After the iPhone 12 and Apple Watch Series 6 launch, Apple will host its third launch event of the year. At today’s ‘One more thing’ event, the company is expected to launch three Mac laptops powered by Apple’s in-house chipsets called Apple Silicon. At WWDC, held in June this year, the company confirmed that it would move away from Intel chipsets and use its in-house ARM-based silicon processors. Today’s launch event will commence at 11.30 pm IST.
Apple’s ‘One more thing event’: How to watch it live
The launch event will begin at 10 am PST so that you can watch it at 11.30 pm IST in India. The Livestream will be available on Apple’s YouTube channel and Apple’s event website.
Apple launch event: What to expect
As per a Bloomberg report, Apple is likely to launch a 13-inch MacBook Air, a 13-inch MacBook Pro, and a 16-inch MacBook Pro. All these products are likely to be powered by Apple silicon chips. The report further reveals that Foxconn, also called Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, is now assembling the two small Mac laptops, and Quanta Computer Inc is taking care of the larger MacBook Pro. The report also hints that the upcoming laptops won’t come with any significant design changes.
Going by the report, the first Mac chipset by Apple will be based on the A14 chip that comes in the latest iPhone 12 lineup and iPad Air.
A report by Nikkei Asia revealed that Apple is planning to manufacture 2.5 million MacBook laptops powered by in-house chipsets by 2021.