Apple has officially made the announcement at the WWDC 2020 it would make transition to its own silicon chips for its Mac computers. As per one of the reports it has been revealed that MacBook Pro laptops with display screen of 13.3, 14 and 16-inch screens as well as MacBook Air would be the first ones in the list to be powered by its ARM-based silicon.
According to MacRumours.com, the information has been confirmed by apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In the month of March, Kuo had made a prediction that the new MacBook Pro will launch late in 2020 or early in 2021.
In June, at the Worldwide Developers Conference , Tim Cook who is the Apple CEO stated that the first machines based on new Silicon chips will ship by the end of this year. Cook also added to it that the switch to its new chip is expected to take two years to come in the market. The transition to Apple’s own silicon chips will mark the end of a nearly 15-year reliance on Intel to supply processors.
Kuo, in his research note, had said that by the end of this year Apple Silicon 13.3-inch MacBook Pro is expected to go into mass production . He had also predicted that an ARM-based MacBook Air will either come up in the last quarter of this year or the first quarter of 2021.
In this year, the demand of MacBook might increase to 16–17 million units .
iMore reported that the price of MacBook Air could also come down after the introduction of Apple’s chip. He also stated that MacBook shipments in the year 2020 have been better than the expectations because of a rise in number of people working from home.