MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2021 - 16"

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The MacBook Pro 13” (2017) was released in June 2017 and is part of the fourth generation of the MacBook Pro lineup. Apple released the MacBook Pro 16” (2021) was released in October 2021 as part of the fifth generation 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 2021 - 16" Pricing

MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" prices start at $463, which is cheaper than the MacBook Pro 2021 - 16" low price of $1499.

Specs Comparison

The MacBook Pro 13” (2017) key specs include a 13.3” Retina display, an Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor, up to 1TB of storage, either two or four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, and a Touch Bar with Touch ID. In comparison, the MacBook Pro 16” (2021) key specs include a 16.2” Liquid Retina XDR display, an Apple M1 Pro or M1 Max chip, up to 8TB of storage, three Thunderbolt 4 (USB-C) ports, and Touch ID. The MacBook Pro 16” (2021) also has a variety of other ports including an SDXC memory card slot, HDMI, and a MagSafe 3 charging port.

Size

The measurements for the MacBook Pro 13” (2017) are 0.59” (H) x 11.97” (W) x 8.36” (D), with a weight of 3.02 pounds. The MacBook Pro 16” (2021) measurements are as follows: 0.66” (H) x 14.01” (W) x 9.77” (D), with a weight of 4.8 pounds.

Camera

The MacBook Pro 13” (2017) features a 720p FaceTime HD camera, and the MacBook Pro 16” (2021) features a 1080p FaceTime HD camera with an advanced image signal processor with computational video.

Color Choices

MacBook Pro 2017 (With 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 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" vs MacBook Pro 2021 - 16" Colors

Both the MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13" and MacBook Pro 2021 - 16" share two colors: Silver and Gray.
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The MacBook Pro 13” (2017) and the MacBook Pro 16” (2021) 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 2021 - 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 2021 - 16" Storage

The MacBook Pro 2021 - 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 2021 - 16" share two storage options: 512GB and 1TB. However, the MacBook Pro 2021 - 16" does not have options for 128GB and 256GB, as seen on the MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 13".
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The MacBook Pro 13” (2017) with two Thunderbolt ports is available with 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB of SSD storage, and the model with four Thunderbolt ports is available with 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB of SSD storage. The MacBook Pro 16” (2021) storage options include 512GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, and 8TB.

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