Gurman: Apple Planning Multiple Events for the Fall, M1X MacBook Pros to be Available by November

Apple is planning to hold multiple events this fall, which will collectively include the launch of new iPhones, Apple Watches, updated AirPods, revamped iPad mini, and the redesigned MacBook Pros, according to respected Bloomberg journalist Mark Gurman.

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In his latest weekly Power On newsletter, Gurman says that much like last year, Apple will hold multiple events this coming fall, with the first likely being in September for the iPhone 13. Last year, due to the global health crisis and production constraints, the iPhone 12 lineup was not announced until October. The 2020 September event, rather than focusing on new iPhones, showcased new Apple Watches, iPads, and services.

This year, Apple is expected to return to its tradition of announcing its flagship yearly ‌iPhone‌ update in September, according to multiple reports. In today's newsletter, Gurman reiterated his reporting from earlier last week, setting expectations for the ‌iPhone 13‌ to include updates to the camera focused towards professional users, more advanced displays, and a smaller notch.

Alongside the new iPhones, Gurman, as previously reported, says that Apple can be expected to launch the third-generation AirPods featuring an updated design, an updated iPad mini with a larger display, thinner borders, and improved performance, as well as the Apple Watch Series 7 with flatter and improved displays, and performance.

As for the highly anticipated MacBook Pros featuring mini-LED displays, updated designs, and the M1X Apple silicon chip, Gurman says they will be available by the time the current 16-inch MacBook Pro, powered by Intel, will celebrate its second anniversary. The 16-inch MacBook Pro was last updated in November of 2019.

I bought my MacBook Pro in 2019, and it's still the latest model. I realized while writing this that the 16-inch MacBook Pro launched in November 2019 is Apple’s newest high-end MacBook Pro. Unfortunately, some hiccups have led to production delays for the revamped 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros with M1X chips. But they should still go on sale by the time the current MacBook Pro hits its two-year anniversary.

The first event of the fall in September will likely include the new iPhones, Apple Watches, and AirPods, while the new iPads and possible updates to some of the company's services could be reserved for a second event, with the final event of the season being focused on Apple silicon Macs.

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Top Rated Comments

Jeaz Avatar
30 months ago
Awfully quiet about the bigger iMac. The M1 iMac looks nice, but can’t replace my 27” iMac with that.
Score: 39 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macsorcery Avatar
30 months ago
I only care about the computers.
Score: 31 Votes (Like | Disagree)
contacos Avatar
30 months ago
Still rocking my first retina MBP from 2012. the battery health is still at 92% but it is about time for something new ?????? Existed for the redesign. Bring it on! My tax return money has been ready since March
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mike_313 Avatar
30 months ago
I put all expenses for new Apple hardware on hold. Self imposed „Apple Ban“. I will wait until there is more clarity about the new child protection features. In the meantime I will install Ubuntu Budgie on my old MBP10,1. And try CalyxOS on a Pixel Phone. Maybe it’s time for more free software to protect my personal freedom.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MiniApple Avatar
30 months ago
iPad Mini and other stuff event lol

Always knew, the Mini would be big enough to have it's own event ;)
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
UltimateSyn Avatar
30 months ago
I’m not sure the title of this article and what Gurman said are the same thing. Gurman is saying they’ll be available by the second anniversary (November 2021), which technically means they could go on sale in October, but this headline implies that November will be the start of availability. Unless I missed something?

Edit: saw the headline correction! Thank you!
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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