December 6, 2023

There’s an excellent likelihood that the brand new Apple Pencil is the ultimate piece of {hardware} Apple will launch this yr. Rumors about new iPad and Mac fashions have been swirling for months, however primarily based on latest predictions from TF Worldwide Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, we’re going to have to attend till subsequent yr to get our fingers on any of them.

Previous to the launch of the Apple Pencil (USB-C) on Tuesday, a number of sources claimed that Apple could be unveiling new iPad fashions as effectively. That clearly didn’t come to move, because the Apple Pencil was the one and solely new product that Apple launched.

As famous by MacRumors, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has shared various predictions in latest weeks that every one level to the identical verdict: Apple is finished launching {hardware} in 2023.

It began on September 8, when Kuo posted the following message on X: “Evidently Apple is not going to launch new MacBook fashions (geared up with M3 sequence processors) earlier than the tip of this yr.” A month and a half later, his prediction holds.

On September 12, he posted again: “New iPad fashions are unlikely earlier than the yr’s finish.”

In an X post earlier this week, Kuo up to date his prediction from 2022 with new dates, projecting that the refresh of the 24-inch iMac will launch in 2024, whereas a higher-end 32-inch iMac with a miniLED show will make its debut in some unspecified time in the future in 2025.

Lastly, in a Medium put up this week, Kuo summed up his newest predictions:

There aren’t any new merchandise in 4Q23, and MacBook cargo momentum shall be considerably decrease than in previous peak seasons. The important thing to no new merchandise is that Apple must clear stock and reformulate new product and advertising methods for 2024.

This has been a busy yr for Apple, however 2024 might be even busier, as all of Apple’s main product traces ought to see substantial updates alongside the debut of Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional.