MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 15" vs MacBook Pro 2019 - 16"

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The MacBook Pro 15” (2017) and the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) are part of the 4th generation MacBook Pro lineup. Apple released the MacBook Pro 15” (2017) in June 2017, and the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) arrived in November 2019.

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MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 15"

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MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 15" vs MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" Pricing

MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 15" prices start at $523, which is cheaper than the MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" low price of $898.

Specs Comparison

The MacBook Pro 15” (2017) has a 15.4-inch Retina display, and features that include Intel Core i7 or Core i9 processors, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to 2TB of SSD storage space. The MacBook Pro 15” (2017) also features four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, a Touch Bar with Touch ID, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, stereo speakers with high dynamic range, three microphones, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. In comparison, the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) has a 16.0-inch Retina display with True Tone technology, options for Intel Core i7 or Core i9 processors, up to 64GB of RAM, and up to 8TB of SSD storage space. The MacBook Pro 16” (2019) also features four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, a Touch Bar with Touch ID, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, a high-fidelity six-speaker system with force-canceling woofers, wide stereo sound, support for Dolby Atmos playback, a studio-quality three-mic array, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Size

The MacBook Pro 15” (2017) measures 0.61” (H) x 13.75” (W) x 9.48” (D), weighs 4.02 pounds, and has a 15.4” display size. In comparison, the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) measures 0.64” (H) x 14.09” (W) x 9.68” (D), weighs 4.3 pounds, and has a 16.0” display size.

Camera

The MacBook Pro 15” (2017) and the MacBook Pro 16” (2019) feature a 720p FaceTime HD camera.

Color Choices

MacBook Pro 2017 (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 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 15" vs MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" Colors

The MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 15" introduces one new color not found in the MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" color palette: Gray. Both the MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 15" and MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" share one color: Silver. However, the MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 15" does away with Gray, previously seen on the MacBook Pro 2019 - 16".
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Space Gray and Silver are the two color options for the MacBook Pro 15” (2017) and the MacBook Pro 16” (2019).

Storage Options

MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 15"

Choose from 4 storage options:

  • 256GB
  • 512GB
  • 1 TB
  • 2 TB

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MacBook Pro 2019 - 16"

Choose from 5 storage options:

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

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MacBook Pro 2017 (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 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 15": 4 TB and 8 TB. Both the MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 15" and MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" share three storage options: 2 TB, 512GB, and 1 TB. However, the MacBook Pro 2019 - 16" does not have options for 256GB, as seen on the MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 15".
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The MacBook Pro 15” (2017) offers storage options of 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, or 2TB. The MacBook Pro 16” (2019) offers storage options of 512GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, or 8TB.

Reviews

MacBook Pro 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 15"

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MacBook Pro 2019 - 16"

38 reviews 4.9 stars

MacBook Pro 2017 (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 2017 (With Touch Bar) - 15" are not currently available.

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