MacBook Pro 2016 October Release Date Confirmed; Surface Book 2, Google Pixel 3 and Two Others Released in 2017By Shunie Pearl C. Dela Cruz, UniversityHerald Reporter
Are you in a hurry to replace your old laptop? You might want to think again and wait for the five upcoming revolutionary laptops. A quality MacBook Pro, the reliable Surface Book 2 or dependable Dell XPS 15 and two other upgrades are about to hit the shelves this year and come 2017.
Apple MacBook Pro 2016
The macOS 10.12.1 operating system is about to culminate in October 7. Thus, the long rumored 2016 version of 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro will be launched in October 24 during Apple press event according to Bloomberg.
MacBook Pro 2016 is expected to feature a completely revamped physical design being lighter and thinner. The most awaited feature is the addition of Dynamic Function Row which is an OLED display panel located above the flatter keyboard.
Microsoft Surface Book 2
Surface Book became a top notch laptop when it was released in 2015 and it seems like Microsoft is planning to release its upgrade in 2017 according to The Verge. The same publication reported about the teaser posted by the company in their Twitter account showing a portion of a laptop with new hinge design bearing the title "your key to success".
Google Pixel 3
Google is rumored to release a Pixel 3 laptop run by a special breed of Android called Andromeda. Known as "Project Bison", Google is set to release Pixel 3 laptop in the third quarter of 2017 according to Android Police.
Initial rumors about the specs suggest that the presumed Pixel 3 laptop will come out as an ulta-thin with 12.3-inch display and supports tablet mode. Under the hood is an Intel m3 or i5 Core processor that has 32 or 128GB storage and 8 or 16GB of RAM.
Acer Predator 21 X
This 21-inch display laptop is designed to all gaming enthusiasts. Weighing eight kilograms, Acer Predator 21 X is four times the weight of an average laptop according to Daily Mail. Aside from having curve screen, this laptop also features eye-tracking technology to enable users to be keen while in the game, spotting enemies and easy looking at the rear view mirrors in a racing game.
Dell XPS 15
The refreshed superfast scary machine is expected in 2017 as Dell is planning to upgrade its well-received Dell XPS 15. The most unique feature of this laptop is its infinity edge where bezels around the screens are almost invisible. Dell XPS 15 comes in three versions of processors - core i3, i5 and i7 with prices that vary.