Apple announced three brand new Macs today powered by its new M1 Arm-based CPUs: a 13-inch MacBook Air, a 13-inch MacBook Pro, and a Mac mini. But now that the new Macs are here, Apple has started to remove some of its Intel-based Macs from its product lineup. Here’s what’s changed:
- The MacBook Air is now only available with Apple silicon chips — it’s no longer possible to buy a MacBook Air with an Intel CPU. The new MacBook Air has configurations that start at $999 and $1,249.
- You can still by a 13-inch MacBook Pro with an Intel CPU, but those models are only available at the higher end of the price spectrum. The M1-based 13-inch MacBook Pro replaces the previous entry level MacBook Pro with two Thunderbolt ports and starts at $1,299 and $1,499. Intel processors power the configurations that start at $1,799 and $1,999, and those have four Thunderbolt ports.
- The Mac mini…