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, 2019262 days684 daysiMac Processor Upgrade
Mac MiniOct. 30, 2018402 days420 daysCompleted Updated Model
Mac ProApril 4, 2017976 days649 daysComponent Upgrade, Price Drop
MacBook AirOctober 30, 2018402 days358 daysComponent Update
MacBook ProNov. 13, 201923 days301 days16" MacBook Pro released. 15" MacBook Pro discontinued

Mobile Products Buyer's Guide

ProductLast UpdateDays Since UpdateAverage UpdateUpdate Type
iPhoneSept. 10, 201987 days386 daysiPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max released
iPadSept. 10, 201987 days346 days7th Generation iPad released.
iPad MiniMarch 18, 2019263 days390 daysiPad Min 5 Released
iPad ProOctober 30, 2018402 days287 daysUpdated models
iPod TouchJuly 27, 2017862 days602 daysPrice Drop

Misc. Apple Products Buyer's Guide

ProductLast UpdateDays Since UpdateAverage UpdateUpdate Type
Apple WatchSept. 10, 201987 days269 daysNew Model released. Series 4 discontinued, Series 3 remains.
Apple TVSept. 12, 2017815 days588 daysNew Model
HomePodFebruary 9, 2018665 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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