Whatever you do, don't buy a MacBook Pro right now

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Want to buy a new MacBook Pro? Don't do it yet -- hold on a few more weeks and you'll be richly rewarded with a far better product. Here's why you should wait.
If you're in the market for a new laptop, the MacBook Pro range can make for an attractive option, especially now that you get Apple's superb M1 chip inside. But if you're tempted to pull out the checkbook and move for a MacBook Pro right now, I've got just one word for you: Don't.

That's because the MacBook Pro is on the brink of its most meaningful upgrade in half a decade. Buy one now and no sooner will you get it in your hands than you'll get a severe case of buyer's remorse as you see the new models unveiled at Apple's October event. Read on to find out just what Apple is about to reveal — and why you need to be patient just a little longer.

A major MacBook makeover

Apple tends to update its MacBook Pro line every year in October, so buying a new Apple laptop in September is usually a bad idea in any case. This year, though, it's could be an even more costly mistake thanks to what we know is coming.

For months now, reliable journalists, analysts, and tipsters have been unanimous in saying one thing: This year's MacBook Pro revamp is going to be a big one. We're not just talking about a quick-and-dirty processor update. No, the 2021 MacBook Pro is set for its most wide-ranging overhaul since 2016's redesign.

Remember when Apple updated the MacBook Pro 15 in 2019 to come with thinner bezels and a larger 16-inch…
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