As the new year of 2023 is approaching, what will be the new lineup of various product series that Apple will launch in the coming year?In this regard, foreign mediaMacWorld The first inventory forecast will have at least a list of more than 12 new products, covering Mac, iPad, iPhone and other models, which will appear in turn next year.
Among them, many of them are major redesigns, and even new items that have not been launched in the past, such as head-mounted devices and game consoles. one year.
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1. New M2 Mac mini
The first to be named is the long-rumored new Mac Mini mini desktop, which will launch a successor model upgraded to the M2 chip and M2 Pro chip, and the release time will fall in the spring of March 2023. Among them, the high-end Mac mini equipped with the M2 Pro chip is expected to replace the Intel-based model.
2. New MacBook Pro
It is expected to replace the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with M2 Pro and M2 Max chips. With the recent appearance of the M2 Max benchmark test, it is estimated that the debut time may fall around February to March next year.
3. New iMac
The new iMac All in One desktop equipped with the M2 chip is estimated to be released at the WWDC developer conference in June next year.
4. New Mac Pro
Equipped with high-end performance M2 Ultra and M2 Extreme chips, the new Mac Pro professional-level high-end host is estimated to be unveiled at the WWDC Developers Conference in June next year.
5. The first AR head-mounted device
Apple will launch a new product line of head-mounted devices. It is reported that the operating system will be named “xrOS”, focusing on XR extended reality, which includes VR virtual reality, AR augmented reality and MR mixed reality. It is estimated that the debut time will be at the WWDC Developers Conference in June next year.
6. New 15-inch MacBook Air
The MacBook Air, which focuses on thin and light positioning, is rumored to launch a new 15-inch model. The debut time is also the WWDC Developers Conference in June next year.
7. New 14-inch iPad Pro
The high-end tablet iPad Pro series, which has previously been rumored to be the flagship, will probably launch the largest size ever, between 14 inches and 15 inches. It is expected to be released at the autumn new product launch conference in the second half of next year.
8. The new iPad mini 7
In addition, the iPad mini tablet, which is mainly used as a portable mini tablet, will usher in the seventh-generation successor model, which will still maintain the 8.3-inch screen size, but the screen refresh rate is expected to support 120HZ. The capacity will probably start from 128GB. The debut time will be released at the autumn new product launch conference in the second half of next year.
9. Apple Game Console
Targeting the game console market segment is seen as Apple’s next step. However, relevant rumors are very limited. It is reported that this new product is still in the development stage, or may have the opportunity to appear at the autumn new product launch conference in the second half of next year. In addition, if it is not positioned as a game console, it may be that Apple’s new Apple TV set-top box will add game functions. The time point is the new product launch conference in September 2023.
10. The new generation of iPhone 15 series
In response to the new EU regulations, the iPhone 15 series, which will be released next year, is expected to use the Type-C interface, declaring that the iPhone will end the new era of the Lightning port, including: standard iPhone 15, 15 Plus and high-end flagship 15 Pro, 15 Pro Max (or called 15 Ultra). It is expected to be the highlight of the new product launch in September 2023.
11. A new generation of Apple Watch Series 9
The ninth-generation Apple Watch smart watch series will not be absent from routine updates, and the debut time will be the new product launch conference in September 2023.
12. The first HomePod smart speaker with a screen
The HomePod smart speaker series, which has not been updated for a long time, is rumored to be a project that Apple is developing, which is to make HomePod have a screen display function as the center of the smart home. The launch time may be in the spring of 2023 next year.
In addition to the 12 new products mentioned above, the affordable iPhone SE series is rumored to usher in a major revision, launching an iPhone SE Plus (tentative name) with an enlarged screen size, or it may still maintain the design of the physical Home button. However, there are also rumors that the physical Home button may be abandoned and a power button with integrated fingerprint recognition may be used instead. However, the time of debut is undecided, and it is uncertain whether it will be in 2023 or later.