Apple may release M2 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros as early as this fall

Less than a year after announcing the , Apple is reportedly planning to update these devices as early as this fall. Responding to a reader’s question in his latest Power On newsletter (via ), Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman says the company is already working on M2 versions of the 14- and 16-inch models.

According to Gurman, the design and features of the two computers will “probably remain roughly the same,” as Apple only redesigned the line last year to add MagSafe charging, more ports, and better screens. The most significant change is the addition of M2 versions of the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips that the company offers through its current models. “Look at a lot of the focus on the graphics side, just like with the standard M2,” Gurman says of the upcoming SoCs. On the , graphics performance is about 35 percent faster if you opt for the 10-core GPU variant.

While Apple reportedly hopes to release the new MacBook Pros sometime in the fall, Gurman notes the company could delay them until spring 2023. “Given the ongoing challenges in the supply chain, it’s difficult to predict exactly when. these will be on store shelves,” he said. New Macs are just one of the “tidal wave” of products Apple plans to release in the coming year. In another recent newsletter, Gurman said the company was also working on a new and a .