By Mark L. Chambers

Part of Macs For Seniors For Dummies Cheat Sheet

You’re a senior wanting to take a bite out of a nice Macintosh Apple . . . computer. To help you compare and contrast Macs, the following table lists some Mac models and price ranges and tells you what they’re best suited to do.

Model For Price Range
iMac desktop Midrange to power user; built-in monitor $1,099–$2,299
Mac mini desktop Entry-level to typical home computing; no monitor or keyboard $499–$999
MacBook Air laptop Entry-level to home computing; especially good for travellers $899–$1,199
MacBook laptop Typical home computing $1,299–$1,599
MacBook Pro laptop Midrange to power user $1,099–$2,499
Mac Pro desktop Professional/power user; no monitor, keyboard, or mouse $2,999–$3,999