According to reports, Apple may launch a MacBook Pro laptop with a touchscreen as early as 2025.
The report claims that Apple has dedicated teams working on the project and that an initial version will feature a touchscreen, trackpad, and keyboard.
According to the report, Apple is now working on a touchscreen OLED display for its Macbook Pro laptop range, after years of speculations.
After Apple began using its own silicon instead of Intel processors in the majority of its computers, Mac sales skyrocketed.
The modification prolonged battery life and decreased overheating.
With a touchscreen, a MacBook is likely to allow multi-touch actions like pinch-to-zoom and swipe, which are popular on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets.
The software of a touchscreen Mac would have to be significantly modified to accommodate the larger button sizes necessary for finger taps rather than the smaller ones used for mouse clicks.
Apple’s iPads and iPhones run an operating system created for touchscreens, whereas macOS can only be used with a mouse and keyboard at the moment.
The touchscreen on a MacBook would be a novel and exciting addition to the computer experience.
Additionally, touchscreens on laptops would also provide users more control over their devices, since they could use their fingers to access different menus and complete different tasks instead of using the trackpad or mouse.
In the fiscal year 2022, Apple’s Mac division brought in $40.1 billion, an increase of 14% over the fiscal year 2021.
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