At this year’s WWDC conference, Apple CEO, Cook announced that it will take two years for the Mac to transition from the Intel platform to the ARM platform. This is regarded as the most significant platform migration plan in the history of the Mac. At the same time, Cook also announced that it will A MacBook equipped with an ARM chip will be released at the end of this year.
After that, almost everyone who pays attention to technology products is quietly waiting for Apple to officially release the MacBook equipped with ARM chips, but things don’t seem as smooth as expected.
Apple product reviewer, Komiya_KJ recently stated on Twitter that Apple will not hold a press conference in October to release a MacBook equipped with an ARM chip. This is naturally contrary to the information we have previously known. The reason is not surprising. Apple’s research and development speed has been dragged down due to the epidemic.
Minor updates coming to MacBook Pro 16”
— Komiya (@komiya_kj) August 12, 2020
However, he also pointed out that Apple will launch an update to the 16-inch version of MacBook Pro in November or December this year. This update is not very large. It is just an upgrade of the processor for it and upgrades its processor to the Intel 10th-generation processors. It is expected that Apple will offer up to the Intel Core i9-10980HK processor for the 16-inch MacBook Pro. This is an 8-core processor with a frequency of 2.40GHz. Of course, it will also provide a relatively cheaper processor, Core i7-10875H.
In addition, the 16-inch MacBook Pro will also be equipped with a Radeon Pro 5600M graphics card with 8GB of video memory. This graphics card has a performance increase of 75% compared to the Radeon Pro 5300M.