Apple may introduce a MagSafe-adapter USB-C together with the new generation MacBook Pro

It is known that the MagSafe connector has saved more than one thousand MacBook from falling after accidentally meshed wire. This magnetic interface, so if a user accidentally touches a wire or forget about it, taking a laptop in hand, detachable cable without causing mechanical damage. The transition of the new MacBook on USB type-C, supporting not only data transmission, but also the supply, deprived users of the benefits of the proprietary magnetic connector Apple. However, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the company plans to release an adapter for USB-C port that will work on the principle of MagSafe.

According to the analyst from KGI, Apple has taken into account the requests of users, so the new laptops will be implemented by the magnetic connector, compatible with USB P. connect will be held in place by some magnets, so if someone accidentally touches the cord MacBook Pro, the cable will just release from the laptop. Similarly, in order to put the MacBook to charge, it will be enough to bring the wire to the device.

According to one version, the accessory will consist of two parts: the plug with the contact pad, which is inserted into the socket of the MacBook, and connector with a cable that will connect to the power supply. These components are connected to each other due to the magnetic field.

Announcement magnetic adapter for laptops is expected at the presentation Hello Again, which will be held on October 27. According to Kuo, the event will be entirely devoted to laptops. Apple will introduce a MacBook Pro with a display diagonal of 13 and 15 inches, additional OLED display above the keyboard, a fingerprint reader and four USB ports.

The analyst also predicts the use in the new MacBook Pro processors Skylake, displays the same resolution as its predecessor, the ability to install SSD drives with capacity up to 2 TB. It is also expected announcement of the updated 13-inch MacBook Air.

According to available information, Apple is working on a new iMac with AMD graphics cards, as well as on a new display with a resolution of 5K, however, according to Kuo, these products will only be ready in the first quarter of next year. The most that Apple can do at the conference — to formally announce them.

Clifton Nichols

Clifton Nichols

Hi! I’m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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