Apple MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020): Specs – Detailed Specifications

Here's what you need to know about the 2020 Apple MacBook Pro 13” with Apple M1 Chip specifications including display size, resolution, processor, RAM, storage, camera, battery, and more.

Apple MacBook Pro 13” (M1, 2020)

Apple MacBook Pro 13” (2020) Technical Specifications

M1 MacBook Pro 13” image

M1 MacBook Pro 13”

Key Features
What's new
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.
  • 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
What's missing
  • Supports only one extended 6K@60Hz display, while the older Intel version supports up to two 4K@60Hz.
  • Not supports for external Thunderbolt-3 enabled graphics processors (eGPUs).
AvailabilityM1 MacBook Pro 13”
Release InfoAnnounced on November 10th, 2020
  • $1,299
    Apple M1 Chip | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD
  • $1,499
    Apple M1 Chip | 8GB RAM | 512GB SSD
DisplayM1 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
ExteriorM1 MacBook Pro 13”
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)
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
PortsTwo Thunderbolt / USB 4 (USB‑C) ports with support for:
  • Charging
  • DisplayPort
  • Thunderbolt 3 (up to 40Gb/s)
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)
  • Headphone
Internal SpecsM1 MacBook Pro 13”
  • Apple M1
    8 cores, 8 threads, 3.20 GHz, 10W
Integrated Graphics
  • Apple M1
    Apple M1 iGPU
    8 Graphics Cores, 1280 MHz
  • 8GB
    4266 MHz LPDDR4X onboard memory
  • Configurable to 16GB
  • 256GB512GB
  • Configurable to 1TB or 2TB
ConnectivityM1 MacBook Pro 13”
  • 802.11ax Wi‑Fi 6 wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compatible
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
BatteryM1 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
SoftwareM1 MacBook Pro 13”
OSShipped with macOS Big Sur
Built-in Apps
PhotosiMovieGarageBandPagesNumbersKeynoteSiriSafariMailFaceTimeMessagesMapsNewsStocksHomeVoice MemosNotesCalendarContactsRemindersPhoto BoothPreviewMusicPodcastsTVBooksApp StoreTime MachineFind MyQuickTime Player
Camera & AudioM1 MacBook Pro 13”
Camera720p FaceTime HD camera
  • 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
MiscM1 MacBook Pro 13”
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • 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)
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M1 MacBook Pro 13”: 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.

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