This year, in addition to the iPhone 12 series, Apple Watch Series 6, iPad Air 4, AirTags, AirPower, etc., there are also new Mac based on Apple Silicon.
According to the latest news from Digitimes, Apple has notified TSMC to start mass production of Apple Silicon in the fourth quarter, with a monthly capacity of 5,000 to 6,000 wafers based on the 5nm process.
At the WWDC2020 Developer Conference in June this year, Apple announced its self-developed chip plan and announced that Mac will switch to the company’s self-customized processors.
According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo’s July analysis report, new MacBook models with Apple Silicon are expected to include: 13.3-inch MacBook Pro (mass production in 2020 Q4), MacBook Air (mass production in 2020 Q4 or 2021 Q1), new 14-inch/16-inch MacBook Pro (mass production at the end of 2021 Q1 or 2021 Q3).
Earlier news revealed that Apple’s first Silicon chip will have 8 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores. It is expected that the first product to use it is the 13-inch MacBook Pro.