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Apple’s M2 Chipset Spotted in Upcoming MacBook Air – Might Feature up to 10-core GPU

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Apple has revolutionized their products in 2021 and they are all set to take that forward in 2022 as well. The M2 chipset from Apple is likely set to come out in the second quarter of 2022 as a direct successor to the M1 chipset. Reports suggest that the M2 chipset will be released in the upcoming MacBook Air.

The upcoming 2022 MacBook Air is set to feature redesigned epic proportions and propel the concept of a portal powerhouse with marginally faster performance.

Apple is likely going to stick to their octa-core CPU in the M2 chipset but might feature a 10-core GPU configuration. This improved architecture is all set to revolutionize performance, responsiveness and power efficiency.

There are not much information about the CPU and GPU configuration of the M2 chipset, however, reports from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman highlights a slight improvement to the performance from its predecessor.

There are chances that like the M1 chipset, even the M2 silicon will feature TSMC’s 5nm processor for seamless mass production of the chipset for easier access and better improvements.

Compared to the M1 chipset that consumes around 39W power at maximum loads, the M2 could stand out with its power efficiency features. The M1 chipset also features an 8-core GPU, which is likely set to witness an upgrade in the M2 silicon with 10-core GPU configuration, leading to a further improvement in performance.

As for the 2022 MacBook Air, which is going to feature the M2 chipset, the device is going to be launched with a lot of changes to the design and configuration. There is going to be a display upgrade with the mini-LED display and a wider spectrum of colors.

The upcoming MacBook Air could also feature the MagSafe connector and Thunderbolt 4 port on one side of the device for enhanced accessibility. However, there will be restrictions with the combined arrival of Thunderbolt 4 with eGPU support at this point.

As mentioned before, the M2 silicon is set to be launched in the second quarter of 2022, so there are chances that the users will have to wait further for the launch of MacBook Air. It is likely going to arrive by the third quarter.

Source: AppleInsider Via Wccftech

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