Sadly, our review sample is a rather straitlaced space gray (silver and gold are the other two options).
The new 13-inch Touch Bar model also has four (all Thunderbolt) but the 13-inch model without Touch Bar has only two!
Be warned: Buying a new Mac Book Pro will likely force you to invest in a variety of adapters for all your legacy devices.
The speed of the internal flash memory has also improved, but I doubt that's something casual users would even notice.
Frankly, the most obvious difference between the 2016 Mac Book and the 2015 model is the new addition of a fourth color option, rose gold, which is already available on i Phones and i Pads.
Otherwise, aside from a RAM bump here and a slight price drop there, the 2017 batch is very similar to the one from 2016, with the same enclosures, ports, trackpads and screens.
But be forewarned: Buying a new Mac Book Pro may require you to invest in a was also announced.) And the Touch Bar is very cool: the mini touch strip contextually changes to icons in different apps and sliders, hot keys, and function buttons emerge on the fly as needed.The previous generation had a total of 7: Two USB, two Thunderbolt 2 (in the form of Mini Display Port jacks), HDMI, SD, Mag Safe and headphone.Besides a headphone jack, the new 15-inch model has four -- and they're all of the Thunderbolt/USB-C variety.At the same time, there's a sizable enough boost to performance and battery life that the system can no longer be considered an outlier only suited for a very limited audience that values portability over productivity. Since the 2015 original, we've seen super-thin laptops such as the upcoming HP Spectre shaving millimeters from previous versions, or tablet hybrids such as the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro S showing off what Intel's new Core M chips can do in a small, reasonably priced package.But even if it's closer to the middle of the road than the it was last year, the 12-inch Mac Book is still a love-it-or-hate-it laptop.The keyboard was unusually shallow, in order to fit into such a thin body.