MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15" vs MacBook Pro 2019 - 16"

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The MacBook Pro 15” (2016) launched with macOS High Sierra was released in November 2016. The MacBook Pro 16” (2019) launched with macOS Big Sur and was released in November 2019. The MacBook Pro 15” (2016) and the MacBook Pro 16” 2019 are both parts of the 4th generation of the MacBook Pro lineup.

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MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15"

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MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15" vs MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" Pricing

MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15" prices start at $492, which is cheaper than the MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" low price of $834.

Specs Comparison

Key specs for the MacBook Pro 15” (2016) include a 15.4-inch Retina display, an Intel Core i7 or Core i9 processor, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to 2TB of SSD storage. Other key specs include a Touch Bar with Touch ID, four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, stereo speakers with high dynamic range, three microphones, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The MacBook Pro 16” (2019) specs include a 16-inch Retina display with True Tone technology, an Intel Core i7 or Core i9 processor, up to 64GB of RAM, and up to 8TB of SSD storage. Other highlights include WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, a high-fidelity six-speaker system, wide stereo sound, support for Dolby Atmos playback, a studio-quality three-mic array, a 3.5mm headphone jack, four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, and a Touch Bar with Touch ID.

Size

The MacBook Pro 15” (2016) measurements are as follows: 0.61” (H) x 13.75” (W) x 9.48” (D), with a weight of 4.02 pounds and a 15.4” display size. In comparison, the measurements for the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) are 0.64” (H) x 14.09” (W) x 9.68” (D), with a weight of 4.3 pounds and a 16” display size.

Camera

The MacBook Pro 15” (2016) and the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) feature a 720p FaceTime HD camera.

Color Choices

MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15"

Available in 2 colors:

  • Gray
  • Silver

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MacBook Pro 2019 - 16"

Available in 2 colors:

  • Gray
  • Silver

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MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15" vs MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" Colors

The MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15" introduces one new color not found in the MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" color palette: Gray. Both the MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15" and MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" share one color: Silver. However, the MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15" does away with Gray, previously seen on the MacBook Pro 2019 - 16".
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The MacBook Pro 15” (2016) and the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) are available in Silver or Space Gray.

Storage Options

MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15"

Choose from 4 storage options:

  • 256GB
  • 512GB
  • 1TB
  • 2TB

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MacBook Pro 2019 - 16"

Choose from 5 storage options:

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

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MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15" vs MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" Storage

The MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" introduces two new storage options not found on the MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15": 4TB and 8TB. Both the MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15" and MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" share three storage options: 2TB, 512GB, and 1TB. However, the MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" does not have options for 256GB, as seen on the MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15".
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The MacBook Pro 15” (2016) is available in the following storage configurations: 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB. The MacBook Pro 16” (2019) is available with 512GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, or 8TB of SSD storage.

Reviews

MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15"

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MacBook Pro 2019 - 16"

38 reviews 4.9 stars

MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15" vs MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" Reviews

Users rate the MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" at 4.9 of 5.0 stars. Reviews for MacBook Pro 2016 (With Touch Bar) - 15" are not currently available.

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