Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro was more of a minor tweak than a major upgrade. But Twitter leaker @L0vetodream suggests that Apple’s rumored, improved 14-inch MacBook Pro could be on the way — although not until next year.
The 14-inch MacBook Pro was expected by some fans as a replacement for the 13-inch laptop. However, this didn’t happen and, as a result, a lot of the innovative new features of the 16-inch MacBook Pro are still MIA.
in my dream MBP14 next year
— 有没有搞措 (@L0vetodream) May 11, 2020
The 16-inch MacBook Pro, like the newest 13-inch laptop, gets rid of Apple’s hated butterfly keyboard. But it also boasts features like improved speakers and a thinner bezel on the display that hasn’t yet made its way to the newest 13-inch model. That suggests that Apple has a more significant upgrade up its sleeve.
Apple leaker @L0vetodream doesn’t have anything definitive in their tweet. They refer to a 14-inch MacBook Pro as a “dream,” suggesting this is more wishful thinking than anything. But their past accuracy with rumors could be a hint that this is a product that’s on its way. Jon Prosser, another accurate Apple leaker, added his tweet to L0vetodream’s original, stating that it was “100%.”
None of this makes clear exactly when the new laptop will be shipping, of course. 2021 is a whole year — and there’s a big difference between waiting 18 months from now and until the very start of next year. However, if you’re on the fence about the 13-inch MacBook Pro, considering getting it only for the new keyboard, this may be a reason to hold off on a purchase for now.