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In the latest edition of his Power On newsletter, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman shared his expectations for future Apple products.

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Gurman still expects new MacBook Pros and AirPods to be announced by the end of 2021, but he doesn't anticipate any other groundbreaking product launches until at least next year. Looking ahead to 2022, Gurman said Apple plans to debut several products, including new AirPods Pro, a redesigned iPad Pro, a revamped Mac Pro tower with Apple silicon, a redesigned MacBook Air with Apple silicon, as many as three new Apple Watch models, and more.

Gurman and Bloomberg's Debby Wu previously reported that the new AirPods Pro will feature new motion sensors for fitness tracking, and they said Apple has also tested a smaller design that eliminates the stems below the earbuds. As for the redesigned iPad Pro, Gurman and Wu said Apple is testing a new glass back with wireless charging support and the ability to charge AirPods by placing them on the back of the iPad Pro.

2022 might also be the year that Apple previews its widely rumored mixed-reality headset that combines augmented reality and virtual reality features, according to Gurman. He said Apple's "true AR glasses" are probably still between two and four years away.

Gurman insisted that Apple is working on satellite functionality for future iPhones, which would allow users to send text messages and file emergency reports in areas without cellular service, noting that the features "just aren't ready yet."

Gurman also shared his thoughts on the iPhone 13 and other devices unveiled by Apple this week, reflected on potential App Store changes after the Epic Games verdict, and more. Subscribe to the Power On newsletter here.

Article Link: Gurman: New AirPods Pro and Redesigned iPad Pro Coming in 2022
 
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profets

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I wonder how much of a redesign the iPad Pro can receive. Feels like at a certain point any of these products (iPhone, iPad, MacBook) you can really only iterative and make minor changes.

Amazing how nice the iPad Pro still feels, especially for a design that's 3 years old. Really curious where they go with it.
 

zedsdead

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Next year is going to be an expensive one for me…have to prepare:

- iPad Pro 11” redesign (hopefully also gets mini-led or OLED)
- Larger iMac redesign or smaller Mac Pro/apple display, have to see how this plays out
- Apple Watch Series 8, hopefully a full redesign
- iPhone 14 (if they go back to the iPhone 4 style, instant buy)
 
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Greenmeenie

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A glass backed iPad Pro? Why does that sound like a bad idea? Drop it once & goodbye ipad. Not to mention heavier. Plus if you thought wirelessly charging an iphone was slow… yikes. I would much rather see Apple come out with an iPad Pro version of Final Cut than all this.
 

rgeneral

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Next year is going to be an expensive one for me…have to prepare:

- iPad Pro 11” redesign (hopefully also gets mini-led or OLED)
- Larger iMac redesign or smaller Mac Pro/apple display, have to see how this plays out
- Apple Watch Series 8, hopefully a full redesign
- iPhone 14 (if they go back to the iPhone style, instant buy)
What is iPhone style ? Just wondering.
 

TheYayAreaLiving

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Mark Gurman: I expect Apple to update the majority of their products line up next year. However, let me help you out.

iPhone 14, 2022 Event.

Mr. Gurman, Mr. Prosser, and Mr. Kuo: Apple to announce and confirm.

New iPhone 14 is coming in Fall, September 2022.

Event date: Tuesday at 10:00 AM, September 13, 2022.

Pre-order date: Friday at 5:00 AM PST, September 16, 2022.

Release date: Friday, September 23, 2022.

@MacRumors @arn #AppleEvent, You heard it here first :)
 
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paulovsouza

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At this point they’re just saying things and hoping it sticks. Anyone saying, “oh they were right and Apple scrapped it”, well why didn’t they hear about that. So maybe their sources aren’t as reliable and current, so neither is their rumors. All I’m saying is hold off, get more sources be more certain, and specific. Instead of “Things will be better!… NEXT year”
 

Lerenard3000

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iPad’s back doesn’t have to be all glass, only the middle part or lower for wireless charging .

or glass is great because you need apple care muhahahah.
 
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