This is a comparison of current Macintosh models, produced by Apple Inc.. Older models are not included.

Market matrix

Apple follows a product matrix of having a model of computer for both consumers and professionals, in both desktop and portable configurations. This provides a useful background as to the intended market for each Macintosh product.

Consumer Professional
Notebooks

MacBook Air

13.3" display
Uses Apple M1 processor

MacBook Pro

13.3" display uses Apple M1 processor
14.2" and 16.2" (shown) displays use Apple M1 Pro or M1 Max processor
Desktops

iMac

24" 4.5K display
Uses Apple M1 processor

Mac Mini

Entry-level desktop
Uses Apple M1, Intel Core i5 or i7 processor

Mac Studio

Small form factor workstation desktop
Uses Apple M1 Max or M1 Ultra processor

Mac Pro

Customizable workstation desktop
Uses one Intel Xeon W processor

Specifications

Pricing

Models

Notebooks

Model System on a chip Memory Storage Graphics Display resolution MSRP
MacBook Air 3.2 GHz Apple M1 chip with 8-core CPU 8 GB unified 256 GB flash 7-core GPU 2560 x 1600 Retina Display with P3 wide color gamut and True Tone $999 (USD) / $1299 (CAD) / £999 (GBP) / €1129 (EUR) / $1599 (AUD)
MacBook Pro 13" 3.2 GHz Apple M1 chip with 8-core CPU 8-core GPU $1299 (USD) / $1699 (CAD) / £1299 (GBP) / €1449 (EUR) / $1999 (AUD)
MacBook Pro 14" 3.2 GHz Apple M1 Pro chip with 8-core CPU 16 GB unified 512 GB flash 14-core GPU 3024 x 1964 Retina Display with P3 wide color gamut, True Tone and ProMotion $1999 (USD) / $2499 (CAD) / £1899 (GBP) / €2249 (EUR) / $2999 (AUD)
MacBook Pro 16" 3.2 GHz Apple M1 Pro chip with 10-core CPU 16-core GPU 3456 x 2234 Retina Display with P3 wide color gamut, True Tone and ProMotion $2499 (USD) / $3149 (CAD) / £2399 (GBP) / €2749 (EUR) / $3749 (AUD)

Desktops

Model Processor / System on a chip Memory Storage Graphics Display resolution MSRP
Mac Mini 3.2 GHz 8-core Apple M1 8 GB unified 256 GB flash 8-core GPU N/A $699 (USD) / $899 (CAD) / £699 (GBP) / €799 (EUR) / $1099 (AUD)
3.0 GHz 6-core 8th gen Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost up to 4.1 GHz 8 GB 512 GB flash Intel UHD Graphics 630 N/A $1099 (USD) / $1399 (CAD) / £1099 (GBP) / €1259 (EUR) / $1699 (AUD)
iMac 24" 3.2 GHz 8-core Apple M1 chip 8 GB unified 256 GB flash 7-core or 8-core GPU 24 inch with "4.5K" (4480 × 2520) Retina Display with P3 wide color gamut[1] $1299 (USD) / $1699 (CAD) / £1299 (GBP) / €1499 (EUR) / $1999 (AUD)
Mac Studio 3.2 GHz 10-core Apple M1 Max chip 32 GB unified 512 GB flash 24-core GPU N/A $1999 (USD) / $2499 (CAD) / £3999 (GBP) / €2299 (EUR) / $2099 (AUD)
Mac Pro Tower 3.5 GHz 8-core Intel Xeon W with Turbo Boost up to 4.0 GHz 32 GB ECC 512 GB flash AMD Radeon Pro W5500X N/A $5999 (USD) / $7499 (CAD) / £5499 (GBP) / €6499 (EUR) / $9999 (AUD)
Mac Pro Rack N/A $6499 (USD) / $8129 (CAD) / £5999 (GBP) / €7199 (EUR) / $10749 (AUD)

Input/output

Model USB Ethernet Bluetooth Video interface SD card slot FaceTime camera
Mac Mini M1 2 USB-A ports and 2 Thunderbolt 3 USB-C 4.0 ports Yes Bluetooth 5.0 HDMI 2.0 and Thunderbolt 3/USB-C No No
Mac Mini (Intel) 2 USB-A ports and 4 Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports
iMac 24 in (two ports) 2 Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports Configurable Thunderbolt 3/USB-C ports 1080p FaceTime HD camera
iMac 24 in (four ports) 2 Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports and 2 USB 3 ports Yes
Mac Studio 2 USB-A ports, 2 USB-C 3.2 Gen 2, and 4 Thunderbolt 4 USB-C 4.0 ports 10Gb Ethernet port Thunderbolt 4 USB-C 4.0 ports/HDMI 2.0 Yes No
Mac Pro 3 USB-A ports (one inside case) and Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports (number dependent on graphics configuration) Two 10Gb Ethernet ports HDMI and Thunderbolt 3/DisplayPort/USB-C ports (number dependent on graphics configuration) No
MacBook Air 2 Thunderbolt 3 USB-C 4.0 ports No Thunderbolt 3/USB-C ports 720p FaceTime HD camera
MacBook Pro 13" 2 Thunderbolt 3 USB-C 4.0 ports
MacBook Pro 14" 3 Thunderbolt 4 USB-C 4.0 ports Thunderbolt 4 USB-C 4.0 ports/HDMI 2.0 Yes 1080p FaceTime HD camera
MacBook Pro 16"

