Apple models obsolete in 2017

Some Apple models obsolete in a month

Every quarter Apple adds certain models of their devices to its vintage and obsolete products list which means those products will lose official Apple repair support and have limited software upgrades.  Apple is adding four popular products to the vintage and obsolete products list.

MacBook Pro (15-inch, Early 2011)

See tech specs here.

MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2011)

See tech specs here.

Mac mini (Early 2009)

See tech specs here.

MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2009)

See tech specs here.

Why Apple retires hardware

Apple usually begins this process or retiring support for hardware that has not been manufactured for at least 5 years because repair parts are no longer available.  Some of these models are almost 7 years old and were very popular but replacement parts for them are getting very hard to find.

How Chandler Computer Repair Company can help

If you have an older Apple product on the Apple Vintage and obsolete products list and need replacement parts contact us.  We have many sources for hard to find parts and have become resourceful at locating even the rarest of items.  We can also assist you in transitioning to a new system if the cost of repairs is too high.