Apple's rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro may ditch the flaky keyboard

03 Aug 2019 22:56

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galaxy a20e antutu score huawei p smart z antutu benchmark huawei mate 20x antutu score samsung galaxy s10e antutu score galaxy a20e antutu score y9 2019 antutu score huawei y7 prime 2018 antutu score -text c-gray-1" >Apple may ditch the butterfly mechanism keyboard on its laptops sooner than expected. The rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro — predicted to ship this year — may arrive with a scissor mechanism instead of the long-troubled butterfly design. According to MacRumors, historically accurate Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo shared his prediction for this change with investors today. This is just the latest rumor to come from Kuo. He previously predicted that the 16-inch MacBook Pro will arrive before the end of this year. He also believes future Macs, coming in 2020, will use the scissor mechanism rather than the butterfly mechanism. That wouldn't be surprising, given all the complaints over Apple's butterfly keyboard — including claims that it is susceptible to debris and overheating. Apple launched a next-day repair program for the problematic keyboards, and it attempted to improve them with a switch cover, but those efforts have had limited success.

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