Signs of Apple’s upcoming MacBook Pro redesign proceed to mount with information this morning that Korea’s National Radio Research Agency (NRRA) has now licensed unreleased MacBook Pro mannequin A2159.
Regular readers might recall that an unreleased MacBook Pro with the identical mysterious mannequin quantity acquired FCC approval virtually precisely one month in the past. The identifier was additionally registered with the Eurasian Economic Commission in June.
First noticed by MySmartPrice.com, Korea’s NRRA submitting does not give away a lot in regards to the unreleased MacBook Pro, merely describing the mannequin as a “small-output wireless device” whereas confirming that it’s manufactured in China.
The earlier FCC submitting rated the pocket book as 20.3V – 3A Max (equal to 61W), suggesting to some a refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro. However, Apple up to date its higher-end 13-inch MacBook Pro in May and its entry-level 13-inch mannequin with a Touch Bar final month, however that is to not say it will not refresh your entire line-up within the fall. Apple has refreshed its whole MacBook Pro lineup twice in a yr solely as soon as earlier than within the Retina period, in 2013.
On the opposite hand, particulars from a number of sources have been converging across the chance that Apple is creating a 16-inch MacBook Pro that includes a brand new design and a bigger show, maybe enabled by way of slimmer bezels.
16-inch MacBook Pro rumors started with Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Back in February, Kuo stated the pocket book would launch in some unspecified time in the future in 2019 with an “all-new design.” He has not shared any additional particulars since, however a latest provide chain report stated mass manufacturing would start within the fourth quarter of this yr.
Kuo additionally believes the 16-inch MacBook Pro will debut with a brand new scissor change keyboard design, which can ultimately be utilized in to different MacBook Air and Pro fashions in 2020 and 2021. According to provide chain sources, the 16-inch show will probably be an LCD panel with a 3,072 × 1,920 decision, equipped by LG.
Whatever the technical particulars grow to be, with the earlier EEC, FCC, and now NRRA filings all referencing the identical mysterious A2159 quantity in the previous couple of months, all of the indications are that we’ll see a brand new MacBook Pro fairly quickly.