Apple Mac Event 2020, or as Apple calls it ‘Apple Event – One More Thing,’ was held virtually on 10th November 2020. It was named One More Thing because if our Apple fans remember it correctly, then Steve Jobs used to say “One More Thing” when there was a big announcement to be made at the end of the event.
Table of Contents
- macOS Big Sur
- MacBook Air
- Mac Mini
- MacBook Pro 13”
The event was filled with exciting news about Apple Mac product lines, getting more advanced features and hardware. Apple is introducing the M1 chip, which is an ARM architecture-based chip exclusively manufactured by Apple. Catch up with all the other info about the macOS and MacBook. We have covered all the information regarding the event in as short as possible.
macOS Big Sur
In the One More Thing virtual event, 2020, before the MacBooks announcement, the latest macOS update was unveiled ‘The macOS Big Sur’ update. Apple claims that with the integration of the M1 chip, Big Sur will be more efficient, secure, and productive. It would optimize the tabs and eventually prevent battery drainage, making it last six times more efficient.
The M1 chip is so powerful that it will wake up from sleep instantly. At the same time, you can directly connect your Apple iPhones with mac to use all the mobile apps optimized for Mac. This is undoubtedly excellent news for all the iPhone users as well as the MacBook fans.
After all the macOS update announcements, the first Mac product revealed in the event was the MacBook Air. It is one of the best selling products for Apple in the Mac product line. It is claimed to be 3.5 times faster than its predecessors, while editing is five times faster because of the powerful GPU performance due to the integration with M1.
The battery life has also increased significantly while the battery lasts for 15 hours while usually browsing the internet and 18 hours for video playback. The prices disclosed were as follows: $999 for professionals and $899 for students who need it for their educational purposes.
After the Apple MacBook Air announcement, Apple unveiled the Mac Mini with the most compact and practical design integrated with the M1 chip. The compact design makes it easy to transport. It is a desktop computer but works a lot faster compared to a Windows Desktop CPU. It is 110% more efficient. Practically for developers, scientists, engineers, and programmers. Not only limited to this, but it provides incredible graphics performance when it comes to gaming and supporting up to 8K video resolution.
The price mentioned was $699, which is notably $100 less than the previous Mac Mini.
MacBook Pro 13
Towards the end of this fantastic virtual event, the flagship MacBook Pro 13” was disclosed with a lasting battery and the out of world experience display. It is also integrated with the M1 chip, making it one of the world’s fastest laptops. Also integrated with Neural Engine, Machine Learning, the performance of this is unmatched. It is claimed to be more than three times faster than any Windows Laptop ever made and with the integration of M1 Chip, making it 2.8 times faster.
It doesn’t disappoint our gamers and editors, too, with its most efficient GPU providing them an immersive gaming experience with an uninterrupted editing experience. The battery lasts for 17 hours while browsing through the internet and 20 hours during video playback, making the battery life the most ever provided by Apple.