Nearly six months after launch, Mac Studio is facing significant delays on Apple’s website, with the M1 Ultra configuration facing a 10-week delay.
The baseline Mac Studio with the M1 Max chip is expected to ship in one to three weeks, depending on specific storage and memory options. Customers looking to get their hands on the more powerful M1 Ultra chip will have to wait at least seven weeks for the standard option with a 48-core GPU and up to 10 weeks for the 64-core GPU option.
The Mac Studio, despite being a high-end product that starts at $1,999, has been in high demand since its launch in March 2022. Mac Studio is a hybrid between the Mac Mini and Mac Pro, offering customers a wider array of ports. In a compact design with powerful performance.
Paired with Mac Studio is the Studio Display, an external monitor that customers can use with any Mac. Apple markets the Mac Studio and Studio Display with silicon as the ideal professional Mac workspace. The studio display with tilt- and height-adjustable stands is delayed by about 3-4 weeks.
Other Macs in Apple’s lineup are readily available for purchase without significant delay, apart from the typical configuration of the 24-inch iMac, which is listed as 3-4 weeks.