IFixit disarm the powerful laptop 16 ? MacBook Pro Apple and confirmed that the company has again adopted the old scissor mechanism, since the butterfly was vulnerable to waste, So the scissor system is more reliable.
Remember that these problems have led the company to face demands So they have had to offer free repair programs due to failures faced by users.
Back to the past to solve an innovation problem
He butterfly system keyboard It appeared in 2015 promising a more comfortable writing with fewer errors, while allowing thinner keys. Nevertheless, with the accumulation of waste, the buttons stopped working and caused double pressure.
The butterfly system has gone through four generations, always with improvements to make it more reliable, but even the last generation, which comes in the 13 and 15-inch MacBooks Pro 2019, has been included in the Apple repair program.
Faced with so many problems Apple gave up continuing to use the butterfly system in its MacBooks and decided to return to the scissor system in its 16-inch MacBook Pro, iFixit ensures that the internal parts are practically the same as the previous system.
In comparison, the keys of the 16-inch MacBook Pro They are 0.2 mm thicker and sink 0.5 mm more than with the butterfly system, that is, something closer to the conventional keyboards of a laptop, iFixit also says that the design is more robust and the sound is softer.
The repair program for MacBook owners with butterfly keyboard is still valid, anyone who has problems with their keyboard in MacBooks, MacBooks Air and MacBooks Pro from 2015 to 2019 You can ask Apple for a free repair.
Price and availability
He 16-inch MacBook Pro start at 2,564 for the version of 16 GB RAM, 512 GB storageprocessor Intel Core i7 of six cores at 2.6 GHz (Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz), graphics card AMD Radeon Pro 5500 with 4 GB of GDDR6 memory.
The version 16 inch 16 GB RAM, 1 TB of storage, Intel Core i9 eight-core 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost up to 4.8 GHz) and 16 MB of shared level 3 cache, graphics card AMD Radeon Pro 5500 with 4 GB of GDDR6 memory is at 3039.
The laptop has a individually calibrated Retina display, a new thermal architecture for more efficient cooling, six speakers and the largest battery ever included in a MacBook.