MacBook 2017 To Possibly Release A 14-Inch Model; Will Have 16 GB RAM & Jet Black Color Variant

15 March 2017, 12:32 pm EDT By Keisuke Akio Mobile & Apps

This year could hold big things for Apple.We round up speculations for the upcoming 12-inch MacBook 2017 and cover its likely design, tech specs, and new features.

Apple released the 2016 version of the 12-inch MacBook in April 2016. Right now, there are speculations that the upcoming 12-inch MacBook will also be launched this April 2017. The upcoming MacBook expected to be the device of the generation.

If the predictions of renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is accurate, the MacBook 2017 will have a boost in memory from the current 8GB RAM to 16GB RAM. It would likely have Intel's next-generation Kaby Lake chips. With this, the 2017 model will have enhanced graphics capabilities. This will improve battery life of the upcoming device and will make app switching easier. In addition, it will have an increased 12 percent productivity performance and faster web performance by 19 percent, ssaysMacRumors.

Apart from expanding RAM, the upcoming MacBook 2017 allegedly will have a larger screen size. It is also heavily speculated that the device will be released in two versions. There will be a 12-inch model, which is the current version of the device and 14-inch model that would take the place of the 13.3-inch MacBook Air.

Aside from a 14-inch screen, an increased RAM, the MacBook 2017 might sport a sleek new look. The design from the 2015 MacBook to the 2016 MacBook are very identical.Noticeably, Apple only added Rose Gold color option. Apple appears to follow the color schemes of its iPhones and iPads.

For this particular device, allegedly, Apple will launch a new color, that is Jet Black. This sleek black polish proved to be a crucial selling point for the company's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Given the feat of the two Apple devices in its color variant, there is a big chance that the 12-inch MacBook 2017 would see the debut of a Jet Black color option for 2017.

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