M1 MacBook Pro and Air review: Apple delivers

Publicado el 17 nov 2020
Apple has updated three Mac with its own M1 processors: the Macbook Air, the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro, and the Mac mini. Will Intel-based apps run? Will they be fast? Will they live up to Apple's battery life claims? Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn have a thousand questions, and almost all of them have been answered.
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  • Has Apple done enough to help you trust its all new processors?

    • Just purchased an M1 MacBook Pro 💻 with 16GB memory and 1TB of storage. This thing is a sleeper. Nobody would suspect it until a drag race is initiated.

    • @Zane DuFour , it can run Linux, it's 💯tested.

    • Note that this is the max power they got, the MacBook Pro has the same chip as the Air. If they could make it better they would. Also note that the Pro has 16G RAM, that is intentional, to avoid putting too much pressure on the CPU. This, while is a huge improvement for the Air, it is not for Pro Macs. In fact, I wouldn't call the M1 Pro a Pro, that is just a MacBook. Making this great for the Air is something, scaling these up, to make them powerful enough for the desktop Mac Pro machines is another thing.

    • Absolutely! I'm blown away with the performances of these new chips! I'm only waiting for the 14" MacBook Pro to replace my 2014 15" MacBook Pro and once the new iMac comes out, I'm going to replace my 2011 27"!

    • Got the Air and it is incredible! Replacing both my quad core 17" and 8core 15" Macbook Pros as favourite Macs. Might get a Mac mini and see if it can replace my Mac Pro or iMac Pro haha. But will probably wait for the M2 to see, I do think they will pay for themselves in energy consumption!

  • I like the touch bar. PLEASE DON'T HATE ME!

  • My M1 Pro with 16GB Ram/512GB SSD is such a dream come true for me. It's everything I've ever wished my computers were. It's hella thin and light, things load and run super quickly on it, and it even games pretty damn well! Freaking love this thing SO much! What a dream!!

  • Please remove the muzzle if you want to be taken seriously

  • hi there I am your ESmain subscriber and I bought MacBook Pro m1 under your guidance and thoughts on it ..but after using for almost one month I am facing an issues regarding the cursor lag what happens is that whenever I restart my Mac the cursor gets frozen at one place.Please guide me to fix this issue

  • LOL my Fully Spec Acer i9 only lasts 2 hours in Zoom. And always lags in Chrome. Sometimes it goes blue screen... rubbish..

  • Why so much hate to the touch bar? I find it pretty neat and useful for me tho

  • Just received mine yesterday. Base model MBA M1. It's really, really fast. Though I prefer the original MBA keyboard (now my old 13" MBA is running a Linux distro).

  • Nice review, I’ve just bought myself one 👍

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  • 12:12 starts to go little crazy on the keyboard to save his life...

  • Does anybody have their MacBook Air 2020 m1 serial number starting with "F"? Does this mean it is refurbished?

  • M1 ARM Processor is a huge step forward for the performance, the optimisation of the native and even Intel-based apps, the productivity and the professionals like the programmers, the editors and the photographers! Thanks for the outstanding review! The amazing specs, the transition and the Apple’s own architecture are incredible!

  • just came to see the verge's opinion on computers given how good they know how to assemble them

  • Can You Send Me One?

  • How about gaming on the Pro?

  • they should make more ports! And the option that you can change the RAM & SSD!

  • Ngl probably shouldn’t have started with the tomb raider benchmark in order to show off the power of those computers 😂

  • i have now the MacBook Air m1 and. I am blowed away I m very happy with this Mac. so this video is complete right about the specs. but on thing. I hope they fix the ssd issue for the m1 about the memory swap. than I am more happy than before.

  • The next generation chips are going to be a Monster RIP Intel.

  • Why does almost 90% of tech reviewers deeply criticize the touch bar?... I LOVE IT! Honestly, It's pretty cool and useful if you know how to make it USEFUL. It makes the MacBook Pro stand out from other computers and it's really fun to use. LIKE IF YOU GUYS AGREE :)

  • are reviewers just sticking with the herd when they say things like the touchbar was a mistake? many of us love the touchbar.

  • 6:46 Maybe install the arm version of chrome / chromium.

  • Can Macbook Air M1 can work with two external screens? Like close the laptop and work on both screens? My current macbook air 2017 only works on one screen, if used both hdmi cable, it becomes a mirror on both screens.

