Apple’s Macbook line is expected to usher in new growth for the company as analyts forecasts increased enterprise appeal. Additionally, the 2016 Apple MacBook lineup is also expected to receive big upgrades with the launch projected sometime around June.
Renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that enterprise markets will be crucial for Apple in 2016. Furthermore, people should also expect an update of the MacBook lineup this first half of the year. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has been known to have a proven track record when it comes to Apple launches and products. According to the analyst, the MacBook lineup will be an important line for Apple because it has potential “solid growth” among businesses. He also expects sales to increase given the update by June.
Kuo also added that Apple suppliers like Casetek and SZS will also benefit from the upgraded MacBook models. The details of the forecast were revealed from a noted obtained by AppleInsider. While Apple remains mum on the matter, many expect the new MacBook models to have a Skylake upgrade.
While the Skylake may seem like a total or wow upgrade for the MacBook, it is certainly a step towards more efficiency. The processor can boost CPU speed by around 10 to 20 percent and also enhance integrated graphics chips by around 16 to 41 percent. Skylake is also expected to increase battery life up to 30 percent.
Korea Portal also added that the likely release of the device will be around June 13 – the same period for Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Since there is a high chance that Apple will unveil a new OS X update, the likelihood of a MacBook refresh around the same time is also high. Other expectations for the 2016 MacBook Pro include upgraded speed to 2.8GHz or 2.9GHz from 2.7GHz entry-level processor including 8GB RAM upgrade for the 13-inch and 16B RAM upgrade for the 15-inch variant.