MacBook Pro 2016 Release Date, News & Update: Apple Laptop Arriving in October? Major Upgrade in Mac Line Main Reason for Delay?

By Ritwik Roy , Updated Sep 14, 2016 08:21 AM EDT

Apple fans are almost certain that the tech giant will introduce a major update to its MacBook Pro 2016. An upgrade is inevitable as Apple hasn't introduced any major update to its MacBook line since 2013.

Moreover, as fans eagerly wait for the company to announce the highly-anticipated device, rumors suggest that a MacBook Pro 2016 release might happen during the Apple event in October. MacBook fans were terribly disappointed at Apple's iPhone 7 event when nothing was mentioned about the MacBook Pro 2016 device. Numerous had indicated a MacBook reveal during the event.

After the September no-show, experts stated that the delay is because of Apple gearing up for a major upgrade to the MacBook Pro 2016, implementing incredible features to wow fans. Macworld believes that there is a high chance the laptop will be released in October.

Many believe that Apple will be bringing the Intel Kaby Lake processor to the MacBook Pro 2016. However, these high-performance processors may not hit shelves till late 2016. In that case the Apple MacBook Pro 2016 release date will be further shifted.

On the other hand, Apple CEO Tim Cook had teased earlier stating that updates to the Mac lineup would come soon, also adding that the company is totally committed in bringing the very best of features to the MacBook Pro 2016 laptop. According to iTech Post, the Apple MacBook Pro 2016 may replace the 3.5mm headphone jack with wireless headphones like that in the recently-launched iPhone 7. It may also feature the Touch ID that will allow users to log in using their fingerprint.

The Apple MacBook Pro 2016 is also expected to the standard key functions with an OLED touch screen panel. Reports suggest that the laptop will be thinner and lighter than previous models. AMD Polaris-based GPU is also a possibility.

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