Apple is preparing to release an updated Mac Mini on chips M2 and M2 Pro

New version of Mac mini instead ofThe previously proposed M1 Pro processor will receive more modern M2 and M2 Pro chips, Bloomberg analyst Mark Gurman said in the author's Power On mailing list.

According to Mr. Gurman, Apple previouslyworked on an updated Mac mini on the M1 Pro chip - the computer was supposed to debut this year, but now the project has been canceled. Instead, the company will release another, and there are two versions of the device: with new generation processors M2 and M2 Pro. At the same time, the appearance of the mini-computer will remain the same, the expert is sure.

He also clarified that the Mac mini is based on the processorThe M2 has already been assigned the model index J473, and the version with the more powerful M2 Pro chip is codenamed J474. The new chip has a heterogeneous architecture with 8 performance and 4 economical cores. But the company is not going to use the older M2 Max or Ultra processors in the Mac mini family, saving them for the Mac Pro series computers, 9to5Mac resource sources add.

Finally, the Mac Studio computer, according to the versionMr. Gurman, will be a short-lived model: both Mac Studio and Mac Pro are positioned approximately the same and they also have the same target audience. Finally, if you're lucky, we should expect the debut of the MacBook Pro in versions with M2 Pro and M2 Max processors this fall, although the model may be delayed until next year, Bloomberg is sure.