Jun 28, 2016 12:25 PM EDT
MacBook Pro 2016 Update: After OLED Touch Bar, macOS Sierra; Apple Pulls Out Old Models For Upcoming Q4 Launch
MacBook Pro 2016 is really coming out in the open this time as MacBook old models are being pulled out from store shelves in several Apple retailers and partner stores. So, brace yourselves to see the specs like the OLED touch bar and macOS Sierra sooner.
MacBook Pro 2016 came back on the headlines when Apple Insider reported a clerk at Austin store remarked that their store had pulled old MacBook Pro units from the its show floor. Another report posted to confirm that other stores were doing the same to old generation MacBook models.
Another seeming confirmation appeared at the Apple Shop as this old units have been officially sold starting at $1,099 and varies depending on the type and specs the models have. As this old MacBook Pros are losing grip at the stores speculations for MacBook Pro 2016 release becomes quite stronger and plausible.
Probably, MacBook Pro 2016 release date will be scheduled in Q4, University Herald reported.
OLED Touch Bar
Meanwhile, more MacBook Pro fans are rooting to experience the OLED touchpad which Cult of Mac posted featuring the aluminum casing for the 2016 MacBook Pro. This feature was confirmed by KGI Securities Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and added that Apple will possibly contain an OLED touchpad to the MacBook Pro series, Cult Of Mac reported.
Q4: Launching And Phasing Out
Now that most rumors point to Q4 2016 as MacBook Pro's launch, people clings to the idea that many other units are going to be extinct to pave the way for a smooth release. Same as the non-Retina MacBook and MacBook Air. It is said that non-Retina MacBook Pro are still around for some folks who need an optical drive, UH said in another report. Also, MacBook Air is rumored to be phased out soon. So, Apple could have been patching these old generations mmodels to make room for the massive arrival of MacBook Pro 2016.
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