Take a tour of MacBook Pro
Note: This guide is for the currently shipping MacBook Pro models. If you’re not sure which model you have or want to find information and documentation for other models, see the Apple Support article Identify your MacBook Pro model.
Not all features are available on all MacBook Pro models.
Thunderbolt 4 (USB-C) ports (MacBook Pro with M3 Pro or M3 Max): Use any of the three Thunderbolt 4 (USB-C) ports to transfer data at Thunderbolt speeds (up to 40 Gbit/s), connect to a display or projector, connect to USB 4 peripherals, and more. The ports can also charge devices, such as an iPhone or a rechargeable trackpad or keyboard, as well as charge your MacBook Pro using a USB-C charge cable.
Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports (MacBook Pro with M3): Use either of the two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports to transfer data at Thunderbolt speeds (up to 40 Gbit/s), connect to a display or projector, connect to USB 4 peripherals, and more. The ports can also charge devices, such as an iPhone or a rechargeable trackpad or keyboard, as well as charge your MacBook Pro using a USB-C charge cable.
Tip: To see how many displays you can connect to your MacBook Pro, see Use an external display with your MacBook Pro.
MagSafe 3 port: Connect the USB-C to MagSafe 3 cable to the included power adapter to recharge the MacBook Pro battery. The indicator light glows amber when the battery is charging, and green when it’s fully charged. Charge your battery quickly—up to 50 percent in about 30 minutes—on the 14-inch model with the 96W USB-C Power Adapter and on the 16-inch model with the 140W USB-C Power Adapter.
3.5 mm headphone jack: Plug in stereo headphones or external speakers to listen to your favorite music or movies. Your MacBook Pro supports the use of high-impedance headphones without an additional headphone amplifier.
SDXC card slot: Transfer photos, videos, and data to and from your MacBook Pro, with support for high-capacity SD 4.0 cards.
HDMI port: Connect your MacBook Pro to a TV or external display. See Use an external display with your MacBook Pro.
1080p FaceTime HD camera: Make FaceTime video calls or take pictures and video. The camera system provides high-quality video and better low-light performance. If the green indicator light next to the camera is glowing, the camera is on. See FaceTime and Use the built-in camera on Mac in the macOS User Guide.
Studio-Quality Microphones: Three microphones with high signal-to-noise ratio and directional beamforming deliver super-clear audio for videoconferencing and phone calls, as well as high-quality voice recordings for audio tracks, podcasts, and voice memos.
Speakers: The high-fidelity six-speaker sound system consists of two pairs of dual force-canceling woofers and two tweeters. Enjoy a robust and high-quality audio experience, including Spatial Audio support for videos and songs with Dolby Atmos.
Touch ID (the power button): Press to turn on your MacBook Pro (or just lift the lid or press any key). A metallic trim ring guides your finger to the Touch ID sensor that analyzes your fingerprint. When you first start up or restart, you need to log in by typing your password. To learn more about how to use Touch ID, see Magic Keyboard for MacBook Pro.
Force Touch trackpad: Control your MacBook Pro with gestures. The entire trackpad surface acts as a button so you can easily click anywhere. For more about using gestures, see MacBook Pro trackpad.