As we near the end of a busy product release season for Apple with only new iPads and Macs to be announced over the next month, we are also targeting 2023. Apple is rumored to have several major products in the pipeline. for next year, including new Macs, a new HomePod, a VR/AR headset, and more.
Along with new iPhones and Apple Watches, which are expected every year at a steady cadence, there are other products to look forward to from Apple. Below, we’ve rounded up six major products other than the iPhone 15 that you can expect to launch next year, according to Bloombergby Mark Gurman in his latest Power On newsletter.
15-inch MacBook Air
Apple is expected to release a 15-inch MacBook Air in 2023, as previously claimed and reaffirmed today by Gurman. The MacBook Air is rumored to have a similar screen size to the 16-inch MacBook Pro, but with a thinner and lighter design. The current MacBook Air is 13-inches tall, and the 15-inch MacBook Air would likely use the same design as the current model, which was introduced in June.
iMac with M3 chip
Apple is working on a new iMac that it plans to launch next year, according to Gurman. The new iMac will feature the Apple M3 silicon chip, but other details, including its design and size, have yet to be seen. Apple is also working on an “iMac Pro”, but it’s unclear whether this is the rumored M3 iMac or a separate standalone product.
All-in-one Apple TV, HomePod and FaceTime camera
Apple is working on a new home product that combines a HomePod with an Apple TV and a FaceTime camera. The product was originally reported in April 2021, and Gurman said today that it could launch in late 2023. Digital Assistant Siri,” Gurman said in a previous report.
Additional details about the product, including its form factor and pricing, are not yet known, but with a launch possibly slated for next year, more details could emerge in the coming months.
Helmet “Reality Pro”
One of Apple’s first product introductions in 2023 may be the company’s AR/VR headset. According to multiple reports, Apple plans to release its headset, which it may call “Reality Pro”, next year. Apple analyst Ming Chi-Kuo reported that Apple is planning an event as early as January to announce the new headphones.
After discontinuing the product in March 2021, Apple is reportedly working on a new full-size HomePod to launch next year, according to Gurman and Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. According to Gurman, the new HomePod will be similar in size to the original HomePod with improved audio quality and powered by the Apple Watch Series 8 S8 chip. The new HomePod could launch as early as Q1 2023, according to Kuo.
Apple Silicon Mac Pro
One of the most anticipated product announcements of 2023 is a new Mac Pro, as the current version still features Intel processors. Rumors suggest that the next Mac Pro will feature the M2 Ultra chip with a 20-core processor, up to a 64-core GPU and 64GB or 128GB of unified memory. The Mac Pro is also expected to come with an “M2 Extreme” chip, which will have a 40-core CPU, up to a 128-core GPU, and at least 128GB or 256GB of unified memory.