- By Henry Faulkner Brittany
- June 27, 2022
According to the report by Mashable, the launch of a new lineup of MacBook Pros is expected to launch later this year, and a lot of rumors demonstrating the discontinuance of the MacBook Pro touch bar. This upgradation has been unpropitious for Apple users since it was unveiled five years ago. But now reports suggestion show that the Cupertino tech giant could do away with it for good.
Touch Bar in MacBook Pro keyboard at the top might be on its way out, according to analysts. The future iteration of the Apple MacBook Pro may ditch the touch bar at the top of the keyboard despite the fact that it presents the third largest use case for OLED displays.
There has been a consistent demand for MacBook Pros to come up with a new generation of Apple Silicon processors and a shiny new design. Apart from this, the replacement of the MacBook Pro touch bar with a more standard set of functional keys is one remarkable rumor.
Slightly satiate your memory, the Touch Bar first was first uncovered on a handful of MacBook Pro models in 2016. If you’re a Windows user and wondering what this is, it’s just an OLED touch screen above the MacBook Pro board. The control of an OLED touchscreen is enough dynamic to help users control what content is on the most screen. With this touch bar, users are offered quick access to system-level shortcuts.
The response to this innovation is an understatement and it’s been controversial but not condemned as the butterfly keyword that not everyone liked.
According to the Display Supply Chain Consultants, “Touch Bars continue to be the #3 application with an 18% unit share and 1.2% revenue share in Q1’21. We expect Touch Bars to be exceeded by tablets when Apple starts the adoption of the 10.9-inch AMOLED iPad. Further, our sources suggest that Apple may cancel the Touch Bar in the future.”
Besides, other rumors regarding the upcoming lineup spot to the addition of a clear HDMI port, a USB-C/Thunderbolt port, two USB-C ports, and an SD card slot.
Similar predictions about touch bar getting tossed into the trashcan had already been given by the renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and Mark Gurman. However, hearing such kinds of whispers isn’t happening for the first time so it should be taken with a pinch of salt.