Apple M1 Macs: Why you should wait

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There's a new MacBook Air, a new MacBook Pro and a new Mac Mini, all powered by Apple's new system on a chip. Don't plunk down your hard-earned dollars just yet -- find out why you should wait before you buy.

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  • Whoops. The graphics at the #1 segment are incorrect, although #1 is still Apps.

    CNETCNET2 kuukautta sitten
    • Half of what you said is incorrect. Maybe use your tweezers and go screw with confidence?

      St eenSt een2 kuukautta sitten
    • LoL. I was about to write making notice on that

      Nicolas BozzoNicolas Bozzo2 kuukautta sitten
    • android tablets do stink though. so it's not all that incorrect.

      kofuzikofuzi2 kuukautta sitten
    • Also the lower MacBook always had 2 ports

      Elliott's LabElliott's Lab2 kuukautta sitten
    • Haha that got me laughing

      Jake AlexanderJake Alexander2 kuukautta sitten
  • I'm just waiting when they tell us to wait again

    PáriStath友達PáriStath友達22 päivää sitten
  • Even though I'm not an Apple fan and I'm only want to test the Mac, your 5 reasons above, with all respect are not legitimate except the iOS support. Applebdoesnt 8nvent the wheel and this was already attempted by Microsoft but the major difference between Apple and others is that Apple they make things that actually work without issues. The surface pro x Hass issues but so far there is no major issues with the new Mac except Bluetooth issues with the mini. The support for Intel based apps will come on the new M1s

    Engineer20201Engineer2020124 päivää sitten
  • All of those reasons still make me NOT going to not buy the M1 MacBook air.

    Wyatt The Autistic gamerWyatt The Autistic gamer29 päivää sitten
  • I was supposed to wait? Hm, I've got it wrong and bought a m1 Macbook pro. I'm pretty glad I did this, it's an amazing computer with an awesome battery life and stunning performance

    C.E SC.E SUukausi sitten
  • To say Macbooks 'overheated' is an understatement.... To make it worse, Apple continuously made the cases thinner, squeezing out room for legit-sized cooling.

    Kenni Kuhlmann-ClarkKenni Kuhlmann-ClarkUukausi sitten
  • Again completely incorrect and useless info from a crap tech “news” company

    Colin KColin KUukausi sitten
  • TBird ports are full performance unlike sharing like before

    ElSmussoElSmussoUukausi sitten
  • I resent the lack of an Ethernet port; who is fine with using a wireless connection 24/7?

    Ελισάβετ ΠαπαδοπούλουΕλισάβετ ΠαπαδοπούλουUukausi sitten
  • This is terrible

    Dave O'BrienDave O'BrienUukausi sitten
  • Thanks for wasting my time.

    Adrian-Emanuel GocanAdrian-Emanuel GocanUukausi sitten
  • these aren't real reasons... the overall design have been simplified with 1 chip running at 15 Watts in an existing enclosure.

    \\/\//\\/\//Uukausi sitten
  • Touch screen and apple pencil support would be awesome for a MacBook. MacBooks feel dated.

    foxroano9tfoxroano9tUukausi sitten
  • The only reason I would consider getting a Mac Mini is for app development. There’s really nothing else it could do for me. I still don’t feel fully confident in my coding skills, so I think I will wait either 1 or 2 years.

    The Desi LifestyleThe Desi LifestyleUukausi sitten
  • Your webcam is really poor quality

    Florida ManFlorida ManUukausi sitten
  • this video became irrelevant the moment reviewers got their hands on the new mac!

    ritu sehggalritu sehggalUukausi sitten
  • Are you recording this video on a iPhone 1?

    nycupperesnycupperesUukausi sitten
  • I won't bother watching this video I just saw the headline and came to comment that if you need a computer and want a Mac the new air is the best notebook that Apple has ever made and you should definitely buy one

    T AT AUukausi sitten
  • Well after seeing all the M1 benchmarks and reviews so far, this video didn’t age too well...

