Rumor says that the new MacBook Pro will be limited to 32GB of RAM

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What you need to know

  • A new rumor says that the new MacBook Pro models will be limited to 32GB of RAM.
  • The rumor also says that Apple will bring UHS-II support to a new SD card slot on the laptop.

A new rumor from YouTuber Luke Miani claims that the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models may have some limits when it comes to the RAM.

As reported by AppleTrack (via 9to5Mac), the new MacBook Pro models may be limited to 32GB of RAM, contradicting earlier reports from Mark Gurman at Bloomberg who said that they would be enabled up to 64GB.

In addition to the lower RAM, Miani says that the new SD card slot on the MacBook Pro will support UHS-II, enabling up to three times faster speeds for SD cards that support it. In fast, speeds could jump from 100MB a second all the way to 312MB a second.

Adding UHS-II to the MacBook Pro will be a huge upgrade to video editors and photographers – you know, the people who really want SD card slots! It's been great to hear in multiple reports that the SD Card slot is making a comeback, but to have this additional high-speed capability is great news.

13 Inch Macbook Pro M1

13 Inch Macbook Pro M1 (Image credit: Apple)

You can check out the full video from Miani below:

Today we have some very exciting future Apple Silicon Mac updates, and 3 exclusive tidbits found and verified by yours truly! We'll talk about everything from the upcoming redesigned MacBook Air, future iMac Pro with Apple Silicon M1X or M2X processor, and interesting details about the upcoming MacBook Pro.

The new MacBook Pro is expected to also feature a mini-LED display, the next generation of Apple's M-series processor, and a new design.

If you don't need to or can't wait for the new MacBook Pro models, check out our list of the Best MacBook in 2021.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.