MacBook Pro 2016 release date at WWDC next month? what to expect

(Apple official website)Official product image of MacBook Pro 2015 with Retina Display

Before the rumored launching of the MacBook Pro 2016 at the WWDC next month, here is a roundup of what Apple's upcoming MacBook Pro iteration will possibly sport.

Last year, the latest 15-inch and 13-inch MacBook Pro hit stores in May and March. According to reports, the next Pro will come out in June or in September.

Rumor has it that the upcoming premiere laptop will be powered by the impressive 6th-generation Skylake chipsets. This new processor is expected to enhance battery life significantly and boost performance.

Others speculate that the MacBook Pro 2016 will also include a touch-sensitive keyboard. It will be capable of identifying different touch pressures, while making sure that feedback is appropriately delivered.

The upcoming laptop is also reportedly going to sport new GPU parts from NVIDIA and AMD, stepping up its graphic capabilities. USBC-ports are also possibly going to debut in the next Apple laptop. It will also add Thunderbolt 3 ports that can transfer as fast as 40 GB per second of data.

As for the size, according to reports, it will also come in 15-inch and 13-inch variants with the signature Retina display and thinner chassis. Because it's expected to be thinner, there are speculations that the availability of the upcoming 2016 MacBook Pro could mean the end of the MacBook Air line, which is Apple's thinnest laptop line without Retina Display. As for the price tag of MacBook Pro 2016, it starts at $1,299.99.

While waiting for the release, the 2015 MacBook Pro can now be purchased for a discounted price of $1,199.99 on Best Buy. B&H Photo has also given the 13-inch MacBook Air (126 GB) a discounted price of $799, while the initial price was $999. The 256 GB model that previously costs $1,099 can now be bought for $949.

More news and upated on the 2016 MacBook Pro should arrive soon.

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