Macbook Pro, Macbook Air 2016 Release Date Imminent as Earning Calls Near, Check Out Big Replacements! [VIDEO]By Anita Valencia, UniversityHerald Reporter
If you have a Macbook Pro, then you may be realized that it is already an old Apple hardware. The Cupertino giant is expected to unveil the refresh in Macbook Pro and Macbook Air this year.
Macbook Pro 2016 updates
Apple is planning a serious revamp on its new Macbook Pro. Regardless whether or not the reason of the long delay is due to the preparation, the fans would be happy to hear that there could be huge overhaul in processors, graphics card, and design.
1. OLED strip dubbed as the dynamic function row
The most controversial upgrade that Apple likely brings to Macbook Pro 2016 is the OLED touch bar which will replace the physical function keys.
2. Touch ID for login
Apple might add Touch ID scanner built in the power button for Apple Pay login and force touch trackpad.
3. Still have headphone jack
Many leaks suggest that the headphone jack in Macbook Pro 2016 might still be present, 9to5Mac wrote.
4. Thinner design
Apple Macbook Pero 2016 will be thinner and lighter with aluminum chassis, Bloomberg reported. In addition, it will also have a much-improved battery life.
5. Replace all ports with USB C
Apple is very likely to drop the existing port and turn to USB C port instead. Reports claim that Macbook Pro will possibly drop MagSafe 2 power port as well.
Macbook Air 2016 updates
According to some reports, Macbook Air 2016 will be more of an updated product instead of receiving a huge revamp like Macbook Pro 2016. However, the fans should expect to see the Force Touch trackpad, USB C and slimmer design with flatter keyboards.
Macbook Air and Macbook Pro 2016 release date
Previous leaks suggest that Macbook Pro 2016 release date will be on October 25 during Apple's Q4 result announcement.
Meanwhile check out the video comparison between Macbook Air and Macbook Pro below!