Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (2020): Specs – Detailed Specifications

Here's what you need to know about the 2020 Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch specifications including display size, resolution, processor, RAM, storage, camera, battery, and more.

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch 2020

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (2020) Technical Specifications

MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 2 Thunderbolt 3 picture

MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 2 Thunderbolt 3

MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 4 Thunderbolt 3 picture

MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 4 Thunderbolt 3

Key Features
What's new
New Magic Keyboard
The updated 13-inch MacBook Pro now features the new Magic Keyboard, first introduced on the 16-inch MacBook Pro, and added to MacBook Air in March.
Double the Storage
The 2020 models now come with double the storage of the previous generation starting at 256GB up to 1TB. It can be also configured to even more storage up to 4TB SSD.
New Magic Keyboard
The updated 13-inch MacBook Pro now features the new Magic Keyboard, first introduced on the 16-inch MacBook Pro, and added to MacBook Air in March.
Double the Storage
The 2020 models now come with double the storage of the previous generation starting at 256GB up to 1TB. It can be also configured to even more storage up to 4TB SSD.
Better Performance
It now comes with the 10th Gen Intel Ice Lake processors with Turbo Boost speed of up to 4.1GHz. The integrated Intel Iris Plus Graphics also gain 80 percent than the previous generation.
More and Faster Memory
The new 2020 models come with 16GB of 3733 LPDDR4X memory and can be configured up to 32GB.
What's missing
No Performance Improvements
It's using the same 8th Gen Intel Core processors and LPDDR3 memory that powered the previous 2019 MacBook Pro 13-inch.
AvailabilityMacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 2 Thunderbolt 3MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 4 Thunderbolt 3
Released20202020
Release Info
  • 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
Stores
DisplayMacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 2 Thunderbolt 3MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 4 Thunderbolt 3
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
ExteriorMacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 2 Thunderbolt 3MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 4 Thunderbolt 3
Size Comparison
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 GraySilver
Space GraySilver
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
PortsTwo Thunderbolt 3 (USB‑C) ports with support for:
  • Charging
  • DisplayPort
  • Thunderbolt (up to 40Gb/s)
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)
Four Thunderbolt 3 (USB‑C) ports with support for:
  • Charging
  • DisplayPort
  • Thunderbolt (up to 40Gb/s)
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)
Internal SpecsMacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 2 Thunderbolt 3MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 4 Thunderbolt 3
Processor
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8257U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.40 → 3.90 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8557U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.70 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1038NG7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.00 → 3.80 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 28W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1068NG7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.30 → 4.10 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
Integrated Graphics
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8257U
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 645
    48 Execution Units with 128 MB eDRAM, 300 → 1050 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8557U
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 645
    48 Execution Units with 128 MB eDRAM, 300 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1038NG7
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
    64 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz
  • 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
256GB512GB
configurable to 1TB or 2TB SSD
512GB1TB
configurable to 2TB or 4TB SSD
ConnectivityMacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 2 Thunderbolt 3MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 4 Thunderbolt 3
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
BatteryMacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 2 Thunderbolt 3MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 4 Thunderbolt 3
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
SoftwareMacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 2 Thunderbolt 3MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 4 Thunderbolt 3
OSShipped with macOS CatalinaShipped with macOS Catalina
Built-in Apps
PhotosiMovieGarageBandPagesNumbersKeynoteSiriSafariMailFaceTimeMessagesMapsNewsStocksHomeVoice MemosNotesCalendarContactsRemindersPhoto BoothPreviewMusicPodcastsTVBooksApp StoreTime MachineFind MyQuickTime Player
PhotosiMovieGarageBandPagesNumbersKeynoteSiriSafariMailFaceTimeMessagesMapsNewsStocksHomeVoice MemosNotesCalendarContactsRemindersPhoto BoothPreviewMusicPodcastsTVBooksApp StoreTime MachineFind MyQuickTime Player
Camera & AudioMacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 2 Thunderbolt 3MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 4 Thunderbolt 3
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
MiscMacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 2 Thunderbolt 3MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with 4 Thunderbolt 3
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.

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