Apple Tech Talk Buyer’s Guide

Use the information below to help you decide if the time is right to upgrade your Apple hardware.  Average Update Days is calculated based on the complete history of the product line.  For details of the update events, check out our Product History pages for Mac Products, Mobile Products and Misc. Products.

Mac Buyer's Guide

ProductLast UpdateDays Since UpdateAverage UpdateUpdate Type
iMacMarch 19, 2019380 days684 daysiMac Processor Upgrade
Mac MiniMarch 18, 202015 days426 daysDouble storage capacity in standard configuration
Mac ProDec. 10. 2019114 days696 daysNew Design Released
MacBook AirMarch 18, 202015 days371 daysUpdated Keyboard and Processor, Lower Price.
MacBook ProNov. 13, 2019141 days301 days16" MacBook Pro released. 15" MacBook Pro discontinued

Mobile Products Buyer's Guide

ProductLast UpdateDays Since UpdateAverage UpdateUpdate Type
iPhoneSept. 10, 2019205 days386 daysiPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max released
iPadSept. 10, 2019205 days346 days7th Generation iPad released.
iPad MiniMarch 18, 2019381 days390 daysiPad Min 5 Released
iPad ProMarch 18, 202015 days330 daysUpdated Components
iPod TouchJuly 27, 2017980 days602 daysPrice Drop

Misc. Apple Products Buyer's Guide

ProductLast UpdateDays Since UpdateAverage UpdateUpdate Type
Apple WatchSept. 10, 2019205 days269 daysNew Model released. Series 4 discontinued, Series 3 remains.
Apple TVSept. 12, 2017933 days588 daysNew Model
HomePodFebruary 9, 2018783 daysInitial ReleaseNew Product

The data provided here is based on generally available information.  Apple Tech Talk assumes no responsibility for incorrect dates or the accuracy of the information.

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