MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2019 - 16"

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The Apple MacBook Pro 13” (2017) was released in June 2017, and the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) was released in November 2019. The 2017 13” MacBook Pro and 2019 16” MacBook Pro are both in the fourth generation of the MacBook Pro lineup.

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MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13"

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MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" Pricing

MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" prices start at $463, which is cheaper than the MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" low price of $839.

Specs Comparison

The MacBook Pro 13” (2017) specs include a 13.3” Retina display, Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processors, up to 16GB of RAM, up to 1TB of SSD storage, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, 720p FaceTime HD camera, stereo speakers with high dynamic range, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) port model from 2017 feature a keyboard with a standard set of function keys, and the 2017 model with four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports features a keyboard with Touch Bar and Touch ID. In comparison, the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) specs include a 16-inch Retina display, Intel Core i7 or Core i9 processors, up to 64GB of RAM, up to 8TB of SSD storage, four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, 720p FaceTime HD camera, a high-fidelity six-speaker system with force-canceling woofers, support for Dolby Atmos, a studio-quality three-mic array, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The MacBook Pro 16” (2019) also features a Touch Bar with Touch ID.

Size

The MacBook Pro 13” (2017) measurements are as follows: 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, measurements for the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) are as follows: 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 13” (2017) and the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) feature a 720p FaceTime HD camera.

Color Choices

MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13"

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 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" Colors

The MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" introduces one new color not found in the MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" color palette: Gray. Both the MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" and MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" share one color: Silver. However, the MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" does away with Gray, previously seen on the MacBook Pro 2019 - 16".
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The MacBook Pro 13” (2017) and the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) are available in two colors: Silver and Space Gray.

Storage Options

MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13"

Choose from 4 storage options:

  • 128GB
  • 256GB
  • 512GB
  • 1TB

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MacBook Pro 2019 - 16"

Choose from 5 storage options:

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

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MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" Storage

The MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" introduces three new storage options not found on the MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13": 2TB, 4TB, and 8TB. Both the MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" and MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" share two storage options: 512GB and 1TB. However, the MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" does not have options for 128GB and 256GB, as seen on the MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13".
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Storage on the MacBook Pro 13” (2017) maxes out at 1TB, and storage on the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) maxes out at 8TB. The full range of storage options for the MacBook Pro 13” (2017) includes 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB on the two Thunderbolt port model, and 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB on the four Thunderbolt port model. In comparison, the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) storage options include 512GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, and 8TB.

Reviews

MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13"

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MacBook Pro 2019 - 16"

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MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" Reviews

Users rate the MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" at 4.9 of 5.0 stars. Reviews for MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" are not currently available.

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