Apple is reportedly engaged on a brand new Mac mini mannequin, based on particulars noticed by a developer within the firmware of the lately launched Apple Studio Show. The corporate launched the primary Apple Silicon powered Mac mini in 2020, and the purported successor to the M1 Mac mini is tipped to characteristic the M1 Professional and M1 Max processors — or a brand new processor, dubbed the M2 chip. Apple, which is getting ready to host its annual WWDC convention in June, is but to formally reveal any particulars of plans to launch new Mac fashions or their specs.
References to a brand new Mac mini mannequin have been first noticed by developer Steve Troughton-Smith (@stroughtonsmith) within the firmware that ships with the brand new 27-inch Apple Studio Show that made its debut at Apple’s Spring Launch occasion in March. The Apple Studio Show firmware comprises references to a “Macmini10,1” which reportedly refers to a brand new mannequin or technology, based on the developer.
You realize what, I am gonna revise that guess earlier than it will get baked in. Macmini10,x with each M1 Professional and M1 Max
— Steve Troughton-Smith (@stroughtonsmith) April 12, 2022
Whereas the developer said that the purported successor to the M1 Mac mini may characteristic a brand new M2 chip below the hood, he later tweeted that the upcoming technology may sport M1 Professional or M1 Max processors, that are found on the corporate’s 2021 MacBook Professional fashions. As beforehand talked about, the Cupertino firm is but to announce any plans to launch a brand new Mac mini mannequin, or what specs it’d characteristic.
Apple has scheduled its annual Worldwide Builders Convention (WWDC) occasion for June 6. Whereas it’s anticipated to make bulletins associated to software program — together with iOS 16 (codenamed Sydney), watchOS 9 (Kincaid), macOS 13 (Rome), and tvOS 16 (Paris), it’s price noting that the corporate additionally announced its first technology of Apple Silicon at WWDC 2020.
In the meantime, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman lately revealed in his Energy On publication that Apple may announce two new Mac fashions at its upcoming WWDC occasion. The corporate is engaged on two new Mac fashions that would launch “across the center of the 12 months or early within the second half”, based on Gurman, who provides that Apple is engaged on a brand new MacBook Air mannequin, together with an up to date Mac mini, 24-inch Mac, and a brand new low-end MacBook Professional mannequin.