After a whirlwind fall release schedule that brought 2 brand-new Apple Watches, 4 brand-new iPhones, a brand-new HomePod, and a quick brand-new processor for the Mac, Apple experts Ming-Chi Kuo is currently expecting 2021. And it might be another big year.
In a report to financiers and obtained by Macrumors, Kuo set out his forecasts for numerous of Apple’s items spreading out throughout all of next year. Amongst the brand-new releases he anticipates:
iPad: Kuo kept in mind that need for the iPad Air has actually been much better than anticipated and Apple wants to continue that momentum into the brand-new year. New Pro designs with mini-LED screens along with 5G modems are anticipated in the very first half of the year, while a brand-new inexpensive iPad will likely release in the 2nd half half of the year, most likely a replacement for eighth-gen iPad or the iPad mini.
AirPods: As reported, Kuo thinks Apple will release a brand-new design of AirPods that embrace a style “similar to AirPods Pro” in the 2nd quarter of 2021.
Apple Watch: Sales of the Apple Watch SE and Series 6 have actually been robust, according to Kuo, however 2021 might be an even larger year for Apple’s wearable. Kuo does not provide much information, however he states the Series 7 will include “ingenious health management functions and better kind aspect style.” A brand-new kind aspect would be a substantial modification for the Apple Watch, as Apple has actually just used minor tweaks considering that the very first design landed in 2015.
Macs: Now that Apple got the ball rolling with the first M1 Macs, Kuo anticipates Apple to continue the shift throughout 2021. Following the launch of the low-end 13-inch MacBook, Kuo states brand-new MacBook designs are on the method the 2nd half of 2021 with a brand-new style, most likely lastly bringing the long-rumored 14-inch MacBook Pro. Likewise on the docket are brand-new iMacs with a significant redesign, though Kuo does not discuss them in this report.
iPhone 13: While he didn’t point out the iPhone in this report, Kuo formerly declared that the iPhone 13 will keep the exact same lineup however boost the video cameras on the Pro designs even further, particularly on the Pro designs. According to Macrumors, “the Ultra Wide video cameras on the 2 high-end designs will be considerably updated to f/1.8, 6P (six-element lens) with autofocus,” compared to f/2.4, 5P (five-element lens) Ultra Wide video cameras with repaired concentrate on the existing designs.