As you know, Apple’s competitors in the PC market is used in new laptops Kaby Lake processors from Intel, while the “Apple” giant for the latest generation MacBook Pro chose processors previous generation Intel Skylake. In the code a test version of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 was discovered references to new models of MacBook Pro-based chips Kaby Lake.
An updated build of macOS confirms that the Intel Kaby Lake will appear in the updated models of the professional line of laptops, which will be released this year. In this code ID found three motherboards that are not used in any current MacBook Pro.
Mac B4831CEBD52A0C4C will be used in two new 13-inch MacBook Pro without a bar Touch Bar. The device will receive processor Kaby Lake with a maximum frequency in Turbo Boost mode 3400 and 4000 MHz respectively.
Mac CAD6701F7CEA0921 belong to three new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. These laptops will have the Kaby Lake processors with Turbo Boost in 3500/3700 MHz and 4000 MHz respectively.
Mac 551B86E5744E2388 will receive three new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch panel Bar. These laptops will be equipped with models Kaby Lake with a maximum clock frequency in Turbo Boost mode in 3800/3900 MHz and 4100 MHz, respectively.
Informed sources said that Apple wanted to use Intel Kaby Lake in MacBook Pro with Touch panel Bar, but Intel did not have enough time to ensure their delivery.
The choice in favor of Intel chips Skylake has forced Apple to limit maximum RAM to 16 GB, not to increase power consumption that would decrease battery life. The company claims that the batteries of the new MacBook Pro offers up to 10 hours without recharging. However, some owners of “proshek” do not share the optimism of the manufacturer.