MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2020 - 13"

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Apple released two versions of the MacBook Pro 13” (2016) and three versions of the MacBook Pro 13” (2020), all of which are in the 4th generation MacBook Pro lineup. The release dates for all five models are as follows: a MacBook Pro 13” (2016) with two Thunderbolt ports was released in October 2016, a MacBook Pro 13” (2016) with four Thunderbolt ports was released in November 2016, a MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with two Thunderbolt ports was released in May 2020, a MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with four Thunderbolt ports was released in May 2020, and an Apple-silicon powered MacBook Pro 13” (2020) was released in November 2020.

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MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2020 - 13" Pricing

MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 13" prices start at $428, which is cheaper than the MacBook Pro 2020 - 13" low price of $698.

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. In comparison, the MacBook Pro 13” (2020) features include a 13.3-inch display with True Tone, an Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor, up to 4TB of SSD storage, up to 32GB of RAM, Intel Iris Plus graphics, two or four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 45.0, stereo speakers with high dynamic range, wide stereo sound, a three-mic array, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with Apple silicon features include an M1 chip, up to 2TB of SSD storage, up to 16GB of RAM, two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports, and WiFi 802.11ax.

Size

The MacBook Pro 13” (2016) measurements are 0.59” (H) x 11.97” (W) x 8.36” (D), with a weight of 3.02 pounds and a 13.3” display size. In comparison, the measurements for the MacBook Pro 13” (2020) are 0.61”(H) x 11.97” (W) x 8.36” (D) with a 13.3” display size. The Intel-powered MacBook Pro 13” (2020) weighs 3.0 pounds, and the Apple silicon-powered model weighs 3.1 pounds.

Camera

The MacBook Pro 13” (2016) and the MacBook Pro 13” (2020) feature a 720p FaceTime HD camera.

Color Choices

MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 13"

Available in 2 colors:

  • Gray
  • Silver

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MacBook Pro 2020 - 13"

Available in 2 colors:

  • Gray
  • Silver

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MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2020 - 13" Colors

The MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 13" introduces one new color not found in the MacBook Pro 2020 - 13" color palette: Gray. Both the MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 13" and MacBook Pro 2020 - 13" share one color: Silver. However, the MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 13" does away with Gray, previously seen on the MacBook Pro 2020 - 13".
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The MacBook Pro 13” (2016) and the MacBook Pro 13” (2020) are available in two colors: Silver or Space Gray.

Storage Options

MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 13"

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 256GB
  • 512GB
  • 1TB

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MacBook Pro 2020 - 13"

Choose from 5 storage options:

  • 256GB
  • 512GB
  • 1TB
  • 2TB
  • 4TB

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MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2020 - 13" Storage

The MacBook Pro 2020 - 13" introduces two new storage options not found on the MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 13": 2TB and 4TB. Both the MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 13" and MacBook Pro 2020 - 13" share three storage options: 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB.
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Storage options for the MacBook Pro 13” (2016) are 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB. The Apple silicon-powered and the Intel-powered MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with two Thunderbolt ports are available with storage options of 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, or 2TB. The Intel-powered MacBook Pro 13” (2020) with four Thunderbolt ports is available with 512GB, 1TB, 2TB, or 4TB of storage space.

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