Gurman: New iMac Pro, AirPods Pro, And More Likely To Come This Year
Apple’s 2022 is already looking like a busy one and Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman says that we should expect to see plenty of new hardware before the end of the year.
According to his latest Power On newsletter a new iMac Pro is in the works, likely powered by a new version of the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips that were released last year.
It’s possible that these will be based on the M2 chips that are expected to be announced alongside new MacBook Air hardware.
“My expectation is that we’ll get a new model this year that is bigger than the current 24-inch design and branded as an iMac Pro. That would mean it has similar chips to the M1 Pro and M1 Max processors inside of the MacBook Pro. I’d also expect the new iMac Pro to have a similar design to the current M1 iMac.”
Gurman also expects is to get a new iPhone SE with 5G, as has been heavily rumored for some time, while a “big update” to AirPods Pro is in the works as well. A design that does away with the stem and offers a look much more akin to the latest Beats earbuds seems most likely here.
The same AirPods Pro have previously been rumored to feature an upgraded wireless chip as well, potentially allowing for wireless lossless audio to be offered for the first time.