MacBook Pro 2018 Release Expected For WWDC 2018; Anticipated Features and Specs Detailed

Maricris Jose
12:09 PM

Apple’s MacBook Pro 2018 is expected to make its first appearance during the Worldwide Developers Conference aka WWDC 2018. Since the much-awaited event is just around the corner, the fans of the Cupertino-based tech giant are sharing the features they wanted to see on the upcoming laptop.

Expected MacBook Pro 2018 Features and Specs

The Apple fans are expecting a total overhaul for the MacBook Pro 2018 and some specs upgrade. Here are some new features that they are expecting that the powerful laptop will have:

8th Generation Intel Processor

Apple Insider recently pitted the base model MacBook Pro 2017 against Dell’s freshly modernized 2018 13-inch XPS 9370 notebook. The results show that the new Intel processors incorporated with Dell’s pride are remarkable. This can be a major performance enhancement per-watt in years, with Intel delivering a true quad-core, 8 thread processor design utilizing only 15 watts of power, which is the same consumption of a dual-core processor in MacBook. With this advancement, Apple fans are expecting that the upcoming MacBook Pro 2018 will flaunt this processor.

Updated Keyboard

The MacBook Pro 2018 redesign presented an upgraded version of the butterfly keyboard which was first seen in the 12-inch Retina MacBook. This ultra-low-travel keyboard has been loved by many while others have hated it. In this scenario, Apple’s fans are expecting that the MacBook Pro 2018 will feature a more steadfast third-generation butterfly keyboard that has bit more key travel.

Touch-Bar Will Be Eliminated

Despite that the Touch Bar appeared to be cool and exciting the moment it was launched, the company’s fans are now thinking that it’s more of a gimmick than a valuable tool. With that being said the Cupertino-based tech giant needs to look for a way to make the Touch Bar beneficial by integrating higher-function controls, extra commands or a higher work area. If Apple can’t take advantage of on the hardware, it might be a good time to reconsider its integration in the MacBook Pro 2018.

Face ID

After Apple was able to successfully introduce the Face ID on the iPhone X. many are anticipating to see this feature to the MacBook Pro 2018. Similar to what Dell XPS has offered, the company’s fans are expecting to be greeted with their desktop upon unfolding their laptop. Aside from the effortless login, the capability to utilize the keychain for password control and logins similar to the iPhone X would also make web verification easy and safer for most of the users.

Bigger, Brighter, HDR Displays

Apple makes point of mounting innovative display technology in each MacBook Pro upgrade, keeping the laptop at the top of the market when it comes to color contrast, accuracy, and brightness. Many are hoping that the Cupertino-based tech company will keep this trend to its upcoming successor of MacBook.

32GB of RAM

One of the major limitations for the power users is being jammed with a maximum of 16GB of RAM, the same maximum volume being offered in the range since 2011. A lot of MacBook owners were dissatisfied in 2016 when Apple publicized the redesigned MacBook Pro featuring 16GB due to Low Power DDR4 (LPDDR4) memory restrictions with Intel’s then-current chips. Even the 2017 MacBook Pro is armed with 16GB of RAM. Many fans are expecting that the MacBook 2018 would be equipped with 32GB of RAM.

These details about MacBook Pro 2018 features are just based on the fans’ expectation and Apple hasn’t announced anything yet regarding the device’s specs. With that, it’s advised that you stay tuned for further details to surface.

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