The smaller model in particular will be new: the majority of observers are now expecting a 14-inch model that should replace the current 13-inch version that has been sold for many years without any external changes.
With its thinner edges, the new 14-inch MacBook Pro will not be at all or only slightly larger than the current 13-inch MacBook Pro.
A mini-LED panel in the new MacBook models is likely to be a major innovation come into use.
The backlight for the new and thinner MacBook displays will be sourced by Apple from Radiant Opto-Electronics, reported now the in Taiwan appearing Digitimes with reference to industry-related circles.
Start expected sometime in the second half of the year
In addition to the new 14-inch MacBook Pro, the 16-inch MacBook Pro will also receive an update. It was introduced at the end of 2019 and was the first MacBook to be equipped with the new Magic Keyboard, but has not received any updates since.
The new MacBooks are reportedly expected sometime in the second half of 2021. Most likely a performance in September, October or November, but a presentation at the virtual WWDC 2021 and a later delivery would also be conceivable. In a further message we reported on the latest assumptions about the iMac, which will also receive a major update this year.