Those who waited for the appearance of the MacBook Pro with M2 Pro and M2 Max chips at the beginning of the year will still have to be patient. According to DigiTimes, shared with 9to5Mac, their release may again be delayed.
This is Apple’s supply chain report that says so, but it doesn’t mention a specific release date for these new MacBook Pros. It simply indicates that updates may be “delayed again”. Therefore, it is unlikely that they will be launched in March, as many initially thought. We are due to unveil the MacBook Pro M2 Pro and M2 Pro Max at the Apple Developers Conference (WWDC) next June.
MacBook shipments halved
The DigiTimes report also talks about a drop in MacBook shipments in the first quarter of 2023. Shipments will be down 40% to 50% compared to the fourth quarter of 2022, which is really huge given that drops in shipments during this period tend to fluctuate. from 10 to 20%.