If you prefer Apple’s computing solutions, you need to choose between MacBook and iMac for various purposes. Many Apple fans own multiple computers for different needs and situations. You can choose any of these computing devices depending on personal requirements:
Casual mobile computing – MacBook Air with M1 processor
Apple has discontinued MacBook Air with Intel processors and its future models will have M-series processors. Released in November 2020, the MacBook Air with M1 processor has stunning design and portable. It is reasonably powerful for regular productivity activities and casual gaming. After going through a number of iterations, the latest MacBook Air is far more refined with its metal unibody design. The basic model has 8GB RAM and the more capable model with 16GB RAM is suitable for enhanced multitasking capability. A combination of efficient hardware and highly optimised operating system ensures that your MacBook Air will stay operational longer.
Desktop computing – iMac 2021
Desktop computing is ideal for productivity tasks, because you get larger display, more connectivity and better performance. The 2021 iteration of the iMac is known for good redesign. It is colourful and fun and with M1 processor. If you are working with a spreadsheet, it is more convenient to work with the 2.4-inch display and 4.5k resolution. Overall, it is highly detailed and very sharp. If you want something larger, you can choose an iMac with 27-inch display. The iMac 2021 is so stylish that it can become a part of your interior decoration.
Budget computing – Mac Mini
If you don’t need something overly powerful and stylish, Mac Mini is suitable for more basic computing needs. The latest Mac Mini also has M1 processor, so you can get acceptable performance level. At just $699, the Mac Mini won’t set you back too badly, in terms of finance. The basic model has 8GB of RAM and solid state 256GB storage. If you want better multitasking and storage, there’s a model with 16GB of RAM and 2TB storage. Connectivity options include two USB 3.0 ports, two USB 4.0 ports, headphone jack, HDMI port and Ethernet port.
High performance mobile computing – MacBook Pro 16-inch
If you want something more powerful than M1 processor, choose the MacBook Pro 16-inch with Intel Core i7 six-core processor, 512GB storage and 16GB of RAM. For even more performance, choose MacBook Pro with Intel Core i9 eight-core processor, 8TB storage, Radeon Pro 5600M GPU and 16GB of RAM. This should help travelling professionals who want to perform graphics design and video rendering on the go. It also has four Thunderbolt 3 ports for better connectivity.
High performance desktop computing – Apple Mac Pro
Apple Mac Pro is useful for demanding professional purposes with Intel Xeon processor, up to 1.5TB of RAM and up to 8TB of storage. It is an excellent device for graphics editing with Radeon Pro W6800X Duo GPU. We can praise the Mac Pro for its modular design, so it is possible to buy a basic model and upgrade it gradually, depending on your professional requirements.