Apple could launch the upgraded versions of the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models later this year, a report mentioned. The new models will be powered by the upgraded M1X chip.
The Cupertino giant is launching the new iPhone and Apple Watch series by way of a streaming occasion on Tuesday. However, Apple will take into consideration a separate occasion in October to launch the new M1X-powered MacBook Pro models.
According to a report in the Bloomberg Power On newsletter, the new MacBook Pros could hit shops in the “next several weeks”.
The report mentioned the new MacBook Pro models will come in 14- and 16-inch screen sizes, to be powered by the higher-finish M1 chips (M1X), and have MagSafe charging, mini-LED show, and no Touch Bar help.
Apple is unlikely to provide any information about the upgraded MacBook Pros at ‘California Streaming’ virtual occasion exactly where the iPhone 13 series, along with the Apple Watch Series 7, would be the key attractions.
Earlier reports had recommended that the M1X-powered MacBook Pro could arrive among September and November. Bloomberg had earlier reported that the next-generation MacBook Pros would see the return of HDMI ports and an SD card slot as the tech giant seeks to address demand from photographers and designers.
It is also getting speculated that Apple would use the new 5-nanometre plus (N5P) production technologies to create the M1X chip. The new chip will supply 12 CPU and 16 GPU cores. The existing M1 chip based on the 5-nanometre method has 8 CPU and GPU cores. The extra cores are most likely to provide far better general overall performance.
The Bloomberg newsletter had earlier mentioned Apple could also unveil the new AirPods 3 bearing an AirPods Pro-like style, the redesigned iPad mini, and iPad 9 later this fall.