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Consultant is dubious about 12-inch MacBook Pro/MacBook rumors

This 12-inch MacBook Pro concept is courtesy of r/Mac at Reddit.

Last week there were rumors that Apple was planning a 12-inch MacBook or just plain ‘ol MacBook for 2023. At the time I said I was dubious and Display Supply Chain consultant Ross Young is skeptical, as well.

On June 10, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman said Apple is working on a 12-inch Mac laptop that could arrive in early 2023. On June 9 Twitter user “Majin Bu” said the same thing, but said the laptop would be a MacBook Pro with M2 Pro and M2 Max chips. 

In tweet shared with his Super Followers — as noted by MacRumors — Young said, “Apple’s strategy for notebooks is currently 13” and larger. Companies in the MacBook Pro display supply chain we talked to are not aware of it [a 12-inch laptop].”

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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.