The “Scary Fast” Event from Apple witnessed a fresh lineup of M3 chips called, an upgraded iMac, and the highly anticipated 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models. In this article, we’ll delve into the specifications, features, and expected price of the Apple MacBook Pro 16 M3 in Nepal.
Apple MacBook Pro 16 (M3) Overview:
The 16-inch model of the Macbook Pro skips the base M3 chip and goes for the M3 Pro and M3 Max silicon instead. To note, the entire lineup of the M3 chip is based on a 3-nanometer technology.
The M3 Pro variant of this 16-inch guy boasts a 12-core CPU and an 18-core GPU with two memory configurations: 18GB RAM + 512GB SSD and 36GB RAM + 512GB SSD. Meanwhile, the top-of-the-line M3 Max comes in two variants: 14-core CPU, 30-core GPU and 16-core CPU and 40-core GPU. Memory too, you get to choose between two options: 36GB + 1TB and 48GB + 1TB. On top of that, the M3 Max variant is configurable up to 128GB of RAM. While all the variants support configurable storage options of up to 8TB.
In terms of performance, the MacBook Pro M3 Max is claimed to be 2.5 times faster than the MacBook Pro with the M1 Max chipset and a staggering 11 times faster than Intel-based MacBook Pro models. Apple has also included an improved neural engine for enhanced machine learning capabilities.
Apart from CPU performance, the GPU segment receives a significant boost with hardware-accelerated ray tracing and mesh shading, the first time ever for Apple silicon. This is great news for gaming enthusiasts and a huge sigh of relief! Additionally, it supports Dynamic Caching, ensuring efficient allocation of RAM for the GPU.
Design and Display
The design remains largely unchanged, with the notable addition of a notch on the display. The MacBook Pro boasts an Apple Liquid Retina XDR 16.2-inch panel with HDR support, reaching peak brightness levels of up to 1600 nits. HDR and SDR brightness levels go up to 1000 nits and 600 nits, respectively.
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Battery and Others
Talking of the battery, the 16-inch MacBook Pro gets its juice from a 100Wh Li-Po battery that supports 140W fast charging. Connectivity options include WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, Thunderbolt 4.4 ports, MagSafe 3, HDMI port, and an SDXC card slot. Other features encompass a Magic keyboard, a 1080p Facetime webcam, and Siri integration. For biometric security, Touch ID is available.
Apple Macbook Pro 16 M3 Price in Nepal and Availability:
In the U.S., the official price of the Macbook Pro 16 (M3) begins at USD 2,499 for the base M3 Pro silicon with 18GB RAM and 512GB SSD. We expect the Apple Macbook Pro 16 M3 price in Nepal to start from NPR 431,999 when it launches here.
|Apple MacBook Pro 16 (2023)||Price in the US (Official)||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|M3 Pro, 12-core CPU, 18-core GPU, 18GB unified memory, 512GB SSD||USD 2,499||NPR 431,999|
|M3 Pro, 12-core CPU, 18-core GPU, 36GB unified memory, 512GB SSD||USD 2,899||NPR 499,999|
|M3 Max, 14-core CPU, 30-core GPU, 36GB unified memory, 1TB SSD||USD 3,499||NPR 604,999|
|M3 Max, 16-core CPU, 40-core GPU, 48GB unified memory, 1TB SSD||USD 3,999||NPR 690,999|
- Meanwhile, you can check our iPhone 15 Pro Max review.