According to Reports, Apple is developing a new Pro Display XDR Monitor

According to Reports, Apple is developing a new Pro Display XDR Monitor

The company is working on a number of displays, including this one.

According to Reports, Apple is developing a new Pro Display XDR Monitor

Apple may soon provide a couple more options to those who were dissatisfied with the Studio Display. Apple is creating "several new external monitors," including a 2019 update to its 32-inch Pro Display XDR, according to Mark Gurman of Bloomberg. Gurman speculates that the forthcoming panels would include built-in Apple Silicon chipsets like the Studio Display, which has a dedicated A13 Bionic processor. However, there are few details available about the upcoming screens. He adds that the upgraded Pro Display XDR might be released following the arrival of the M2 Mac Pro (more on the computer in a moment).

It's uncertain whether an updated Studio Display will be part of Apple's lineup of new displays. Ross Young, a display expert, tweeted in October that the company was getting ready to introduce a 27-inch mini-LED monitor in the first quarter of 2023, according to MacRumors. According to the specifications Young provided, it appeared that Apple intended to replace the Studio Display with its ProMotion technology.

Additionally, Gurman gives an update on the long-rumored Mac Pro M2 upgrade. He stated in October that the machine would come with an optional "Extreme" version of the M2 chipset from the manufacturer. This version was rumored to include a processor with up to 48 cores and 256GB of RAM. Gurman claims that Apple has since given up on those ideas.

An M2 Extreme version of a Mac Pro would likely cost at least $10,000 based on Apple's existing price structure, Gurman says, making it an extremely specialized product that is probably not worth the development expenses, engineering resources, and production bandwidth it would require.

A M2 Ultra chipset with up to 24 CPU cores, 76 GPU cores, and at least 192GB of RAM will apparently be present in the remaining model as things stand. Gurman adds that the new Mac Pro maintains the current model's expandability, including the capacity to add more RAM. Since Apple's current CPUs have RAM that is soldered, it will be interesting to see how the business implements that kind of upgradeability.

Two years after the introduction of its initial M1 chip, Apple was intended to have finished converting its entire computer portfolio to Apple Silicon. Gurman claims that the delay in the announcement of a new Mac Pro is due to a number of factors, including feature modifications and a change in Apple's manufacturing plans. Gurman did not provide a timeframe for the new model's release, but assuming no further delays, it should happen sometime in 2019.

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