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09 Jan 2024

The world of Apple offers exciting options, especially now. The laptops from Apple need no introduction. They have become the go-to device for working professionals performing high-end functions with higher laptop dependency. They tick off all the boxes for an ideal working device. Until 2019, Apple had only MacBook Pro and MacBook Air on shelves. But, in 2019, Apple upped its ante and introduced more options with even more desirable specs, which ended up being a treat to buyers.

If you are looking for an upgrade, you now have a suite of offerings to choose from, as every model packs a little extra than its predecessor. Understanding the difference between MacBook Air and Pro models may seem daunting, but we will simplify your search. Here is a comprehensive guide to help you decide the Apple laptop best suited to your requirements.

Latest Apple laptops to buy in India

Apple MacBook Air M1 MGNA3HN/A Ultrabook (Apple M1/8GB/512GB SSD/macOS Big Sur)

If you are looking for a sleek device loaded with all the features, the Apple MacBook Air is the perfect device for you. It is one the thinnest and lightest Notebook by the company. It features an upgraded and reimagined new Apple M1 chip providing 3.5x more speed and improved performance. What puts the MacBook Air M1 ahead of its competition is its advanced Neural Engine that functions 9x faster with machine learning. If you want to buy a laptop that supports legacy apps, this will make for a perfect fit.

Detailed specifications:

Brand

Apple

Model

M1 MGNA3HN

Price

Rs. 1,09,990

Weight

1.29 kg

Dimension

3041x2124x109 mm

Operating System

Mac OS Big Sur

Display resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels

Storage

8GB DDR4

SSD

512GB

Battery details

Li-Po (15 hrs)


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Apple MacBook Air M1 MGN93HN/A Ultrabook (Apple M1/8GB/256GB SSD/macOS Big Sur)

If you want to experience the goodness of Mac on a budget, this MacBook Air should be your pick. It offers similar specs to our previous MacBook option with the same configuration, just slightly going light on the internal SSD, which is around 256GB. It is as lightweight as the laptop above. And, it also features a proprietary 4.8x3.3 glass Force Touch trackpad. This trackpad offers accurate input detection and smooth scrolling. The laptop also feels light due to its practical engineering that does not require internal fans, easing up more space. The best part - the CPU still manages to stay cool, making it a lap-friendly machine to use on the go.

Detailed specifications:

Brand

Apple

Model

Air M1 MGN93HN

Price

Rs. 84,990

Weight

1.29 kg

Dimension

3041x2124x109 mm

Operating System

Mac OS Big Sur

Display resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels

Storage

8GB

SSD

256GB

Battery details

Li-Po (15 hrs)


Apple MacBook Air M1 Z124J001KD laptop (Apple M1/16GB/256GB SSD/macOS Big Sur)

The Apple MacBook Air M1 Z124J001KD is a sturdy, ergonomically designed Notebook with Mac OS Big Sur solely created for a power-packed performance. This laptop showcases some head-turning upgrades in design and processing capabilities. The 2.2 GHz speed backing the M1 chip guarantees work done with no lags. It has a standard microphone, headphone jack, Li-Po battery, and an insane audio experience. These features and much more make this MacBook an ideal device for people driven by high performance.

Detailed specifications:

Brand

Apple

Model

Air M1 Z124J001KD

Price

Rs. 1,12,900

Weight

1.6 kg

Dimension

3041x2124x109 mm

Operating System

Mac OS Big Sur

Display resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels

Storage

16GB

SSD

256GB

Battery details

Li-Po (15 hrs)


Apple MacBook Pro M1 Pro MKGQ3HN/A Ultrabook (Apple M1 Pro/16GB/1TB SSD/macOS Monterey)

Flaunting a ton of groundbreaking features - from a fingerprint scanner to a backlit keyboard, and a new touch bar, the Apple MacBook Pro M1 Pro is a new-age laptop. The touchpad on the top bar of the keyboard is an uber cool and handy feature that allows easy access to many vital features with just a touch. Scrolling, pinching, and gestures for input are smooth and intuitive. The new Liquid Retina XDR Display has changed the game of image quality and reduced noises like no other. Overall, the laptop has mind-blowing features that will unravel as you work. You are surely in for a surprise when you purchase a MacBook Pro M1.

