As expected, Apple today updated its vintage product list with eight more MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and iMac models released in 2015 and 2016.
In particular, the first MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar are now classified as vintage. Apple introduced the Touch Bar in October 2016 as part of a complete redesign of the MacBook Pro. Apple has since removed the Touch Bar from the higher-end MacBook Pro models, but it’s still available on the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2 chip.
The full list of Macs that went deprecated at the end of July:
- MacBook (12-inch, Early 2016)
- MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015)
- MacBook Pro 13″ Early 2015
- MacBook Pro 13″ 2016 Dual Thunderbolt Ports
- MacBook Pro 13″ 2016 Four Thunderbolt Ports
- MacBook Pro (15 inch, 2016)
- iMac (21.5 inch, Late 2015)
- iMac (27-inch, Retina 5K, Late 2015)
9.7-inch iPad Pro models released in 2016 are now also vintage.
A device becomes vintage when five years have passed since Apple last listed the device for sale. Vintage products are generally not eligible for repairs at Apple Retail Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers unless replacement parts are available.
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