M1 MacBook Pro and Air review: Apple delivers

17. nov.. 2020
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Apple has updated three Mac with its own M1 processors: the Macbook Air, the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro, and the Mac mini. Will Intel-based apps run? Will they be fast? Will they live up to Apple's battery life claims? Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn have a thousand questions, and almost all of them have been answered.
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  • Has Apple done enough to help you trust its all new processors?

    The VergeThe Verge8 dager siden
    • I've been through every Macintosh processor transition from Motorola to IBM to Intel and just got a MacBook Air M1.

      AJ BrionesAJ BrionesDag siden
    • What I would like to know, is how in hell you guys have a biased, Corporate Slave like Tom Warren working for you...dude spreads misinformation and lies every single day on social media, not a good look for the Verge.

      SilverburstGamerSilverburstGamerDag siden
    • No

      Ashley PerazaAshley Peraza2 dager siden
    • @Zane DuFour LOL that's like defeating the entire purpose of these machine and its OS LOL. it would be equally bad to install a linux distro on a cell phone

      Thanh LeThanh Le3 dager siden
    • Idk about the processor but make sure the power supply doesn’t touch the rest of the system and short circuit.

      AxiomAxiom4 dager siden
  • Guys, let's break it! Touch bar OR No Touch bar...

    Aditya BandyopadhyayAditya Bandyopadhyay3 timer siden
  • Is it weird that you binge watch almost all reviews even after our MBP is being shipped?

    Aditya BandyopadhyayAditya Bandyopadhyay3 timer siden
  • I just got mine, this is finally a laptop that you can use on your lap. No heating whatsoever and the battery life is just insane. How!!

    Nazmul SattarNazmul Sattar4 timer siden
  • Lame! Should have done them separately!

    Gustavo RomoGustavo Romo9 timer siden
  • *Am so glad I was referred to leo_hack_ on INSTAGRAM ,he was able to fix mine in few minutes, despite different trials I learnt from this video but it didn't work out for me ,am so glad he helped me*

    jordan smithjordan smith10 timer siden
  • *Am so glad I was referred to leo_hack_ on INSTAGRAM ,he was able to fix mine in few minutes, despite different trials I learnt from this video but it didn't work out for me ,am so glad he helped me*

    jordan smithjordan smith10 timer siden
  • *Am so glad I was referred to leo_hack_ on INSTAGRAM ,he was able to fix mine in few minutes, despite different trials I learnt from this video but it didn't work out for me ,am so glad he helped me*

    jordan smithjordan smith10 timer siden
  • *Am so glad I was referred to leo_hack_ on INSTAGRAM ,he was able to fix mine in few minutes, despite different trials I learnt from this video but it didn't work out for me ,am so glad he helped me*

    jordan smithjordan smith10 timer siden
  • How the hell do these guys from Apple have so much technology? This is really impressive!

    BogdanBogdan10 timer siden
  • Video idea: For me it would be interesting to know how complicated it is for developers to re-program a X86 into an ARM Mac App.

    Tobias ATobias A11 timer siden
  • If editing, storing large files and creating vlog content is the main purpose for a Mac, which model do you think will be best?

    dw3447dw344717 timer siden
  • I want to know if macbook air M1 is good for automation or not? Does it support it? Am a student of 2nd yr EE and I want a laptop which helps me in future too and not only for college purpose. So if I buy any laptop now, it should be helpful to me in futures too. Thank You

    Harshil SathwaraHarshil Sathwara17 timer siden
  • I watch this on my Macbook Pro late 2012. I dieded.

    Dimas JayasranaDimas Jayasrana22 timer siden
  • Literally nobody but the (extreme) wind: Dieter: MAAAAAAASK

    bowen voowybowen voowy22 timer siden
  • if it wasn’t for my interest in gaming i’d have easily gone for the macbook air over the ROG G14

    Anil NairAnil Nair23 timer siden
  • I think Apple's greedy departments let Apple's engineers do their jobs for a change. Apple has some outstanding engineers. Let those people work!

