Apple introduced three model new Macs immediately powered by its new M1 Arm-based CPUs: a 13-inch MacBook Air, a 13-inch MacBook Pro, and a Mac mini. However now that the brand new Macs are right here, Apple has began to take away a few of its Intel-based Macs from its product lineup. Right here’s what’s modified:
- The MacBook Air is now solely out there with Apple silicon chips — it’s now not potential to purchase a MacBook Air with an Intel CPU. The brand new MacBook Air has configurations that begin at $999 and $1,249.
- You’ll be able to nonetheless by a 13-inch MacBook Professional with an Intel CPU, however these fashions are solely out there on the greater finish of the worth spectrum. The M1-based 13-inch MacBook Professional replaces the earlier entry degree MacBook Professional with two Thunderbolt ports and begins at $1,299 and $1,499. Intel processors energy the configurations that begin at $1,799 and $1,999, and people have 4 Thunderbolt ports.
- The Mac mini additionally nonetheless provides configurations with Intel CPUs, but in addition solely on the greater finish. The M1-based variations of the Mac mini begin at $699 and $899, whereas Intel CPUs energy the configurations that begin at $1,099.
The brand new Macs introduced immediately had been the primary launched as a part of Apple’s two-year transition away from Intel chips to its personal Arm-based silicon. The 16-inch MacBook Professional, the iMac, the iMac Professional, and the Mac Professional are nonetheless powered by Intel processors.