Apple MacBook Pro 14 (2021)

Apple MacBook Pro 14 (2021)
  • Launched: October 2021
  • Screen-to-body ratio: ~84.6%
  • Dimensions: 312.6 x 221.2 x 15.5 mm (12.31 x 8.71 x 0.61 inches)
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Review

Evaluation of the main characteristics with the configuration selected for the MacBook Pro 14 (2021).
Performance
76
Gaming
53
Display
88
Battery Life
82
Connectivity
84
Case
90
NanoReview Score
79
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Tests and Specifications

Detailed tests and technical specifications of the Apple MacBook Pro 14 (2021)

Case

Weight 1.6 kg (3.53 lbs)
Dimensions 312.6 x 221.2 x 15.5 mm
12.31 x 8.71 x 0.61 inches
Area 691 cm2 (107.2 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~84.6%
Side bezels 3.4 mm
Colors Silver, Gray
Transformer No
Opening angle 135°
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active
Vapor chamber No
Number of fans 2
Max. fan speed (RPM) 6241 RPM
Noise level 49.5 dB

Display

Size 14.2 inches
Type Mini LED
Refresh rate 120 Hz
PPI 254 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:10
Resolution 3024 x 1964 pixels
HDR support Yes, Dolby Vision
Touchscreen No
Coating Glossy (Antireflective)
Display tests
Contrast 48900:1
sRGB color space 99.3%
Response time 49 ms
Max. brightness
500 nits

Battery

Capacity
Full charging time 2:30 hr
Battery type Li-Po
Replaceable No
Fast charging Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes
Charging port position Left, Right
Charge power 67 / 96 W
Weigh of AC adapter 274 gramm

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 2.0 GHz
Turbo frequency 3.2 GHz
Cores 10
Threads 10
Integrated GPU Apple M1 Pro GPU (16-core)
Fabrication process 5 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1691
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
12020
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1483
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
11608

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 30 W
Type Integrated
Fabrication process 5 nm
GPU base clock 450 MHz
GPU boost clock 1296 MHz
FLOPS 5.2 TFLOPS
Memory size System Shared
Memory type LPDDR5
Memory bus 256 bit
Memory speed 6.4 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 2048
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 128
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 64
GPU performance
5.2 TFLOPS

RAM

RAM size
Channels 4x4 GB
Clock 6400 MHz
Type LPDDR5
Upgradable No

Storage

Storage size
Bus Custom
Storage type SSD (M2)
Channels 1x512 GB
Upgradable No
NVMe Yes

Sound

Speakers 4.2
Dolby Atmos Yes
Loudness 84.9 dB
Microphones 3

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6
Bluetooth v5
Fingerprint Yes
Optical drive No
Webcam Above the display
Webcam resolution 1920 x 1080
Ports
USB-A No
USB Type-C 3x USB 4.0
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 4
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.0
DisplayPort No
VGA No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No
SD card reader Yes
Proprietary charging port Yes

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island
Numpad No
Backlight Yes
Key travel 1 mm
Touchpad
Size 13.2 x 8.1 cm
Surface Glass
Windows Precision No

Comments

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Sam 06 January 2022 15:26
The specs on the Apple store say the USB-C connector “supports Native DisplayPort”. Could you please clarify how they do this? Through what cabling? At what DisplayPort rate?
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