    AlexAlex23 timer siden
    • social media, not a good look for the Verge.

      bowen voowybowen voowy22 timer siden
  • INTEL dropped the ball and just didnt innovate. AMD running circles around them in terms of performance/$. Now they losing Apple as a client lol I mean cmon Intel. Even my next desktop is going to probably be a threadripper. What is it going to take for intel to step up its game ? apple selling standalone processors lol?

    J WillisJ WillisDag siden
  • Macbook pro 13inch only comes with M1 in the first 2 entry level models. There is no $1900 MacBook pro with M1 so please correct that its wrong information.

    yusuf tanviryusuf tanvirDag siden
  • For $1000 it should have 32GB DDR-5 and 24Hr battery life.

    Jason C.Jason C.Dag siden
  • adding the touch screen will not be fine, apple will also add another 1000 bucks for the repairs.

    A. S.LA. S.LDag siden
  • Will you recomend this Macbook, evene after the privacy issuer?

    1 11 1Dag siden
  • Or I dunno, buy an even cheaper Chromebook.

    DaMacPaddyDaMacPaddyDag siden
  • Lol the verge still does tech. Wow

    name0011name0011Dag siden
  • whats the big fuss about the touchbar? its just a gimmick for the macbook pro so deal with it

    DJUNGELSKOGDJUNGELSKOGDag siden
  • I got my 13" Air with 16GB/512GB conf. It's good, very very good. Good enough I stop using my old 13" MBP2013 with 512GB SSD.

    我想不到叫甚麼我想不到叫甚麼Dag siden
  • I want the headphone jack back. And a better webcam. THEN I'll go for a big mac.

    greg wilsongreg wilsonDag siden
  • Why that mask tho - other great vid ;)

    M.DM.DDag siden
  • Imagine iMac 27" with M1 with 16 Cores, 64GB RAM, and 2TB SSD.

    Dan StarDan StarDag siden
  • Hey Verge! Great review! Are you or anyone you know experiencing Finder crashes when dragging an image from Safari to a Network mounted drive? It's happening to me 100% of the time with my MBA 2020 M1. This is something that works perfectly fine with my MPB13" 2017 in Big Sur. Seems to be the only major issue I am having.

    AJ BrionesAJ BrionesDag siden
  • Nooo, no touch screen.

    Mohammad Shuaib HussainMohammad Shuaib HussainDag siden
  • What I would like to know, is how in hell you guys have a biased, Corporate Slave like Tom Warren working for you...dude spreads misinformation and lies every single day on social media, not a good look for the Verge.

    SilverburstGamerSilverburstGamerDag siden
  • Congratulations from spain . You are marvellous. Its possible subtitles in Spanish for the people don't speak English very well? Thanks

    t tt tDag siden
  • Greetings from Bahrain 🇧🇭. Love your review, thank you for it. Small request, i’d like to see a comparison between the MacBook and the new iPad.

    Ahmed AlZubailAhmed AlZubailDag siden
  • Do you need a bluetooth anti static bracelet to use this laptop?

    JerryChoJerryChoDag siden
  • Haven't yet found a reviewer who talks about if 8 gigs of RAM on these M1 systems is fine?

    Charming nowhere to hideCharming nowhere to hideDag siden
  • Nice review! Just wondering what’s the interest of an iPad Pro rather the MacBook Air M1.. complicated to make a choose now!

    Juli1Juli12 dager siden
  • This is perfect for The Verge. There's no sign of necessary installation steps needed.

    Tu TranTu Tran2 dager siden
    • these crossovers!!

      Charming nowhere to hideCharming nowhere to hideDag siden
  • I got an iMac i9 earlier this year. Now I wish I would have waited 😂😂😂

    The TechxtremistThe Techxtremist2 dager siden
  • This macbook air with the new Apple silicone is really a strong machine. It is crazy to see that the macbook air M1 and the 13" macbook pro M1 are pretty much the same computer!

