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For those eagerly awaiting the newest M2 MacBook Pro laptop’s arrival in South Africa, the device has received local pricing and a launch date.
Pre-orders for the laptop, which features the new M2 chip, have opened in the country through the iStore. The device will officially launch on in stores on Friday, 1 July.
Apple unveiled the new chipset on 6 June.
“Built using second-generation 5-nanometer technology, M2 takes the industry-leading performance per watt of M1 even further with an 18 percent faster CPU, a 35 percent more powerful GPU, and a 40 percent faster Neural Engine,” Apple said in its announcement.
The first two devices to feature the chip are the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro.
In South Africa, the 13-inch MacBook Pro M2 will be available in two storage options (256GB/512GB) and two colour options (Space Grey/Silver).
The iStore is also offering trade-in deals for those who want to purchase the laptop, allowing you to get up to R15,000 off the price of the new device.
How much will the MacBook Pro M2 cost in South Africa
The MacBook Pro M2’s price starts at R24,999 in South Africa.
Customers will pay R24,999 for the 256GB version of the laptop, while the 512GB option costs R28,999.
You can pre-order the laptop now on the iStore website.
There is no news yet on when or if the MacBook Air M2 will also launch in the country. However, the iStore has said on social media that it will update customers if there’s an update on the device.