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Buyer's Guide for Macs

Standard Mac models

There are two standard Mac offerings with the following specifications available from XMA. 

Please note that all Apple devices brought by the University of Reading are configured prior to dispatch and so are non returnable.


MacBook Air

MacBook Pro
Model MLXW3B MK183B
Processor M2 chip 8 core
M1 chip 10 core
Memory (RAM)
8 GB
16 GB
Solid State Drive (SSD)
256 GB
512 GB
Screen size
13.6" screen
16" screen
Weight 1.24kg
Price:  £895.11 £1606.12

Note: Details in the above table are correct as at 09/02/24. Depending on stock availability, updates and changes may be made to the specifications at any time. 


Is anything else available?


As with Windows devices, if you require something different to the standard Mac devices available, you must raise a Hardware Exception Request so we can discuss your requirements.



Peripherals for Macs

All the following are available from XMA, and are suitable for use with Mac devices.


  • iiyama ProLite 24” Monitor (XUB2492HSN-B1) – Full HD Monitor
  • iiyama ProLite 27” (XU2792UHSU-B1) – 4K Monitor
  • iiyama ProLite 27” (XUB2792QSU-B1) – Quad HD Monitor


  • Kensington USB C Hub MD120U4 - (K32850WW) - Single display only
  • Kensington USB C Hub UH1460P - (K36901WW) - Single display only
  • Belkin USB-C Dual Display Docking Station (INC002VFBK) - Supports dual display but requires a DC in
  • Kensington USB A 3.0 Dual Docking station (K33991WW) - This dock supports dual display but requires a DC in


  • Logitech Mx Anywhere 3 Mouse (910-005989)
  • Apple Magic Mouse (MK2E3Z/A)
  • Logitech Mx Master 3 (910-006572)


  • Logitech MX Keys for Mac (920-009558)
  • Logitech MX Keys Mini for Mac (920-010525)
  • Apple Magic Keyboard Numeric Keypad (MQ052B/A)
  • Apple Magic Keyboard (MK2A3B/A)


  • Display Port to HDMI Cable (26-6220)
  • HDMI High Speed with Ethernet Connection Cable (AK-330114-020-S)


Page updated by lm920207 on 09/02/24