At WWDC, Apple CEO Tim Cook had announced that they’re going to move faraway from Intel chipsets and transition to in-house ARM-based silicon processors in new Macs. Today, the corporate launched three new Macs powered by the company’s new M1 chipset: MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro and Mac mini. The Apple M1 chipset uses 16 billion transistors and has an 8-core CPU. Apple claims M1 features the world’s fastest CPU core and it delivers the simplest CPU performance per watt: 2x CPU performance of PC carve 10 watts.

Apple says each high-efficiency core of the M1 chipset delivers similar speed to the present dual-core MacBook Air but with more efficiency.

The 13-inch MacBook Pro pricing starts at Rs 1,22,900 and for college kids, it’ll be available at a starting price of Rs 1,10,610. The Mac Mini starts at Rs 64,900 and for college kids, it’ll cost Rs 58,410. MacBook Air, on the opposite hand, is priced at Rs 92,900 and Rs 83,610 for college kids.

All three devices are now available for pre-order on the Apple website. Sale dates aren’t announced yet.

Apple has also confirmed that the macOS Big Sur is going to be released on 12 November, and therefore the new Macs will run the new macOS.

Apple announces new MacBook Air with the M1 chipset. The new MacBook Air offers 3.5x faster CPU compared to the previous generation Air laptops. Apple also says that the new MacBook Air offers 5x faster graphics.

Apple MacBook Air is seemingly faster than “98 per cent of laptops sold last year”, and it’s apparently 3x faster than the best-selling Windows laptop in its class. Apple says the new MacBook Air offers 15-hours of battery life. The new MacBook Air features a replacement image signal processor that helps improve FaceTime camera.

The new 13-inch MacBook Pro reportedly has 5x faster graphics. With M1, the 13-inch MacBook Pro with an 8-core CPU can apparently deliver up to 2.8x faster performance. Apple claims it’s 3x faster than the best-selling Windows laptop in its class. The new MacBook Pro offers up to 17-hours of battery life.


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