There is talk of launching new 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pros this year. In recent months, the rumors have intensified. And this week, Ming Chi Koo is wearing a coat.
Next MacBook equipped with mini-LED screen?
In addition to the 2022 11-inch iPad Pro models, the next 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pros should also benefit from mini-LED panels. analyst Tianfeng International Securities says that both MacBook Pro models will go into production in the third quarter of this year, which fits quite nicely with rumors of Q3 or year-end marketing. These will benefit from a mini-LED panel, as we have already seen on the iPad Pro 2021.
Arrival of Luxshare in the supply chain Apple will also have the result of lowering the cost of mini-LED panels, which will certainly directly benefit California’s margins.
A launch this fall 2021?
These two new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pros will adopt a completely redesigned chassis, taking on the rectilinear silhouette of the latest iMac M1, iPad Pro or iPhone 12. Apple will take the opportunity to reintroduce the name-worthy connection. MacBook Pro, with an SD card reader, an HDMI port, and potentially a MagSafe magnetic port for charging. These new MacBooks will eventually come equipped with a Mini LED screen and an Apple Silicon ARM processor that is more efficient than the current M1 chip. Nicknamed the M1X or M2, it will offer a much better GPU part and may support a larger amount of RAM.
Lastly, still according to Ming Chi Kuo, Apple will also try to integrate Mini LED technology into its next MacBook Air. According to leaker DylanDkt, Apple will actually have a new generation MacBook Air to replace the current model (whose design has hardly changed since 2018). This new version of the MacBook Air will offer multiple colors like the iMac M1, and will be equipped with the Apple M2 chip. According to some sources, Apple will announce this new generation in 2022 without further details.
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