MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020) Specifications

Here's what you need to know about MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020) including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)

Key FeaturesMacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)
At Glance
Released in Late
2020
16:10 WQXGA
13.3”
1600p 60Hz
Weight
3.1 lb
1.41 kg
Powered By
Apple M1
8C/8T, 3.20 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,705
Single Core
Geekbench 5
7,414
Multi-Core
With integrated
Apple M1 iGPU
8 Graphics Cores, 1280 MHz
Up to
16GB
Unified Memory
MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020) Ports
AvailabilityMacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)
Released2020
Release InfoAnnounced on November 10th, 2020
Pricing
  • $1,299
    Apple M1 Chip | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD
  • $1,499
    Apple M1 Chip | 8GB RAM | 512GB SSD
Stores
MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020) Price
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray
By Apple
$1,099.00
Was: $1,299.00
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Silver (Renewed)
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Silver (Renewed)
By Apple
$995.00
Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD Storage) - Silver (2020 Model)
Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD Storage) - Silver (2020 Model)
By Apple
$1,799.99
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
$972.99
2020 Apple MacBook Air with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD) - Space Gray (Renewed)
2020 Apple MacBook Air with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD) - Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$1,020.99
Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage, Magic Keyboard) - Space Gray (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage, Magic Keyboard) - Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$870.45
ExteriorMacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)
Dimensions11.97” x 8.36” x 0.61” (304.1 mm x 212.4 mm x 15.6 mm)
WeightStarting at 3.1 pounds (1.4 kg)
Colors
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
DisplayMacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)
Size13.3 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
  • 16:10 aspect ratio
  • 500 nits brightness
  • Supports wide color (P3)
  • True Tone technology
PortsMacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)
Ports
MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020) Ports
Image Source: Apple
Left (2)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
    USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort, Charging
Right (1)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Internal SpecsMacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)
Processor
  1. Apple M1
    8 cores, 8 threads, 3.20 GHz, 10W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)1
Apple M11,705100.00%
01,705
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)1
Apple M17,414100.00%
07,414
Integrated Graphics
  1. Apple M1
    Apple M1 iGPU
    8 Graphics Cores, 1280 MHz
Memory
  • 8GB
    4266 MHz LPDDR4X onboard memory
  • Configurable to 16GB
Storage
  • 256GB 512GB
    SSD
  • Configurable to 1TB or 2TB
ConnectivityMacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)
Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ax Wi‑Fi 6 wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compatible
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
BatteryMacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)
Size58.2 Wh lithium‑polymer battery
Battery Life
  • Up to 17 hours wireless web
  • Up to 20 hours Apple TV app movie playback
Power Supply61W USB‑C Power Adapter
SoftwareMacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)
OSShipped with macOS Big Sur
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
Camera & AudioMacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)
Camera720p FaceTime HD camera
Audio
  • Stereo speakers with high dynamic range
  • Wide stereo sound
  • Support for Dolby Atmos playback
  • Studio-quality three-mic array with directional beamforming
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack
MiscMacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)
Sensors
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Apple T2 Security Chip
In the box
  • MacBook Pro 13”
  • 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.
MoreVideo Support
  • Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at millions of colors and:
    • One external display with up to 6K resolution at 60Hz
  • Thunderbolt 3 digital video output
    • Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
    • VGA, HDMI, DVI, and Thunderbolt 2 output supported using adapters (sold separately)

MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020) Price

Here is the latest price update for MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020).

MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020) Price
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray
By Apple
$1,099.00
Was: $1,299.00
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Silver (Renewed)
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Silver (Renewed)
By Apple
$995.00
Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD Storage) - Silver (2020 Model)
Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD Storage) - Silver (2020 Model)
By Apple
$1,799.99
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
$972.99
2020 Apple MacBook Air with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD) - Space Gray (Renewed)
2020 Apple MacBook Air with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD) - Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$1,020.99
Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage, Magic Keyboard) - Space Gray (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage, Magic Keyboard) - Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$870.45

MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020): Quick Look

Here is our quick look at MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020).

MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)

Apple has revealed the MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020), a 13.3-inch machine, in late-2020. It is powered by an octa-core Apple M1. The laptop has an integrated graphics option up to Apple M1 iGPU (8 Graphics Cores, 1280 MHz). For display option, it has a 13.3 inch display with the following key specifications:

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
  • 16:10 aspect ratio
  • 500 nits brightness
  • Supports wide color (P3)
  • True Tone technology

Moreover, Apple claims that the MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020) supports up to 16GB of Unified memory.

Additionally, the MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020) measures 11.97” x 8.36” x 0.61” (304.04 x 212.34 x 15.49 mm) and weight at 3.1 lbs. (1.41 kg). For connectivity, there are only two Thunderbolt 3 ports and a headphone jack available on MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020).

In summary, here is what you need to know about the MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020).

Better Performance
With the new Apple M1 Chip paired with the MacBook Pro's active cooling system, it's 2.8 times faster than the previous generation. The 8-core GPU is up to 5 times faster allowing smooth graphics performance.
Better Battery Life
It's a MacBook Pro with the longest battery life ever made, with up to 20-hours of watching movies and 17 hours of web browsing.
Better FaceTime HD camera
With the latest Apple Image Single Processor (ISP) in the M1 chip, image quality is better in noise reduction, greater dynamic range, and improved auto white balance.
More
  • Supports latest USB 4
  • Supports latest Wi-Fi 6
  • Better security with new Secure Enclave in M1 chip
  • Studio-quality mics for super clear recordings and calls

The MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020) also has some downsides that you might want to know, including:

  • Supports only one extended [email protected] display, while the older Intel version supports up to two [email protected]
  • Not supports for external Thunderbolt-3 enabled graphics processors (eGPUs).
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MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020): Key Features

Better real-world application performance

When compared to the previous generation, the new M1-powered 13-inch MacBook Pro can:

  1. Build code in Xcode up to 2.8x faster.
  2. Render a complex 3D title in Final Cut Pro up to 5.9x faster.
  3. Fluidly design intricate game scenes in Unity Editor up to 3.5x faster.
  4. Perform ML tasks in Create ML up to 11x faster.
  5. Separate out beats, instrumentals, and vocal tracks from a recording in real-time in djay Pro AI, thanks to the amazing performance of the Neural Engine.
  6. Playback full-quality, 8K ProRes video in DaVinci Resolve without dropping a single frame.
  7. Compile four times as much code on a single charge, thanks to the game-changing performance per watt of the M1 chip.