At its “One More Thing” event last week, Apple announced its first Apple Silicon-based Macs. By announcing new MacBooks and a Mac mini based on the company’s internal ARM-based chipsets – instead of the previously used Intel processors – the company has also created a new line of machines it claims will be more powerful and energy-efficient. than the machines he created before.
At the event, the company announced that it will migrate its entire range of Macs to Apple Silicon-based chipsets in the future. But for now, it has announced some products that will showcase the power of its first such silicon, the M1 chipset. For interested buyers, all of these products will go on sale today in India and will be available for purchase from Apple’s online store and its authorized resellers, as well as e-commerce partners like Amazon and Flipkart.
MacBook Air 13 with Apple Silicon M1: price and specifications
The first in the series of these products is a 13-inch MacBook Air that will use this new M1 chipset from the Apple Silicon family of Mac SoCs. The device was announced for retail at a starting price of Rs 92,900 in India.
Just like Apple’s other phone and watch chips, the M1 will use the company’s in-house ARM-based processing cores built using the latest 5nm manufacturing process. These chips will replace the Intel processors that have been used on Apple Macs until now. Apple claims the M1 chip uses up to 8 CPU cores and 8 GPU cores to achieve 11 trillion operations.
MacBook Pro 13 with Apple Silicon M1: price and specifications
The company is also selling two other products that will use the M1 chip. One of them is a 13-inch MacBook Pro that launched at a starting price of Rs 1,22,900 and promises not only better performance than other MacBooks, but also the “best battery life on a MacBook to date” .
The new MacBook Pro is promised to provide “best-in-class” security with Secure Enclave in M1 and Touch ID. It also features two Thunderbolt ports with USB 4 support to connect to more peripherals than ever before, including Apple’s 6K resolution Pro Display XDR.
Mac mini with Apple Silicon M1: price and specifications
The Mac mini will also go on sale today and will be available for Rs 64,900. Apple claims the Mac mini is “much more powerful and much more versatile” than previous Mac minis. The Mac mini supports up to two displays, including Apple’s Pro Display XDR with full 6K resolution and Wi-Fi 6 for faster wireless performance and the Secure Enclave in M1 for “best-in-class” security.
The new Apple Silicon M1-based MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and Mac mini are available for purchase in India from today.
- Apple’s new M1 chipset-based Macs will go on sale today in India.
- Apple has launched a MacBook Air and a MacBook Pro that use the chip.
- It also launched a Mac mini based on this chipset.