Today Apple hosted its third event this time focused on Macs, where they finally detailed how and why they’ll be shifting Macs to chips designed and built by Apple — and announced new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini models all of which are equipped with the first Apple Silicon chip, the M1.

It took Apple approximately an hour to introduce all of the new devices during the “One More Thing” event. Didn’t have time to catch it live? It’s all right. We have wrapped up everything announced this morning into one quick digest.

Apple Silicon Announcements

  • Apple Announces M1 Chip for the Mac
  • Apple Unveils New Mac Mini Powered By M1 Chip, Pricing Now Starts at $699
  • Apple Announces New 13-inch MacBook Pro With M1 Chip, Starting at $1,299
  • New MacBook Air, 13-Inch MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini With M1 Chip Available to Order, Launch November 17





New Mac Details

  • M1 MacBook Pro Replaces Low-End Model, Higher-End Intel Options Still Available
  • MacBook Air and MacBook Pro M1 Chips Have Same 8-Core CPUs, No Upgrades Available
  • New MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Still Have 720p Camera, But Apple Promises Better Quality From M1
  • New M1 Mac Models Feature Thunderbolt 3 Ports, Not Newer Thunderbolt 4
  • Apple’s M1 Chip Brings Massive Battery Life Improvements for MacBook Air and MacBook Pro

Big Sur

  • Apple Releasing macOS Big Sur on November 12
  • Apple Seeds Second macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 Release Candidate to Developers





Other Tidbits

  • Apple Ends Today’s Mac Event With Return of Totally Jealous PC Guy

Apple Videos

Apple shared a Mac video during its keynote event highlighting new products.





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