Apple Product Life-Cycle
Buyers Guide

We visualize the product life-cycle (Wikipedia) of popular Apple products.

Our recommendation are based on past product upgrades and are intended to give Apple fans an orientation of when a new Apple Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod or accessory arrives at the stores.

Despite the accuracy of our data, we cannot guarantee the correctness.

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Apple Watch

Apple Watch Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Buy
Last Upgrade
7th September 2016
Days since Upgrade
135 (Ø 460)
Expected
11th December 2017

The Apple Watch was lastly upgraded by Apple on the 7th September 2016.


iPhone

iPhone Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Buy
Last Upgrade
8th September 2016
Days since Upgrade
134 (Ø 392)
Expected
5th October 2017

The iPhone was lastly upgraded by Apple on the 8th September 2016.


MacBook

MacBook Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Buy
Last Upgrade
19th April 2016
Days since Upgrade
276 (Ø 390)
Expected
14th May 2017

The MacBook was lastly upgraded by Apple on the 19th April 2016.


MacBook Air

MacBook Air Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Wait
Last Upgrade
9th March 2015
Days since Upgrade
683 (Ø 334)
Expected
6th February 2016

An upgrade of the MacBook Air is 349 days overdue. Be patient and wait with your MacBook Air order.


MacBook Pro Retina

MacBook Pro Retina Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Buy
Last Upgrade
27th October 2016
Days since Upgrade
85 (Ø 255)
Expected
9th July 2017

The MacBook Pro Retina was lastly upgraded by Apple on the 27th October 2016.


iMac

iMac Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Wait
Last Upgrade
13th October 2015
Days since Upgrade
465 (Ø 244)
Expected
13th June 2016

An upgrade of the iMac is 221 days overdue. Be patient and wait with your iMac order.


Mac mini

Mac mini Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Wait
Last Upgrade
13th January 2015
Days since Upgrade
738 (Ø 314)
Expected
23rd November 2015

An upgrade of the Mac mini is 424 days overdue. Be patient and wait with your Mac mini order.


Mac Pro

Mac Pro Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Wait
Last Upgrade
19th December 2013
Days since Upgrade
1128 (Ø 319)
Expected
3rd November 2014

An upgrade of the Mac Pro is 809 days overdue. Be patient and wait with your Mac Pro order.


Thunderbolt Display

Thunderbolt Display Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
-
Last Upgrade
15th September 2011
Days since Upgrade
1954 (Ø 466)
Expected
24th December 2012

Apple recommended in their October Keynote the LG UltraFine 5K Display.


iPad Pro

iPad Pro Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Wait
Last Upgrade
21st March 2016
Days since Upgrade
305 (Ø 248)
Expected
24th November 2016

An upgrade of the iPad Pro is 57 days overdue. Be patient and wait with your iPad Pro order.


iPad Air

iPad Air Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Wait
Last Upgrade
17th October 2014
Days since Upgrade
826 (Ø 332)
Expected
14th September 2015

An upgrade of the iPad Air is 494 days overdue. Be patient and wait with your iPad Air order.


iPad mini

iPad mini Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Wait
Last Upgrade
9th September 2015
Days since Upgrade
499 (Ø 347)
Expected
21st August 2016

An upgrade of the iPad mini is 152 days overdue. Be patient and wait with your iPad mini order.


iPod shuffle

iPod shuffle Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Wait
Last Upgrade
15th July 2015
Days since Upgrade
555 (Ø 345)
Expected
24th June 2016

An upgrade of the iPod shuffle is 210 days overdue. Be patient and wait with your iPod shuffle order.


iPod nano

iPod nano Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Wait
Last Upgrade
15th July 2015
Days since Upgrade
555 (Ø 345)
Expected
24th June 2016

An upgrade of the iPod nano is 210 days overdue. Be patient and wait with your iPod nano order.


iPod touch

iPod touch Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Wait
Last Upgrade
15th July 2015
Days since Upgrade
555 (Ø 340)
Expected
19th June 2016

An upgrade of the iPod touch is 215 days overdue. Be patient and wait with your iPod touch order.


iPod

iPod Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
-
Last Upgrade
9th September 2009
Days since Upgrade
2690 (Ø 273)
Expected
9th June 2010

An upgrade for the iPod is way overdue. Maybe the iPod is discontinued. Therefore we can't tell you an advice here.


Apple TV

Apple TV Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Buy
Last Upgrade
26th October 2015
Days since Upgrade
452 (Ø 627)
Expected
14th July 2017

The Apple TV was lastly upgraded by Apple on the 26th October 2015.


AirPort Time Capsule

AirPort Time Capsule Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Wait
Last Upgrade
10th June 2013
Days since Upgrade
1320 (Ø 386)
Expected
1st July 2014

An upgrade of the AirPort Time Capsule is 934 days overdue. Be patient and wait with your AirPort Time Capsule order.


AirPort Extreme

AirPort Extreme Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Wait
Last Upgrade
10th June 2013
Days since Upgrade
1320 (Ø 635)
Expected
7th March 2015

An upgrade of the AirPort Extreme is 685 days overdue. Be patient and wait with your AirPort Extreme order.


AirPort Express

AirPort Express Kaufberatung
Purchase Advice
Wait
Last Upgrade
12th June 2012
Days since Upgrade
1683 (Ø 1464)
Expected
15th June 2016

An upgrade of the AirPort Express is 219 days overdue. Be patient and wait with your AirPort Express order.



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