Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch (2016): Specs – Detailed Specifications

Here's what you need to know about the 2016 Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch specifications including display size, resolution, processor, RAM, storage, camera, battery, and more.

MacBook Pro 15 (2016)

Apple MacBook Pro 15 (2016) Technical Specifications

MacBook Pro 15” (2016) image

MacBook Pro 15” (2016)

Key Features
What's new
  • 6th-gen Intel Skylake Core i7 processors up to 2.9 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.8 GHz
  • Up to 16GB of LPDDR3 memory
  • Powerful Radeon Pro discrete graphics with 2GB or 4GB of video memory in every configuration
  • Up to 2TB of SSD storage
  • Apple T1 Chip
  • Touch Bar and Touch ID
AvailabilityMacBook Pro 15” (2016)
Released2016
Release Info
  • Announced on October 27, 2016
  • Available on November 15, 2016
Pricing
  • $2,399
    Intel Core i7 6700HQ | 16GB RAM | 256GB SSD | Radeon Pro 450
  • $2,799
    Intel Core i7 6820HQ | 16GB RAM | 512GB SSD | Radeon Pro 455
Stores
MacBook Pro 15” (2016) Price
Apple MacBook Pro 15in Core i7 2.5GHz Retina (MGXC2LL/A), 16GB Memory, 512GB Solid State Drive (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Pro 15in Core i7 2.5GHz Retina (MGXC2LL/A), 16GB Memory, 512GB Solid State Drive (Renewed)
By Apple
$829.00
Apple MacBook Pro MLH42LL/A 15-inch Laptop with Touch Bar, 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i7, 512GB, Retina Display, Space Gray (Discontinued by Manufacturer) (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Pro MLH42LL/A 15-inch Laptop with Touch Bar, 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i7, 512GB, Retina Display, Space Gray (Discontinued by Manufacturer) (Renewed)
By Apple
$1,270.00
Apple MacBook Pro MLH42LL/A 15-inch Laptop with Touch Bar, 2.9GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7, 16GB Memory,1TB SSD, Retina Display - Space Gray (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Pro MLH42LL/A 15-inch Laptop with Touch Bar, 2.9GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7, 16GB Memory,1TB SSD, Retina Display - Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$1,494.00
Apple 15in MacBook Pro, Retina, Touch Bar, 2.8GHz Intel Core i7 Quad Core, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Space Gray, MPTR2LL/A (Renewed)
Apple 15in MacBook Pro, Retina, Touch Bar, 2.8GHz Intel Core i7 Quad Core, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Space Gray, MPTR2LL/A (Renewed)
By Apple
$1,239.00
Apple MacBook Pro 15in Core i7 2.8GHz Retina (MGXG2LL/A), 16GB RAM, 512GB Solid State Drive (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Pro 15in Core i7 2.8GHz Retina (MGXG2LL/A), 16GB RAM, 512GB Solid State Drive (Renewed)
By Apple
$944.99
Was: $1,047.79
Apple MacBook Pro 15in Laptop Intel Quad Core i7 2.7GHz (ME665LL/A) Retina Display, 16GB Memory, 512GB Solid State Drive, (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Pro 15in Laptop Intel Quad Core i7 2.7GHz (ME665LL/A) Retina Display, 16GB Memory, 512GB Solid State Drive, (Renewed)
By Apple
$799.00
Was: $879.00
DisplayMacBook Pro 15” (2016)
Size15.4 Inches
InfoRetina display
  • 15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2880-by-1800 native resolution at 220 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
  • Supported scaled resolutions:
    • 1920 by 1200
    • 1680 by 1050
    • 1280 by 800
    • 1024 by 640
  • 500 nits brightness
  • Wide color gamut (P3)
ExteriorMacBook Pro 15” (2016)
Dimensions13.75” x 9.48” x 0.61” (349.3 mm x 240.7 mm x 155 mm)
WeightStarting at 4.02 pounds (1.83 kg)
Colors
Space GraySilver
Keyboard and TrackpadBacklit Magic Keyboard with:
  • 64 (U.S.) or 65 (ISO) keys including 4 arrow keys
  • Touch Bar with integrated Touch ID sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures
PortsFour Thunderbolt 3 (USB‑C) ports with support for:
  • Charging
  • DisplayPort
  • Thunderbolt (up to 40Gb/s)
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)
Internal SpecsMacBook Pro 15” (2016)
Processor
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6700HQ
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.60 → 3.50 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6820HQ
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.70 → 3.60 GHz, 8 MB Smart Cache, 45W
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6920HQ
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.90 → 3.80 GHz, 8 MB Smart Cache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6700HQ
    Intel® HD Graphics 530
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6820HQ
    Intel® HD Graphics 530
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6920HQ
    Intel® HD Graphics 530
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • AMD Radeon Pro 450 with 2GB of GDDR5 memory
  • AMD Radeon Pro 455 with 4GB of GDDR5 memory
  • AMD Radeon Pro 460 with 4GB of GDDR5 memory
Memory
16GB
of 2133MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
Storage
256GB512GB
configurable to 1TB or 2TB SSD
ConnectivityMacBook Pro 15” (2016)
Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ac Wi‑Fi wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2 wireless technology
BatteryMacBook Pro 15” (2016)
Size76 Wh lithium‑polymer battery
Battery Life
  • Up to 10 hours wireless web
  • Up to 10 hours Apple TV app movie playback
  • Up to 30 days of standby time
Power Supply87W USB‑C Power Adapter
SoftwareMacBook Pro 15” (2016)
OSShipped with macOS Sierra
Built-in Apps
PhotosiMovieGarageBandPagesNumbersKeynoteSiriSafariMailFaceTimeMessagesMapsNewsStocksHomeVoice MemosNotesCalendarContactsRemindersPhoto BoothPreviewMusicPodcastsTVBooksApp StoreTime MachineFind MyQuickTime Player
Camera & AudioMacBook Pro 15” (2016)
Camera720p FaceTime HD camera
Audio
  • Stereo speakers with high dynamic range
  • Three microphones
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
MiscMacBook Pro 15” (2016)
Sensors
  • Touch ID sensor
Security
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Apple T1 Chip
In the box
  • 15‑inch MacBook Pro
  • 87W USB‑C Power Adapter
  • USB-C Charge Cable (2 m)
WarrantyYour MacBook Pro comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one‑year limited warranty. Purchase AppleCare+ for Mac to extend your coverage to three years from your AppleCare+ purchase date and add up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee of $99 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or $299 for other repairable damage, plus applicable tax.
More
Video Support
Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at millions of colors and:
  • Up to two displays with 5120-by-2880 resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors
  • Up to four displays with 4096-by-2304 resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors
Thunderbolt 3 digital video output
  • Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
  • VGA, HDMI, and Thunderbolt 2 output supported using adapters (sold separately)

