Apple’s next-gen M2/M1X chip reportedly entered Mass Production. Nikkei Asia’s report reveals that Apple might start shipping these new chips as early as July. Apple earlier mentioned that it will gradually replace all the Intel chips with their own Silicon Chip, also it could take two years.

The M1 chip was introduced last year, in transition to power future Apple products with it. However, the recently launched iMac, M1 iPad Pro have had Apple Silicon M1 chip.

The M1 chip was first debuted on the MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and MacBook Air last year. Now the Cupertino-based company is heading towards the successor to the M1 processor. The upcoming MacBook models will have these next-gen processors. These processors may be revealed in the next-gen MacBook’s in the Q2 of this year.

There isn’t any official statement made by Apple, as reports suggest the Supplier for this new chip will be TSMC. The Taiwanese-based company will use 5NMP technology to make it better than the last-gen M1.

With the successful launch of the M1 MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini, the products by themselves received positive feedback from its users. The performance of M1 chips is 3.5x faster in terms of CPU, whilst in terms of GPU, it is upto 5x faster.

Moreover, this new M2 or M1x chip will be faster and will be more efficient. All this news is rumored based, however, we could expect its debut in the second half of this year.


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