Pros who prefer working on macOS have been waiting for the 16-inch MacBook Pro with Apple Silicon for a while now, and it looks like their dream will come true in the coming weeks. At the same time, people who have been waiting for an iPad OLED will have to wait at least another year.
Now that the dust has settled after the recent launch of the iPhone 13 series and Apple Watch 7 series, many are eagerly awaiting the expected MacBook Pro update, which is rumored to replace the new version. The Apple M1 chipset was introduced last year on the 13-inch MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro.
According to Bloomberg's Mark Gorman, Apple's silicon transfer is in full swing, and the M1X will break its casing at an event in the next four weeks, according to reports. It is based on a 10-core design that includes eight functional cores and two low-power cores.
The main difference between the two M1X is the GPU configuration, which is supposed to integrate 16 cores in the lower version and 32 cores in the high-end model. Apple is said to be working on the "M2" chipset, which is powered by the new Mac Pro and the new iMac. In the case of the Mac Mini, the company is expected to occasionally reveal an upgrade based on the M1X with more ports.
The next 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro will likely come with tiny HD LED displays as well as an HDMI port, an SD card slot, and a new MagSafe charging connection. With the release of this version, the Touch Bar may be optional again, as it is said to be in exit mode. Separately, well-known analyst Ming Chi Koo said that Apple has postponed its plans to launch an iPad Air with OLED. Offered due to cost and quality concerns. However, the 11-inch iPad Pro with a small LED display is still expected to be released next year. An iPad Air with an OLED display could limit sales of iPad Pro Mini LED models, but current supply chain problems are a bigger concern for the Cupertino giant.
M1X-powered MacBook Pro Still Coming Fall, 11-inch Mini LED iPad Pro to Break Cover Next Year