Gurman: Apple Preparing ‘Widest Array of New Hardware Products in Its History’ for Fall

Apple is engaged on a quantity of new merchandise which might be set to launch this fall, and Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman say that it is going to be “the widest array” of new units that Apple has launched in its historical past.

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In his newest “Power On” newsletter, Gurman explains that Apple is engaged on four new iPhones (iPhone 14, ‌iPhone 14‌ Max, iPhone 14 Pro, and ‌iPhone 14‌ Max), an up to date low-end MacBook Pro, a refreshed larger-screened iMac, a brand new Mac Pro, a redesigned MacBook Air, second-generation AirPods Pro, three Apple Watches (Series 8, SE, and Rugged), a low-end iPad, and new iPad Pro models.

We’ve shared particulars on many of these units earlier than and knowledge on what to anticipate will be discovered via the hyperlinks under or via our dedicated upcoming products guide that walks via all the pieces that Apple is anticipated to unveil this 12 months.

According to Gurman, most of the brand new merchandise are anticipated in the autumn months, however there’s a chance that the iMac might come earlier. Apple is planning a spring occasion in March or April that may see the launch of the 5G iPhone SE, a refreshed iPad Air with an A15 chip, and maybe a minimum of one Mac.

Apple could use the spring occasion to carry the M1 Pro chip to a different Mac, both a higher-end ‌iMac‌ or Mac mini, however the bulk of the Mac refreshes, which can embrace a brand new model of the Mac Pro and a completely overhauled MacBook Air, are unlikely to occur earlier than the autumn.

Gurman speculates that the upcoming iPad Pro could have an M2 chip and wi-fi charging, options that make it a candidate for a fall launch reasonably than a spring launch. Apple did, nonetheless, submit regulatory filings for 9 new iPads and three new iPhone fashions, so it’s attainable multiple iPad may very well be refreshed on the spring occasion.

Apple had additionally deliberate to introduce its AR/VR headset in 2022, however rumors have instructed that the gadget’s debut could have been pushed back to 2023 as there are nonetheless points that should be labored out.

Apple’s spring occasion final 12 months came about in April, so we might see an analogous timeline this 12 months. The spring occasion can be adopted by the Worldwide Developers Conference in June, which can see the launch of iOS 16 and macOS 13, after which in fall, with so many merchandise deliberate, Apple is prone to maintain a minimum of two occasions.