Powered by the new M1 Max and M1 Pro chips, the 2021 MacBook Pro is equipped with more ports that can support four external displays. The powerful next-generation Apple Silicon offers new features and capabilities in the new MacBook Pro like the advanced mini-LED display to brighter resolution and 120Hz refresh rate, best audio, and camera systems ever on a Mac, and much more.
The new 2021 MacBook Pro support four external displays, simultaneously
The 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models come with three Thunderbolt 4 ports, one HDMI, SDXC, and headphone jack and they simultaneously support the built-in display with full native resolution at 1 billion colors and four external displays:
- Up to two external displays with up to 6K resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors (M1 Pro);
- Up to three external displays with up to 6K resolution and one external display with up to 4K resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors (M1 Max).
The ability to connect more displays with the main machines added a lot of versatility to the new 2021 MacBook Pro for more demanding workflows like faster project builds on Xcode, more Amp Designer plug-ins in Logic Pro, faster computational fluid dynamics performance in NASA TetrUSS, much faster 4K rendering in Final Cut Pro and much more. Greg Joswiak, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing said,
“We set out to create the world’s best pro notebook, and today we’re excited to introduce the all-new MacBook Pro with M1 Pro and M1 Max — a game-changing combination of phenomenal performance, unrivaled battery life, and groundbreaking features. The all-new MacBook Pro adds a breathtaking XDR display, more ports like MagSafe 3, an advanced 1080p camera, and a sensational six-speaker sound system, all in a stunning new design. The new MacBook Pro simply has no equal and is by far the best pro notebook we’ve ever built.”