New MacBook Pro 13-inch, MacBook Air, Mac Mini Prices in India
The 256 GB storage variant of the new 13-inch MacBook Pro costs Rs 1,22,900 and the 512 GB storage costs Rs 1,42,900. These are the same prices as previous MacBook Pro models. Both get 8 GB RAM. Intel-based MacBook Pro 13-inch models are still listed, with 512 GB and 1 TB storage priced at Rs 1,74,900 and Rs 1,94,900 respectively. All variants will be sold in Silver and Space Gray.
The MacBook Air along with the Apple M1 chipset will also be sold at the same price as before, with 256 GB variants priced at Rs 92,900 in India and 512 GB models priced at Rs 1,17,900. MacBook Air models running on Intel are no longer listed. The color options are Silver, Space Gray and Gold.
The price of 256 GB and 512 GB variants of Mac Mini is now Rs 64,900 and Rs 84,900 respectively. The color option is silver only. An Intel powered version of it is still listed.
All new Macs have been introduced by default with 8 GB of RAM and the company also has the option to upgrade to 16 GB, for which Rs 20,000 will have to be paid separately. Online Apple Store in India is taking pre-orders for these and shipping will start from November 25.
MacBook Air powered by Apple Silicon
According to Apple, the MacBook Air is the world’s best-selling 13-inch notebook. Previously impossible tasks on such a thin and light device can now run smoothly, as it includes 3.5X faster CPU performance, 5X faster graphics performance and 9X faster machine learning than the previous generation. The MacBook Air is said to be 98 percent faster than PC laptops sold in the past year.
The new MacBook Air is now fanless and completely quiet. It can provide 15 hours of backup for wireless web browsing and 18 hours for video playback, which is 6 hours more than before.
MacBook Air 13-inch powered by Apple Silicon
The new 13-inch MacBook Pro is described as 2.8X faster, with up to 5X faster graphics and 11X faster machine learning than the previous generation, making it the world’s fastest compact Pro notebook. It gives good performance in functions like video transcoding and compiling code. Battery life is up to 17 hours for wireless web browsing and 20 hours for video playback, which is 10 hours longer than before. This is the longest battery life ever for a Mac. Apple has used studio-quality mikes for video calls or recording audio. It has two Thunderbolt ports with USB 4.
Mac Mini powered by Apple Silicon
The new Mac Mini is said to be 3X faster in terms of CPU performance than the previous version, with graphics performance up to six times faster and machine learning 15 times. It is said to be one-tenth the size of the current top-selling desktop PC and is up to 5X faster.