Physical specifications

Note that the configuration and manufacturing of a specific Mac can slightly alter the mass and weight.

Model Material Color Width Height Depth Mass
Mac Mini[2] 100% recycled aluminum Silver 19.7 cm
= 7.7 in
3.6 cm
= 1.4 in
19.7 cm
= 7.7 in
1.2 kg
= 2.6 lb
Mac Mini (Intel) 100% recycled aluminum Space Gray 1.3 kg
= 2.9 lb
iMac 24 in Aluminum Blue, Green, Red, Silver, Yellow, Orange, or Purple;
white border around screen
54.7 cm
= 21.5 in
46.1 cm
= 18.1 in
14.7 cm
= 5.8 in
4.46-4.48 kg
= 9.83-9.88 lb
Mac Studio Aluminum Silver 19.7 cm
= 7.7 in
9.5 cm
= 3.7 in
19.7 cm
= 7.7 in
2.7 kg
= 5.9 lb
Mac Pro Tower[3] Aluminum and
stainless steel
Silver 45.0 cm
= 17.7 in
52.9 cm
= 20.8 in
45.0 cm
= 17.7 in
18.0 kg
= 39.7 lb
Mac Pro Rack Aluminum and
stainless steel
Silver 53.95 cm
= 21.24 in
52.9 cm
= 8.67 in
106.68 cm
= 42.0 in
17.6 kg
= 38.8 lb
MacBook Air[4] 100% recycled aluminum Silver, Gold, or Space Gray 30.41 cm
= 11.97 in
0.41-1.61 cm
= 0.16-0.63 in
21.24 cm
= 8.36 in
1.29 kg
= 2.8 lb
MacBook Pro 13" Aluminum Silver or Space Gray 1.56 cm
= 0.61 in
1.4 kg
= 3.0 lb
MacBook Pro 14" 31.26 cm
= 12.31 in
22.12 cm
= 8.70 in
1.6 kg
= 3.5 lb
MacBook Pro 16" 35.57 cm
= 14.00 in
1.68 cm
= 0.66 in
24.81 cm
= 9.77 in
2.1 kg
= 4.6 lb

Expansion

Model Memory slots Memory Max Storage Max User-replaceable HDD/SSD? HDD/SSD bays Expansion slots
Mac Mini[2] None 16 GB 2 TB No 1 None
iMac 24 in[1] None 16 GB 2 TB No 1 None
Mac Studio None 128 GB 8 TB Non-upgradeable 2 None
Mac Pro[3] 12 1.5 TB 8 TB Yes 2 8
MacBook Air[4] None 16 GB 2 TB No None None
MacBook Pro 13" None 16 GB 2 TB No None None
MacBook Pro 14" None 64 GB 8 TB No None None
MacBook Pro 16" None 64 GB 8 TB No None None

History

Model Announced Last revision
Mac Mini January 11, 2005 (2005-01-11)[5] November 10, 2020
iMac May 6, 1998 (1998-05-06) April 20, 2021 (2021-04-20)
Mac Pro August 7, 2006 (2006-08-07) December 10, 2019 (2019-12-10)
Mac Studio March 8, 2022 March 8, 2022
MacBook Air January 15, 2008 (2008-01-15) November 10, 2020
MacBook Pro 13" June 8, 2009 November 10, 2020
MacBook Pro 14" June 8, 2009 October 18, 2021
MacBook Pro 16" January 10, 2006 October 18, 2021

Software

All current Macintosh computers are preloaded with macOS Monterey.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "iMac - Apple". Apple Inc. Retrieved April 20, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Buy Mac mini - Apple". Apple Inc. Retrieved November 10, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Buy Mac Pro - Apple". Apple Inc. Retrieved December 10, 2019.
  4. ^ a b "MacBook Air - Apple". Retrieved November 10, 2020.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ "Press Info - Apple Introduces Mac mini" (Press release). Apple Inc. 2005-01-11. Retrieved 2012-03-04.