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Apple will not use new connectors on MacBook


Entering Apple's New Laptop Marketalways raises a lot of questions from users regarding structural and technical solutions. Phil Schiller, one of the company's executives, Apple’s vice president of marketing, tried to answer these questions, explaining why the developers did not provide a card reader and other interfaces in the models of the 16-inch MacBook Pro laptop.

Most users were worried aboutthe possibility in the future to add new connectors to laptops in addition to the available USB Type-C / Thunderbolt 3. The answer was categorical - no new ports are planned.

The main reason for this decision is Schillercalls the fact that as a result of a long analysis, the developers were convinced that the majority of MacBook owners use USB Type-C and Thunderbolt as the most productive and powerful connectors, which also allow charging. For those users who need to read SD cards, Schiller suggested using adapters and said that the company made the best choice, does not intend to abandon it.


Noting the merits of the new MacBook, managerHe pointed to the laptop’s innovative speaker system, which received 6 speakers, providing incredible sound quality for laptops. He also noted a more reliable and unpretentious scissor system of keys, which came to replace the traditional “butterfly”.

Commenting on the use of touch screens in the MacBook, Schiller said that Apple would never take this step, as this niche is occupied by another company product - iPad.

Source: 9to5mac