Apple to launch 14.1-inch MacBook Pro in Q4 2020

Apple has a size refresh in the works for its MacBook Pro line after renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo revealed the company’s plans to launch a 14.1-inch laptop before the end of the year.

In a device-packed note on Wednesday, Kuo said that Apple will include a mini-LED screen in the new device, which is a type of display that offers contrast and black levels similar to OLED but without some of the issues such as burn-in.

The footprint of the updated MacBook Pro is not yet known, but it is likely to feature slimmer bezels to house the screen, which is larger than the current 13.3-inch model that Apple sells.

Five other devices slated for a 2020 release will also have the mini-LED display, according to Kuo.

There will be an updated 27-inch iMac Pro and a refresh of the 16-inch MacBook Pro, which initially launched last year to widespread acclaim.

The iPad family will also get an update with a 7.9-inch iPad Mini, 10.2-inch iPad and 12.9-inch iPad Pro.

Some fans were worried that Apple might drop the more budget-friendly iPad Mini entirely, but that’s not the case and it will get a nice new display.

The size remains the same as the previous generation, so it may still sport larger bezels and a home button.

A new iMac Pro is also a welcome surprise as it has not had a new coat of paint or internals since its previous release in late 2017.

Its future was also thrown into doubt after the eye-catching Mac Pro was released in 2019, but the rumours suggest that there is still space for a high-spec desktop device with a display.

Kuo said that the new devices should go on sale during the final three months of this year (Q4 2020).

Before you go

After spending over 20 years working with Macs, both old and new, theres a tool I think would be useful to every Mac owner who is experiencing performance issues.

CleanMyMac is highest rated all-round cleaning app for the Mac, it can quickly diagnose and solve a whole plethora of common (but sometimes tedious to fix) issues at the click of a button. It also just happens to resolve many of the issues covered in the speed up section of this site, so Download CleanMyMac to get your Mac back up to speed today.



About the author


I've been a passionate evangelist for Apple and the Macintosh throughout my working life, my first love was a Quadra 605 working with a small creative agency in the south of Norfolk UK in the mid 1990's, I later progressed to other roles in other Macintosh dominated industries, first as a Senior graphic designer at a small printing company and then a production manager at Guardian Media Group. As the publishing and printing sector wained I moved into Internet Marketing and in 2006 co-founded which grew to become one the top 200 visited sites in the US (according to Quantcast), at its peak receiving over 15 million visits per month. For the last ten years I have worked as an Affiliate and Consultant to many different business and start ups, my key skill set being online marketing, on page monetisation, landing page optimisation and traffic generation, if you would like to hire me or discuss your current project please reach out to me here.

You can also follow me on: and

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.