Which MacBook has HDMI?

If you’re looking for an Apple laptop with HDMI port, we have a complete guide for you! Look for the model that suits you best. We’ve also mentioned other alternatives if your laptop doesn’t come with a built-in HDMI port. Read the article to find out! Which MacBook has HDMI?

What’s an HDMI port?

First of all, let’s start at the beginning. Most people have an idea about HDMI but don’t know what it actually means.

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HDMI stands for high-definition multimedia interface. These ports are used to connect to an HDTV, display, or other HDMI devices.

HDMI provides an interface between any audio/video source and an audio and/or video monitor over a single cable.

How do I connect an HDMI cable to my laptop?

HDMI ports are featured on some MacBooks.

At the same time, the opposite is also true on many MacBook models. But don’t despair, I have a solution for you.

If your laptop has any of the following ports, it can connect to HDMI devices.

USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) port

If your laptop has a USB C or a Thunderbolt 3 port, you can use HDMI.

For that, you need an Apple USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter:

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Mini DisplayPort

If your Apple laptop has a Mini Display Port, you can also use an adapter to connect to an HDMI cable.

To connect an HDMI cable, you need a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter. Like this one:


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Find out which MacBook has HDMI

If you want to know which of these ports a MacBook has, keep on reading.

Does MacBook Air have HDMI port?

So you have a MacBook Air. Here is a table covering those models and if they have HDMI. If they don’t, I’ll indicate which port you can use with the correct adapter.

Warning: we’ve done this table carefully and hope the data provided is correct but mistakes happen. So be on the safe side and before buying verify the MacBook ports and the suitable adapter you need.

MacBook Air Model HDMI output
MacBook Air (11-inch, Late 2010) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Air (13-inch, Late 2010) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Air (11-inch, Mid 2012) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Air (11-inch, Mid 2013) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2013) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2014) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2014) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2015) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Air (13-inch, 2017) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2018) Native DisplayPort output over USB-C using adapters
MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2019) Native DisplayPort output over USB-C using adapters

Does MacBook Pro have HDMI port?

If you have a MacBook Pro, there’s also a table for those models. Again, you’ll find information if they have HDMI. Otherwise, I’ll indicate an HDMI input for MacBook Pro using the correct adapter.

Warning: we’ve done this table carefully and hope the data provided is correct but mistakes happen. So be on the safe side and before buying verify the MacBook ports and the suitable adapter you need.

MacBook Pro Model HDMI output
MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2010) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Pro (17-inch, Mid 2010) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Pro (13-inch, Early 2011) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Pro (15-inch, Early 2011) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2011) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2011) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2012) HDMI output using HDMI port
MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012) Use a third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2012) HDMI output using HDMI port
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2013) HDMI output using HDMI port
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) HDMI output using HDMI port
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013) HDMI output using HDMI port
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013) HDMI output using HDMI port
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013) HDMI output using HDMI port
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) HDMI output using HDMI port
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) HDMI output using HDMI port
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) HDMI output using HDMI port
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) HDMI output using HDMI port
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) HDMI output using HDMI port
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, two Thunderbolt 3 ports) HDMI output supported using adapters (sold
separately)
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, four Thunderbolt 3
ports)
HDMI output supported using adapters (sold
separately)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016, USB-C) HDMI output supported using adapters (sold
separately)
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, two Thunderbolt 3 ports) HDMI output supported using adapters (sold
separately)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017, USB-C) HDMI output supported using adapters (sold
separately)
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, four Thunderbolt 3
ports)
HDMI output supported using adapters (sold
separately)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018, USB-C) HDMI output supported using adapters (sold
separately)
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019, four Thunderbolt 3
ports)
HDMI output supported using adapters (sold
separately)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019, USB-C) HDMI output supported using adapters (sold
separately)
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) HDMI output supported using adapters (sold
separately)

With these tables and the adapters that I indicated before you are now able to take full advantage of HDMI.

Some MacBook’s have factory fitted HDMI ports. Some don’t but you can still use adapters to add HDMI input on MacBook Pro or Air.

For more information, guides and product reviews, check out our other articles on Macbooks.