MacBook Pro 2016 (No Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2021 - 16"

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The MacBook Pro 13” (2016) with two Thunderbolt ports was released in October 2016. Apple also released a model with four Thunderbolt ports in November 2016, both of which are part of the 4th generation MacBook Pro lineup. Apple released the MacBook Pro 16” (2021) in October 2021 and it is in the 5th generation MacBook Pro lineup.

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MacBook Pro 2016 (No Touch Bar) - 13"

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MacBook Pro 2016 (No Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2021 - 16" Pricing

MacBook Pro 2016 (No Touch Bar) - 13" prices start at $401, which is cheaper than the MacBook Pro 2021 - 16" low price of $1545.

Specs Comparison

The MacBook Pro 13” (2016) features include a 13.3-inch display, an Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor, up to 1TB of SSD storage, up to 16GB of RAM, Intel Iris graphics, two or four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, stereo speakers with high dynamic range, two microphones, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The MacBook Pro 16” (2021) features include a 16.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR display, Apple M1 Pro or M1 Max chip, up to 8TB of storage, up to 64GB of RAM, three Thunderbolt 4 (USB-C) ports, WiFi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, HDMI port, SDXC memory card slot, a high-fidelity six-speaker sound system with force-canceling woofers, wide stereo sound, support for Spatial Audio, a studio-quality three-mic array, a 3.5mm headphone jack that supports high-impedance headphones, and a MagSafe 3 charging port.

Size

Measurements for the MacBook Pro 13” (2016) are 0.59” (H) x 11.97” (W) x 8.36” (D). The MacBook Pro 13” (2016) weighs 3.02 pounds and features a 13.3” display size. In comparison, the measurements for the MacBook Pro 16” (2021) are as follows: 0.66”(H) x 14.01” (W) x 9.77” (D) with a 14.2” display size. The MacBook Pro 16” (2021) with the M1 Pro chip weighs 4.7 pounds and with the M1 Max chip weighs 4.8 pounds.

Camera

The MacBook Pro 13” (2016) has a 720p FaceTime HD webcam. The MacBook Pro 16” (2021) has a 1080p FaceTime HD webcam with an advanced image signal processor with computational video.

Color Choices

MacBook Pro 2016 (No Touch Bar) - 13"

Available in 2 colors:

  • Gray
  • Silver

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MacBook Pro 2021 - 16"

Available in 2 colors:

  • Gray
  • Silver

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MacBook Pro 2016 (No Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2021 - 16" Colors

Both the MacBook Pro 2016 (No Touch Bar) - 13" and MacBook Pro 2021 - 16" share two colors: Silver and Gray.
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Silver and Space Gray are the two color options for the MacBook Pro 13” (2016) and the MacBook Pro 16” (2021).

Storage Options

MacBook Pro 2016 (No Touch Bar) - 13"

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 256GB
  • 512GB
  • 1TB

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MacBook Pro 2021 - 16"

Choose from 5 storage options:

  • 512GB
  • 1TB
  • 2TB
  • 4TB
  • 8TB

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MacBook Pro 2016 (No Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2021 - 16" Storage

The MacBook Pro 2021 - 16" introduces three new storage options not found on the MacBook Pro 2016 (No Touch Bar) - 13": 2TB, 4TB, and 8TB. Both the MacBook Pro 2016 (No Touch Bar) - 13" and MacBook Pro 2021 - 16" share two storage options: 512GB and 1TB. However, the MacBook Pro 2021 - 16" does not have options for 256GB, as seen on the MacBook Pro 2016 (No Touch Bar) - 13".
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The MacBook Pro 13” (2016) is available with 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB of storage space. In comparison, the MacBook Pro 16” (2021) is available with options to get 512GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB or 8TB of storage space.

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