MacBook Pro 15-inch 2016

The Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch 2016 is a notebook computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2016 to 2017 as part of the MacBook Pro computers. The computer has been introduced on October 27, 2016, and its price started at $2399.

The all-new MacBook Pro features a 2.6 GHz or 2.7 GHz or 2.9 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, a 15.4″ high-resolution LED-Backlit Retina Display, a new aluminum unibody case in two colors; Silver and Space Gray, a new Touch Bar display with Touch ID in place of function keys, new security chip Apple T1, 16 GB of RAM, 256 GB or 512 GB flash drive, Bluetooth 4.2, four USB-C 3.1 (Thunderbolt 3) ports, FaceTime HD camera, totally new illuminated keyboard with the butterfly mechanism, ambient light sensor, Multi-Touch trackpad with Force Touch technology, and dual graphics 1.5 GB Intel HD Graphics 530 and 2 GB AMD Radeon Pro 450 in the base model.

This MacBook has been discontinued on June 5, 2017.

Today MacBook Pro 15-inch 2016 is 7 years old!

MacBook Pro 15-inch 2016
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MacBook Pro 15-inch 2016 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 27, 2016
ReleasedNovember 16, 2016
DiscontinuedJune 5, 2017
Model IdentifierMacBookPro13,3
Model NumberA1707
Order NumberMLW72LL/A (2.6 GHz Silver)
MLW82LL/A (2.7 GHz Silver)
MLH32LL/A (2.6 GHz Space Gray)
MLH42LL/A (2.7 GHz Space Gray)
Original Price$2,399

ColorsSilver aluminum
Space Gray aluminum
Weight4.02 Ibs.
1.823 KG
Dimensions0.61” H x 13.75” W x 9.48” D
1.54 cm H x 34.92 cm W x 24.07 cm D

Tech Specs


ProcessorIntel Core i7 6700HQ “Skylake” (2.6 GHz)
Intel Core i7 6820HQ “Skylake” (2.7 GHz)
Intel Core i7 6920HQ “Skylake” (2.9 GHz)
Processor Speed2.6 GHz
2.7 GHz
2.9 GHz
Maximum Processor SpeedUp to 3.5 GHz (2.6 GHz)
Up to 3.6 GHz (2.7 GHz)
Up to 3.8 GHz (2.9 GHz)
Number of Cores4
Security ChipApple T1
System BusIntel Direct Media Interface (DMI) 3.0 at 8 GT/s
Cache6 or 8 MB shared L3

Storage & Media

Storage256 GB (SSD)
512 GB (SSD)
1 TB (SSD)
2 TB (SSD)


Built-in Memory16 GB integrated memory PC3-17000 LPDDR3 2133 MHz
Maximum Memory16 GB
Memory SlotsNone
Interleaving SupportYes


Built-in Display15.4″ high-resolution LED-backlit glossy widescreen Retina Display
Pixel Density220 ppi
Brightness500 cd/m2
Color GamutWide color gamut P3
Resolutions1024 x 640
1280 x 800
1680 x 1050
1920 x 1200
2880 x 1800 (native)


Graphics CardIntel HD Graphics 530
AMD Radeon Pro 450
AMD Radeon Pro 455
AMD Radeon Pro 460
Graphics MemoryUp to 1.5 GB DDR3 shared from main memory (Intel HD Graphics 530)
2 GB GDDR5 (AMD Radeon Pro 450 and AMD Radeon Pro 455)
4 GB GDDR5 (AMD Radeon Pro 460)
Display ConnectionThunderbolt 3
Display SupportUp to two displays with 5120 by 2880 pixels at 60 Hz
Up to four displays with 4096 by 2304 pixels at 60 Hz
Display ModesDual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 5120 x 2880 pixels at 60 Hz
CameraFaceTime HD (720p)


Expansion SlotsNone
Hard Drive Interface8.0 GT/s NVMe PCIe x4


BluetoothBluetooth 4.2
USB4 – Thunderbolt ports with support USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Up to 10 Gbps)
Thunderbolt4 – Thunderbolt 3 (Up to 40 Gbps)
Audio In3 – Microphones
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
2 – Speakers
Security SlotNone


Motion SensorNone
Liquid SensorLiquid Contact Indicators (LCI)

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardFull-size backlit keyboard with 64 (U.S.) or 65 (ISO) keys
Touch IDTouch Bar with integrated Touch ID sensor
TrackpadMulti-Touch trackpad with Force Touch


Original OSmacOS 10.12.1
Maximum OSmacOS 12.6
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
Power NapSupported
Unlock with Apple WatchSupported with macOS Sierra (Apple Watch (1st generation), Apple Watch Series 1, and Apple Watch Series 2)
macOS High Sierra or later (Apple Watch Series 3 or later)
Bundled SoftwaremacOS 10.12


System Battery76.0 W Lithium-Polymer
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours
Standby TimeUp to 30 days
Maximum Battery Cycles1000
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter87 W USB-C Power Adapter

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