Crazy Apple Rumor Machine opens ’21 with HUGE product claims
Welcome to the pleasure (in rumours) dome! While most of the return to work planet struggle with their choice of online service, the Apple rumor machine has five (yes five) big claims to play with today.
- 12-core Apple Silicon Macs are coming.
- AR device for 2021.
- iPhone 13 devices will all offer LiDAR scanners.
- iPhone 13 devices may all offer mmWAve 5G.
- AirTags are still coming soon.
Here’s the tour:
12-core Apple Silicon Macs are coming.
Apple will begin updating its pro Macs, introducing a 12-core Apple Silicon M-series processor in a new MacBook Pro model in March. Given the stupendous performance of the entry-level M1 devices, this will be worth a look.
AR device for 2021
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo tell us to expect a new AR device from Apple this year. That’s got to be v.1 glasses, right?
iPhone 13 devices will all offer LiDAR scanners.
Apple has adopted dToF LiDAR scanner in iPad Pro and iPhone 12 Pro series, and is expected to apply the scanner technology to all its 2021 iPhone models, which will remain available with Face ID sensors, the sources said.”
iPhone 13 devices may all offer mmWAve 5G
Source: Patently Apple:
“Qiqi is in the process of receiving a large order for millimeter wave antennas for the iPhone 13 which could be signaling the expansion of this technology to more iPhone models in the US this year. Apple is also working with foreign telecom companies in the hopes of eventually expanding millimeter wave antennas to iPhones globally over the next few years.”
AirTags are still coming soon
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo tell us Apple will introduce its FindMy powered AirTags ‘soon’. He also tells us to expect a new AR device from Apple this year.