Customers are starting to receive their M1 Apple silicon Macs
What you need to know
- Customers are starting to receive their M1-powered Macs.
- Specifically, the new MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro have been received.
Reported by MacRumors, some customers are beginning to receive their M1-powered Macs a day early. While the official release date of the new MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac mini is November 17, some customers are finding the new computer being delivered already.
One Twitter user posted a video of the new 13-inch MacBook Pro arriving to them a day before its official release.
one of the first few people who got it first😍
M1 Macbook pro looking pretty#AppleSiliconM1 pic.twitter.com/TQTgkqKIlKone of the first few people who got it first😍
M1 Macbook pro looking pretty#AppleSiliconM1 pic.twitter.com/TQTgkqKIlK— Ali King Fans Intl (@mnloona48_) November 16, 2020November 16, 2020
Another Twitter user posted a photo showcasing the new MacBook Air in that glorious Rose Gold color.
Macbook air arrived a day early pic.twitter.com/pcMxDVJLC3Macbook air arrived a day early pic.twitter.com/pcMxDVJLC3— hotshot (@hotshot_911) November 16, 2020November 16, 2020
The new Macs are expected to begin to be available in Apple Stores and third-party retailers starting on November 17. These new computers all feature Apple's new M1 chip, the company's first Apple silicon-based processor made specifically for the Mac. The M1 processor is enabled huge performance increases while, at the same time, boosting battery life as well.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.