Apple MacBook Pro 2016 and MacBook Air likely to launch within months of each other

Think of the launches as a one-two punch
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The logo of Sharp Corp is seen reflected on Apple Inc's MacBook Pro at an electronics store in Tokyo
The logo of Sharp Corp is seen reflected on Apple Inc's MacBook Pro at an electronics store in Tokyo in this January 15, 2013 file photo. Apple Inc suppliers will begin mass producing displays as early as May 2014 for the next iPhone, expected to be launched this autumn, with a 4.7-inch screen likely to be produced first while a 5.5-inch version could be delayed, supply chain sources said. Japan Display Inc, Sharp Corp and South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd have all been tapped to make the screens, said the sources, who asked not to be identified. Reuters

Still more omens foretelling the coming of the Apple MacBook Pro 2016. While the exact release date remains a hotly debated bone of contention, what’s more certain are the specs of the newest Apple laptop.

Fresh reports suggest the MacBook Pro 2016’s launch now depends entirely on the forthcoming MacBook Air 2016. Earlier reports even said the MacBook Air’s launch announcement will be made this month.

Meanwhile, another report says that MacBook Pro will be launched sometime between June to October and this report seems to make sense since Apple isn’t known for launching two devices within a short span of time.

The grapevine also claims Apple could release the iPad Pro and later launch the MacBook Pro, maintaining a few months gap, said Christian Today. This strategy seems to have been adopted to maintain customer interest throughout the year.

But the report that seems to be gaining traction is the MacBook Air might be launched either during Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2016 or within the first quarter with the MacBook Pro’s launch following suit, according to Gospel Herald.

Although, the release dates remain unclear, consumers can expect several critical tech advancements in the MacBook Pro 2016. This might include doing away with Intel processors and replacing these with Apple's own next generation A-series mobile processing chip, which could either be iPad Pro's A9X chip or the new A10 chip.

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