From 30 April 2022 the following MacBooks will be added to the Obsolete list: 11in MacBook Air (early 2014) 13in MacBook Air (early 2014) 13in MacBook Pro (mid 2014)
The early 2011 13-inch MacBook Pro is no longer eligible for hardware service or new parts from Apple or Apple Authorized Service Providers, except in Turkey and California, where Apple will continue to provide repairs and documentation for up to two years, or roughly December 2018 in this case, as required by local
Your machine may work for years, however it will be vintage very soon and will be defined as obsolete within two or three years. You have a cushion, your machine will run the newest MacOS Monterey and Apple will likely continue to support this newest MacOS security-wise for another three years.
A 2009 MBP would be on the "obsolete" list. The mid-2012 is now on the "vintage" list where there is a chance that there still have the battery because of a fairly recent change to their service policy. Vintage products are those that have not been manufactured for more than 5 and less than 7 years ago.
Have a 2010 MacBook Pro? Sorry, it's now obsolete, according to Apple. If you own a 2010 MacBook Pro, your device is officialy obsolete so far as Apple is concerned. Unless, that is, you live in California or Turkey — then it's vintage.
On June 30, 2020, & just after its eighth anniversary, the MacBook Pro with Retina display will officially be marked “obsolete,” ending all hardware services & repairs from Apple. Announced during WWDC 2012, the MacBook Pro with Retina Display was a “Pros” MacBook Pro.
According to 9to5Mac, the following models will be made obsolete on June 30: Mid 2011 MacBook Air (11-inch and 13-inch) Late 2011 MacBook Pro (13-inch, 15-inch, and 17-inch)
Remember the MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013)? It's old enough now that Apple reclassified it as obsolete. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with a Retina screen released in late 2012 was a groundbreaking model in its day. But now, many years later, it's been classified by Apple as obsolete.
As PCMag reports (which is owned by Mashable's publisher, Ziff Davis), Apple may add the 11-inch MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Air, and 13-inch MacBook Pro models released in early 2014 to its obsolete products list.
Apple had categorised these MacBooks as vintage products in 2020 and now in 2022 they are finally being declared obsolete.
MacBook Models That Lose Hardware And Software Support From Apple. As per the report from MacRumors, Apple is making the MacBook Air 11-inch model from 2014, the MacBook Air 13-inch version from 2014 and the 13-inch MacBook Pro belonging to 2014 the latest products to become obsolete for the brand.
The 4S was officially discontinued on September 9, 2014 following the announcement of the iPhone 6, although production did continue for developing markets until February 17, 2016.