M2 chip going into production

Continuing the discussion from Apple Releases New M1-Based 24-inch iMac in Spring Colors:

I just saw this in the news:

(h/t MacRumors)

The article indicates that TSMC could start shipping the chip in July, in time for new Macs to be announced later this year.


This does seem to be the obvious strategy. Apple now has M1 Apple Silicon offering for their lower-end / entry-level Macs for people who want Apple Silicon, and will introduce more powerful computers in the second year of what they said would be a two-year transition.