The network got photos of the new MacBook Pro generation with the OLED display instead of the function keys
At the end of 2016 Apple is planning to introduce MacBook Pro new generation that will be equipped with OLED touch-panel located above the keyboard. Today, the Network appeared the first photos with the production of new Apple laptops.
Next-gen MacBook pros that Apple is going to release in the fall, will be equipped with a touch panel above the keyboard, which is a elongated touch OLED display. The author of the “spy” photo is the employee of one of the Chinese suppliers of Apple, who managed to capture on photo accessories 13-inch MacBook Pro.
As you can see in the pictures, the touchpad of the laptop has replaced the top row of function keys: it is instead of a number, directly above the numeric keys. In this case, the profile body of the new MacBook Pro is somewhat thinner, and that combined with the rumors about the new generation of laptops with built-in button Touch ID support Thunderbolt and USB 3 ports-the Latter, according to sources, will be as much as four.
The new MacBook Pro, announcement of which is expected in the fourth quarter of 2016, will bring to the design of “Apple notebook” the most significant changes over the past few years, sources indicate. The last “significant update” Apple abandoned DVD drives, switched from hard drives to SSD and increased resolution displays. It happened in 2012.
According to insiders, the new laptops will be even thinner and lighter than the current MacBook Pro. This will be achieved thanks to new display fixtures, metal parts which will be manufactured by the extrusion method, which allows to create parts of a very small size.
The thickness reduction also will contribute to the new keyboard. Keys it will have a shorter stroke, in 12-inch MacBook is the thinnest laptop Apple.
In April 2016, it was reported that Apple is going to significantly change the MacBook Pro. In addition to the above, it is assumed that new models will be equipped with faster processors Kaby Lake, and in the top configuration — graphics processor AMD Radeon 400 the architecture of Polaris, made at the 14-nm process technology.