Rumor: Apple will replace function keys MacBook Pro OLED screen




Apple would replace the physical function keys above the keyboard on its future models of the MacBook Pro with an OLED screen. In addition, the new laptops have claimed a typically well-established analyst a fingerprint scanner for quick release.

The OLED screen sits above the regular keypad above the screen, reports 9to5 Mac based on a report by the usually reliable analyst Ming Ching Kuo of KGI Securities, who did often correct predictions in the past about upcoming Apple hardware. Apple fansite reports not true for laptops to use the OLED strip, but it is obvious that the features take on the function keys, such as controlling the volume and brightness. The regular screen would remain an LCD.

It would not be the first product where the manufacturer with an OLED screen used to from Cupertino. The Apple Watch also has an OLED screen. The iPhone line of smartphones would change to 2017 on OLED screens after presumably virtually all high-end smartphones already come with OLED displays.

The screen that replaces the function keys would not be the only innovation in the MacBook Pro this year. The laptops would get the keyboard with thinner keys that in the 12 ‘- MacBook . Is the Pro’s, appearing in a 13 “- and 15” variant would also receive USB-C ports with Thunderbolt 3 ​​support addition. allows users to unlock the laptop with their vingerafrukscanner using Touch ID, a feature that is now available for several years on iPhones and iPads is.

MacBook Pro, which should appear at the end of this year, run according to the analyst Skylake Intel processors, with the more expensive models would Polaris AMD GPUs. There would also be a 13 “version are the 12” -MacBook. The MacBook Air would get new versions. MacBook Pro would like to position Apple as a high-end option, in which the MacBooks are the midrange versions and the Air shifts to the cheapest versions of Apple’s laptops.


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