Wednesday January 18, 2023 12:44 americium PST by Sami Fathi

Apple is facing disapproval online for offering mediocre Mac trade-in values pursuing this week's motorboat of caller MacBook Pro and Mac mini models.

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Yesterday, MKBHD researcher David Imel tweeted that Apple offers conscionable $970 successful trade-in recognition for a Mac Pro configuration that it inactive sells for $52,199. The viral tweet caused an uproar among Twitter users towards Apple's trade-in program: "That's a slap successful the face," said 1 user. "Apple trade-ins person ever been boo boo. I'm amazed you thought you would get adjacent 1/5 of the price," different 1 said.

Fun fact: If you plug successful a 4 twelvemonth aged $50,000+ Mac Pro into Apple's trade-in site, you don't adjacent get capable recognition to bargain an iPhone 14 Pro — Marques Brownlee (@MKBHD) January 17, 2023

This is brutal: MacBook Pro M1 Max 10-Core CPU and 24-Core GPU 16" (Late 2021) 4TB SSD Apple trade-in: CAD 720 (USD 540). I don’t cognize what to say. ‍♂️ — Jason ‍❄️ (@jasonbshew) January 17, 2023

these pome trade-in prices are hilarious — Jason Million (@JMillionNYC) January 17, 2023

Apple is moving a scam. The M1 Max, maxed retired banal configuration was selling for AED14,799 until yesterday earlier the caller M2 versions came out. Look astatine the trade-in worth of the M1 Max 16-inch 2021 MacBook Pro... — Vaibhav Pradip (@VaibhZ_JCVP11) January 17, 2023

Hey @Apple, $285 trade-in for a max-spec 16" M1 MBP successful bully information is the astir hilariously atrocious connection I've ever seen successful my life. — matt.ts (@mattisadev) January 17, 2023

On Reddit, users besides piled on, sharing their past experiences with Apple's trade-in programme and the "low value" returned for their Macs. "My basal exemplary M1 Pro trades successful astatine $725. 63.7% driblet successful worth successful a azygous generation. Not great," 1 Reddit idiosyncratic said. Another user, connected the flip side, shared however Apple gave them $700 past twelvemonth for an Intel-based 2016 MacBook.

I got $700 for my 2016 i7 past twelvemonth utilizing Apple commercialized in. Blew my caput I was capable to get thing for it. Used it to bargain a M1 Pro. Only deprecating 60% successful 6 years for a instrumentality that's fundamentally astatine the extremity of its life, was beauteous good. Looks similar Apple doesn't truly request utilized Apple Silicon, truthful the terms is simply a batch lower.

On the MacRumors forums, users are besides sharing their thoughts astir Apple's trade-in programme regarding Macs aft the motorboat of caller models. One idiosyncratic said Apple quoted them the aforesaid $970 worth for a 14-inch M1 MacBook Pro, portion a third-party offered astir $1,100.

The recognition Apple volition springiness you for trading successful an aged Mac depends connected respective factors, including its circumstantial configuration and condition. On its website, Apple offers a database of estimated trade-in values for its Mac lineup, quoting up to $670 for the MacBook Pro and up to $1,250 for the ‌Mac Pro‌.

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