Rumor: New MacBook Pro to feature 1080p camera, base 16GB of RAM

16 Inch M1x Macbook Pro Concept
16 Inch M1x Macbook Pro Concept (Image credit: Antonio De Rosa (MacBook concept))

What you need to know

  • Apple leaker Dylan has posted a bunch of potential info about the new MacBook Pro.
  • The leaker said that the new models will feature a 1080p camera and a base of 16 GB of RAM.
  • The 14-inch and 16-inch will both feature the same base configuration.

Earlier today, Apple announced that it will host a virtual event in October.

Ahead of the event, Apple leaker Dylan has posted a series of tweets that predicts what people can expect from the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro that the company is anticipated to announce at the event. In addition to all of the information we've heard so far, Dylan says that we can expect the new models to feature a 1080p webcam and that both the 14-inch and 16-inch models will have the same base configuration with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.

  • MacBook Pro 14 and 16:
  • Mini Led displays
  • Smaller bezels with no bottom logo
  • 1080p webcam
  • Base models will have 16gb of ram and 512gb of storage
  • Base M1X is the same configuration for both models
  • Pricing will be similar between 14 and 16 inch
  • New charging brick

In addition, the leaker matched up with other rumors and said that the laptop will ditch the Touch Bar and add back the HDMI and SD card ports.

  • There will be no more Touch Bar.
  • We will be getting HDMI, SD Card Slot, and MagSafe on these MacBook Pro's.
  • Support for more than 1 display is coming as well.

Apple will host its October event on Monday, October 18, 2021, at 10:00 AM PDT. You can tune in to watch the event on Apple's website, YouTube, or the Apple TV app.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.