Amazon has Apple M1 chip Macbook Pro models available for Discounted prices online.
The 8GB ram 256GB Macbook Pro 13 202o Model can be bought for an offer price of $1,099 and the 8GB ram 512GB model has a Deal price of$1,299.99. This $200 Discount is currently not available on US Apple Store online.
The launch selling price for these models are $1,299 and $1,499 in the US.
2020 Apple MacBook Air with Apple M1 Chip is also available for a Discounted price – $949( 8GB/256GB – $50 OFF ) $1,149 ( 8GB/512GB – $100 OFF ).
These 2020 models are powered by Apple’s own M1 chip and offer better overall performance than higher-priced Intel-based Macbook Pros. These are ARM-based laptops and Apple uses build-in software to convert apps to work on this architecture properly.
Specs and Features
Processor: Apple M1 chip ( 8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores / 8-core GPU, 16-core Neural Engine )
Memory: 8GB ram ( unified memory )
Storage: 256GB / 512GB SSD storage
Display: 13.3 inch 2560 by 1600 pixels Retina display ( True Tone support / Wide color P3 / 400nits brightness )
Keyboard: Backlit Magic Keyboard with Touch ID sensor
Audio: Stereo speakers with high dynamic range, 3.5 mm headphone jack
Webcam: 720p FaceTime HD camera
Wireless: WiFi 6 network support, Bluetooth 5.0
USB Ports: 2x Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports
Battery capacity: 58.2Whr
Battery life: Up to 17 hours wireless web
Power supply: 61W USB-C Power Adapter
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Apple MacBook Pro 13 and Macbook Air 13 models with Apple M1 Chip are now in stock online on Amazon US. The 8GB ram 256GB SSD Macbook Pro M1 variant has a launch list price of $1,299.99 ( Feb 2021 Lowest Price: $1,219 ) and the 8GB ram 512GB SSD variant sells for $1,499.99 ( Feb 2021 Lowest Price: $1,429.99 ) . These new Apple M1 based Macbook Pro laptops are available in 2 color options- Space Grey and Silver.
Apple Macbook Air 2020 with an M1 chip is currently selling for $993.96 on Amazon US. This model is available in Silver, Space Grey, and Gold colors.
These new Apple Macbook 13 models are powered by Apple’s own M1 chip instead of Intel Core i5 / i7 processors. This is an ARM-based chip offering great performance and battery life over Intel’s current line-up.
Apple M1 chip features an 8-core CPU and an 8-core GPU. It also has a 16-core Neural Engine for AI-related tasks. Out of the 8 cores, 4 of them are performance-cores while the rest are power-efficient cores giving the user the best of both worlds. If you take Geekbench benchmarks scores, the Apple M1 chip beats everything out there in the market.
Since this is an ARM based chipset, you can run Apple iPhone and iPad apps natively without hiccups. Apple boasts around 20 hours of battery usage on the Macbook Pro and around 17 hours with the Macbook Air, which are insane numbers to have on a portable latpop.
Macbook Pro with Apple M1 Chip Specs
13.3-inch display ( LED-backlit / IPS / 2560×1600 resolutuion / 227PPI / 500nits / Wide color P3 support / True Tone Technology )
Apple M1 chip ( 8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores / 8-core GPU / 16-core Neural Engine )
8GB ram ( unified memory )
256GB SSD / 512GB SSD
Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports ( Supports DisplayPort / Charging / Thunderbolt 3 (up to 40Gb/s) / USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s) )
3.5mm Headphone jack
Backlit Magic Keyboard
Touch ID sensor
Ambient light sensor
802.11ax Wi-Fi 6
720p FaceTime HD camera
External display support – One external display with up to 6K resolution at 60Hz
Native DisplayPort output over USB-C
Studio-quality three-mic array with directional beamforming
macOS Big Sur
Up to 17 hours wireless web / Up to 20 hours media playback