Apple seems to be returning to the spotlight again with the long MacBook Pro. A month after the tech company released its current MacBook, it was overshadowed by Windows 10 laptops such as Dell's XPS 13.
There are speculations that the Cupertino-based company plans to release a new version of MacBook Pro in the fourth quarter, Inquisitr reported. "The MacBook Pro will have a dramatic redesign. Dramatic' might be too small a word, actually," KGI Securities, Ming-Chi Kuo stated.
It is also reported that the device will have a "thinner and lighter" design and OLED touch bar panel, which will replace the function keys located on the keyboard.
The revamped model will be a touch-sensitive secondary screen. Other features that are expected to see are TouchID sensor, a sensor that is said to be used on iPhone to unlocking Mac, USB-C connector and an upgraded Thunderbolt, called "Thunderbolt 3."
Another change that will keep Apple fans excited is that the revamped MacBook Pro is speculated to feature 4G data connectivity, reports International Business Times.
Revamped MacBook Pro vs Dell's XPS 13
With these new features and redesigns, Apple has a high chance of getting its crown back.
Dell's XPS 13 has stolen MacBook Pro's spotlight. as Digital Trends crowned the device as best laptop. Dell XPS 13 specs include a strong battery life, high-quality display and a slim design.
Compared to the next generation MacBook Pro, the Dell XPS 13 has 13.3-inch display infinity edge. It also provides just two USB ports along with a Thunderbolt 3/USB 3.1 Type-C port. While the current MacBook is marketed by Apple with 10-inch and 12-inch screen, the next generation MacBook Pro will come out with 13-inch screen.