Apple has started mass production of the new generation Mac processor. The Apple M2, produced by TSMC, will be used in new MacBooks, which are scheduled to go on sale in the second half of this year.
According to the news of the Nikkei Asia website, Apple has started mass production of the next generation Mac processor . The chipset, referred to as Apple M2 , is produced in TSMC’s facilities. Shipments of the new processor to be used in the next MacBook series may begin in July .
Apple is said to be launching not only the new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro models this year , but also the updated 27-inch iMac . The company unveiled the new 24-inch iMac and iPad Pro at its spring event on April 20 .
Both devices are powered by the company’s 5 nm M1 chip . The Cupertino company says its new processor solution provides up to 3.5 times faster system performance and up to 6 times faster graphics performance.
Migration to Apple Silicon progressing according to plan
In addition to all these, while the machine learning performance of Macs with the new M1 processor is claimed to increase 15 times, it is also stated that these devices offer 2 times longer battery life than the previous generation Macs .
As you will remember, Apple announced at the WWDC 2020 conference that it will gradually switch from Intel processors to its ARM-based Apple Silicon processors in two years . So far, everything is progressing according to plans .