The situation Fear fast Apple’s announcement on Monday, October 30 – or Tuesday 31st, depending on where you are in the world – will be of interest to everyone. The presentation will have atypical overtones and those from Cupertino will take advantage of it to show new iMac and MacBook Pro with M3 chip.
The hype around the features and capabilities of the new Macs has grown tremendously in recent days. And while Apple will have the final say when it announces the device in question, some information that has already been released seems to be on the way.
With the countdown to the event Fear fast Below, we will use the advantages of these lines to analyze last we know about the new iMac and MacBook Pro with M3 chip. As we always say, all the rumors connected with the Cupertino company should be taken with a grain of salt and these are no exception.
The iMac will get its long-awaited successor from the M3
Just like it happened at the time with the Mac mini, the public has been complaining to Apple for the renewal of the Mac for some time. iMac. Apple all-in-one received its last major update in 2021, when it received a new design and M1 chip. Since then, their jump to modern or powerful versions of Apple Silicon has been the subject of much debate.
We must say, however, that the transformation of the iMac thanks to the new M3 chip is not surprising. The talk about jumping directly from the M1 to the M3 occurs when Apple has not yet updated the rest of its computer catalog to the M2. However, the opinion of Californians around this product is still controversial.
The iMac is expected to evolve in performance with the adoption of the M3. According to the information that was published in the days before the event, the computer It is only available in the “basic” version of the new processor. If this is confirmed, it could include an 8-core CPU (4 high performance and 4 processing) and a GPU with up to 10 cores.
According to Mark Gurman of BloombergThis new chip will not only bring general improvements thanks to its development as a process of 3 nanometers, but also in the performance of each core. Likewise, it will promote better memory. This will mean that the iMac with M3 can be provided with more than 16 GB of RAM, which is the maximum available at the moment.
There are no surprises in the making
In terms of design, no major changes have to be made. The iMac M3 will retain the look it received in its 2021 update, although it has not been decided that it will have more colors. In addition, all its accessories – Magic Mouse, Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad – must abandon the Lightning port and accept USB-C.
As for the size, there will be no modification: all-in-one will be re-selected for the screen of 24 inches. While Apple is rumored to be working on at least one 30+-inch variant, it won’t hit the market until 2024.
All the power of the M3 for the new MacBook Pro
Beyond what happened with the new iMac, the sale will also fall on the new MacBook Pro with M3. In this case, the update is a little different, considering that the 14- and 16-inch models made the jump to the M2 earlier this year.
However, the change in performance that the new processor will bring is significant enough for this model to be renewed. As with the iMac, the MacBook Pros with the M3 chip are not expected to be cosmetically upgraded compared to the current models. In fact, in recent days a photo of his box has been leaked which shows no surprise.
As for their versions, the new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pros will debut the chips. M3 Pro y M3 Max. While the specific configurations for each laptop model have not been revealed, the details of the systems themselves have been leaked.
The M3 Pro will start with a configuration with a 12-core CPU and an 18-core GPU, but can be optimized to reach 14 and 20 cores, respectively. The M3 Max, meanwhile, will have an entry-level version with a 16-core CPU and 32-core GPU. Of course, its largest configuration will be with 40 graphics cores.
In addition to the chip change, it should not be considered that there is an improvement in the screen of the 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro. At the beginning of this month, DigiTimes announced that Apple plans to expand new miniLED backlit panels which will not only be better, but will also increase their brightness up to 10%.
New iMac and MacBook Pro M3, highlights of the event Fear fast from Apple
The new iMac and MacBook Pro with M3 should be the highlight of the event Fear fast from Apple. It will begin at 5:00 pm Pacific time; that is, 01:00 on Tuesday, October 31 in Spain. There are also rumors about the possible unveiling of the seventh generation iPad mini, as well as important announcements related to video games. Here we show you how to watch the event, and don’t forget that Hypertext He will know everything that happens to tell you immediately.