Apple might unveil a brand new “Mac Studio” machine and display working iOS on the March 8 occasion, based on a last-minute affirmation from Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. In a tweet, Gurman stated the Mac Studio and a “new monitor with iOS are able to go” and can possible debut tomorrow.
Earlier right now, YouTuber Luke Miani shared renders of what he claims to be the “Mac Studio”, exhibiting a machine with a design like a fats Mac mini. The “Mac Studio” has the identical sq. design as the present Mac mini, however is 10 centimeters lengthy and has a brand new thermal design to scale back warmth.
Miani stated the “Mac Studio” could be introduced “unambiguously” on the spring occasion, and now it appears like Gurman is backing that.
I am instructed that the Mac Studio (smaller Mac Professional/extra highly effective Mac mini) plus the brand new monitor with iOS are “prepared to make use of” – so I believe they need to arrive tomorrow. https://t.co/MvrGwTfGmy
— Mark Gurman (@markgurman) March 7, 2022
Final week we first heard the title “Mac Studio” from Juicy Apple Information, with the positioning describing it as a kind of “Mac mini” and Mac Professional hybrid system. Earlier rumors have pointed to each a high-end Mac mini and a smaller Mac Professional in growth, and it seems these rumors have been about the identical Mac Studio system.
The hybrid Mac Studio might substitute the high-end Mac mini and could possibly be offered as a smaller various to the Mac Professional. It’s not anticipated to be as highly effective because the Mac Professional, however is predicted to make use of Apple’s M1 Professional and M1 Max chips, together with an possibility for a extra highly effective model of the M1 Max.
To go together with the Mac Studio, Apple would have a “Studio Show” prepared. Miani stated the Studio Show shall be a 27-inch format with barely bigger bezels than the Professional Show XDR, and now Gurman suggests it would “run iOS”, hinting at a built-in A-series chip.
We have heard rumors of some kind of show with an A-series chip in it earlier than, though it was thought that such a show could be a Professional Show XDR successor. As an alternative, the monitor coming tomorrow is predicted to be extra reasonably priced than the $5k Professional Show XDR, however no pricing info is offered.
Apple’s full plans for the Mac Studio and potential Studio Show will develop into clear tomorrow morning, with the “Peek Efficiency” occasion kicking off at 10 a.m. Pacific Time.