According to a new report from Apple, Apple may finally bring an integrated SD card slot for its upcoming 2021 MacBook Pro notebooks. BloombergMark Gurman (Mark Gurman), this move will restore the company’s computers to the popular port standard.
Since Apple removed this feature in the 2016 redesign, the MacBook Pro lineup has not provided an SD card slot. The feature removed all ports from the laptop and replaced it with four general-purpose USB-C ports. This has forced many professional users (relying on popular memory card formats to import photos and videos into computers for editing) to turn to the controversial dongles for the same functions.
The news came before the release of an earlier report by Gurman, which initially detailed some changes Apple plans to make for the upcoming 1
It is worth noting that Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo confirmed these reports, saying that the new laptop will provide more ports, but today marks the first confirmation of the SD card slot.
In fact, the news that the SD card slot returns is a narration in a larger report that Apple plans to update the “high-end” MacBook Air model, which is said to have the same MagSafe and processor advantages as the new MacBook Pro. Unfortunately, there is no mention of the SD card slot provided in the upcoming Air refresh-only a pair of USB-C ports.