    Ed GarciaEd GarciaUukausi sitten
    • Ikr. The guy has no idea what he’s talking about. He doesn’t even seem to know about the previous 2 thunderbolt port intel MacBook Pro 😂.

      apple & slo-moapple & slo-moUukausi sitten
  • It doesn’t support eGPU as well

    merridius2006merridius20062 kuukautta sitten
  • typing this on an M1 mac. Don't buy more intel ever.

    cartossincartossin2 kuukautta sitten
  • The M2 macs are going to be great! I'm a windows user and never really looked at macs before, but the second gen of this machines are going to be mind-blowing. (Here I am on a $ 2000 PC that sucks around 300 watts from the wall and the only big advantage is gaming (Wich can be even better on a $500 ps5...). Anyways, 2021-22 are going to be very interesting on the PC arena or Apple is going to take a really big slice of the pie

    Eduardo SánchezEduardo Sánchez2 kuukautta sitten
  • M1 mac they have made without error. First product it is so no error.

    SR VSR V2 kuukautta sitten
  • it's all about the efficiency of the MacBook,MacBook run 10 watts when playing games whereas gaming pc run more than 100 watts

    Ahmed YasirAhmed Yasir2 kuukautta sitten
  • Such a manipulative video, some of what you siad on the edge of fake..

    MrGuyTsurMrGuyTsur2 kuukautta sitten
  • Apps used the emulation it is Faster as it’s been proven on many multiple reliable FIstream sites do your damn homework as for the design at least it’s proven in this generation with adding the M1 chip to a working platform

    Allen LeeAllen Lee2 kuukautta sitten
  • Apps used the emulation it is Faster as it’s been proven on many multiple reliable FIstream sites do your damn homework as for the design at least it’s proven in this generation with adding the M1 chip to a working platform That is reliable and works this review sucks

    Allen LeeAllen Lee2 kuukautta sitten
  • 3:27 lol what makes you think they want their devices to look like that?

    Amir ŠabanovićAmir Šabanović2 kuukautta sitten
    • I kinda agree, though it would be cool i they shrank the bezels on the MacBooks.

      apple & slo-moapple & slo-moUukausi sitten
  • Your assessment on MacBook Pro is very wrong. They replaced the lower end MacBook Pro 13" that had 2 ports buddy. The one with four ports is still on stock

    Kevi KiruKevi Kiru2 kuukautta sitten
  • sounds like all these reasons are all based on your imagination, that's not invincible at all.

    Leo HsiaLeo Hsia2 kuukautta sitten
  • Title should be- "A video made during the stone age"

    Harsh TripathiHarsh Tripathi2 kuukautta sitten
  • “It” is not a first gen product. Just not true. Neither the MacBook nor the chip. It’s a evolution of Apple’s iOS-chip.

    Philip MPhilip M2 kuukautta sitten
  • enjoy your stupid dell ups piece of crap

    C SiegelC Siegel2 kuukautta sitten
  • Not about the content, but I find it shocking for a consumer electronic content creator to post video with such a bad video quality. Like I find you guys should be the first to get a nice camera

    Richard ZhouRichard Zhou2 kuukautta sitten
  • Welcome to the new Verge. Seriously guys didn't expect this from you guys.😡👎 Ps: if you didn't get it go search for verge pc build.. 😂 And go & buy the new m1 macs they are THAT GOOD.

    Onkar IndurkarOnkar Indurkar2 kuukautta sitten
  • Lol 😂 imagine what cnet must be thinking NOW. 😂😂

    Onkar IndurkarOnkar Indurkar2 kuukautta sitten
  • the focus was energy efficiency, thats why less ports, still has 720 cam etc

    James TaylorJames Taylor2 kuukautta sitten
  • PPC updates for three years... those of us who bought a G5 right before that announcement had a 3 year expiration on a high priced cheese grater. I don’t remember that period as fondly as you do.

    Michael StakelumMichael Stakelum2 kuukautta sitten
  • What???? The cheaper MacBook Pros had two ports. It's the exact same thing as before. If it's not obvious, Apple is sending a message here. The M1 isn't ready for real pro work. Get an M1 if it doesn't matter to you. I hear homebrew is problematic on the new Macs.

    neon glowneon glow2 kuukautta sitten
  • is a new macbook air gonna be launched next year?

    Techno KarenTechno Karen2 kuukautta sitten
  • i dont understand a lot of this stuff, im studying graphic design and want to upgrade mi 2017 macbook pro, will i be able to use photoshop? i dont understand that rosetta stuff, sorry i’m not a tech guy

    Omar NuñezOmar Nuñez2 kuukautta sitten
  • You should have quadruple checked. This review, in a nutshell, is why I go elsewhere for factual information. Really too bad as Cnet used to be a goto for me years ago.

    St eenSt een2 kuukautta sitten
  • 720p camera so does the Dell you just told them to copy.

