MacBook Pro 2016: 8 Things You Should Know About the Upcoming Apple Beast

Apple hasn't updated the MacBook Pro's for a while now and the Cupertino giant will be surely releasing upgrades to the MacBook Pro series as they are now considered as slightly outdated.

MacBook Pro 2016: 8 Things You Should Know About Upcoming Apple Beast

And, rumors also suggesting the same. While there are many leaks regarding the MacBook Pro this year, it is heavily expected to arrive with some interesting set of features as the leaks suggest.

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There are some rumors saying that the 2016 MacBook Pro will arrive with a thinner body along with two models -13-inch and 15-inch. A couple of other rumors also said that the MacBook Pro 2016 will feature an OLED touch panel and much more.

Check out the sliders below to know what leaks suggest about the upcoming MacBook Pro along with release date.

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Thinner Body

This was the most recent leak from Techradar as they suggest that the MacBook Pro 2016 will feature much thinner body to compete with the Microsoft's Surface Book. However, the report also says that Apple is working on a new hinge type of design to make it more competitive.

Touch Screen Display

While Apple is gearing to launch two new MacBook Pro's with 13-inch and 15-inch screen size, there won't be much change in terms of display resolution, however, Apple might increase the pixel density from 226 PPI to something around 500 PPI.

One of the earlier rumor suggested that the 2016 MacBook Pro will feature a touchscreen display and it might be detachable from the keyboard, as said earlier to make it compete with the Surface Book.

Power Button With Touch ID Support

This rumor was from the reliable KGI Analysts as they suggest that Apple might integrate Touch ID into the power button of the MacBook.

Trackpad With Support for Apple Pencil

When Apple released Apple Pencil for the iPad Pro, many were surprised. And, rumors suggest that the Apple MacBook Pro 2016 will also come with support for Apple Pencil, which is really innovative.

The leak came from the Patent Apple sketchings and it also suggested that the 2016 MacBook Pro might also feature 4G LTE cellular connectivity.

OLED Touchbar

While it is widely expected that the 2016 MacBook Pro will be a complete revamp from its predecessors and the same was suggested by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. He further explained that the OLED Touchbar will be replaced with the physical function keys with some set of software customizable keys.

An application can be opened with a tap on the OLED display and it will be tuned for further operations as well.

 

Thunderbolt 3 Port

Apple might embed the thunderbolt 3 port in the MacBook Pro 2016 to connect with multiple devices at a time.

Faster Processors

The 2016 MacBook Pro are said to feature the new sixth generation Skylake processors from Intel. As of now, there are no MacBooks which feature a Skylake processor, which will even increase the battery life on the Macbooks.

Bye Bye 3.5mm Headphone Jack?

Apple might also ditch the 3.5mm audio jack port in the 2016 MacBook Pro's as rumors suggest the same. It Apple does that, it won't be the first Apple product to arrive without a 3.5mm jack port as the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are also rumored to not feature a 3.5mm jack port.

Release Date and Pricing

Rumors suggested that Apple will release the MacBook Pro 2016 at WWDC 2016, however, that did not happen. Now, fresh rumors suggest that Apple will release the MacBook Pro in Q4 2016, which might be true. Do make a note that the MacBook Pro 2016 won't be released at the iPhone 7 September event, according to a fresh rumor.

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