Apple announced a slew of new Macs last night, that are powered by its new M3 family of processors. The company unveiled a new iMac powered by the M3, as well as new MacBook Pro’s in both 14- and 16-inch models. Now, those Macs are available for pre-order and will start shipping next week.
This is pretty common for Apple with its Macs. It normally starts pre-orders right after the event, with the products shipping a week later. So where can you pre-order these new goodies? Well a good place to go is Apple’s website or Best Buy.
Where to pre-order iMac with M3?
If you aren’t looking to get a semi-custom SKU of the new iMac, nor upgrade RAM or storage, then Best Buy is a good option. And does have in-store pick up of course. Best Buy does offer a couple different SKUs of the iMac, including the entry-level M3 with an 8-core processor, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. This is going to run you $1,299.
The other option that Best Buy has is the M3 in a 10-core configuration with 512GB of SSD storage, which is $1,699.
Prices are the same over at Apple’s website, but you also get the ability to change up the RAM and storage a bit more. Apple is offering up to 24GB of unified memory, and up to 2TB of SSD storage. Now the upcharges are quite significant here. But remember that you cannot change either of these after the fact, since it is all part of the processor now.
Where to pre-order new MacBook Pro with M3?
Let’s start off with the 14-inch MacBook Pro with M3. It’s available at Apple, Amazon and Best Buy for the regular price of $1,599. That’s an eight core CPU, 10-core GPU, 8GB of unified memory and 512GB of storage. Both Amazon and Best Buy do give you options to get 1TB of storage. Which will bring you to $1,799. While Apple gives you options to increase unified memory to 16GB or 24GB.
If you’re looking for the M3 Pro or M3 Max, Apple will obviously have the best options for customizing it. But remember that the M3 Max is not shipping for a few more weeks. The M3 Pro doe start at 18GB of unified memory, with an option for 36 GB of unified memory and storage up to 4TB. This starts at $1999 for the 14-inch and $2,499 for the 16-inch.
Finally we have the MacBook Pro with M3 Max. It starts out with a 14-core CPU and 30-core GPU with 36GB of unified storage and a 1TB SSD for $3,199 for the 14-inch model. And $3,499 for the 16-inch model. Apple does let you customize this up to 128GB of unified memory and up to 8TB of SSD storage. Best Buy and Amazon do have a few other SKUs available, which will be available on launch day.