OVERVIEW
IntroducedNovember 2020
Model IdentifierMacBookPro17,1
Model NumberA2338
EMC3578
Order NumberMYDA2LL/A (256 GB Silver) MYD82LL/A (256 GB Space Gray) MYDC2LL/A (512 GB Silver) MYD92LL/A (512 GB Space Gray)
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ColorsSilver or Space Gray
CasePrecision aluminum unibody
Weight and Dimensions3.0 lbs., 0.61" H x 11.97" W x 8.36" D
PROCESSOR
ProcessorApple M1 (APL1102)
Processor Speed3.2 GHz (high-performance) 2.1 GHz (high-efficiency)
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores8 (4 - high-performance, 4 - high-efficiency)
Security ChipSecure Enclave coprocessor in Apple M1
Cache12 MB L2 (high-performance) 4 MB L2 (high-efficiency)
STORAGE AND MEDIA
Storage256, 512 GB, 1, or 2 TB flash storage
MediaNone
KEYBOARD AND TRACKPAD
TrackpadForce Touch trackpad
Trackpad ReplacementNiwTech
KeyboardBuilt-in full-size keyboard with 65 (U.S.) or 66 (ISO) keys including 4 arrow keys and Touch Bar
Keyboard ReplacementNiwTech
Touch IDTouch ID sensor
SOFTWARE
Original OSmacOS 11.0 (20A2411)
Maximum OSLatest release of macOS
AirDropSupported
HandoffSupported
Power NapSupported
Unlock with Apple WatchSupported with macOS Sierra (Apple Watch (1st generation), Apple Watch Series 1, and Apple Watch Series 2) or macOS High Sierra or later (Apple Watch Series 3 or later)
FIRMWARE
FirmwareApple iBoot
MEMORY
Built-in Memory8 or 16 GB 4266 MT/s LPDDR4X
Maximum Memory16 GB
Memory SlotsNone
Memory UpgradeNO
DISPLAY
Built-in Display13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology
Brightness500 cd/m2
Pixel Density227 ppi
Color GamutWide color gamut (P3)
Resolutions2560-by-1600 (Retina); Scaled resolutions: 1680 by 1050, 1440 by 900, and 1024 by 640 pixels
Display ReplacementNiwTech
GRAPHICS
Graphics CardApple GPU
Number of Cores8
Graphics MemoryShared with system through Unified Memory Architecture (UMA)
Display ConnectionThunderbolt 3 digital video output
Display SupportOne external 6K display with 6016 by 3384 resolution at 60 Hz
Display ModesDual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 6016 by 3384 resolution at 60 Hz
CAMERA
Camera720p FaceTime HD camera
CONNECTIONS
Wi-Fi802.11ax Wi-Fi 6
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
EthernetNone
ModemNone
USBThunderbolt / USB 4 ports support USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)
Thunderbolt2 - Thunderbolt / USB 4 (Thunderbolt 3 up to 40 Gbps)
DisplayThunderbolt 3 digital video output
Audio In3 - Built-in microphones
Audio Out1 - 3.5-mm headphone jack, 2 - Built-in speakers with high dynamic range
Security SlotNone
EXPANSION
SlotsNone
BaysNone
Hard Drive Interface8.0 GT/s NVMe PCIe x4
SENSORS
Liquid SensorLiquid Contact Indicators (LCI)
POWER
System BatteryBuilt-in 58.2-watt-hour lithium-polymer
Battery LifeUp to 17 hours wireless web, Up to 20 hours Apple TV app movie playback
Maximum Battery Cycles1000
Battery ReplacementNiwTech
Power Adapter61W USB-C Power Adapter
Power Adapter ReplacementNiwTech
Line Voltage100-240V AC
ENVIRONMENTAL
ENERGY STARMeets ENERGY STAR requirements
EPEATGold
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