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Recommended Apple Models

Faculty and staff in Weinberg may purchase any Apple computer meeting the minimum Weinberg IT hardware/warranty standards, but we recommend the following four models:

Purchasing

Apple models recommended by Weinberg IT can be accessed in the Apple Store in iBuyNU. Apple has created bundles at the top of its punch-out for the configurations below. To customize these further, please add the appropriate pre-configured bundle to your cart, and then click "Configure" on the computer in your cart. If you need assistance creating a configuration, please contact Weinberg IT.

Recommended desktop: 21.5" iMac with retina 4k display

21.5 inch imac desktop with colorful screen

Recommended desktop for power users: iMac 27-inch with Retina 5K display

27 inch iMac desktop with colorful screen

Please note that this is a base hard drive recommendation. Before purchasing, consider if you require greater storage capacity for large amounts of data. If you have questions about choosing a hard drive, please enter a service request.

Recommended laptop: MacBook Pro 13" with Retina Display

13 inch MacBook Pro open with keyboard

Recommended laptop for power users: MacBook Pro 15" with Touch Bar

15 inch MacBook Pro laptop with keyboard and screen showing.

Please note that this is a base hard drive recommendation. Before purchasing, consider if you require greater storage capacity for large amounts of data. If you have questions about choosing a hard drive, please enter a service request.

Recommended light and portable laptop: MacBook Air 13

MacBook Air laptop front view.

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