How to Change MacBook Pro Screen Refresh Rate to Save Battery

MacBook Pro is a notebook device designed especially for professionals. The 14-inch MacBook Pro and 16-inch MacBook Pro feature an Apple Pro Display XDR (Xtreme Dynamic Range) display panel that offers better brightness and contrast ratio. The 14-inch MacBook Pro and 16-inch MacBook Pro displays support adaptive refresh rates up to 120Hz.

Interestingly, users can customize the refresh rates of the MacBook Pro screen according to their needs. With lower refresh rates, battery consumption will be minimal but the screen motion quality is less smooth. Meanwhile, high refresh rates will make the MacBook Pro screen smoother and can improve the user experience when watching movies, working, or playing games.


How to Change MacBook Pro Screen Refresh Rates

1. Click the Apple icon in the menu bar and select the "System Preferences" option.

2. Click the "Display" option with the screen icon.

3. Click Display Settings.

4. Select the MacBook Pro Liquid Retina XDR display in the left column.

5. Set refresh rates according to the available options.

If you select the ProMotion option, the system will automatically adjust the refresh rates to vary up to 120Hz. In addition to the ProMotion option, you can also choose 60Hz, 59.94Hz, 50Hz, 48Hz, and 47.95Hz options. Choose the one that suits our needs to save battery.

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