    Chris BarstowChris Barstow2 kuukautta sitten
  • Parallels stated they are working on a new Mac version

    W0LFM4NW0LFM4N2 kuukautta sitten
  • First of all, hardly anyone ever uses boot camp. We use parallels, so you CAN continue to run windows OR ANY VM.

    Elyi PierreElyi Pierre2 kuukautta sitten
  • Yeah you get the M1 and they’ll say wait for M1X. Wait and get the M1X and they’ll tell you to wait for M2. Guess what. They upgrade their lineup every year. Just get what you need when you need it. If in the future you think you need to upgrade, then upgrade.

    TheyCallMeRAVENTheyCallMeRAVEN2 kuukautta sitten
  • Arguably the most lucid review on the M1 I have seen so far. Thanks man!

    Gabriel BGabriel B2 kuukautta sitten
  • Dude lol the new m1 is killing all the other laptops out there and you’re telling people to wait?

    alexandre drayalexandre dray2 kuukautta sitten
  • “No reason” *MacBook Air with performance somewhat comparable to a 16” pro*: am I a joke to you?

    nick parkinnick parkin2 kuukautta sitten
  • why would anyone buy a mac and run windows on it ? that just sounds dumb

    SiylovebooSiyloveboo2 kuukautta sitten
  • Lol, you double checked and still got the number of ports on base MBPs wrong. This didn’t age too well after they shipped and numbers came out and these machines are are running as fast as i9 machines in emulation.

    JohnJohn2 kuukautta sitten
  • Now you can play game on Mac. Finally

    Enver DashdemirEnver Dashdemir2 kuukautta sitten
  • I don't agree with any of the points discussed here. Recently got an M1 Pro, only issue is that i cannot install windows in it (lol, why would someone buy a mac to install windows :)). Other than that it runs great with all developing IDE's and databases.

    Ramindu SamarawickramaRamindu Samarawickrama2 kuukautta sitten
  • He’s right. M1 is complete trash. Every new 6 month release you should wait for the next model. And then do it again. Don’t get into new technology so you don’t have to feel like a chump 6 months down the line. #1 reason to not buy now: so you can feel like a chump all the time. 👍

    Adam GarceauAdam Garceau2 kuukautta sitten
  • 4:20 5 reasons why Android tablets stink? Fire your editor 😂

    Christopher AlonzoChristopher Alonzo2 kuukautta sitten
  • That's a XPS 13, Not XPS 13

    Mohammed Aazib HussainMohammed Aazib Hussain2 kuukautta sitten
  • One big reason to buy these is the price. Apple realize how good their silicon is and will surely hock up the price big time in future generations. I feel these MacBooks are some of the best priced apple products right now, and it will get even better with Black Friday coming up.

    Venkat VijaykumarVenkat Vijaykumar2 kuukautta sitten
  • This video is almost embarrassing from a video production stand point. Script- not researched or tested, video and sound quality like something from the 90s.

    max colemanmax coleman2 kuukautta sitten
  • Nah, I'm not waiting. Every time a new Mac comes out its "wait for the next one"

    MojitoMattMojitoMatt2 kuukautta sitten
    • i think switching to an entirely new architecture is a *bit* more troublesome than a minor refresh

      Brett CBrett C2 kuukautta sitten
  • Every single year that some new tech comes out some FIstreamr tells you to wait lol if I dared to listen to you people... I get u though

    killdemraaskilldemraas2 kuukautta sitten
  • The reasoning is weak and not clearly substantiated. Very poor argument that’s not based on much facts and in depth research

    Ian OngIan Ong2 kuukautta sitten
  • Anyone remember when Tom Merritt hosted this show? It had a lot more character then.

    computerkid1416computerkid14162 kuukautta sitten
  • #5 -- This is not first gen hardware, they used pretty much the same hardware apart from the M1 chip, and Apple has 10 years experience making chips #4 - They do allow virtualization. And if games and Windows is so important then you wouldn't buy a Mac anyway. #3 - People who recently got an Intel Mac are probably happy with their purchase and will just wait anyway #2 - Sure, Apple could have made a new design, but that would have been more of an issue for #5. They went with tried and tested hardware so people focus on M1, not people complaining about some fancy new keyboard or something they decided to try in a new design. #1 - This is the only fair point you make, if you use a lot of third party apps, then you should probably wait a bit.

