Citing the latest report from Nikkei Asia, Apple’s next-generation Apple Silicon chip has been put into mass production this month. This chip is temporarily named “M2”, and it will take at least 3 months to produce it. It may be shipped in July this year at the earliest and equipped in the next-generation MacBook product line.
According to insiders, the next-generation Mac chips designed by Apple have entered mass production this month, which has taken another step closer to Apple’s goal of replacing Intel. This chip, temporarily called M2, may start shipping as early as July for MacBooks scheduled to be launched in the second half of this year.
Apple’s custom M1 chip, produced by Apple’s supplier TSMC, made its debut at the end of last year with the launch of the Mac mini, MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro. Compared with the Intel chip it replaced, it brought considerable performance improvements and Battery efficiency.
Just last week, Apple released the redesigned 24-inch iMac and the new iPad Pro series. In order to emphasize the hardware functions of these devices, Apple equipped them with the 5nm M1 processor in other Apple chip Macs.
Apple said that the M1 chip has 8-core CPU, up to 8-core GPU, 16-core neural engine, unified memory architecture, etc., system performance is improved by 3.5 times, graphics performance is improved by 6 times, machine learning is improved by 15 times, and the battery life is higher than the previous generation. Mac is twice as long.