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Apple is expected to launch the first Mac notebook with its own chipset in Nov

By Cookie Monster - on 10 Oct 2020, 10:11am

Apple is expected to launch the first Mac notebook with its own chipset in Nov

Image source: MacRumours

Apple's first custom silicon Mac is expected to debut next month according to Bloomberg.

Mark Gurman from Bloomberg claims that the first Mac laptop with Apple's own processor will be unveiled at another event in November. This is in line with what analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported in June when he said that the first ARM-based Macs are expected to appear later this year.

Kuo said the first ARM-based Macs will be the 13-inch MacBook Pro and a new 24-inch iMac. In July, Kuo updated his investor note and claimed that the 13-inch MacBook Pro is still on track to be shipped in Q4 while the Apple Silicon-based MacBook Air will likely debut in Q1 or Q2 2021.

The China Times reported last month that a 12-inch MacBook with Apple Silicon could launch by the end of the year. The key highlights of the new notebook are the super lightweight chassis and battery life of 15 to 20 hours.

The first ARM-based Macs are rumoured to be powered by the 5nm A14X chipset. The A14X chipset is reportedly one of the three ARM chips designed by Apple for the Mac. Apple announced its switch from Intel chips to its own processors at WWDC 2020 in June. 

Source: Bloomberg