M2 MacBook Pro 13” specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2022 M2 MacBook Pro 13” including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

M2 MacBook Pro 13” image

M2 MacBook Pro 13”

Key Features

M2 MacBook Pro 13”
At Glance
Released in Mid
2022
16:10 WQXGA
13.3”
1600p 60Hz
Weight
3.0 lb
1.36 kg
Powered By
Apple M2 (8C, 10G)
8C/8T, 2.42 → 3.48 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,933
Single Core
Geekbench 5
8,819
Multi-Core
With integrated
Apple M2 iGPU
10 GPU Cores, 16 Neural Engine Cores
Configurable up to
24GB
Unified Memory
M2 MacBook Pro 13” Ports

Availability

M2 MacBook Pro 13”
Released2022
Release DateAnnounced on June 6th, 2022. (WWDC 2022)
Pricing
  • $1,299
    Apple M2 Chip | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD
  • $1,499
    Apple M2 Chip | 8GB RAM | 512GB SSD
Applicable Models
  • MacBook Pro 13” (2022)
  • 2022 MacBook Pro 13”
  • MacBook Pro 13” with Apple M2 chip
Generations
M2 MacBook Pro 13” Price
Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) (QWERTY English) Space Gray (Renewed Premium)
Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) (QWERTY English) Space Gray (Renewed Premium)
By Apple
$1,099.00
2022 Apple MacBook Pro Laptop with Apple M2 chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) (QWERTY English) Space Gray (Renewed)
2022 Apple MacBook Pro Laptop with Apple M2 chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) (QWERTY English) Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$899.00
Apple 2022 MacBook Air M2 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) (QWERTY English) Midnight (Renewed Premium)
Apple 2022 MacBook Air M2 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) (QWERTY English) Midnight (Renewed Premium)
By Apple Computer
$879.00
Apple MacBook Pro M2 Chip (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray (2022 Model) - Z16R0005S
Apple MacBook Pro M2 Chip (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray (2022 Model) - Z16R0005S
By Apple
$1,326.55
$1,449.99 9% OFF
Apple 2023 MacBook Pro Laptop M3 Pro chip with 11‑core CPU, 14‑core GPU: 14.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR Display, 18GB Unified Memory, 512GB SSD Storage. Works with iPhone/iPad; Space Black
Apple 2023 MacBook Pro Laptop M3 Pro chip with 11‑core CPU, 14‑core GPU: 14.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR Display, 18GB Unified Memory, 512GB SSD Storage. Works with iPhone/iPad; Space Black
By Apple
$1,799.00
$1,999.00 10% OFF

Exterior

M2 MacBook Pro 13”
Dimensions11.97 x 8.36 x 0.61 in (304.1 x 212.4 x 15.6 mm)
WeightStarting at 3.0 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
M2 MacBook Pro 13” Keyboard and Touchpad
Image Source: Apple

Display

M2 MacBook Pro 13”
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

Ports

M2 MacBook Pro 13”
Ports
M2 MacBook Pro 13” Ports
Image Source: Apple
Left (2)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort, Charging
Right (1)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone

Internal Specs

M2 MacBook Pro 13”
Processor
  1. Apple M2 (8C, 10G)
    8 cores, 8 threads, 2.42 → 3.48 GHz,

Geekbench 5 Single Core

M2 MacBook Pro 13”1
Apple M2 (8C, 10G)1,933100.00%
01,933

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

M2 MacBook Pro 13”1
Apple M2 (8C, 10G)8,819100.00%
08,819
Integrated Graphics
  1. Apple M2 (8C, 10G)
    Apple M2 iGPU
    10 GPU Cores, 16 Neural Engine Cores,
Memory
  • 8GB
    Unified onboard memory
  • Configurable to 24GB
Storage
  • 256GB 512GB
    SSD
  • Configurable to 1TB or 2TB
Fans Number1
Cooling InfoActive

Connectivity

M2 MacBook Pro 13”
Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ax Wi‑Fi 6 wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compatible
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 wireless technology

Battery

M2 MacBook Pro 13”
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

Software

M2 MacBook Pro 13”
OSShipped with macOS Monterey
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 & Audio

M2 MacBook Pro 13”
Camera720p FaceTime HD camera
Advanced image signal processor with computational video.
Audio
  • Stereo speakers with high dynamic range
  • Wide stereo sound
  • Support for Spatial Audio when playing music or video with Dolby Atmos on built-in speakers
  • Spatial Audio with dynamic head tracking when using AirPods (3rd generation), AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max
  • Studio-quality three-mic array with high signal-to-noise ratio and directional beamforming
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack with advanced support for high-impedance headphones

Misc

M2 MacBook Pro 13”
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)
WarrantyOne-year limited warranty.
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 are supported using adapters (sold separately)

Photos

Our analysis and reviews

M2 MacBook Pro 13” image

What we like

Reasons to like about M2 MacBook Pro 13”.

Awesome battery life of up to 20-hours

According to Apple, the M2 MacBook Pro 13” lasts up to 20 hours of battery life.

  • Up to 17 hours wireless web
  • Up to 20 hours Apple TV app movie playback

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about M2 MacBook Pro 13”.

Not supports Windows 11
RequirementsM2 MacBook Pro 13”
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorApple M2 (8C, 10G)
4GB RAM8GB → 24GB
64GB Drive256GB → 2TB
2 Cores CPU8 cores
Non-upgradable storage

M2 MacBook Pro 13” has soldered storage, and there are no M.2 slots for expansion. Learn more

Storage SlotsM2 MacBook Pro 13”
M.20 - Onboard
Non-upgradable memory

The memory on M2 MacBook Pro 13” is soldered to the motherboard, and there is no additional RAM slot for expansion. Since you can't change or add more RAM after you buy, you want to make sure you pick the configuration with the right amount of memory at the initial purchase. Learn more

MemoryM2 MacBook Pro 13”
Slots0 - Onboard
TypeUnified
Speed

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Slightly faster CPU performance

Apple M2 (8C, 10G) inside M2 MacBook Pro 13” has a 18% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Apple M1 (8C, 8G) inside M1 MacBook Pro 13”.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
M2 MacBook Pro 13” - Apple M2 (8C, 10G)
8,819
M1 MacBook Pro 13” - Apple M1 (8C, 8G)
7,414
Supports larger memory

M2 MacBook Pro 13” supports a larger memory capacity than the M1 MacBook Pro 13”. It supports up to 24GB versus 16GB of system memory on the M1 MacBook Pro 13”.

Max system memory size
M2 MacBook Pro 13”
24 GB
M1 MacBook Pro 13”
16 GB