1. thinblueline029's Avatar
    I'm really considering buying the 15-inch Macbook Pro. Yes I know the line is about to be re-fresher but I am at that point where I need a new laptop. I'm using an iMac and a iPad Pro and the pro just isn't cutting it for my mobility. I'm thinking of selling iMac and going to laptop with dock as primary and only actual computer and use iPad for consuming social media.

    Am I crazy? Am I going to regret this purchase in the next few weeks? Or (anyone who already has Macbook Pro) am I going to still love this purchase?

    Let me know your thoughts.

    Thanks
    08-29-2016 03:17 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Get the current MacBook Pro now since it appears to suit your needs.
    blaine07 likes this.
    08-29-2016 03:57 PM
  3. timja's Avatar
    I am in exactly the same situation as you and wondered the same thing except that I might need the laptop to handle music production software too. I wonder what the upcoming announcement will mean in terms of improvements and price to current models.
    08-31-2016 05:33 PM
  4. thinblueline029's Avatar
    I'm thinking of getting the current refurbished Macbook Pro- max specs. I don't know if the new ones will provide me any new feature that is a must have. Plus I'm pretty sure the current macbook pro is still a power horse.
    08-31-2016 05:36 PM
  5. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    If you can't possibly wait then buy now. If you aren't in a rush you might as well wait. Apple is having a media event in a week. If new MacBook Pros are announced retailers will probably start discounting current models.
    niharikasarma likes this.
    08-31-2016 09:15 PM
  6. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    Wait if you want to see if they announce new ones next week, if not, nothing wrong with buying one. I have a late 2013 13" rMBP and it's still doing just fine. It's even running macOS Sierra beta like a champ.
    08-31-2016 09:27 PM
  7. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Wait if you want to see if they announce new ones next week, if not, nothing wrong with buying one. I have a late 2013 13" rMBP and it's still doing just fine. It's even running macOS Sierra beta like a champ.
    I have a Late 2013 rMBP as well. Still running like the day I bought it!
    metllicamilitia likes this.
    08-31-2016 09:29 PM
  8. thinblueline029's Avatar
    08-31-2016 09:41 PM
  9. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    08-31-2016 09:44 PM
  10. Honey Beagle's Avatar
    I'm really considering buying the 15-inch Macbook Pro. Yes I know the line is about to be re-fresher but I am at that point where I need a new laptop. I'm using an iMac and a iPad Pro and the pro just isn't cutting it for my mobility. I'm thinking of selling iMac and going to laptop with dock as primary and only actual computer and use iPad for consuming social media.

    Am I crazy? Am I going to regret this purchase in the next few weeks? Or (anyone who already has Macbook Pro) am I going to still love this purchase?

    Let me know your thoughts.

    Thanks
    Ok. Then purchase a Windows based computer. That is all that I ever owned.
    pbike908 likes this.
    08-31-2016 10:59 PM
  11. pbike908's Avatar
    Ok. Then purchase a Windows based computer. That is all that I ever owned.
    Geez the price Apple wants for 15" Mac Book Pro's is insane! There are several 15" Intel I5 and I7 with 8 gig or more and 512GB SSD's that can be had for $1000. Windows 10 is a nice OS. And there is almost nothing one can't do on Windows anymore that they can do on Mac...
    09-02-2016 04:43 PM
  12. thinblueline029's Avatar
    Ended up buying a new 15inch 2.5 with the extra 2GB of ram on the video card. I couldn't get myself to upgrade to the 2.8.

    Still ridiculously expensive but man, I was like a kid at Christmas when I got it home.

    Thanks your your comments and help. Talk me out of buying a Macbook Pro-imoreappimg_20160904_081643.jpg
    niharikasarma likes this.
    09-04-2016 07:16 AM
  13. Raicya's Avatar
    Ended up buying a new 15inch 2.5 with the extra 2GB of ram on the video card. I couldn't get myself to upgrade to the 2.8.

    Still ridiculously expensive but man, I was like a kid at Christmas when I got it home.

    Woouw . . . great . . . you have an early Christmas this year
    09-04-2016 01:00 PM

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