Apple stops the sale of MacBook Air and Pro models with chips, after introducing their ARM-based M1 chips for MacBooks.
On Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at the ‘One More Thing’ Virtual event, Apple unveiled its M1 chip. MacBook Air, Mac mini, and MacBook pro-13-inch were launched at the occasion. Currently, the only intel-powered MacBook that is available to buyers on their official website is a 16-inch MacBook pro version.
Though, those who are interested in purchasing Mac Book pro and non-M1 can still do so if they are willing to pay a higher price. As MacBook Air and 13-Inch MacBook Pro, the only option available is to purchase it with the new ARM-based M1 chip.
After the ‘One More Thing’ occasion, Apple stops the sale and removed all their intel-powered options of MacBook Air and Pro from store. The only available gadget for purchase is M1- powered MacBook Air laptops.
If you are willing to purchase MacBook Pro laptops with M1 chip, the price is Rs. 1,22,900 and Rs. 1,42,900 for the 256GB and 512GB storage option respectively.
As for Mac mini CPU with M1 chip, the price is Rs. 64,900 and Rs. 84,900 for 256GB and 512GB storage options respectively.
The Mac mini powered by Intel comes with a price tag of Rs. 1,04,990.
Intel-powered variants of 512GB and 1TB storage options go for Rs.1,74,900 and Rs. 1,94900 respectively.
At first, it seems as though MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models perform the same function. That’s not true. With MacBook pro, there is an assurance of longer battery life and a touch bar. In terms of their audio functions too, there is a big difference. MacBook, regardless, still has great functions compared to MacBook pro.
The introduction of the new M1 chip is majorly about power and efficiency. According to Apple, the eight-core CPU produces excellent performance in a CPU.
Apple revealed that, compared to other laptops CPUs, the M1 chip utilizes one-quarter of its power to give optimum performance.