Apple on Tuesday updated the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini with Apple Silicon chips, but customers can still buy Intel versions of two of those Macs.
While M1-equipped models have replaced the lower end of the 13-inch MacBook Pro lineup, Apple still has a 2.0GHz 10th-generation Core i5 MacBook Pro available for $1,799. That can be bumped up to an Intel Core i7 for an additional $200.
In addition to two M1 variants of the Mac mini, there’s still a six-core Mac mini with a 3.0GHz 8th-generation Intel Core i5 chip available for $1,099. Importantly, the Intel Mac mini can be upgraded with 10-gigabit Ethernet but lacks Wi-Fi 6 and support for Thunderbolt and USB 4. The RAM on the M1-equipped models is also no longer user accessible
For the MacBook Air, Apple no longer directly offers an Intel variant. There are two M1-equipped models available, with the base tier starting at $999 and coming with a seven-core GPU. The next tier up starts at $1,249 and sports an eight-core GPU and 512GB of storage.
Beyond those three Mac models, the rest of Apple’s desktop and notebook lineup remains unchanged. There are still the exact same iMac, Mac Pro, and 16-inch MacBook Pro models available as there were before the event.
Those devices are all going to make the switch to Apple Silicon over the next two years, but they aren’t likely to jump to an M1 in 2020. In fact, back at WWDC 2020, Apple made it clear that it still has some Intel-based Macs “in the pipeline” that we haven’t seen as of Nov. 10.
The new Apple Silicon devices are available to pre-order starting today, Nov. 10, and will begin shipping to customers and retail stores the next week.