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Jul 09, 2016 10:02 AM EDT

MacBook Air VS MacBook Pro 2016: Here’s Why MacBook Air Demise Doesn’t Really Matter; The Future With MacBook Pro 2016 [UPDATE & RUMORS]


When MacBook Air was reported to unlikely receive a refresh from Apple and a highly-anticipated replacement is on the go, fans have exploded with mixed emotions mainly because it has been an office staple and business companion to many business entities and individual professionals. But the change has come and MacBook Pro 2016 is definitely changing the game of portable computers.

MacBook Air rumors surfaced it did not panned long enough when pundits turned their eyes to the more modern and upscale feature of MacBook Pro 2016. Since then, MacBook Air has been lashed out of its former title "the most portable, lightest, thinnest notebook" and been the subject of enticing promo deals from Apple Store, suppliers and retailers, University Herald wrote. A move that assures Apple's plan to getting rid of Air series.

Still, given its low starting price of $899, I expect the MacBook Air to continue to be sold.

MacBook Air To Transition Into iPad Pro?

At some point, MacBook Air is reviewed as future of computing. In fact, MacBook Air has continuously influenced various laptop designs of today, Mashable reviewed.

Another rumor suggests that the new MacBook Air could be the iPad Pro. Interestingly, this device is what Apple CEO Tim Cook seems to be aiming to match against the Chromebook. However, a fully-outfitted 12.9-inch iPad Pro imcluding keyboard and Apple Pencil actually costs more than a MacBook Air but iPad Pro is a stimulating aim on the future of computing.

So once the MacBook Air does to get a significant refresh, the iPad Pro is good for grabs for Apple users, Mashable added.

Macbook Pro 2016 Future

Now that more and more rumors are eradicating MacBook Air in the news, MacBook Pro 2016 is surely coming along in a fully-refreshed and highly-upgraded edition this Fall 2016. Dominating the future of the laptop industry, MacBook Pro 2016 harbors many expectations.

From specs, feature and revolutionary changes, MacBook Pro 2016 has not received any official confirmation from Apple yet. But leaks from trusted and verified sources from the inside of the Cupertino-based company have surfaced everywhere. Therefore here are the complete list of rumored addition to MacBook Pro 2016:

  • 13-inch MacBook Pro and 15-inch MacBook Pro
  • (4) Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports
  • Intel Kaby Lake Processor
  • AMD's new400-series Polaris graphic chipsmodel
  • macOS Sierra
  • kHIDUsage LED Night Mode feature
  • OLED touch bar
  • Aluminum casing
  • No 3.5 mm headphone jack
  • Bigger RAM capacity
  • Cellular 46 connectivity
  • GPU technology from AMD called Radeon RX 400
  • 5K display capability
  • 5K video technology-support

Are you excited to a future with MacBook Pro 2016? Surely, Apple will be up for an updated version or even new laptop variant but since it is what we have now and surely the next few years or even month it is yet the future we know. Have we missed anything from this report? Tell us at the comment section below.

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