Edited by: Sharya Sharma
Last updated: January 12, 2023, 6:24 PM IST
Apple’s next-generation MacBook Pro models, featuring the M2 Pro and M2 Max chipsets, have reportedly been delayed. According to DigiTimes, the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models were expected to be released in early 2023, but are likely delayed without a clear launch window.
Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman revealed last week that the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models are set to be released in the first half of 2022, featuring Apple’s M2 Pro and M2 Max chipsets. Gurman also noted that the M2 series of chipsets will offer only a marginal improvement over the currently outgoing M1 Pro and M1 Max chipsets.
Last September, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that production of the MacBook Pro with the M2 Pro and M2 Max chipsets suffered a significant setback as Apple cut orders by 30% before production started.
According to reports, TSMC, Apple’s supplier of 3nm chipsets, started mass production at the end of December. However, it’s unclear whether Apple’s next-generation M-series chips will be based on the 3nm architecture, as performance gains are expected to be minimal. The current M1 Pro and M1 Max chips are based on the 5nm process.
In another news report, Ming-Chi Kuo said that Apple plans to release a MacBook model with an OLED display by the end of 2024. only made possible through the use of OLED technology.
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