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, 2019216 days684 daysiMac Processor Upgrade
Mac MiniOct. 30, 2018356 days420 daysCompleted Updated Model
Mac ProApril 4, 2017930 days649 daysComponent Upgrade, Price Drop
MacBookJune 5, 2017868 days410 daysComponent Update
MacBook AirOctober 30, 2018356 days358 daysComponent Update
MacBook ProJuly 9, 2019104 days312 daysEntry level 13" updated with Touchbar

Mobile Products Buyer's Guide

ProductLast UpdateDays Since UpdateAverage UpdateUpdate Type
iPhoneSept. 10, 201941 days386 daysiPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max released
iPadSept. 10, 201941 days346 days7th Generation iPad released.
iPad MiniMarch 18, 2019217 days390 daysiPad Min 5 Released
iPad ProOctober 30, 2018356 days287 daysUpdated models
iPod TouchJuly 27, 2017816 days602 daysPrice Drop

Misc. Apple Products Buyer's Guide

ProductLast UpdateDays Since UpdateAverage UpdateUpdate Type
Apple WatchSept. 10, 201941 days269 daysNew Model released. Series 4 discontinued, Series 3 remains.
Apple TVSept. 12, 2017769 days588 daysNew Model
HomePodFebruary 9, 2018619 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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