New 13-Inch MacBook Pro With Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports is Compatible With Apple's Pro Display XDR

Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro models with four Thunderbolt 3 ports are compatible with its Pro Display XDR at full 6K resolution, according to updated tech specs for the display. The base model with two Thunderbolt 3 ports remains incapable of this.


Apple's Pro Display XDR is a 32-inch 6K monitor with a P3 wide color gamut and true 10-bit color support, 1,600 nits of peak brightness, a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, and a super-wide, off-axis viewing angle. It is also compatible with the 2018 and later 15-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro, 2019 Mac Pro, 2019 iMac, and 2020 MacBook Air.

Apple updated the 13-inch MacBook Pro earlier today with a more reliable Magic Keyboard, up to 10th-generation Intel Core processor options, up to 32GB of RAM, up to 4TB of SSD storage, and more. Read our announcement coverage for more details.

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4 weeks ago


lol imagine the fans blasting when you do this

fans at full speed. Lol.



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4 weeks ago


Does anyone actually use a $6000 monitor on a lowly MBP13?

My guess is that it's for people who already have an XDR for their desktop and then buy an MBP for portability.


lol imagine the fans blasting when you do this



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Does anyone actually use a $6000 monitor on a lowly MBP13?
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4 weeks ago
Let's see- new laptop? Or stand for monitor? Choices choices.
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lol imagine the fans blasting when you do this
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The cheapest Macbook Air can drive a 6K display. Not sure how well it does it, but it's fully supported (due to the 10th gen processor).
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