  • Why old guy is wearing a mask on video? Your videos are show offs like him wearing a mask

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  • straighten your fkn back wtf

  • Great review video. Finally a channel that answers good and bad tech. I'm still not sure which to replace my 2009, yes you read correctly, 2009 macbook pro. I need to replace as its no good. I use for editing my own youtube videos which takes ages to bounce like 4 hours for a 5 min videos. the battery is 30 mins life and well its a 2009. I watch youtube, I edit on iMovie and I can't upgrade it anymore as apple won't let me. HELP ME haha.

  • I disagree I like the touch bar and I don’t want a touch screen lol but good review

  • Do not buy Apple Macbook Pro M1. I bought it just 2 days ago. Its having display issues, colors washed out. NO APPLE REPLACEMENT. They will only repair it. I am so much disappointed

  • I don't see an issue with the webcam quality considering it makes sense given that the screen is so thin. I bought my wife the new MBA. She just wanted a laptop for working on D&D campaign stuff but the Chromebooks have an EoL of 5 years (and hers was getting slow), on top of the fact that many of the Windows laptops we've used don't last long. She also has an iPhone, so it makes more sense to get another device in the ecosystem. I have the 13" 2019 MBP and it's wonderful. Had a couple issues when it upgraded to Big Sur (which are now seemingly fixed with the latest update), and the battery life leaves a bit to be desired. It heats up more than I would like (not drastically so, but it's not exactly a laptop I would recommend keeping in your lap, so I bought a lapdesk). All in all, this transition seems pretty smooth from all the reviews I've seen. In the future I'll probably trade in this MBP in for one of the future generation M-chip MacBooks.

  • They didn’t deliver on the screens for the MacBook Air that’s for sure.

  • All ports from now & on should be usb c thunderbolt & it should have been before! Old ports should be stopped! I only agree with doubling the ports of usb c thunderbolt. This port is so amazing that you can only by plugging external monitor that supports usb c thunderbolt you can plug the mouse, K/B & headset to the external monitor!!

  • I'd say running iOS apps on MacOS looks more like a developer option rather than a general use option.

  • I really liked the Touch Bar. I’ll be sad to see it go. Also I will never use a touch screen on a laptop. (Experience from my surface laptop)

  • hello lovelies...do check out my m1 macbook unboxing 😘

  • I'm impressed. I'm also thinking to change from my 16gb ram 2tb storage 3.2gz iMac to a Macbook Pro

  • the verge is apple PR. so biased

  • just add the touch screen to a 256 GB Air to shoot prices up to $2500

  • How do you like your macbook

  • I think you convinced me

  • I plan on going to school in the fall for kinesiology and I need a laptop. Should I get the air or the pro. I will only be using it for school. What do you recommend?

  • I think the Touch Bar is really good. I like it better actually.

  • 7:30 how can macbook's keyboard has a RGB??

  • Just want the glowing apple logo back 😩

  • Is there really no replacement for chrome yet? I remember the day I surprised by chrome but it was really long ago. I thought FireFox would catching chrome at least.

  • Why do people either love or hate the Touch Bar. I think it’s fine

  • can someone tell me how did he make his keyboard lights a whole different color???

  • I think Steve Jobs would be pretty happy with this.

  • Too enthusiastic review. I do not believe that a piece of plastic can be so admired. Perhaps this is an advertisement.

  • Good review but... can we not with the masks please. Covid is exhauating enough, no need for reminders of whats going on with videos that are not related to the virus. It just screams virtue signalling.

    • If they’re recording with other people in the room or outdoors ofcourse they have to wear a mask...it’s not virtue signaling

  • The main problem with reduced instruction set chips is the compatibility of applications (programs). Lot of programs (especially for scientific applications) are not compiled or written for it. Showing few applications for the purpose of demonstration for video processing can be quite misleading. You must address the issue in depth otherwise this presentation is the same as others.

  • How's the Air gonna withstand sustained sound mixing and editing? Any major need to go for the pro?

  • I don't use the webcam ever and I actually like the Touch Bar... not sure why ppl hate on it so much. I give my MacBook M1 Pro a 10/10 esp coming from my old MacBook 2019 Pro...

  • Wait why should we trust verge?

  • Does Rosetta work on bootcamp?

  • Interesting review but why were they wearing masks inside by themselves?

    • They’re not by themselves in those shots notice the moving camera

  • What is that game controller? Where to get it?

  • Hey! I'm trying to decide which of these Macbooks would be best for me, the Air or Pro. I use photoshop to design things like event flyers, cd covers, social media images etc. And also use a software called Movavi to edit videos. Nothing too fancy, mainly trimming, pasting and adding various video clips and audio files together to create videos that are roughly 45 mins to an hour long. Can the Air handle this easy or should I get the pro?

