BloombergMark Gurman reported on Thursday that Apple is considering launching an all-new 12-inch notebook in late 2023 or early 2024. Gurman said it’s unclear whether the 12-inch model will be a low-end MacBook or a more expensive MacBook Pro.


Twitter user “Majin Buhas since claimed that the model will be a new 12-inch MacBook Pro that may feature Apple’s next-generation M2 Pro and M2 Max chips. In the MacBook Pro, Gurman said the M2 Max will be a 12-inch MacBook Pro. core CPU and up to a 38-core GPU, while the M1 Max will max out with a 10-core CPU and a 32-core GPU.

Apple has released both lower and higher 12-inch notebooks in the past. On the low end, Apple introduced an ultra-thin 12-inch MacBook that weighed just two pounds in 2015, but the notebook was discontinued in 2019. And on the higher end, Apple offered a 12-inch PowerBook G4 in the mid-2000s, ahead of the original MacBook Pro.

In any case, Apple’s silicon chips deliver impressive performance per watt, paving the way for Apple to introduce ultraportable, high-performance MacBooks without the thermal limitations of Intel processors that the company has been using for the past decade.

Majin Bu has a mixed track record with Apple rumors, but he recently gained some credibility after tweeting that Apple is planning a new 14.1-inch iPad Pro. The rumor has since been supported by highly reliable display industry consultant Ross Young, who tweeted that his supply chain sources have confirmed that Apple is indeed planning a new 14.1-inch iPad Pro with a mini-LED display that could launch in 2023. be launched.

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