Virtually everyone loves Apple products, if not for anything but for the prestige attached to owning them. In the niche of laptops, Apple laptops are arguably one of the best to own, if not the best. Functionality, style and class are the trademarks of Apple laptops. Some of the models of Apple laptops include iBook, MacBook and PowerBook.
Why Apple laptops are preferred and better than others
By incorporating features that other laptop PCs did not include, Apple laptops have gained footing in the IT world – propelling itself to the top of the ranks. Some of its unique features include:
Accessibility: The Apple laptop incorporates accessibility into its design and they tend to outperform comparable laptop PCs.
Size: With less than 2.5 inches thickness and covering an area slightly larger than a letter-size sheet of paper, Apple laptops are sleek and slim – made into smaller space than other PCs. They are extremely light weight.
Design: The latest Apple laptops are highly advanced and efficient giving you better efficiency and incredible performance. They come with elegant aluminium casing and advanced features like DVD burner, unique keypad lightning, high performance batteries, inbuilt trackball, Wi-Fi support, Bluetooth wireless connection, stereo speakers among others.
Security: Macs are safer with superior virus protection to PC laptops. Hackers target PCs, not Macs. Your computer will also last longer.
Prices of Apple laptops in South Africa
Apple Macbook and MacBook Pro are one of the most popular laptops due to their great style, well designed interfaces and intuitive features. However, Apple notebooks are quite expensive when compared with other laptops in their category.
|Apple MacBook Pro With Touch Bar||Intel Core I7 Quad-Core 2.7GHz (16GB,512GB HDD) 15.4-Inch Mac OS||
R$35,000 – R$1,500,000
|Apple Macbook Pro||Intel Core I7 2.2 GHz (16GB,256GB SSD) 15-Inch Mac OS X||
R$20,000 – R$1,100,000
|Apple MacBook Pro||13.3″ Display – Intel Core I7-3.5GHZ 16GB 1TB SSD||
R$29,000 – R$1,650,000
|Apple Macbook Pro With Touch ID & Touch Bar||15.4″ Retina Quad-Core I7 2.8Ghz 16GB 256GB||
R$33,000 – R$1,199,900
|Apple MacBook Pro With Touch Bar||Intel Core I7 2.9GHz (16GB,512GB SSD,4GB Radeon Graphics) 15.4-Inch||
R$35,000 – R$1,300,000
|Apple MacBook Pro With Touch Bar||15″ – Intel Core I7 – 16GB 512GB SSD||
R$34,000 – R$1,200,000
|Apple Macbook Retina||15.4inch Core I7 – 16gb – 512gb OS||
R$29,000 – R$1,200,000
|Apple IMac||Intel Core I5 – 3.1Ghz – 21.5 Inch Retina 4K Display – 8GB RAM – 1TB HDD – OS X El Capitan||
R$28,800 – R$1,100,000
|Apple MacBook Pro with Retina and Touch Bar||2.8GHz Intel Core I7 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD||
R$27,000 – R$1,000,000
|Apple MacBook Air||Core I5 1.8GHz + 8GB 256GB 13 Inch||
R$20,000 – R$29,000
|Apple MacBook Pro||13.3″ With Touch Bar – 3.1GHz – Core I5 – 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD||R$25,000 – R$36,000|
|Apple MacBook Pro-TOUCH BAR||2.6GHz Quad-Core Intel Core I7 – 256 HDD – 16 RAM 15 INCH – Mac OS||
R$29,000 – R$1,100,000
|Apple MacBook Air||
13.3″ Core I5 128GB/8GB SSD
R$16,000 – R$18,000
|Apple MacBook Pro With Touch Bar||Core I7 16GB,512GB SSD,2GB Radeon Graphics 15.4”||R$31,000 – R$1,100,000|
|Apple MacBook Pro||13-inch Laptop With Touch Bar, 2.9GHz Intel Core I5, 512GB, 8GB Retina Display||
