Re: Typical views from those want to buy but don't like the price.
...so take your brand new iPhone 7 out of its box, and your brand new MacBook pro out of its box.
Now, using the components given to you by this company, for these items launched but weeks apart, connect them together.
Apple kit was always overpriced, but well thought out. Lately it's been lacking that utterly key latter ingredient.
3.5 mil Jack? Still not launched the airpods. Probably because they're shit for battery life and performance.
No standard Usb ports on a pro?
Only one port at all on a MacBook?
I used to think "hmm, might get a Mac, they look nice", bought an i7 (4 core + HT) spec mini topped with 16gb off the shelf ram as they came to replacement and it's looking a lot like I bought at peak. Everything since has been "meh".
Non-upgradable parts (not least for the mini); soldered RAM; halving the core count...
Apple have gone from "ooh, shiny shiny, but expensive" to "nice kit but slightly impractical, and expensive considering I may need upgrade some peripherals" to "that's a design choice that essentially unusable without upgrading evening in my house, on top of the ridiculous price".
And that's before I get on to their cocking operating system, or software.