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Need an Apple MacBook Pro by end of year? Supply has been tight everywhere with the high-end configs months out.
But at least one solid configuration is in stock at B&H Photo, with 10-core/16-core CPU/16GB/1TB SSD for $2699 as shown below. A very solid 14" option is also in stock.
Desktop computer better than laptop?
Many photographers are better served by a desktop computer; see Apple 14/16-inch MacBook Pros Here, with M1 Max or M1Pro CPU — and Why a Desktop is Often Better than a Laptop.