MacBook Pro M1 : Buy now or wait for New 14″ & 16″ MacBook Pro

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With recent rumours around upcoming MacBook Pro in 2021, many of us have question, whether or not people should buy the M1 MacBook Pro now or wait for the rumored MacBook Pro which is supposed to be released sometime in the second half of this year. Well as simple as you think that answer might be, it really can’t be answered by just a simple yes or no question. There are many factors and decisions that you have to make before you either choose to buy this current M1 MacBook Pro or if you should wait for that unannounced 14″ or 16″ MacBook Pro.

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MacBook Pro is one of the most powerful computer out there from the M1 Mac line up right now. In fact it’s one of Apple’s most powerful computers and easily outclass latest 13 inch Intel MacBook Pro which currently retails for ₹ 1,74,900/- INR for the base model with 512 GB SSD. Considering the Price, Performance and Portability, the M1 MacBook Pro is easily one of the best purchasing decisions you can make right now. The M1 MacBook Pro can easily handle everything including 4 K video editing, editing live streaming, editing podcast, working with photos, content creation, programing, light gaming and just a general everyday browsing the web or watching some YouTube videos.

You can get the base model MacBook Pro M1 at ₹ 1,22,900/- from any Apple retailer shop or online via Amazon or Flipkart. So considering the performance of M1 MacBook Pro, it’s no brainer that you should definitely go for it. But wait a minute, it have same old design from past few years, display still have those big bezels, and on top of that it only have two ports. If these are your queries and all are of top priority, then you can wait for upcoming 14″ & 16″ MacBook Pro as its expected that these MacBooks will address all the above points.

But saying this, you also need to consider that those MacBooks will not be cheap. If you want those, then you should be ready to spend minimum of ₹ 2,00,000/- for base model. Thus these high end machines (with upgraded M1x Chip) are targeted for professional users who depends on their Machine for their day-to-day activities and for them spending this much amount does not matter as they are investing it for their work which will eventually come back as the work output. But for casual users, current M1 MacBook Pro is the best as it’s beast of machine with the performance it offers vs the cost.

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You can compare it with any of the Windows Laptop out there, not single one come close to the performance M1 MacBook offers. But yes, you can definitely debate on the aesthetics, looks etc. with likes of Dell XPS or Razer Laptops, if you are only casual user. In this case why to spend huge amount like ₹ 92,990/-, you can just get any windows laptop with good bezel-less screen, light weight etc. if daily browsing, watching YouTube/Netflix/Prime, some Document handling with MS Office is only what you are expecting from laptop.


MacBook Pro M1 is the best of both worlds, more than enough for casual users & best for moderate to some-what heavy power users. Definitely upcoming M1X 14″ & 16″ MacBook Pro will be best of its class, but those will be super expensive and that’s what will be deciding factor for most of consumers. Just to conclude, if you need a laptop now for your work (Professional & Personal) & can not wait till end of 2021, then current MacBook Pro M1 is best choice. On other hand, you already have old MacBook Pro (Intel Version) & looking for upgrade & money is no criteria for you, then you should definitely wait for upcoming 14″ & 16″ MacBook Pro.

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