Pro Display XDR - Technical Specifications



  • Standard glass
  • Nano-texture glass


  • Retina 6K Display
  • 32-inch (diagonal) IPS LCD display with oxide TFT technology
    • Resolution: 6016 by 3384 pixels (20.4 million pixels) at 218 pixels per inch
    • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • XDR (Extreme Dynamic Range)
    • Brightness: 1000 nits sustained (full screen), 1600 nits peak1
    • Contrast ratio: 1,000,000:1
    • Color: P3 wide color gamut, 10-bit depth for 1.073 billion colors
    • SDR brightness: 500 nits
    • Viewing angle: Superwide angle with high-fidelity color and contrast at 89º left, 89º right, 89º up, 89º down
      Fully laminated; 1.65% reflectivity (typical)

Pro Stand and VESA Mount Adapter sold separately


  • 2D backlighting system using 576 full array local dimming zones
  • Apple-designed timing controller (TCON) chip engineered to precisely control high-speed modulation of both 20.4 million LCD pixels and 576 LEDs in backlight for seamless synchronization
  • True Tone technology with dual ambient light sensor (ALS) design to ensure an accurate viewing experience in any ambient lighting condition

Refresh Rates

  • 47.95Hz
  • 48.00Hz
  • 50.00Hz
  • 59.94Hz
  • 60.00Hz

Reference Modes

Available reference modes:

  • Pro Display XDR (P3-1600 nits)
  • HDR Video (P3-ST 2084)
  • NTSC Video (BT.601 SMPTE-C)
  • Digital Cinema (P3-DCI)
  • Design and Print (P3-D50)
  • Internet and Web (sRGB)
  • Apple Display (P3-500 nits)
  • HDTV Video (BT.709-BT.1886)
  • PAL and SECAM Video (BT.601 EBU)
  • Digital Cinema (P3-D65)
  • Photography (P3-D65)

Software Features

The following features require macOS Catalina 10.15.2 or later:

  • Reference mode selection
  • Reference status indicator
  • Brightness control
  • Portrait/landscape detection
  • Night Shift
  • True Tone
  • Dolby Vision, HDR10, and Hybrid-Log Gamma (HLG) playback support
  • User-defined reference modes (coming soon)
  • User calibration (coming soon)

Size and Weight

  • Width: 28.3 inches (71.8 cm)
  • Height: 16.2 inches (41.2 cm)
  • Depth: 1.1 inches (2.7 cm)
  • Weight: 16.49 pounds (7.48 kg)2


  • One upstream port for Mac Pro or other Thunderbolt 3 host (96W host charging)
  • Three USB-C (USB 2) ports for charging or syncing3

Learn more about Thunderbolt 3
Learn more about SDI connectivity


Pro Display XDR is compatible with the following Mac models running macOS Catalina 10.15.2 or later:

  • Mac Pro (2019) with MPX Module GPUs
  • 15-inch MacBook Pro (2018 or later)
  • 16-inch MacBook Pro (2019)
  • 21.5-inch iMac (2019)
  • 27-inch iMac (2019)
  • Any Mac model with Thunderbolt 3 ports paired with Blackmagic eGPU or Blackmagic eGPU Pro

In the Box

  • Pro Display XDR
  • Power cord (2 m)
  • Apple Thunderbolt 3 Pro Cable (2 m)
  • Polishing cloth

Electrical and Operating Requirements

  • Line voltage: 100–240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Maximum altitude: tested up to 16,400 feet (5000 meters)

Pro Display XDR and the Environment

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Pro Display XDR is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:

Made with better materials

  • Enclosure made with low-carbon aluminum

Energy efficient

  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements4

Responsible packaging

  • Recyclable, majority-fiber packaging
  • 100% of primary wood fiber comes from responsibly managed forests

Smarter chemistry

  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • Mercury-free LED-backlit display
  • BFR-, PVC-, and beryllium-free

  1. In temperatures less than 25° C.
  2. Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
  3. For the 16-inch MacBook Pro, USB-C ports have USB 3.1 Gen 1 data transfer speeds.
  4. ENERGY STAR and the ENERGY STAR mark are registered trademarks owned by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Published Date: Mar 20, 2020