Apple is a very predictable company. Because of this, we are all accustomed to the fact that in September, the company shows a new iPhone in March, a new budget iPad, and in October – MacBook Pro and iPad Pro. However, this year, Apple changed its principles, first abandoning the March of the presentation, and then from October, significantly shifting the releases on time. Not to say that many were disappointed or pleased, but still brought at least some variety, forcing to think about the causes of what is happening and reflect on when will the novelties, which, apparently, had to withdraw a few months earlier.
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This fall, Apple unexpectedly unveiled a new AirPods Pro. The company didn’t even need to hold separate events, because the new product was presented just an ordinary press release. Headphones came six months after the release of the second generation model, which is quite unusual for Apple. But in Cupertino explained that these accessories will not compete with each other because of the differences in price and functionality. But MacBook Pro 16” and iPad Pro 2019 model year, the company has not provided, although usually it is devoted to the October presentation.
MacBook Pro 16″ — differences
MacBook Pro 16″ is the first MacBook with a keyboard “scissors” for the last five years — may come out this week, I learned 9To5Mac. According to colleagues, Apple was held in new York closed presentation dedicated to novelty, journalists thematic publications. This is the second such event that the company conducts for the last month. The first was a closed meeting for the employees and investors of Apple, who spoke about the plans for the development of augmented reality. During the presentation representatives of the company told the audience about the features of the new laptop and, according to rumors, even given them a sample for testing.
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The novelty will receive the display with a diagonal of 16 inches and replace the 15.4-inch model. Judging by renderam, which was able to detect in macOS 10.15.1, the increase of the display will occur solely by reducing the thickness of the part, while the housing models will be almost identical. However, the display is not the only change that will happen with a laptop. They say that the 16-inch model will be the most productive in the lineup and Apple will put to shame all its predecessors. True, and its price will also be appropriate – no less than $ 3,000 for the version in the base configuration.
When will the new iPad Pro
But iPad Pro 2019, which was also supposed to come out this autumn, in Cupertino have decided to postpone until next year. According to the Bloomberg report, will release in the first half of the year. It is possible that the tablet will present in March, the event dedicated to iPhone SE the second generation. It would be quite logical, given that the budget iPad, which usually comes out in the spring, the company presented in September. The reason for the delay professional “pills” could be a more complex structure, which, according to rumors, will include a dual camera with the optional ToF module with the possibility of creating three-dimensional objects.
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In General, this year Apple is somehow wrong. First iOS 13 brought the company a lot of problems, forcing her to release seven updates with fixes for the first six months after release. And the October event has been canceled for unknown users reason. And now it turns out that the new tablets were not ready in Cupertino chose to produce a model 2019 year in 2020. Let’s hope it’s worth it, because otherwise the company can expect the dissatisfaction of the users and investors who are quick in their calculations.