Well-known insider Mark Gurman reported in his newsletter from Bloomberg that Apple plans to update the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models this fall, less than a year after their release. The new versions will receive more powerful Apple M2 Pro and M2 Max processors. According to Gurman, compared to the current models of processors in the Pro line, the main attention during the development of new chips was paid to speeding up graphics. This is also indicated by the fact that the M2 processor with a 10-core GPU, which debuted in the updated MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro, has 35% faster graphics than the previous M1 chip.
According to Gurman, the design and specs of future MacBook Pros will “probably stay pretty much the same,” since Apple revamped the lineup just last year, adding MagSafe charging, more ports, and better displays.
While Apple is reportedly hoping to release the new MacBook Pros in the fall, Gurman notes that the company could delay them until spring 2023. “Given the ongoing supply chain issues, it’s difficult to predict exactly when they will hit store shelves,” he writes. The new Macs are just one of a “stream” of products Apple plans to release over the next year. In another recent newsletter, Gurman wrote that the company is also working on a new HomePod and Apple Watch for extreme sports.