Apple’s much hyped Macbook Pro is once again in the rumors, it is reported that the 2016 model will feature 5K display. It is also expected the company could launch the new device in Q4 as a notable price discount has been spotted on the current 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros.
The new Macbook is expected to roll out with a 5K ThunderBolt display and new artificial reality features for better gaming experiences. According to The Country Caller, the new 5K display will feature a 5120 x 2880 screen resolution and will support AR features. The new display will also have its own integrated GPU for better graphics.
The new Macbook is expected to be powered with Intel’s latest-generation Skylake processors. The latest processors will increase performance and battery life of the computer. As the company has recently announced a new operating system for its computers, the new MacBook will most probably rum macOS Sierra.
Earlier this month, several reports have indicated the introduction of OLED touch bar. The new OLED touch bar is expected to replace physical function keys and will have integrated fingerprint reader.
Moreover, there are also speculations that the upcoming device could include a new feature to unlock to device. With this feature the device will unlock with the Apple watch. The device will automatically unlock when the wearable will be in the required range.
Recently, TheCountryCaller has reported that Apple has been granted 55 patents including “Electronic device with dual clutch barrel cavity antennas”. This patent indicates that upcoming Macbook model may have its own cellular connectivity.
USB Type-C ports might be there along with Thunderbolt 3 support. The ports will be used to transfer data and charging the device. On the other hand, Thunderbolt 3 will enable the device to transfer data at 40 GB per second.
According to YIBADA, the discounts on current models of MacBook indicates that Macbook Pro 2016 will be released soon as the current stock is reaching depletion level. MacBook Pro 2016 is expected to roll out in the last quarter of 2016.