Detailed specifications:

Brand

Apple

Model

M1 Pro MKGQ3HN

Price

Rs. 2,13,894

Weight

1.6 kg

Dimension

3126x2122x155 mm

Operating System

Mac OS Monterey

Display resolution

3072 x 1920 pixels

Storage

16GB

SSD

1TB

Battery details

Li-Po (17 hrs)


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Apple MacBook Pro M2 Max MPHG3HN/A Ultrabook (Apple M2 Max/32GB/1TB SSD/macOS Ventura)

Take your perfection up a notch with the high-end performance monster Apple MacBook Pro M2 Max. The device is literally an upgrade of the previous item on our list, which was already a beast. MacBook Pro M2 Max has 20% better performance than the first M1 Max, making it super impressive as it performs your tasks in an absolute breeze. It also features a Liquid Retina display, which provides unique backlighting at the contrast ratios of one million to one making the image quality insanely excellent and vibrant. It has an overall resolution of 3,456 x 2,234. You can also charge it at lightning speed with a MagSafe 3 that delivers up to 140 W with Apple's accessories. How great is that? So, if performance is your only criterion, this device is meant for you.

Detailed specifications:

Brand

Apple

Model

Pro M2 Max MPHG3HN

Price

Rs. 3,09,900

Weight

1.63 kg

Dimension

308 x 405 x 80 mm

Operating System

Mac OS Ventura

Display resolution

3024 x 1964 pixels

Storage

32GB

SSD

1TB

Battery details

Li-ion (19 hrs)


Apple MacBook Pro M2 Pro MNW93HN/A Ultrabook (Apple M2 Pro/16GB/1TB SSD/macOS Ventura)

With best of its kind 14-inch display, stunning Liquid Retina XDR display, multiple ports, and a guaranteed all-day battery life, the MacBook Pro M2 Pro is the winning combination of performance and premium looks. The screen sharing and proximity features in the M2 Pro allow you to connect seamlessly and control your other devices as part of Apple's ecosystem. The M2 Pro chip offers enhanced performance and a 14% improvement in CPU speed, which is higher even when compared to the best Intel and AMD chips. The price of a laptop pays for itself, as it is sustainable and even has a considerably low power consumption.

Detailed specifications:

Brand Apple
Model Pro M2 Pro MNW93HN
Price Rs. 2,69,900
Weight 4.7 kg
Dimension 335 x 448 x 80 mm
Operating System Mac OS Ventura
Display resolution 3456 x 2234 pixels
Storage 16GB
SSD 1TB
Battery details Li-ion (22 hrs)


Price list of the top Apple Macbook laptops

Apple laptop models with price

Models

Price

Apple MacBook Air M1 MGNA3HN/A Ultrabook (Apple M1/8GB/512GB SSD/macOS Big Sur)

Rs. 1,09,990

Apple MacBook Air M1 MGN93HN/A Ultrabook (Apple M1/8GB/256GB SSD/macOS Big Sur)

Rs. 84,990

Apple MacBook Air M1 Z124J001KD laptop (Apple M1/16GB/256GB SSD/macOS Big Sur)

Rs. 1,12,900

Apple MacBook Pro M1 Pro MKGQ3HN/A Ultrabook (Apple M1 Pro/16GB/1TB SSD/macOS Monterey)

Rs. 2,13,894

Apple MacBook Pro M2 Max MPHG3HN/A Ultrabook (Apple M2 Max/32GB/1TB SSD/macOS Ventura)

Rs. 3,09,900

Apple MacBook Pro M2 Pro MNW93HN/A Ultrabook (Apple M2 Pro/16GB/1TB SSD/macOS Ventura)

Rs. 2,69,900


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Buy the best Apple laptop on EMI with Bajaj Finserv

Apple laptops have the reputation of being the best in the segment and naturally attract a higher price tag for the premium it offers. Barring a few variants, most Apple laptops are pricey, exceeding a lakh rupee and buying one would mean taking a big dip into your savings.

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Frequently asked questions

Which is the cheapest laptop by Apple?

MacBook Air M1 chip with 256 GB storage is the cheapest yet most powerful laptop by Apple. You can get it online at Rs. 79,990.

Is MacBook good for students?

MacBooks are often popular among students for several reasons like their build quality and durability, operating system, software ecosystem and integration with other Apple devices, and security amongst other features.

Is MacBook better than Windows?

MacBooks are known for their design, build quality, and user experience. They excel in creative tasks like video and photo editing and are often preferred by those in creative industries. If you are invested in the Apple ecosystem or prefer macOS, a Mac might be a good choice.

Windows laptops offer a wide range of options from various manufacturers, catering to different price points and use cases. They are often favoured by gamers and business professionals. Windows laptops can be more affordable and offer more customization in the hardware.

Ultimately, the choice between a Mac and Windows laptop depends on your budget, your intended use cases, your familiarity with the operating systems, and your personal preferences.