Yesterday Apple surprised us all with an update of its range of laptops, now all MacBook Pro will have Touch Bar and Touch ID and MacBook Air improves its screen and low price, in addition, the small 12-inch MacBook has been discontinued by Apple and can no longer be purchased in the Apple Store.
All these developments have greatly simplified the choice of a MacBook, now we only have two product ranges that also differ more in terms of price and specifications. This was something that we complained about at the time, Apple had many very similar computers, now choosing a Mac is easier than ever.
The MacBook range is now much simpler
Until now when someone wanted to buy a MacBook had three options that differed slightly from each other but had a very similar price.
The missing 12-inch MacBook was similar in design and lightness to the Air but had the price of a MacBook Pro. In addition, the difference between the MacBook Air and the 13-inch Pro was not very large, neither in specifications nor in price. In addition, the MacBook Air had important improvements such as Touch ID.
After the announcements of yesterday everything is much simpler for the users, two ranges of devices well-differentiated:
Now the MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro differ more than before, both in specifications and in price. The most basic 13-inch MacBook now includes Touch Bar and Touch ID and features the latest eighth-generation Intel processors. For its part, the MacBook Air receives a price reduction that especially for students can be very significant.
Apple now has a MacBook designed for those who need maximum portability and not so much power and with a price reduction ideal for students, that’s the MacBook Air. On the other hand, we have the new MacBook Pro that now has improvements like the Touch Bar and Touch ID in the entry model that will choose those who need more power.
Undoubtedly, it is a success for Apple to have simplified its range of laptops, now it is much easier to recommend one model or another and now they are cheaper.