KGI: Apple announces 13-inch MacBook and two MacBook Pro at the presentation on October 27, iMac 5K monitor will be released next year
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities is well known among Apple fans with its often come true predictions about the characteristics of not yet released products of the brand. This time he shared informal information about the upcoming presentation hello again, scheduled for October 27.
According to Kuo, Apple is preparing the announcement of three new products: the 13- inch MacBook, which will complement the model range of ultra-thin 12-inch MacBook, presented in 2015, as well as 13 – inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro new generation.
In addition to traditional improvements like new Intel Core processors and graphics accelerators, AMD on GPU Polaris, the new “Proshka” will have unusual control — touch OLED display, which occupies a narrow strip at the top row of the keyboard, which usually are function keys.
In addition, in the Arsenal of the new MacBook Pro will be a fingerprint scanner Touch ID, first installed only on smartphones and tablets Apple and USB ports-C. 3.
As for the 13-inch MacBook, the design is, as noted, will not undergo significant changes — it is reported that member of the family will get features a 12-inch MacBook, and will get multiple USB ports.
iMac brand Apple display with a resolution of 5K should be expected before next year, the analyst specifies. Based on available data, the new monoblock computers will be Intel Kaby Lake, up to Core i7, 32GB RAM and Fusion Drive capacity of 2 TB. Among the peculiarities of the claimed resolution of 5120×2880 pixels, and the integrated graphics card.
Apple has traditionally refused to comment on information about new products of the company.