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New products from Apple are expected in 2022
It’s been a long time since Apple launched a new product category. In addition to the many innovations for well-known hardware, this is exactly what should happen in 2022. In a detailed analysis, Apple expert Mark Gurman explains what to expect from Apple this year.
Bloomberg journalist Mark Gorman, who is mostly well-informed, has something to say Apple Apple Common for 2022. After 2021, the year of product maintenance has been quieter and so is the annual year iPhone highlight Although a deft reform, but a little revolutionary, fresh produce will follow in quick succession in 2022.
The highlight of the year could be the long-awaited VR/AR . Headset The aforementioned in 2017. As usual, Apple doesn’t seem to be in any hurry and may once again succeed in elevating the product category from its status to mainstream. Competitors such as the Oculus Quest 2, Valve Index, PlayStation VR or HTC Vive are still in a tough spot and often only a problem among enthusiasts.
developer conference early summer
An initial preview of the glasses could already be given at WWDC 2022, Apple’s annual developer conference in early summer. I An apple Mostly looking after professional customers at the event, a new wave of Macs can also be expected, as Apple should continue to push the switch to internal M-Chips. We’re talking about major updates for the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro families, a new and affordable external display, new hardware for the Mac mini and iMac, and last but not least, a new type of Mac Pro that Apple will be the last to. The Intel computer can roll out the software and use its chip for power users. .
In the spring, even before WWDC’s big announcements, count Gorman With the new iPads, more precisely the new iPad Pro. It is possible that Apple will also update the regular iPad and possibly the iPad Air. A Bloomberg journalist suspects that a 5G version of the cheap iPhone SE is also in the plan.
As usual, with a new one from September 2022 Iphone the expected. If Apple sticks to the current nomenclature, the iPhone 14, and thus the iPhone 14 Pro, both come in different sizes. So far, not much is known about the design of Apple smartphones, except that the notch on the edge of the screen, that is, the notch, should be much smaller.
Older rumors like FaceID abolition and the Touch ID button at the bottom of the screen aren’t specifically mentioned, but they should remain at the top of fans’ wish lists.
In addition, Gurman expects three Apple Watch models, a new Watch SE, Series 8 and an outdoor sports version for extreme athletes.
As far as the software is concerned, you can of course expect iOS 16 and macOS 13, but you don’t need a crystal ball to work.
If Apple sticks to the date structures of the past few years, announcements can be expected in April, June, September and possibly again in October. Not all products have to wait for them to appear at an event – sometimes Apple also publishes new products out of the role.
The exact order of product release is not at all consistent.