Next year: The all-new MacBook Pro
In 2021 there will be further major changes, says Kuo. Apple is preparing a new generation of the MacBook Pro, which is also clearly different in design from the previous series. Kuo names the display sizes 14 “and 16” and thus confirms the recently published forecasts from TrendForce (see). Contrary to popular expectations, Apple had made no design changes to the MacBook Pro 13.3 “this year, and the switch to a 14” display failed to materialize. Apple probably wants to save this step for the switch to Apple Silicon in order to visually differentiate the model series. However, it will take some time before the models are presented, and it is unlikely that they will be available before March. Kuo makes no further statements about iMac, Mac mini and Mac Pro.
Is there a new MacBook Pro with Intel chips?
It is unclear whether Apple will bring a revision of the MacBook Pro 16 “onto the market before switching to its own processors, which will continue to rely on Intel chips. The current series has been in the range since November, and Apple recently added another graphics card Option added (see this message:) This step was considered by many to indicate that innovations could only be expected in 2021 – and then based on Apple Silicon – however, the model cycle would be relatively long, there would be at least 15 months between the generations.