 8% OFF
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) Price
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with 2.0GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray (Renewed)
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with 2.0GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$599.00
$629.99 5% OFF
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) Space Gray (Renewed)
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$679.95
Apple 2024 MacBook Air 13-inch Laptop with M3 chip: 13.6-inch Liquid Retina Display, 16GB Unified Memory, 512GB SSD Storage, Backlit Keyboard, 1080p FaceTime HD Camera, Touch ID; Midnight
Apple 2024 MacBook Air 13-inch Laptop with M3 chip: 13.6-inch Liquid Retina Display, 16GB Unified Memory, 512GB SSD Storage, Backlit Keyboard, 1080p FaceTime HD Camera, Touch ID; Midnight
By Apple
$1,349.00
$1,499.00 10% OFF

Availability

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3)
Released20202020
Release Date
  • Announced on May 4th, 2020
  • Available on May 4th, 2020
  • Announced on May 4th, 2020
  • Available on May 4th, 2020
Pricing
  • $1,299 - Intel Core i5 | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD
  • $1,499 - Intel Core i5 | 8GB RAM | 512GB SSD
  • $1,799 - Intel Core i5 | 16GB RAM | 512GB SSD
  • $1,999 - Intel Core i5 | 16GB RAM | 1TB SSD
Generations

Exterior

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3)
Size Comparison
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3)
Dimensions
  • Width: 11.97 inches (30.41 cm)
  • Depth: 8.36 inches (21.24 cm)
  • Height: 0.61 inch (1.56 cm)
  • Width: 11.97 inches (30.41 cm)
  • Depth: 8.36 inches (21.24 cm)
  • Height: 0.61 inch (1.56 cm)
WeightStarting at 3.1 pounds (1.4 kg)Starting at 3.1 pounds (1.4 kg)
Colors
Space Gray Silver
Space Gray Silver
Keyboard and TrackpadBacklit Magic Keyboard with:
  • 65 (U.S.) or 66 (ISO) keys including 4 arrow keys in an inverted‑T arrangement
  • Touch Bar
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure‑sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure‑sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures
Backlit Magic Keyboard with:
  • 65 (U.S.) or 66 (ISO) keys including 4 arrow keys in an inverted‑T arrangement
  • Touch Bar
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure‑sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure‑sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures

Display

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3)
Size13.3 Inches13.3 Inches
InfoRetina display
  • 13.3‑inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology
  • 2560‑by‑1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
  • Supported scaled resolutions:
    • 1680 by 1050
    • 1440 by 900
    • 1024 by 640
  • 500 nits brightness
  • Wide color (P3)
  • True Tone technology
Retina display
  • 13.3‑inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology
  • 2560‑by‑1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
  • Supported scaled resolutions:
    • 1680 by 1050
    • 1440 by 900
    • 1024 by 640
  • 500 nits brightness
  • Wide color (P3)
  • True Tone technology

Ports

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3)
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) Ports
Image Source: Apple
Left (2)
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) Ports - Left
Image Source: Apple
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Charging, Displayport
Right (1)
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) Ports - Right
Image Source: Apple
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) Ports
Image Source: Apple
Left (2)
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) Ports - Left
Image Source: Apple
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Charging, Displayport
Right (3)
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) Ports - Right
Image Source: Apple
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Charging, Displayport

Internal Specs

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3)
Processor
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8257U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.40 → 3.90 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8557U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.70 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1038NG7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.00 → 3.80 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1068NG7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.30 → 4.10 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
Integrated Graphics
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8257U
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 645
    48 Execution Units with 128 MB eDRAM, 300 → 1050 MHz
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8557U
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 645
    48 Execution Units with 128 MB eDRAM, 300 → 1150 MHz
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1038NG7
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
    64 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1068NG7
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
    64 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
Memory
8GB
configurable to 16GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
16GB
configurable to 32GB of 3733MHz LPDDR4X onboard memory
Storage
256GB 512GB
configurable to 1TB or 2TB SSD
512GB 1TB
configurable to 2TB or 4TB SSD

Connectivity

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3)
Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ac Wi‑Fi wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
  • 802.11ac Wi‑Fi wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 wireless technologyBluetooth 5.0 wireless technology

Battery

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3)
Size58.2 Wh lithium‑polymer battery58.0 Wh lithium‑polymer battery
Battery Life
  • Up to 10 hours wireless web
  • Up to 10 hours Apple TV app movie playback
  • Up to 30 days of standby time
  • Up to 10 hours wireless web
  • Up to 10 hours Apple TV app movie playback
  • Up to 30 days of standby time
Power Supply61W USB‑C Power Adapter61W USB‑C Power Adapter

Software

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3)
OSShipped with macOS CatalinaShipped with macOS Catalina
Built-in Apps
Photos iMovie GarageBand Pages Numbers Keynote Siri Safari Mail FaceTime Messages Maps News Stocks Home Voice Memos Notes Calendar Contacts Reminders Photo Booth Preview Music Podcasts TV Books App Store Time Machine Find My QuickTime Player
Photos iMovie GarageBand Pages Numbers Keynote Siri Safari Mail FaceTime Messages Maps News Stocks Home Voice Memos Notes Calendar Contacts Reminders Photo Booth Preview Music Podcasts TV Books App Store Time Machine Find My QuickTime Player

Camera & Audio

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3)
Camera720p FaceTime HD camera720p FaceTime HD camera
Audio
  • Stereo speakers with high dynamic range
  • Wide stereo sound
  • Support for Dolby Atmos playback
  • Three-mic array with directional beamforming
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Stereo speakers with high dynamic range
  • Wide stereo sound
  • Support for Dolby Atmos playback
  • Three-mic array with directional beamforming
  • 3.5mm headphone jack

Misc

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3)
Sensors
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Touch ID sensor
Security
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Apple T2 Security Chip
In the box
  • 13‑inch MacBook Pro
  • 61W USB‑C Power Adapter
  • USB-C Charge Cable (2 m)
  • 13‑inch MacBook Pro
  • 61W USB‑C Power Adapter
  • USB-C Charge Cable (2 m)
WarrantyYour MacBook Pro comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one‑year limited warranty. Purchase AppleCare+ for Mac to extend your coverage to three years from your AppleCare+ purchase date and add up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee of $99 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or $299 for other repairable damage, plus applicable tax.Your MacBook Pro comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one‑year limited warranty. Purchase AppleCare+ for Mac to extend your coverage to three years from your AppleCare+ purchase date and add up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee of $99 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or $299 for other repairable damage, plus applicable tax.

Key Features

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3)
At Glance
Released in
2020
16:10 WQXGA
13.3”
1600p 60Hz
Weight
3.1 lb
1.41 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-8557U
4C/8T, 1.70 → 4.50 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,018
Single Core
Geekbench 5
3,804
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 645
48 Execution Units with 128 MB eDRAM, 300 → 1150 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
2133 MHz LPDDR3
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) Ports
Released in
2020
16:10 WQXGA
13.3”
1600p 60Hz
Weight
3.1 lb
1.41 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1068NG7
4C/8T, 2.30 → 4.10 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,228
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,481
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
64 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
3733 MHz LPDDR4X
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (4TB3) Ports

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