Undoubtedly, 2016 MacBook Pro is one of the most awaited Apple products of this year. Speculations are rife that the MacBook Pro 2016 release date will be scheduled in the last quarter of this year. Here is all that we know about the next generation MacBook Pro.

Slimmer Chassis

Rumors are rife that the upcoming MacBook Pro 2016 will be sporting a redesigned appeal. It is expected to arrive with a slimmer chassis like the MacBook lineup. It will be coming in two sizes of 13 inches and 15 inches.

Skylake Chipset

The MacBook Pro 2016 is rumored to be powered by Intel Skylake chipset. It is expected to include new graphics unit from AMD and Nvidia.

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OLED Touchbar

Several leaked photos and rumors have revealed that the MacBook Pro 2016’s keyboard will not be featuring physical function keys. The entire function key row will be replaced by a OLED touchscreen.

Touch ID

Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices have been long featuring Touch ID fingerprint sensors. The Cupertino company is rumored to introduce Touch ID feature on the upcoming 2016 MacBook Pro. The resource codes of macOS Sierra that will be present on MacBook Pro has also revealed that the notebook will be equipped with a Touch ID sensor.

USB Type-C

Speculations have it that the MacBook Pro 2016 will be equipped with USB Type-C ports. A leaked photo of the MacBook Pro 2016’s metallic chassis shows that the device will be equipped with four USB Type-C ports, 9to5Mac reported.

MacBook Pro 2016 Release Date

MacBook Pro 2015 was launched in May 2015 and since the company has already passed one year mark, the company is expected to unveil its successor soon. However, supply chain sources have claimed that MacBook Pro 2016 enabled with OLED touch-sensitive keys will be available by the end of this year.