With September and October Apple occasions out of the way in which, there are nonetheless some unannounced however eagerly anticipated Apple merchandise to come back by some level subsequent 12 months.
The September event noticed the corporate announce the iPhone 13 lineup, Apple Watch Sequence 7, iPad mini, and the iPad 9. October’s Unleashed event added the long-awaited 14- and 16-inch M1 MacBook Professionals, AirPods 3, and new HomePod mini colours.
However that also leaves us ready for quite a few as-yet unannounced merchandise …
We final month rounded up the key products we’re anticipating to see launched by some level subsequent 12 months. Most of those are up to date Macs, with Apple Silicon:
- Extra highly effective Mac mini
- 27-inch iMac
- iMac Professional
- Mac Professional
- Extra reasonably priced exterior show
However we’re additionally anticipating to see one among two new wearables from Apple subsequent 12 months:
- AR/VR headset in 2022 (with Apple Glasses a number of years out)
Try the roundup for particulars, however right here’s the tl;dr …
Specs equivalent to the brand new MacBook Professional fashions, topping out at 10-core CPU, 32-core GPU, 64GB unified reminiscence.
Apple changed the 21.5-inch iMac with a 24-inch M1 mannequin, and there had been hopes that the 27-inch iMac may get an identical dimension increase to 30 or 32 inches, however the newest rumors recommend that it’s going to stay at 27 inches. There may be some uncertainty about this, as a result of …
We’re anticipating a 27-inch iMac Professional, once more with M1 Professional/M1 Max processors, with the identical mini-LED display tech as the brand new MacBook Professionals, and Professional Movement additionally carried throughout. However this tech might be costly in a bigger display, so one chance is that this would be the solely 27-inch iMac, with the 24-inch mannequin being the one pitched to customers.
That is the massive one for execs! With Apple having raised the bar a lot with the M1 Professional and M1 Max MacBook Professional fashions, we’re successfully anticipating Apple to both double up or quadruple the M1 Max chips to offer both 20-core CPU and 64-core GPU, or 40-core CPU, and 128-core GPU!
Extra reasonably priced Mac show
Many had been upset when Apple discontinued the 27-inch Thunderbolt Show with no alternative. The Professional Show XDR is an unimaginable beast for high-end execs, nevertheless it left a gaping gap for customers and execs who don’t want the movie-level capabilities of the XDR. Rumors here are light, nevertheless it does appear odd for Apple to depart such some huge cash on the desk.
Stories right here too have been slightly combined, nevertheless it appears clear that the first-gen Apple headset might be one thing large and chunky, with VR slightly than AR the first focus. Stories recommend that it will likely be costly even by Apple requirements, and a few point out the supposed market could also be builders for a later Apple Glasses product, slightly than customers.
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