While interested Apple users are currently waiting for the Apple to deliver the first iMac models with the Silicon M1 chip, fans of the 14 and 16-inch MacBook sizes will have to wait a little longer. According to a report Digitimes Mass production of new models equipped with minilight displays has been delayed.
“Mass production of Apple’s Minilight-backlit MacBook Pro series will have to be postponed to Q4 2021 or Q1 2022,” he said.
After Apple introduced its iPod Pro with minilight backlight (12.9-inch) in late April, the company plans to launch two MacBook Pros with minilight backlight – one with a 14-inch display and the other with a 16-inch display. “
The always well-known Digitimes reports in its own article. In addition to the potential COVID-19 triggered delays, according to Digitimes, the load on suppliers due to the new Minilet-iPod Pro also plays a role.
While a release is still expected in the second half of the year, the report indicates that the widespread availability of new MacBook Pro models will not be offered until 2022. The situation is currently similar with the new iMac and iPod Pro with the M1 chip issued on April 20th, but will probably only be offered in limited numbers from May 21st.
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