15-inch MacBook Pro Without Touch Bar Rumored

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by MBX, Nov 8, 2017.

  1. MBX macrumors 68000

    Sep 14, 2006
  2. leman macrumors G3

    Oct 14, 2008
    If thats the case, they are better of just killing the Touch Bar completely. My hope is that Touch Bar becomes standard over all the Mac line (including desktop).
  3. MBX thread starter macrumors 68000

    Sep 14, 2006
    Some like it, some don't. If they're including a 13'' without it then do a 15'' too so people can chose. It's a win for us if we have options.
  4. leman macrumors G3

    Oct 14, 2008
    The touch bar is not the only feature that differentiates the 13“ models. There is also CPU/GPU performance, WiFi chips and thunderbolt controllers.

    Anyway, I wrote my opinion in the other thread already. Touch Bar doesn’t make any sense as differentiating gesture. Either make it standard (at no added price) or drop it all together. And as to like or not like: some people don’t like low travel keyboards, hiDPI screens or usb-c. You can only go as far with providing options.
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    P.S. On the topic — thats not rumour, thats a single comment from a sigle person dated from April, months before the 2017 refresh. I wouldn't take it too seriously. But who knows.
  5. Naimfan Suspended


    Jan 15, 2003
    I'd prefer that Apple update the 2015 with Kaby Lake. That saves us from the keyboard and the touchbar. And cable replacement/dongles, the absurdly sized trackpad (has anyone else noticed their elbows hurting after using it?), etc.

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