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With the MacBook-centric Apple event now set for Monday, October 18, leakers are beginning to share a few new details that we haven't previously heard about the machines.

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According to Dylandkt, the base 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models will feature 16GB RAM and 512GB of storage space, which is in line with the current high-end 13 and 16-inch MacBook Pro options.

As he has said previously, the new MacBook Pro models are also expected to feature an upgraded 1080p webcam, and the M1X chip will have the same configuration in both sizes with 10-core CPU.

Dylandkt claims Apple will provide a new charging brick, which is not a surprise since the upcoming machines are rumored to feature a new MagSafe charging port, which would necessitate new charging hardware.


The MacBook Pro models will feature mini-LED displays and smaller bezels with no bottom logo, which we have heard before, and pricing is expected to be similar between the two different sizes. The pricing gap between the 14 and 16-inch options will be "much more narrow" than the current 13 and 16-inch high-end MacBook Pro options.

Display analyst Ross Young earlier today said that the new MacBook Pro models could feature a 120Hz refresh rate for the mini-LED displays, and Dylandkt claims that 120Hz was "being tested on a Mac prototype" earlier in the year, but that he has "no clue when it's coming."

Full details on the new 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models will be announced next Monday, and until then, we have a roundup of all of the rumors we've heard so far available in our MacBook Pro guide.

Article Link: MacBook Pro Models Said to Start at 16GB RAM and 512GB Storage, Feature Upgraded 1080p Webcams and New Charging Brick
 

UBS28

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Oct 2, 2012
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Waiting with horror to see how much it will cost to upgrade to 32gb and 1TB/2TB SSD!

The good ol Apple tax. That is why they make Mac’s not user replaceable anymore.

I remember those days were I bought the base 15” 2010 and fully maxed it out with 3rd party components for around $2000, while Apple was charging over $3000+ for the same specs.
 

terminator-jq

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Take everything with a grain of salt. This is the same guy who “confirmed” the AirPods 3 would launch at the iPhone event and the square Apple Watch design. Both didn’t happen… There’s another conflicting report saying there will be a bottom logo and the prices will stay as they are. Only Apple knows which one is correct but the “leaks” have definitely been off this year…

We will know everything for sure in less than a week!
 

szw-mapple fan

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I mean, If the webcam sucks on this one...
I‘ve found the m1 macs’ webcams are generally decent, especially compared to similar windows laptops like the Dell xps and stand-alone webcams. 720p is a bummer but as long as the image color and brightness looks good I’m satisfied. It’s not like 1080p on that small of a sensor will bring in much more details.
 

warpdrive

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they will both come with 16GB standard? I will believe it when I see it.

Maybe they will use this opportunity to bump the base price even higher and to separate out the Air from the Pro, since the Air was a much better deal than the Pro (mostly as good of a machine)

edit: ok, I had forgotten that the 13 Pros comes standard with 16GB now.
 
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