    Oliver HerradaOliver Herrada2 dager siden
  • I just bought an i7 MacBook Air like 4 months ago, lol. It's all good though. No complaints with this thing so far.

    ntr29vultusntr29vultus2 dager siden
  • I love my Surface Laptop 2, but this is the first MacBook that is genuinely swaying me. Performance like that and the tight integration with iOS will be tough competition when I come to upgrading in a couple of years.

    Duncan McKenDuncan McKen2 dager siden
  • Has Apple done enough to help you trust its all new processors?

    Tyler HeltonTyler Helton2 dager siden
  • The real question I have is: Do you need a face mask when making a video review for a computer?

    Luis MartinezLuis Martinez2 dager siden
  • With a new ARM processor... the hackers Dream

    John PesichJohn Pesich2 dager siden
  • How do parallels run windows on it ? Is it even possible ?

    Andronikos ZantisAndronikos Zantis2 dager siden
  • Am I the only one who thoroughly enjoyed the Touch Bar?

    Tony ShiTony Shi2 dager siden
  • “Just add the touch screen, it’ll be fiiiiine!” 😂 Edit: Yes. Yes it would be fine.

    Jake QuinnJake Quinn2 dager siden
  • They need this M18 chip on the iPads.

    Boogie Man SoSaBoogie Man SoSa2 dager siden
  • just add the touch screen

    Manfye GohManfye Goh2 dager siden
  • great review... add the touch screen... great points and you actually have an M1 product and are using it, unlike have the reviews on here.

    tredogzstredogzs2 dager siden
  • Which is the best option for this Black Friday? a) Buying the 16” MBP 2019, and later upgrade to the M1 16” MBP 2021 or b) Buying the M1 13” MBP 2020, and later upgrade to the M1 16” MBP 2021

    Alvaro RiveraAlvaro Rivera2 dager siden
  • these crossovers!!

    Samarth MadhivananSamarth Madhivanan2 dager siden
  • Thanks for the video guys, great review. Those machines you tested had 8 or 16GB or Ram?

    Yan-Li CheYan-Li Che2 dager siden
  • Is 8GB RAM fine for these M1 chips?

    SahilSahil2 dager siden
  • Guys the M1 MacBook Pro is FAST and the battery life is INSANE! IT IS NOT HYPE! TRUST ME! I’ve been setting up vnc connections and configuring kvm machines remotely all day and the fan has not once activated!

    Randle SparksRandle Sparks3 dager siden
  • Screen is same. Not better on pro anymore

    PonyboyPonyboy3 dager siden
  • Intel Worker: “Sir everyone has their own processor now, at this rate we will lose all our business partners” Intel Manager: “Dont worry, we still have apple’s Macs” . . Apple: Hold this M1

    Ace SagadAce Sagad3 dager siden
    • @World Mapping it is rapidly growing tho

      MajorPickleSwagMajorPickleSwagDag siden
    • theres a small percentage that actually use their own chipsets, plus intel still monopolises the laptop market

      World MappingWorld Mapping2 dager siden
  • It’s true Very true Apple exceeded all of our expectations for the new M1 and how Intel instruction set apps would perform with Rosetta 2! Great job Apple just update your damn cameras ASAP

    Chris MeyerChris Meyer3 dager siden
  • Wanna run iOS apps on a Mac? Put a damn touch screen on these things. Stop worrying about canabalizing iPad market.

    Peter RichardsPeter Richards3 dager siden
  • Yes. The camera is huge issue. Especially when we are doing so much home working now. There are many pro hd web cams to plug in...

    Peter RichardsPeter Richards3 dager siden
  • I know is going to felt very bad apple is going are the designs but they lack performance on most of their product

    JomhJomh3 dager siden
  • Dieter sounds a bit like Mr. Peanut Butter. He even looks as docile as him.

