MacBook Pro 2016 – OLED screen, Touch ID and a new design

At this time Apple is developing a conference during which introduced the MacBook Pro 2016 laptop waited more than a year by customers. Months of rumors have announced some of the news that Apple has prepared for clients and tonight we learn about all of them.

Design

Apple announced this evening the two new models of the MacBook Pro 2016 13-inch screens with them and 15 inches and are available in silver and gray space. MacBook Pro 13-inch has a thickness of only 14.9 mm compared to 18 mm as have previous model, Apple reducing thickness by 17%.

15-inch MacBook Pro if we are talking about a 20% reduction in thickness from 18mm to 15.5 mm only, so it is thicker than the model with the smaller screen.

Trackpad and keyboard

Yes, the MacBook Pro 2016 comes with an improved trackpad, it certainly benefiting Force Touch technology launched by Apple some time ago. The new trackpad is 2 times higher than in the previous model and provides haptic feedback for the course that made interactions with him.

The new keyboard of the MacBook Pro 2016 is lower because the top is a new OLED screen it with a new mechanism of pressure. Apple appoints butterfly mechanism, making it much easier than pressing keys in the past.

TouchBar

Yes, that multifunctional OLED screen that replaces the top of the keyboard there in 2016 and called MacBook Pro TouchBar. Just like we heard before, it is a multitouch screen that responds to interactions made up of gestures and taken him.

New TouchBar adapts depending on the software that we use, so the operating system have certain control options while in various applications have other control options. Depending on your application, we can have quick access to options for editing photos, videos, or other control functions.

In TouchBar Apple displays a variety of control options from simple emoji or recommendations for words to write, to images library photo, options to control videos, or to jump to specific moments in them, or options to apply filters and effects to pictures.

TouchBar displays practically a multitude of control options that we see, for example, and iOS and MacOS gives us including the ability to customize the displayed keys. If Safari can use TouchBar to move quickly between pages or to access certain sections of the application, all very simple and easy.

Customizing the keys TouchBar is extremely easy using a dedicated menu buttons that we want to see in this screen can be simply drawn using a mouse.

Separately, TouchBar allows us to search in Maps application, answer calls FaceTime, to control applications such as iWork, iTunes, or Calendars, so we have total control throughout the operating system.

Touch ID

Yes, MacBook Pro 2016 has integrated Touch ID and it’s a fingerprint reader that scans our fingerprints to give us access to the operating system. Apple has created a T1 chip specifically for the MacBook Pro Touch ID 2016, having an enclave that keeps information safe.

The new Touch ID button is implemented in the Power button, the touch of his reading generating footprint and unlock Mac community. Moreover, Apple has implemented the ability to record fingerprints of multiple users, each fingerprint scanning making the transition from one account to another in an instant.

Screen and hardware

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2016 MacBook Pro screen is 67% brighter, 25% play with more colors and has a contrast ratio up to 67% higher. This display is powered by an Intel i7 sixth generation of 2133 MHz memory, graphics card Radeon polaris Pro with up to 4GB RAM.

Moreover, Apple has implemented SSDs with speeds up to 3.1 GB / s, which is 50% faster than the previous models, they With capacities up to 2 TB.

Apple has redesigned the internal structure with a new cooling system, speakers size is also smaller, but with more power than previous models.

Girl MacBook Pro 2015 graphics processing power we are talking about 130% higher, with 60% better performance in games and with 57% higher performance in video editing.

13-inch MacBook Pro has Intel i5 / i7 2133 MHz RAM, Intel Iris graphics and the new SSD as the previous model.

Both new models of MacBook Pro Thunderbolt ports have four capable of transferring data at March 30 Gb / s, and USB 3.1 and second generation DisplayPort 1.2 port.

Regarding configurations, the base model of the MacBook Pro 13 inch Touch Bar has a quad-core Intel i5 2.9 GHz, 8 GB RAM and a 256 GB SSD. 15-inch model has quad-core Intel i7 processor clocked at 2.6 GHz, Radeon 450 graphics card, 16 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD.

Autonomy

Both models of the MacBook Pro delivers up to 10 hours of battery life for battery, enough for daily use.

Release

The new Apple MacBook Pro models are available for order starting today through the Apple Store, but deliveries will begin in 2-3 weeks. Prices start at $ 1,499 and go up to $ 2,399, but can increase depending on the configuration.

Apple also will sell a fourth model of the MacBook Air, whose specifications have been updated but do not receive TouchBar or Touch ID.