APPLE REFRESH CYCLES

Here you will find info on Apple’s refresh cycles, so you can know if you should buy an iPad, iPhone, iPod, or Mac, or if a new one is going to be released soon.

iPhone:

Latest Release: September 19, 2014

Buy only if needed. Half way through product cycle.

iPad (and iPad Mini):

Latest Release: October 16, 2014

Buy only if needed. Half way through product cycle.

iPods:

iPod Touch:

Latest Release: October 26, 2012

Don’t buy! Hasn’t been updated for a long time.

iPod Nano:

Latest Release: October 26, 2011

Don’t buy! Hasn’t been updated for a long time.

iPod Shuffle:

Latest Release: October 26, 2012

Don’t buy! Hasn’t been updated for a long time.

iPod Classic:

Latest Release: September 9, 2009

DO NOT BUY!: Longest since refresh of all Apple products. Very high chance product line will be killed.

Macs:

MacBook Air:

Latest Release: March 9, 2015

Buy now! Just Updated

MacBook Pro:

Latest Release: October 22, 2013

13″: Buy now! Refreshed March 9, 2015
15″: Don’t buy, refresh soon.

iMac:

Latest Release: October 16, 2014

Buy only if needed. Half way through product cycle.

Mac Mini:

Latest Release: October 16, 2014

Buy only if needed. Half way through product cycle.

Mac Pro:

Latest Release: December 19, 2013

DON’T BUY! End of product cycle, refresh coming soon!