M2 MacBooks Still Officially Support Only a Single External Display

Apple today unveiled new MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro models powered by its new M2 chip, and tech specs on Apple's website confirm that both notebooks officially support only a single external display with up to 6K resolution at 60Hz.

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The previous-generation MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro models with the M1 chip also supported only a single external display, according to Apple, but it was discovered that multiple displays can be connected to these notebooks with the use of DisplayLink adapters, and this will likely remain a workaround for the new M2 Macs.

The higher-end 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models support up to two external displays with the M1 Pro chip, and up to four with the M1 Max chip.

Top Rated Comments

scheinderrob Avatar
3 weeks ago
epic fail
Score: 42 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MakeAppleAwesomeAgain Avatar
3 weeks ago
Ugh I waited for the M2 only for this reason.
Score: 29 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jakey rolling Avatar
3 weeks ago

Not a surprise. What funny is that people want Air to be Pro Mac. People, there is a reason Apple sells Basic/Air Macs and Pro Macs. If you want a Pro features u have to buy MacBook Pro. Don't forget that Air is fanless laptop.
TIL that something I've been doing on sub-$1000 PC laptops for over ten years is now somehow considered a "pro" feature in the Apple world.

LOL at this entire thread.
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MrGunny94 Avatar
3 weeks ago
Forcing users to go for the M1 Pro base model if they want to have dual displays…
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MauiPa Avatar
3 weeks ago

So instead of more cores we should be demanding more Thunderbolt controllers. I also noticed the new Air design does not have and SD card slot.
dude, it's the Air
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
strayts Avatar
3 weeks ago
The 60hz part is the most annoying to me.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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