Apple Silent on MacBook News for 2022; Rumors speculate about the next step for 2023
With Apple ending the fourth quarter with no news on the new MacBook, rumors have suggested that the debut of the new MacBook Pro may have been delayed.
Needless to say, Apple had a busy year in 2022. The tech giant has released the updated MacBook Air M2, iPad Air 5 with M1, rugged Apple Watch Ultra, iPhone 14 Pro with its new Dynamic Island and more. In addition, users received numerous software updates, such as iPadOS 16, which now enables resizable app windows, and iOS 16 for smartphone devices.
Overall, Apple had a successful year in terms of technology, be it in the software or hardware categories. However, your Macbook models may still be missing something by the end of the year.
Apple has been breaking the trend with new Macbook models since 2000
According to MacRumors, Apple has introduced at least one new Mac model every year since 2001 with the launch of the iBook G3 in the fourth quarter, which runs from October through December.
This trend means that for the duration of the iPod, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch product lines, a new Mac is always released at the end of the year. The MacBook Air M2, which debuted on July 15, is Apple’s latest Mac. The period following the release of the MacBook Air could be one of its longest periods without a new Mac model, depending on how long it takes Apple to unveil its next Mac.
As 2022 approaches, it’s now almost certain that the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models will be significantly delayed, contrary to widespread rumors that they will launch before the end of the year are to come, a schedule that seems to be supported by some projections of mass production.
Apple Macbook rumors for next year 2023
The lack of news about a new MacBook model may be related to a recent rumor, as Korean blogger ‘yeux1122’ quoted a source in the supply chain as saying that the updated 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models are not sold. Sale until about March. next year, according to an earlier report by MacRumors.
Apple analysts expected the tech brand to update the Mac Mini M1 model this year, but that didn’t happen. Now XDA Developers is suggesting that a new model will appear in 2023. The next Mac Mini could debut next year with a slimmer design and one of the M2 chips.
Since Mac Studio is still a new product and Apple is likely to need even more time to develop the hypothetical M2 Ultra processor, the device may not receive an update until 2023.
Even when the M3 chips are ready, which will likely be in 2023, there has been speculation that Apple will start using the new 3nm technology, but other reports suggest that this new process will also be available for the M2 Pro and others could be used. variations.
However, tech fans should still take these rumors with a grain of salt as Apple has not given any official confirmation of the move to 2023 for the MacBook lineup.