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1. Introduction

The following Apple models and specs are strongly suggested by LAITS. These computers are affordable and efficient with a performance track record of providing years of reliable service. 


2. Recommended Apple MacBook Pros

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titleRecommended MacBook Pro 15"

MacBook Pro 15"

Price: $2,249

Space Gray Product Number: MR932LL/A

Silver Product Number: MR962LL/A

Specs: i7, 16GB RAM, 256SSD Storage

Pros: Portable and powerful

Cons: Heavy and large

Use Case: If you are looking for a portable, high powered workstation with an array of onboard ports

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titleRecommended MacBook Pro 13"

13" MacBook Pro

Price: $1,899

Space Gray Product Number: MPXT2LL/A

Silver Product Number: MPXU2LL/A

Specs: i7, 16GB RAM, 256SSD Storage

Pros: Light and portable

Cons: Underpowered and less onboard ports

Use Case: Secondary machine, the user likely has an iMac in their office but needs something for travel

3. Recommended iMacs

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titleRecommended 27" iMac

27" Apple iMac

Requires an upgrade to the hard drive

Price: $1,699969

Product Number: MNE92LL/A

Specs: i7, 16GB RAM, 256SSD Storage

Pros: Fast and powerful workstation with a large monitor

Cons: Non-portable 

Use Case: User is stationary and does not need a portable, high powered computer. 

Configuration

  1. Add 27" iMac to your cart by Product Number 
  2. Select Configure

  3. Per LAITS recommendations, select 256GB Flash Storage under Storage
    Note: If more storage is needed, select either 512GB or 1TB of Flash Storage
  4. By default, Apple provides a wireless mouse and keyboard. You can change the selection to a Wired Keyboard and mouse further down the page by first selecting Wired Keyboard, and then Wired Mouse.
    Note: Mouse and Keyboard options will not affect the price
  5. After making the change(s), select Update to proceed

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titleRecommended 21.5" iMac

21.5" iMac

Requires an upgrade to the Hard Drive

See instructions above

Price After Configuration: $1,299609

Product Number: MMQA2LL/A

Specs: i5, 16GB RAM, 256SSD Storage

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titleRecommended Mac Pro

Mac Pro*

Configuration Updates: 32GB Memory and 512GB Storage

Price After Configuration: $3,339

Product Number: MD878LL/A

*Note: Mac Pro does not come with a monitor, mouse, or keyboard

4. Recommended Ultra Portable Models 

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titleRecommended MacBook Air 13"

13" MacBook Air

Price: $1,529

Space Gray Product Number: MRE92LL/A

Silver Product Number: MREC2LL/A

Specs: i5, 16GB RAM, 256SSD Storage

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13" MacBook Pro

Price After Configuration: $1,899

Product Number Space Gray: MPXV2LL/A

Product Number Silver: MPXX2LL/A

Specs: i7, 16GB RAM, 256SSD Storage

5. Recommended Tablet/2-in-1 Models 

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12.9" iPad Pro

Price: $1,079

Product Number Space Gray: MPKY2LL/A

Product Number Silver: MPA52LL/A

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titleRecommended iPad Mini

iPad Mini

Price: $399

Product Number Space Gray: MK9N2LL/A

Product Number Silver: MK9P2LL/A



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