Apple Inc. this week disclaimed new orders for the new M1-based MacBook Air are backordered to Dec. due to high demand.
New orders for the MacBook Air $999 SKU hold an estimated delivery date of Dec. 2 to Dec. 9. In addition, the product is unavailable for pickup at many nationwide retail stores.
Meanwhile the MacBook Air $1249 SKU holds an estimated delivery date of Dec.9 to Dec. 16.
New M1 Mac computers include the MacBook Air at $999, 13-inch MacBook Pro at $1,299, and the Mac mini at $699.
The M1 is an 8-core CPU built using 5-nanometer process technology for up to 3.5x faster CPU performance, up to 6x faster GPU performance, up to 15x faster machine learning, ad up to 2x longer battery life when compared to previous-generation Macs.