    David HughesDavid Hughes2 kuukautta sitten
  • Apple Makes a dope Product , CNET : Do not buy it

    MOSES SICHACHMOSES SICHACH2 kuukautta sitten
  • CNET is absolutely right! Don’t follow the hype of M1 AppleSilicon and wait for redesigned macs in 2021. Honestly, in next revision macs SHOULD finally incorporate the long-awaited features: 1) Face ID 2) Slim bezels 3) 1080p face camera 4) 4 USB ports, more RAM 5) much faster M2 chip 5) Windows 10 x86 virtualization support. In this case it will became a really unbeatable game-changing “amazing” machine:)

    Alex S.Alex S.2 kuukautta sitten
  • A seriously misinformed video

    Ken RossKen Ross2 kuukautta sitten
  • Sadly a clueless video. “Don’t buy because speculation”. Youse should have waited till you actually reviewed a model and then could honestly comment. Especially with regard to Rosetta 2

    Robert McGovernRobert McGovern2 kuukautta sitten
  • I am sorry, are there many people, who buy more than 512 gb drives and more than 16 ram? I mean regular users of Air and mpb13? So, the real reason to wait is compatibility and first gen problems.

    MrMurmandramasMrMurmandramas2 kuukautta sitten
  • Too late! 🤷🏾‍♀️😩

    Kifana HinksonKifana Hinkson2 kuukautta sitten
  • M1 cool... first gen macs have some holes... Thunderbolt but no egpu support so those with nvidia or ati workflows need not apply for mac use anymore... you can run iPad apps and they build a whole new 'alternatives to touch' subsystem instead of just adding a fricking touch screen... i know they made fun of PC touch screens in iPad commericals... get over it... gonna put iPad apps on your notebook... put a touchscreen on it. and make it a 2-in one while your at it. Make an Air, fanless 2-in-1 with a touch screen and I'm there. It will take apple a decade to get to that machine though, even though they could do one next month.

    Digital AlchemyDigital Alchemy2 kuukautta sitten
  • Can the SSD on MacBook Pro M1 be replaced by user?

    RoofAquaponics DeLuxRoofAquaponics DeLux2 kuukautta sitten
  • The halved number of USB-C ports, halved maximum RAM, and halved maximum SSD are a product of these being - as you observed - first generation devices; the nature of the technology upon which it’s built means the M1 simply can’t support any more than that. Apple aren’t stupid, they’re not going to try to throw something completely new out the door & hope it works, so they’re working with what they have & easing into Apple Silicon. The Developer Transition Kit was powered by an A12Z, these new seven & eight graphics cores M1 SoCs are for all intents & purposes what one could call the “A14X+” & “A14Z+” (i.e. iPad Pro chips with some extra components for Mac-specific functionality), there may yet be an M1X based upon the A15 & maybe even an M1Z based upon the A16; either way, it won’t be until they start building A-series-cores-based Mac SoCs from the ground up rather than upgrading iPad SoCs that they will be able to move beyond the limitations of chips designed for inherently limited “single-handable” mobile devices.

    David HarrisonDavid Harrison2 kuukautta sitten
  • ধুর, তুই একটা ফালতু

    Mohammad Arif RahimMohammad Arif Rahim2 kuukautta sitten
  • Expected more from CNET than this seriously biased report with lame reasons to hold off. Haters gonna hate...

    jmu9809jmu98092 kuukautta sitten
  • The mini Mac on board ram is anemic at 8 gigs with no way to increase it. This is not the way to go. If you can get VM on it then you can find a way to run Windows. Another reason not to go with the new Mac it must have a way to run Windows programs via VM program. If Apple goes back to the old days of pulling off hardware double or triple up charging for ram and HD upgrades or accessories. Me wouldn't go with that program. Windows machines can do most of it. End Story.

    SiggyMeSiggyMe2 kuukautta sitten
  • So petty

    Jason BakerJason Baker2 kuukautta sitten
  • Good luck running windows on ARM? MS is already running windows on ARM. Parallels already is working on an update for the M1 macs. This is just FUD reporting. For 99% of users these are great significant upgrades (Speed, battery life) at the same price as the old versions. Sure hardcore pros will want to wait for machines with more ports and a beefier GPU, but that is only of concern for video editors, 3d animators and game developers.

    Michael CrumptonMichael Crumpton2 kuukautta sitten
  • I am an engineering student the macbook pro 13 good for me? Will i be able to get access to all apps which might be included in my curriculum?

