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Article: Apple's "Scary Fast" Event: M3 Chips, MacBook Pro, and iMac on the Horizon

Apple's "Scary Fast" Event: M3 Chips, MacBook Pro, and iMac on the Horizon

Apple's latest "Scary Fast" event announced a new lineup that's far from frightful but certainly thrilling. Let's check out the innovations Apple has introduced, all powered by the new M3 chips—set to redefine speed and performance in the iconic MacBook Pro and iMac.

The New M3 Chips

Komodoty Blog New M3 chips announced by Apple for the new Macbook Pro
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The centerpiece of Apple's event was the introduction of the M3 chip series—M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max. Here's what's new:

Graphical Gains:

  • Hardware-Accelerated Ray Tracing and Mesh Shading: A game-changer for graphic-intensive tasks.
  • Dynamic Caching: Apple's method for maximizing GPU efficiency by optimizing memory allocation.

    Performance Benchmarks:

    • Render Speeds: The M3 chip is said to render 2.5 times faster than the M1.
    • CPU Boost: A 30% jump in speed from the M1, highlighting the M3's processing power.

      The New MacBook Pro Models

      Apple Macbook Pro with the new M3 chips
      Image: Apple

      Apple's MacBook Pro models have gotten a makeover, inside and out.

      What’s New:

      • Space Black Color: A nod to the classic 2006 MacBook, bringing back a fan-favorite finish.
      • Extended Battery Life: Up to 22 hours on a single charge, promising prolonged productivity.
      • M3 Chips Integration: Both the 14-inch and 16-inch models feature the new M3 series, with the 16-inch exclusively housing the M3 Pro or M3 Max.

      Pricing and Availability:

      • 14-inch MacBook Pro: Starts at USD$1,599, with options to upgrade to the M3 Pro.
      • 16-inch MacBook Pro: Begins at USD$2,499, with the M3 Max chip pricing pending.

      The Colorful M3 iMac Introduction

      The iMac's vibrant colors are now paired with the power of the M3 chip.

      Highlights:

      • 4.5K Retina Display: Sharper and more vivid than ever.
      • Enhanced Audio-Visuals: A 1080p FaceTime camera and six-speaker system support Dolby Atmos and Spatial Audio for an immersive experience.

      Choices and Pricing:

      • Standard Model: An 8-core GPU and CPU for USD$1,299.
      • Upgraded Version: Boosts storage with a 256 SSD for USD$1,499.

      The Touch Bar Says Goodbye

      The Touch Bar's journey comes to an end, as the new MacBook Pros opt for traditional function keys.


      iPhone Used to Film Entire Event!

      In a subtle yet bold display of capability, Apple reveals that the entire event was shot on an iPhone and edited on a Mac. Watch Behind the Scenes showcasing how the event was shot with an iPhone.


      Komodoty's MacBook Skins

      Complementing Apple's latest hardware, Komodoty introduces bespoke MacBook skins crafted from luxurious, Italy-imported Alcantara and authentic wood. These skins not only protect your device but also add a personal flair of sophistication and natural beauty. Tailored to fit your new MacBook, Komodoty ensures your tech looks as good as it performs.

      Komodoty Apple Macbook Skin Real Wood CoverKomodoty Black Alcantara Apple Macbook Skin Smooth Suede like Soft Cover

      Watch the recap of the Apple Event - October 30 here

       

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