Lucky users receive new Mac Studio early: Apple interception fails
On March 16, Mac4Ever reported that a French user, Simon, received his pre-ordered new Mac Studio early and shared unboxing photos of the new device on social media due to a mistake by Apple's retail stores.
Apple tries to stop things like this from happening, but every once in a while a retailer will make a mistake. Previously, there was a similar situation where one user received the M1 iPad Pro before it was available, and others got their AirTags before the debut date.
The Mac Studio will officially go on sale on Friday, March 18, and Simon got his device three days early, with users in Australia and New Zealand being the first to receive them, in addition to the machines that were mailed in early.
The Apple Mac Studio features a single piece of aluminum metal pressed and molded into a square enclosure with an innovative built-in dual centrifugal fan; powered by either the M1 Max processor or the M1 Ultra processor, the M1 Max version with up to 64GB of unified memory and the M1 Ultra version with up to 128GB of unified memory, solid state drive data read performance of up to 7.4GB/s The Mac Studio is also available with a hard drive capacity of up to 8TB.
In addition, the Apple Mac Studio is equipped with four Thunderbolt 4 ports, a 10Gb Ethernet port, two USB-A ports, an HDMI port, a professional-grade headphone jack (for connecting high-impedance headphones), built-in WiFi6, Bluetooth 5.0, two Thunderbolt 4 ports with 40Gb/s transfer speed and an SD card slot on the front of the unit.
Pricing starts at 14,999 yuan for the Mac Studio M1 Max processor version and 29,999 yuan for the M1 Ultra version.