Is this the end of the MacBook Pro?

13-inch MacBook Pro
Is this the final curtain for the MacBook Pro? (Image credit: Future)

Apple's MacBook range became a lot simpler to navigate last year, with the discontinuation of the 12-inch MacBook leaving just the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. But if new rumours are to be believed, the choice could soon become even simpler for creatives – and it's all thanks to Apple's new silicon chips. 

Apple announced at its WWDC conference last month that it will be switching to its own custom-made silicon processors, having previously relied on those made by Intel. Offering "world-class" performance and power according to Apple, the new chips will no doubt help the MacBook Pro hold on to the top spot in our best laptops for graphic design list. But they could also see the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro combine to become a single product. 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.