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MacBook Pro 2016 Features, Release Date: Touchscreen and USB 3.1 Confirmed by MacOS Sierra

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The MacBook Pro 2016 features will reportedly include touchscreen capabilities and USB 3.1 connectivity. These were supposedly confirmed by the leaked macOS Sierra Code, which has made patrons even more excited for its release date.

According to 9to5Mac, Apple?s upcoming flagship laptop will have a small touchscreen strip on top of the keyboard. This highly anticipated OLED screen display will replace the traditional function key row from previous models.

The device will also reportedly arrive with a new hardware and a Touch ID support. The touchscreen capabilities will not only provide contextually sensitive buttons. It will be able to maximize new MacBook Pro 2016 features such as the Touch ID and third-party app integration.

Aside from this, the new laptop will also reportedly sport lightning-fast second-generation USB 3.1 connectivity. Rumors are rife that this development will most likely introduce Thunderbolt 3 in MacBook Pro 2016 models.

Previous reports about MacBook Pro 2016 features have stated that Apple has given in to a major facelift in order to boost laptop sales.

MacBook Pro 2016

One of the device?s most talked about changes is its rumored thinner and lighter body. According to KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo, Apple has made it as slim and as lightweight as its MacBook Air models.

Because of this, there are speculations that the Cupertino-based tech giant Apple will not release a MacBook Air this year. In fact, there have even been rumors that the company might eventually just phase out its Air lineup in order to streamline its product portfolio.

The MacBook Pro 2016 has also been positioned as the must-have laptop for gamers. This is because of its reported AMD Polaris graphics chipset that aims to deliver superior gaming and video playback capabilities. On the other hand, other insiders are claiming that the new laptop will be powered with Intel?s seventh generation Kaby Lake chipset instead.

As for the MacBook Pro 2016 release date, rumors have been pointing to a September 2016 launch.

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