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
23 months ago
epic fail
Score: 43 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MakeAppleAwesomeAgain Avatar
23 months ago
Ugh I waited for the M2 only for this reason.
Score: 31 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jakey rolling Avatar
23 months 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: 25 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MrGunny94 Avatar
23 months 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
23 months 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
23 months ago
The 60hz part is the most annoying to me.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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