    Sivamani PatnalaSivamani Patnala2 kuukautta sitten
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    shalom 1989shalom 19892 kuukautta sitten
  • 3:41 The MacBook Pro doesn’t loose any USB-C ports, it replaces the base model so it’s always been like that

    George TriadafillouGeorge Triadafillou2 kuukautta sitten
  • I've been waiting for apple to get their act together with my mid 2012 MBP. I have time

    WombatsWombats2 kuukautta sitten
  • Video sponsored by Intel

    J NJ N2 kuukautta sitten
  • just buy a touch screen overlay for use with any monitor and mac mini if you want to play touch ios apps.

    Rolland ElliottRolland Elliott2 kuukautta sitten
  • I bought the Intel macbook air last week then returned it and ordered the new one

    EP40EP402 kuukautta sitten
  • If you are a user dependent on third-party apps (not developed by Apple), it's best to wait out for the M1 generation until developers are able to optimize their apps to run compatible with the M1 chip. Bench scores aren't all that useful if you are unable to maximize the usage of your laptop due to app compatibility issues. Remember, the first generation isn't always the greatest. It's best to wait out until then.

    Dan StegallDan Stegall2 kuukautta sitten
  • M1 Rocks

    Gustavo RodríguezGustavo Rodríguez2 kuukautta sitten
  • You are an idiot.. what dis that ‘even then, the app will be a universal app ... advantage may not be so great’ ... dude ... do you understand what a universal app actually is???

    Alperic27Alperic272 kuukautta sitten
  • Love ❤️ your videos mate thanks from Australia 🇦🇺

    lawrence gattlawrence gatt2 kuukautta sitten
  • Another Apple basher. “ Hey hold off. We know Apple is always great but not this time...” Find better things to do with your time. You haven’t even touched one yet

    Eric KinserEric Kinser2 kuukautta sitten
  • Agree on number three however my Late 2013 iMac is late to the Big Sur party and can't play. I am now left with a decision. Do I get the latest Intel iMac knowing there will be support for several years while M1 matures or jump in the first version iMAC M(insert what that will be called here)?

    iSO WA3BITiSO WA3BIT2 kuukautta sitten
  • The new M1 MacBook Pro has just 2 Thunderbolt ports because it is REPLACING the low-tier 13 MacBook Pro which DID have 2 Thunderbolt ports. The 4 port “high-tier” version has not been updated but is still being sold in Apple’s website with intel chips, probably because they will be updated soon too. 😄

    Tech NewsTech News2 kuukautta sitten
  • The MacBook Pro didn’t loose any USB C ports. There have been two types of MacBook 13“ one of this versions only had two usb C ports that’s the one that got replaced the one with four ports is still available on their website. They will (probably) Launch another version of this MacBook Pro a slightly stronger one with 4 ports to replace this one

    AXEschokoladeAXEschokolade2 kuukautta sitten
  • geekbench 5: apple m1 pt.7433,,,,,ryzen 4600h pt.4809 🤔 cinebench r23: apple m1 pt.4530,,,,,ryzen 4600h pt.8934 🙄

    Marco ZuffadaMarco Zuffada2 kuukautta sitten
  • CNET couldn't wait a week and give a real opinion to us, instead they choose to make a click bait video telling us to skip when they last told us to wait for the M1.

    Chad DowningChad Downing2 kuukautta sitten
  • My MBP 13 inch mid-2020 arrived on 4th Novemeber. Should I return it and get the M1 chip for the same price version? It is 8GB RAM with 512GB storage.

    AyyMayyAyyMayy2 kuukautta sitten
  • Microsoft has been working on a Windows on ARM version for some time now so hopefully one day we will be able to run Windows without the need for virtualisation

    Neil TaylerNeil Tayler2 kuukautta sitten
    • windows on ARM will have the same issues macOS on ARM is having right now; a performance hit when emulating x86, and a lack of native programs that won't really populate for many years. the ARM version of windows won't be that useful to mac users.

      Brett CBrett C2 kuukautta sitten
  • Saving up for the m1 mbp. I currently have the mba 2012 version.

    Paulo GealogoPaulo Gealogo2 kuukautta sitten
  • Why

    Ahmed FareedAhmed Fareed2 kuukautta sitten
  • these designs aren’t first gen. all three kept their old form factor for a reason. tried and true.

    aquinoj99aquinoj992 kuukautta sitten
  • Remember to get your comms from intel. Thanks for trolling apple

    Torr HTHCTorr HTHC2 kuukautta sitten