If you are using a Windows Phone, an Xbox One and all the other computers in your home are Windows PCs then you can buy PCs because it might be more convenient for you. And if you are using an iPad, an iPhone, and an Apple TV then you can buy Mac.
Mac vs. PC Pros and Cons
Mac Pros Versus Windows Cons
- In terms of software, Macs work better with other Apple products like iMessage, Handoff, Find My iPhone, iCloud, iCloud Photo Library, iCloud Drive, iCloud Keychain, etc. In Microsoft tried this thing but only partially.
- BootCamp is the built-in program in Mac OS which allows you to install Windows, Linux or other operating systems. It’s also super easy to switch between the two operating systems. Compare to Windows OS it is very easy to set up the dual system in OS X is infinitely easier.
- Mac computers have pre-installed software, but only from Apple and they don’t slow down your system. And all other new PCs come installed with lots of other software from PC manufacturers, which requires manual removal.
- Apple provide best customer support, they give AppleCare warranty programs, and they have Apple Stores where you can take your Mac or other Apple products for repairs.
PC Pros Versus Mac Cons
- You can easy to up-gradable and configurable PCs. On Macs, you can usually only upgrade the RAM or hard drive and that’s it.
- You have a huge selection of devices with a wide variation in prices because PCs are manufactured by many different companies. With Apple, you have only a few choices with set prices.
- Windows-based PCs may have greater backward compatibility because a five-year-old PC can easily run Windows 10 without any issue and a five-year-old Mac can run the latest version of OS X.
- More software available for Windows. There is usually an equivalent Mac program for every Windows app, but they are not always as good.