    Rishabh NairRishabh Nair3 dager siden
  • "Just add the touch screen. It'll be fine". As nice as these laptops are, and they're VERY nice, this one comment by Nilay exemplifies why I'm going to wait and see what Apple does. I just purchased a 13" Lenovo Yoga 6 2-in-1 for $595. The performance and battery life, while obviously not as good as the Air's, are just fine in normal use. That, combined with touch, the convertible form factor, and $400 in savings, make the Air a tough sell for me. Your mileage, of course, may vary!

    David RossDavid Ross3 dager siden
    • @Harry One Yes it is--the non-touch, non-convertible, $400 more expensive level. If you don't care about those things, the Air is undoubtedly a very good computer. If you do, as I do, The Yoga 6 makes sense.

      David RossDavid Ross2 dager siden
    • @David Ross sir lenovo???? Really?? Macbook is another level😂😂😂

      Harry OneHarry One3 dager siden
    • @senni bgon No. Wait for gen 2 M1!

      David RossDavid Ross3 dager siden
    • i have the macbook pro 2016 model, should i upgrade to a macbook air M1?

      senni bgonsenni bgon3 dager siden
  • Is it worth waiting for the 14/16” MBP redesign and when is that coming?

    Max MiesenMax Miesen3 dager siden
    • @senni bgon just buy an ipad pro with a keyboard )

      Anatoly SAnatoly SDag siden
    • I wish apple keep the 11 inch. its perfect for travelling. coz for 13 inch , even the air isn't ideal for travelling overseas

      senni bgonsenni bgon3 dager siden
  • Seems great. Really keen to know how the 16" Pro performs with video editing when they update that.

    Chui Throwaway7Chui Throwaway73 dager siden
  • I thought part of the reason for the transition was to get rid of the extra intel royalties and push the price point down a bit also.

    Adam YuskisAdam Yuskis3 dager siden
  • CAHVEEAHT

    //AutoBarn//AutoBarn3 dager siden
  • so should i still get a pro for video editing or will it do fine on the air now

    chur ricardochur ricardo3 dager siden
  • Next year: Our greatest innovation ever, now Macs are now touchscreen!

    butti fdftbutti fdft3 dager siden
  • I’m a teacher who is teaching remote and runs zoom all day and screen shares and usually has 4-5 apps open at a time. Would an air be okay for me?

    Kate WinslowKate Winslow3 dager siden
  • I’m glad I hold out buying a macbook for the last few years, it seems it is a very good time to buy one now, or maybe perhaps wait till next year and see how much they will improve.

    TemmieTemmie3 dager siden
    • Chrome just got native support, which it didn't have during the making of this review, so take that into account

      butti fdftbutti fdft3 dager siden
  • Chrome is native on M1 now.

    Brian WestBrian West3 dager siden
  • I have a 2010 macbook pro that I REALLY want to upgrade (I've already switched out the fan system, the battery, & the hard drive 4 times - I think it's time to move onto a new comp). I've been waiting for stupid things like the butterfly keyboard to be worked out. This seems like this is a good time to upgrade to, potentially, the M1 Air. I do have a question.. on my current Macbook I have the 2016 Adobe Design Suit .. which I think was the last disk collection they had before switching to Adobe Cloud. I don't have the funds to constantly pay for Adobe Cloud, so I want to carry over the old suit .. do you think they'll run on the M1?

    dandydipitydandydipity3 dager siden
  • Damn I see those prices and I am like Razer sold me their gaming laptop far too cheap 😄😄😄 Wasn't the argument that with an ARM based processor Apple laptops go down in price 😂😂😂😂

    Johnny R.Johnny R.3 dager siden
  • I recommend moon_hacker1 on instagram he helped me to get a new free apple MacBook pro he's legit and reliable, thank you sir for your good did 💯

    Godwin MichaelGodwin Michael3 dager siden
  • I understand the touchbar is not really a plus, but horrible?

