Apple is finally bringing an integrated SD card slot to its upcoming 2021 model of MacBook Pro laptops, according to a new report. Bloom berg Mark Gurman, in a move to restore the port’s standard to the company’s computers.
The MacBook Pro lineup doesn’t offer an SD card slot because Apple has removed this feature in its 2016 new design, which excises all ports from laptops in favor of four-port USB-C ports. What is it, This has led many professional users – who rely on popular memory card formats to import edited photos and videos to their computers – turn to much more impure dongles for similar functionality.
The news comes after an earlier Gorman report that detailed some of the changes Apple was planning for the next 14-inch and 16-inch designs. These changes include removing the controversial touch bar interface instead of physical function buttons. Offering more square design that fits the current iPad Pro, iPad Air, and iPhone 12 lineup. Bright display included; And Apple’s magnetic magnifier charger. All of this is in addition to the big change, with advanced laptops from Intel processors being seen moving into Apple’s home, a more powerful version of the ARM-based M1 chipset.
Renowned Apple analyst Ming Chi Kou confirmed the claims, claiming that the new laptop will offer additional ports, but today is the first confirmation of the SD card slot in particular.
News of the return of the SD card slot actually comes as a side note in a major report on Apple’s planned refresh for a “high-end” MacBook Air model, which is said to be This new MacBook offers the same benefits as the MagSafe and processor as the pros. Unfortunately, though, there’s no mention of an SD card slot being offered at the next Air Refresh – just a pair of USB-C ports.