According to a report in the Nikkei Asian Review, sources said Apple is asking suppliers to produce 2.5 million processors powered by its own Apple Silicon processors by February 2021 as it looks to rapidly reduce its reliance on Intel processors. MacBook laptop.
The report said that because of market estimates, the first Apple MacBooks using Apple Silicon processors will be 20% of total MacBook shipments in 2019. The total MacBook shipments in 2019 were 12.6 million units, and the first batch of MacBooks using Apple Silicon processors is estimated to be about 2.5 million units.
The report also cited sources as saying that Apple plans to launch other MacBook models with its own CPUs in the second quarter of 2021 to replace processors made by Intel. Apple has pointed out in the past that it is expected that MacBook products will be completely separated from Intel processors within 2 years. Apple has confirmed that the Apple Silicon processor MacBook online conference will be held on November 11, Taipei time. The market estimates that Apple will launch three new MacBook models, namely the 13-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro and the new 13-inch MacBook Air.
However, there are also market news that Apple’s new 13.3-inch MacBook Air and MacBook Pro will use Apple silicon, and the 16-inch Pro will use Intel processors. to high-end products. The supply chain has also reported that the Hon Hai production line is currently assembling two 13-inch laptops, and the 16-inch MacBook Pro is handed over to Quanta for production. The two smaller laptop models are currently leading in production capacity, so the conference will at least watch Two new products, the 13-inch MacBook Pro and the MacBook Air, were unveiled.