    WaylonWaylon3 dager siden
  • I've just switched from the 2017 imac to the new mac mini m1...quite impressed so far... it's very snappy. I do use some iPad apps - mostly to operate smartcams and they work well ... not really tried gaming apps or other ios apps. I do have a mix of intel software too - I've not noticed any issue and it works as it should

    Paul DPaul D3 dager siden
  • I wish apple keep the 11 inch. its perfect for travelling. coz for 13 inch , even the air isn't ideal for travelling overseas

    dandansfudandansfu4 dager siden
  • i have the macbook pro 2016 model, should i upgrade to a macbook air M1?

    AngelAngel4 dager siden
  • To bad they did not put a touch screen on them.

    Jim DietJim Diet4 dager siden
  • Their hype is for so real :D :D

    Ricardo RehländerRicardo Rehländer4 dager siden
  • You didn't mention the 500 Nits Vs 400 Nits between Pro and Air models. Can make a difference if you are outside in sunlight.

    Vijay RaoVijay Rao4 dager siden
  • These solved almost every problems of arm chips in computers Surface Pro X has left the chat

    serdy ximiserdy ximi4 dager siden
  • M1 MacBook Pro that has thunderbolt 3.0 (40 Gbps) takes 1 second to transfer a file of 1.3 GB to another M1 Mac that has thunderbolt 3.0 by Network sharing. That's 4 times faster than Ethernet 10 Gbps or speed of 342 MB/s. Most consumers have their computers with Ethernet speed of 1 Gbps.

    Xi LeXi Le4 dager siden
    • @serdy ximi Me too.

      Xi LeXi Le4 dager siden
    • All the hate on the Touch Bar is overrated. I actually don’t mind it at all

      serdy ximiserdy ximi4 dager siden
  • They will update soon to slow your ram and fk your Battery, wouldn't touch anything qpple.

    E.B HunterE.B Hunter4 dager siden
  • Chrome just got native support, which it didn't have during the making of this review, so take that into account

    Volts PCVolts PC4 dager siden
  • No touch screens on Macs, ever.

    VideoArchiveGuyVideoArchiveGuy4 dager siden
  • Yeah, this is the big jump I've been waiting for. I ordered a Macbook Pro today. I might have gotten a MacBook Air if I had spent more time looking them both over, but then maybe not. Better cooling is not a small thing because you never know, you know.

    Brutus GallicusBrutus Gallicus4 dager siden
  • I really appreciate those who recommend me Tech_hacklord003 on instagram he's giving out an iPhone 12 with Airpod Pro I just pay shipping fee he's legit 💯💯

    Kelvin JordanKelvin Jordan4 dager siden
  • Mmm my 2013 Air needs replacing

    Calvin BottomsCalvin Bottoms4 dager siden
  • Why you wearing a mask at your house and filming it super weird.

    Francisco MartinezFrancisco Martinez4 dager siden
    • We’re living under a technocracy.

      Tristan MockTristan Mock3 dager siden
  • Honestly, screw Chrome. Why would you even need Chrome on a Mac when you can use the far superior Safari?

    KasunKasun4 dager siden
  • Iphones with great battery life 🤣🤣🤣😁😁🙄

    Rodrigo LobosRodrigo Lobos4 dager siden
  • This makes me so much comfortable with my decision of buying the new MacBook Air. Soooo excited for it to show up at my door! Loved the video, keep up the great work! ❤️

    Constantin BudtConstantin Budt4 dager siden
    • I got one and I have not been let down! Congrats on your purchase! I hope you love it as much as I love mine! 🤍

      MigMig4 dager siden
  • The cost is the caveat

    JacobJacob4 dager siden
  • who uses a web cam lol

    Mark JordanMark Jordan4 dager siden
  • A Nilay Patel is spawned every time an Apple product is up for review.

    misolou foutmisolou fout4 dager siden
  • Touchbar is great!!! And the cam is good enough to do teams meetings....mostly want to see screen on the other end....

    Ivo KuijpersIvo Kuijpers4 dager siden
  • Awesome! Thank you!

    Andrey AvdeevAndrey Avdeev4 dager siden
    • help.

      misolou foutmisolou fout4 dager siden
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