Apple first ARM-based Macs will launch by the beginning of 2021, according to the famous analyst


Doubling down on his prediction that Apple will ditch Intel in its Macbook and Mac by 2021, noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reiterated that the company from Cupertino is on track to offer new ARM-based MacBook and iMac models in the fourth quarter of 2020 or the first quarter of 2021.Feel free to sit down, because this next piece of information may shock you: According to Kuo, the new ARM MacBook Pro will be similar to both the design and the form factor of the existing Intel 13.3-inch MacBook Pro.

Joking aside, the famous analyst believes that Apple will permanently stop the current production of Intel 13.3-inch MacBook Pro, once the ARM version is released.

Kuo also indicates that, in the next 12 to 18 months, the tech giant plans to transition all of its Macs to use only Apple has developed ARM processors, which would allow the company to end-to-end control over the entire production of its computing products.

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As for the ARM-based iMac, Kuo said its arrival will also deliver a new form factor of their desktop computer – a product that has not seen a significant update in design for nearly a decade.

Kuo said the new iMac will feature a 24-inch display and will follow a planned refresh of the existing Intel-based iMac, which is expected to launch in the third quarter of the year 2020.

In addition, Kuo believes that Apple will mass produce any ARM model MacBook with a revised version of the form factor in the second half of 2021, following a different model of MacBook with a mini-LED screen for 2021 the first half.



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