Bloomberg: The first ARM version of Mac will be revealed at WWDC
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Jun 2020

Kirsten Thomas

Bloomberg: The first ARM version of Mac will be revealed at WWDC

Reports from Bloomberg indicate that Apple will announce at WWDC that the Mac will switch from Intel processors to ARM processors. This year WWDC 2020 will be held online on June 22, and iOS 14, macOS 10.16, watchOS 7 and other new-generation operating systems are expected to be released.

Prepare software deployment in advance

There have been rumors about the ARM version of the Mac for some time. Because the replacement of the processor architecture will have a lot of software compatibility issues to deal with, so before the ARM version of the Mac is officially launched, software support is the first problem to be solved.

Therefore, "Bloomberg" revealed that Apple will announce at WWDC 2020 that the first new ARM version of the Mac will be launched in 2021, allowing developers to deploy early. In fact, if you pay close attention to the announcement of WWDC 2020, and use the image of MacBook in it, maybe you have already hinted that the ARM version of Mac will be released in WWDC 2020?

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12 core ARM processor

Bloomberg reported in April this year that Apple is developing three processors for the Mac, which are based on the A14 processor, and at least one will be faster than the A series (the processor used by the iPhone/iPad) Many are expected to be produced by TSMC on a 5nm process. The first processor developed for Mac is code-named Firestorm and will have 12 cores, including 8 high-performance cores and at least 4 energy-saving cores. Insiders will be more likely to have more than 12 cores in the future through exposure.