  • I bought the M1 MacBook Pro (16GB RAM, 512GB Storage) and have been using it for two weeks. I use Zoom for work and also work with a lot of multi-track music so I thought the better microphone and the heavy lifting of the pro's active cooling would be worth the extra $300. So far, the fan hasn't turned on once. Lightning quick. Incredible battery life. I've been able to use it for up to 12-14 hours of heavy work before the reserve battery kicks in. Unexpectedly, I am in LOVE with the Touch Bar and it's functionality. I've set my favourites to pop up on the Touch Bar when opening a new webpage and it's surprisingly a lot quicker than the conventional "click & type" (Fun fact: if/when you get ads from videos you can use the Touch Bar to skip ahead instead of waiting the 5+ seconds). As for the two ports, so far I haven't needed more than the two. I bought a USB-C adapter for when I need more connections but so far it hasn't been necessary. 10/10 review, and a small part of me also wonders if the MacBook Air would have done just as good of a job, but I'm extremely happy with my new laptop!

  • Waiting for next gen MBP with better webcams. Sorry that’s a deal breaker for me.

  • My M1 comes tomorrow!!! I’m so exited

  • Why don't they like the touch bar? I think it looks cool. It looks convenient also.

  • Referring to the webcam "It's unacceptable when we're all working from home" seems like a bad statement. It wasn't predictable that we'd all be working from home at this point and Apple would have commenced manufacturing way before the lockdown. Should have said "its unacceptable, and it's especially unfortunate since we're all working from home." That way it doesn't sound like your implying Apple should have known about the sudden mass prevalence of working from home.

  • Nice video idea

  • Hi, may I know what is the software you use to bypass when you are using Adobe photoshop to make the current version works on the new m1 chips processor?

  • when this M1 fails cause they all do how will you reset the nvram, or smc, it's all gone with previous Intel based Macs, now with Rosetta all seems working as far as performance goes, but when something goes wrong, where is that say about Macs are built to fix themselves by themselves, and I'm not even talking about migrating from a previous Mac let alone bootcamping, Apple configurator 2 seems to be not so efficient in some situations, go and have look at Mr Macintosh and don' to fall for this.

  • who else see that RGB keyboard is this just reflection of screen or is that real in M1 have RGB keyboard

  • I'm old school and don't think a laptop should have a touch screen. You want a touch screen? buy a tablet....

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  • I may part with some hard-earned the day Apple puts a touch screen on a 16” laptop Until then, it’s pretty safely in my bank. Looking like it’s heading the right way though

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  • I bought a 2060 SUPER a week before the 30 series was announced. So glad I didn't buy an older mac. Totally gonna get this

  • Looking forward for M1 iMac compare with AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

  • Unfortunately the Bluetooth is hopeless on mine. I'm on the second machine and it sill has connection issues. Spent hours on the phone to Apple but no success. This ones getting returned too. Buyer beware.

  • These two dudes are virgins.i know it

    • 😂😂😂😂 Most of these cornballs are ...

  • It's lockdown, I've never not needed a laptop. I'll go for the mac mini.

  • Does it come with anti-static WWJD bracelet?

  • Am I the only one that finds the Touch Bar useful? I mean, not life/game changing useful, but still useful...

  • This is helpful in decision making thanks!

  • Update:Chrome Microsoft suite has been updated as well

  • I like the Touch Bar, altho Im just a regular consumer, I like the Touch Bar more than the function Keys

  • Just ordered mine two days ago damn near gotta wait a month for delivery but damn I can’t wait lol hope it’s worth it

  • If i used intel based ms office for long time like 4 hours will the battery drain fast ?

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  • if they add touch screen then they may kill their ipads.

  • Was seriously considering it until that webcam.......Will wait a while to see if they address that issue

  • 12:11 What is this game he is playing?

  • So, would I be able to play games like Sims 4 on the new Macbook Air or Pro on Medium Settings?

  • No mater how many reviews are uploaded before you guys, I still have to wait to see what the Verge has to say about it. You say it the way it is👍🏼

  • Love the wearing of the mask when the guy is totally alone in the room and sitting on the bench OUTSIDE with no one around him.

    • Cameraman : *why are we here, just to suffer*

  • *Super!*

  • Deepesh

  • If they made the macs touch screen the would lose sales on the ipad. Tbh I don't like touch screen computers as they are very sensitive.

  • Does anyone know which font they used for the thumbnail? MKBHD uses it for captions as well, I would love it if anyone knew. Thanks in advance!