Yes, but the actual hardware is a joke.
$2500 for 8 GB ram and 128GB ssd?
Don't think so. But unfortunately as you said MacOS had some superior software that makes people almost having to buy MacBook, just for macos. Applr knows this and throws the extra $$$
And the fact that you can develop both Android and iOS apps, +windows apps with boot camp (dualboot) is a huge thing for lots of developers