R$25,000 – R$1,000,000
|Apple Macbook Pro Retina Display||Intel Corem3 (256GB,8GB) 12″”||R$23,400 – R$1,100,000|
|Apple MacBook Pro With Touch Bar||Intel Core I7 2.7GHz (16GB,512GB SSD,2GB Radeon Graphics) 15.4-Inch||R$26,000 – R$1,100,000|
|Apple MacBook Pro With Touch Bar||Intel Core I7 (16GB,256GB SSD) 15-Inch||
R$21,000 – R$1,050,000
|Apple Macbook Pro||13.3 Inches 256GB SSD Core I5 8GB RAM||R$22,000- R$26,000|
|Apple MacBook Pro With Touch Bar||Intel Core I5 (8GB,256GB HDD) 13-Inch||
R$23,000 – R$1,100,000
|Apple MacBook Air||13.3-Inch Laptop (Intel Core I5, 8GB, 256GB,Mac OS X)||
R$20,999 – R$22,000
|Apple MacBook Pro With Retina Display||13.3 Inch 8GB RAM – 128GB HDD||
|Apple Macbook Pro||Intel Core I5 (4GB,500GB HDD) 15.6-Inch Mac OS Notebook||
R$16,340 – R$35,000
|Apple MacBook||Intel Core M 1.1GHz (8GB,256GB HDD) 12-Inch MAC OS||
R$18,000 – R$20,000
|APPLE MacBook Air||13.3″ – 1.6Ghz Core I5 8GB 256GB Mac OS||
R$17,000 – R$22,000
|Apple Macbook Air||13.3″ Intel Core I5 1.8GHz (128GB,8GB)||
R$15,000 – R$18,000
|Apple MacBook Pro||Retina and Touch Bar, 2.9GHz Intel Core I7 , 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD||
|Apple MacBook Air||13″ – 1.6Ghz Core I5 8GB 256GB Mac OS||
|Apple MacBook Pro||3.1GHz – Core I5 – 512/8GB Retina Display – 13.3″ – Touch Bar||R$20,000- R$36,000|
|Apple Macbook Air||13.3″ Intel Core I5 1.8GHz (128GB,8GB)||
|Apple Macbook Pro||Intel Core I5 3.1GHz 256SSD 8gb,Touch Bar 13 Inch Screen Backlight Keyboard||R$20,000- R$25,200|
|Apple MacBook Air||13.3-Inch 1.6Ghz – 128GB – 8GB||R$14,000|
|Apple MacBook Pro||3.1GHz – Core I5 – 256GB Retina Display – 13.3″ – Touch Bar||R$20,000- R$23,400|
Choosing a New Apple Laptop: What to consider
There are so many Apple laptops to choose from within the marketplace that it could be described as a daunting process.
Here are five quick tips to determine which Apple laptop is the right one for you!
1. What kind of work will you be doing on your new laptop?
If you are into graphics designing, go for an Apple laptop with a larger screen. Avid players of games (especially online games), should consider one that has a fast processor and massive hard drive space. MacBook Pro is best suited for gaming or graphics while the MacBook Air fits into the lifestyle of a student or business person.
2. How portable does your new laptop need to be?
If you will be working at a desk, then any of the Apple lines will be great. Otherwise if you’re a business traveller or a student, you’ll want to go for a very portable Apple laptop. For people desiring portability, MacBook Air is their best bet.
3. Will this laptop be your only computer?
You will need to determine this to know what specifications to look out for when making a buying decision. It is best to choose a laptop that can cover the widest number of tasks without being locked down to a specific specialization. A MacBook is your best bet.
4. How sophisticated does your new laptop need to be?
This is not about how cool your laptop has to look like but about how powerful it is to run high-end applications or tasks. MacBook Pro is better suited for gaming or graphics.
5. What’s your personal style?
Apple laptops come in varying edge types, colour and size to suit a wide range of lifestyle. Black, white, rose gold, edgy, whatever your style, Apple laptops has got you covered.