Kuo Explains Apple Could Launch ARM-based Machines As Early As Q1 2021
There is Apple news all across the internet. A hot topic today, Apple has a bunch of new projects in the pipeline. First, we have the upcoming iPhones and the controversy attached to their delay. Then, we know that Apple would be finally shifting from Intel-based processors to its own modded ARM-based chips for its Macs. With WWDC only hours away, we know that Apple would be announcing the ARM-based transition and developer support pack soon. Thus, this news takes the cake.
Kuo: 13.3-inch MacBook Pro and iMac will be the first ARM Macs, to be released as soon as Q4 https://t.co/t7d31iMvSf by @bzamayo
— 9to5Mac (@9to5mac) June 21, 2020
According to an article from 9to5Mac, the website looks into a report from Kuo, a reliable source in the past for Apple news. According to the source, they believe Apple could be launching an ARM-powered chip by early 2021. It may seem far off right now but do know that this is just about 7-8 months away. Yes.
We know that Apple is preparing for a redesigned iMac announcement and while some people believed that this would be the first device for the ARM-based chip, it may just be Apple’s last with the Intel chips. According to the report, the first device would be a 13.3 inch MacBook Pro next year and the new iMac would soon to follow. These newer devices could showcase performance gains by about 50-100%. That is all theoretical though. One thing is for certain though, it would make the production line quite smooth, having everything in-house. Perhaps this is the transition that makes a big difference for Apple devices. We would know for sure in the months to come.