Apple MacBook Pro 2016 Preview: Planned For October, Outfits USB-C, Touch ID And OLED Touch Display
Apple is expecting to change in fortunes with Mac Pro Book 2016, slated for release in Oct 2016, according to Japanese site Mac Otakara. Plummeting shares of Apple due to stagnation in IPhone 6 sales are pushing Apple to invent new technologies to reassert its dominance in the tech world. Apple has not made any major rejig in its laptops since the launch of MacBook in 2012.
MacBook Pro 2016 is thin and professional laptop yet launched by Apple. It comes with two size variants -13" & 15", dazzling with retina display offering higher resolution than earlier MacBook. The new Apple IOs Sierra 10.12.1 is rumored to be integrated with this MacBook Pro 2016.
The regular function keys are replaced with OLED touch display, to give a rich feel on the keypad. Similar to IPhone, this feature enables Touch ID fingerprint recognition. Also, rumors are rife that this laptop could be detachable, separating touchscreen display and keypad. This is a much awaited design improvement considering its rivals are way ahead in acquiring market share in detachable laptops.
Apple pencil is the new patent technology got approved in last July. Therefore, Apple won't shy away from using this new technology in MacBook Pro 2016. It is believed that the pencil technology will be used as a stylus on track pad for improved functionality and features. MacBook Pro is likely to replace regular 3.5mm jack with USB-C ports. Four Quadruplet USB-C ports are provided on either side for quick connectivity.
The cost as usually will be nudged down below $1099 for 13"(Non-Retina), $1119 for 13"(Retina display and $1299 for high end 15" Retina display MacBook Pro. Facing unprecedented competition from Dell, HP and Lenovo, Apple is expected to promote and market its products to give a boost to its dwindling sales.
Apple is known for delivering premium products. Similar to history, Apple surely comes up with new strategy up its sleeve to woo students and customers alike, to buy its much fabulous products.