All-New M1 MacBook Pro Models May Not Release Until Late 2021

Earlier this week, a couple of reports suggested that Apple might announce the redesigned 14- and 16-Inch MacBook Pros at next week’s WWDC event but today, DigiTimes has claimed that Apple will reveal the new models in the second half of 2021 (via MacRumors).

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Citing industry sources, the Taiwanese publication notes that the new 14-inch MacBook Pro will enter “volume production” in the fourth quarter of this year, whereas the larger 16-inch MacBook Pro is expected to enter mass production during the first quarter of 2022.

“Apple plans to release two miniLED-backlit MacBook Pro products – a 14-inch and a 16-inch – in the second half of 2021, noted the sources.

Judging from the supply of miniLED backlighting applications, volume production of the 14-inch MacBook Pro is likely to begin in the fourth quarter of 2021, and the 16-inch model will start in the first quarter of 2022, said the sources.”

In a recent Bloomberg report, Mark Gurman had noted that Apple is planning to announce the redesigned 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro as soon as early this summer.

I guess we’ll find out more at the WWDC event on June 7.

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