While Apple is busy making his own way with his M1 chips by plugging them into the MacBooks and now the 2021 iMacs and the 2021 iPad Pro, the next generation of the tech giant Apple silicon The chip, which could be referred to as the “M2” chip, has gone into production, according to a report from Nikkei. The report predicts they won’t be available in mass supply until July this year. If it does, and everything goes to plan, Apple may be able to use these chips in some of the upcoming ones MacBook Models or even iPads.
The M2 chip is expected to have increased processing power of the CPU and GPUs and add more than two Thunderbolt ports as the M1 chip supports a maximum of two. Since the M1 chip only allows one external display output, it is expected that the M2 chip will allow two.
The M1 chip is the first personal computer chip manufactured using 5 nanometer process technology. It has 16 billion transistors with integrated graphics. But there might be a rival soon Qualcomm is supposed to work on the next generation Snapdragon 8cx chipset. The company plans to introduce the next generation SD 8cx chipset Microsoft Windows notebooks and 2-in-1 convertibles, a report from GizmoChina claimed.
According to the report, two variants of the new SD 8cx chip are in development. One of them is the Snapdragon SC8280XP, which supposedly comes with 4 high-end cores called “Gold +” that clock at 2.7 GHz.