Intel has been throwing a lot of shade at Apple for the reason that firm began the shift to its Apple Silicon chips with the primary M1 Macs final fall. The newest collection of its “Go PC” adverts even characteristic former “I’m a Mac” star Justin Long mocking the brand new M1 Macs. In an ironic transfer, Intel is now utilizing the MacBook Professional in a brand new advert to advertise “The world’s greatest processor on a skinny and lightweight laptop computer” that’s not present in any of Apple’s notebooks.
Noticed by iThinkDifferent, the brand new Intel advert is exhibiting up for some on Reddit touting the eleventh gen Tiger Lake Intel Core i7. It exhibits somebody who seems to be gaming and it’s on a MacBook Professional. Intel has naturally stored the Apple brand out of the shot however the Mac pocket book may be very recognizable from the trackpad, ports, and for those who zoom in – the keyboard and Contact Bar silhouette.
Apple’s final MacBook Professional to characteristic Intel processors was the 13-inch with tenth gen Intel processors (and the 16-inch 2019 has ninth gen Intel). And humorously, Apple’s M1 chip within the new 2020 MacBook Air, Professional and Mac mini outperforms the eleventh gen Core i7 that Intel is looking “The world’s greatest processor on a skinny and lightweight laptop computer.”
One other hilarious a part of the advert is the particular person seems to be carrying Apple’s Beats headphones.
After spending the primary a part of 2021 taking pictures at Apple, Intel’s new CEO Pat Gelsinger awkwardly called the efforts “competitive fun” whereas concurrently hoping to win again Apple’s chip enterprise.
It’s unclear if Intel utilizing the MacBook Professional on this newest advert is a giant goof or some form of unusual olive department.
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