Apple to launch ARM Mac with 12-Core processor in 2021


According to a report by Bloomberg Apple will sell a Mac that will use its main processor. The report also adds that Apple has plans to release at least one Mac with its own custom-designed ARM-based processing chip.


According to the report Apple is now developing at least three Mac processors. These processors will be based on the A14 chip. Apple is also using these A14 chips in the new iPhone 12 Models which will release soon. The report also claims that Apple’s partner for iPhone processors, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., will manufacture these chips. These chips will be faster as they will be manufactured using a 5-nm production technique.

This new Mac processor will have 12 cores. There will be four energy-efficient cores and eight high-performance cores. Apple is now manufacturing its processors to gain more control over its devices and not to rely on Intel processors. Apple is also designing A15 chip-based Mac processors.

According to the report, the first Mac device that will get the ARM-based processor is likely to be a Mac notebook. Also, according to the Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, one of the Apple desktops will get the new Apple processor next year.

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Samantha Wiley

Samantha is a senior news editor at iLounge. She has been covering the technology industry for over five years, writing about Apple, Google, and other major companies. Samantha has also worked as a reporter and editor for several other publications.