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Is this what the new 16-inch MacBook Pro could look like?

New renders are offering a potential look at the new 16-inch MacBook Pro.

Apple is widely expected to lift the lid on a new MacBook this month, and now a concept has emerged showing off the potential design of the new device, complete with Touch Bar and smaller screen bezels.

The renders, revealed by 9to5Mac, show a design that’s similar to the 15-inch MacBook Pro, with smaller bezels in order to fit the larger display.

It’s expected that the new MacBook Pro will have a similar form factor to the current 15-inch model.

What has changed, however, is a curvier design with a body that’s less boxy than the current 15-inch model.

What’s more, the model features three USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 ports on each side, totalling six, offering professional users more capability on their devices – something that Apple has been criticized for in the past.

It has been widely reported that Apple will drop the 16-inch MacBook Pro later this month at an October event, with a redesigned keyboard as the company looks to move away from its ill-fated butterfly keyboard arrangement.

Though this render looks beautiful, there are a few things we’d still like to see Apple change:

  • The introduction of a physical escape button on the Touch Bar would be great
  • An option to purchase the 16-inch MacBook Pro without a Touch Bar should also be given
  • The design is pretty similar to the current MacBook range, despite promises of an overhaul

Are you looking forward to seeing the new MacBook Pro later this month?

Let us know your thoughts on Twitter and check back soon for more news and rumors, as and when we get them.

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