You will soon have something to show for that $5,999+ you just handed over to Apple. The first Mac Pro orders have today started shipping out to customers. Deliveries are scheduled to begin this Friday, December 13.
Now, just two days after Apple began taking orders for its most powerful computer yet, the 2019 Mac Pro has finally started shipping.
2019 Mac Pro on its way
Customers report they have received shipping notifications. Those who are really lucky will receive their new machine tomorrow, while others have been told theirs will arrive Monday, December 16.
Apple initially stated that deliveries would take place one to two weeks after purchase, so this is well within that timeframe. But if you order a 2019 Mac Pro today, you’ll be waiting until December 31 at the earliest.
The new desktop is Apple’s most customizable — and arguably its most exciting — computer in years. It gives users the ability to upgrade key components, like graphics cards, memory, and more.
2016 Mac Pro is no more
The arrival of the 2019 Mac Pro means the “trash can” model, last updated in 2016, is no more. It was supposed to be the future of the pro desktop, but big limitations meant it ended up an embarrassing flop.
You can no longer order the 2016 Mac Pro directly from Apple. Third-party resellers will continue to offer it while supplies last, and you should find some big discounts on remaining stock very soon.
Have you received your Mac Pro shipping notification yet?