Apple October occasion is unlikely — however iPad Professional 2022, MacBook Professional M2 Professional nonetheless anticipated

October 3, 2022

Whereas the MacBook Professional 2022 14-inch and 16-inch, together with the brand new iPad Professional with M2, are anticipated to be unveiled in October, a brand new tip means that it will not be at an Apple occasion — however they’re nonetheless “extremely prone to launch.”

From oft-reliable analyst Mark Gurman through the Energy On publication, the current Apple “Far Out” September occasion, bringing us the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Professional, Apple Watch Extremely, and AirPods Professional 2, will be the final huge displaying for the Cupertino-based tech large this yr. This comes as a shock, as Apple tends to convey out a launch occasion this time of yr to indicate off its new MacBooks, iPads, and different sensible dwelling merchandise.

Nevertheless, whereas Gurman claims “the large iPhone 14 unveiling final month was most likely it for Apple in 2022,” that does not imply we can’t see new merchandise. Final week, Gurman claimed that M2 and M2 Professional Mac minis, up to date M2 Professional and M2 Max 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Execs, and recent M2 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Execs are nonetheless prone to launch earlier than the top of 2023. 

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With no huge Apple occasion anticipated, this implies we’re prone to see bulletins through press releases — much like how the AirPods Max had been introduced in December 2020. If so, we may even see these product launches later than October.

Earlier leaks and rumors have urged a late 2022 announcement for the brand new MacBook Professional 14-inch and 16-inch fashions, however a selected date hasn’t been clarified.

In line with DigiTimes, Apple suppliers are “gearing up for shipments” for the brand new MacBook Professional fashions. Business insiders talking to the information outlet state that shipments for the prevailing 16-inch and 14-inch MacBook Professional are slowing down, leaving extra room for the brand new rumored fashions with upgraded M2 chips to ship.

That is in step with a earlier rumor that the MacBook Professional with M2 Professional and M2 Max was already within the works earlier this yr. Nevertheless, that contradicts Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo’s declare that manufacturing will start in the direction of the top of 2022 with a launch window early subsequent yr. As for the iPad Professional 2022, no dates have been sure.

Final yr, Apple’s October announcement was held on October 18, 2021, so in the event that they adopted the identical sample, this yr’s can be on October 17, 2022. Apple nonetheless has some wiggle room earlier than any main bulletins, which means an Apple October occasion may nonetheless be within the playing cards. Within the meantime, yow will discover out all you could know concerning the MacBook Professional 2022 14-inch and 16-inch and iPad Professional 2022.