Previously, it was rumoured that Apple is scheduling a launch event on March 21, and now the company has confirmed the event by sending out invitations which will start at 10 a.m PDT (4 a.m. on March 22 in Sydney). Rumours were rife that the launch event will see Apple MacBook Pro 2016 and other Apple products.
The invitation did not divulge any details regarding the attendees other than teasing “lets us loop you in”. Rumours point out that iPhone 5SE and iPad Air 3 are most likely to be unveiled. However, it is expected that the Cupertino-based company would give a glimpse of next generation of Macbook Pro.
Currently, there are two models of MacBook Pro are available namely, 12-inch model and the 15-inch model. The 13-inch model of MacBook Pro was launched in March 2015 while the 15-inch MacBook Pro was released in May 2015. Reports suggest that it is high time for another update.
Meanwhile, Apple has not revealed any details about the specs as well, however, speculations claims that MacBook Pro could be powered by Intel’s latest processor, the Skylake. It is also been said that Apple had to use old chips, due to delay in the launch of Intel’s sixth generation chipset.
MacBook Pro 13’s bears a quad-core Broadwell chip which is almost a year old since it was released, whereas, the 15-inch MacBook Pro carry the Haswell processor which was released in August 2014.
It is anticipated that the upcoming MacBook Pro will have Skylake processor and with it, a lot of improvements is expected. Improvements could be better battery life and faster processing could be included.
In addition, Digital Trends notes that the upcoming laptops would be lighter in weight as compared to Apple’s MacBook Air and could offer better pixels.