Apple's 16-Inch MacBook Pro Is Coming This Month (Report)

As we inch closer to Apple's October Event, 16-Inch MacBook Pro rumors are coming out of the woodwork. The most promising of which has the highly-anticipated system launching by the end of October.

A report from the DigiTimes, who've cited supply chain sources, claims that Taiwanese manufacturer Quanta Computer has already begun shipping the 16-inch MacBook Pro. According to the publication's sources, the new MacBook Pro is going to have superthin bezels, and its 16-inch display will actually fit into a 15-inch chassis.

That claim might not be too far off, as an icon of the 16-inch MacBook Pro might've recently been leaked, and it also sports decently thin bezels. And if rumors prove to be true, you'll have a MacBook Pro with a 15-inch chassis that packs a much sharper display, at 3072 x 1920.

The 16-inch MacBook Pro is also expected to have Intel's 10nm Ice Lake or Coffee Lake Refresh processors, which isn't too much of a surprise. However, the best part of the rumor is that Apple will likely move to a scissor switch-based keyboard, which will make a lot of users happy, especially since the Butterfly-style keyboard was untrustworthy.

We imagine we'll hear confirmed news about the 16-inch MacBook Pro sooner or later in October, just in time for Apple's event.

Credit: Laptop Mag and Apple/MacGeneration

Rami Tabari

Rami Tabari is an Editor for Laptop Mag. He reviews every shape and form of a laptop as well as all sorts of cool tech. You can find him sitting at his desk surrounded by a hoarder's dream of laptops, and when he navigates his way out to civilization, you can catch him watching really bad anime or playing some kind of painfully difficult game. He’s the best at every game and he just doesn’t lose. That’s why you’ll occasionally catch his byline attached to the latest Souls-like challenge.