These are the next generation of Mac and all these MacBooks are powered by the M1, Apple’s breakthrough chip for the Mac. On November 10 2020, Apple introduced a new MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac mini. All of them are powered by the revolutionary M1. The M1 chip is the first in a family of chips designed by Apple specifically for the Mac.
Best Features of the M1 chip
- It delivers up to 3.5x faster CPU, up to 6x faster GPU, up to 15x faster machine learning (ML) capabilities.
- It comes with a battery life of up to 2x longer than before.
- M1 and Big Sur allow users to get access to the biggest collection of apps ever for Mac.
MacBook Air is a thin and lightweight Mac. It is Apple’s most popular Mac and it is one of the world’s best-selling 13-inch notebook. With the M1 chip, the MacBook Air speeds up the processes like editing family photos to exporting videos for the web. MacBook Air is a power-efficient MacBook and it delivers this performance in a fanless design. The new MacBook Air features incredible battery life, with up to 15 hours of wireless web browsing and up to 18 hours of video playback.
It can easily export a project for the web with iMovie up to 3x faster. You can use the new MacBook Air to watch more movies and TV shows with up to 18 hours of battery life, the longest ever on MacBook Air. The new MacBook Air features the latest image signal processor (ISP) in the M1 chip, which improves camera image quality with better noise reduction.
Price: INR 92,900, and INR 83,610 for education
MacBook Pro 13″
MacBook Pro is more powerful hence the tag – Pro notebook. It also comes with an M1 chip and Big Sur. The 8-core CPU, when paired with the MacBook Pro’s active cooling system, is up to 2.8x faster than the previous generation. Also, the M1 chip makes it 3 times faster than the best-selling Windows laptop in its class. Speaking of the battery life, MacBook Pro delivers up to twice the battery life of the previous generation. MacBook Pro with M1 chip can build code in Xcode up to 2.8x faster, it can render a complex 3D title in Final Cut Pro up to 5.9x faster, and it can compile four times as much code on a single charge.
Moreover, the MacBook Pro comes with studio-quality mics for super clear recordings and calls. Apple’s latest camera ISP in the M1 chip enables the device to deliver sharper images and more detail in shadows and highlights during video calls. This Mac is best known to deliver security with the Secure Enclave in M1 and Touch ID.
Price: INR 122,900, INR 110,610 for education.
It is the most versatile notebook by Apple. But now with M1, it packs an immense amount of performance and incredible new features. M1 chip features an 8-core CPU with up to three times faster performance as compared to the previous generation. Moreover, when compared to the best-selling Windows desktop, the Mac mini is smallest in the size and yet it delivers up to 5 times faster performance.
You can use Mac Mini to play a graphics-intensive game like “Shadow of the Tomb Raider” with up to 4x higher frame rates. It even takes music production to new levels by using up to 3x as many real-time plug-ins in Logic Pro. And, with M1 and Big Sur, Mac mini represents an enormous shift in what a small desktop can do for its users.
Price: INR 84,900, and INR 76,410 for education.
The new lineup of Apple M1 Mac Devices offers remarkable performance and remarkable new characteristics. These devices are of an extraordinary value, and all of them are available for order today. You can purchase these latest notebooks by Apple from apple.com/in/shop. If you are in for a new MacBook from an older version, you can definitely give this a shot. If you are someone who just purchased a 2019 MacBook Pro, I would suggest waiting for the next edition in case you want to upgrade.