MacBook Pro 15” (2016) Price

Here is the latest price update for MacBook Pro 15” (2016).

MacBook Pro 15” (2016) Price
Apple MacBook Pro 15in Core i7 2.5GHz Retina (MGXC2LL/A), 16GB Memory, 512GB Solid State Drive (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Pro 15in Core i7 2.5GHz Retina (MGXC2LL/A), 16GB Memory, 512GB Solid State Drive (Renewed)
By Apple
$829.00
Apple MacBook Pro MLH42LL/A 15-inch Laptop with Touch Bar, 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i7, 512GB, Retina Display, Space Gray (Discontinued by Manufacturer) (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Pro MLH42LL/A 15-inch Laptop with Touch Bar, 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i7, 512GB, Retina Display, Space Gray (Discontinued by Manufacturer) (Renewed)
By Apple
$1,270.00
Apple MacBook Pro MLH42LL/A 15-inch Laptop with Touch Bar, 2.9GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7, 16GB Memory,1TB SSD, Retina Display - Space Gray (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Pro MLH42LL/A 15-inch Laptop with Touch Bar, 2.9GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7, 16GB Memory,1TB SSD, Retina Display - Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$1,494.00
Apple 15in MacBook Pro, Retina, Touch Bar, 2.8GHz Intel Core i7 Quad Core, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Space Gray, MPTR2LL/A (Renewed)
Apple 15in MacBook Pro, Retina, Touch Bar, 2.8GHz Intel Core i7 Quad Core, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Space Gray, MPTR2LL/A (Renewed)
By Apple
$1,239.00
Apple MacBook Pro 15in Core i7 2.8GHz Retina (MGXG2LL/A), 16GB RAM, 512GB Solid State Drive (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Pro 15in Core i7 2.8GHz Retina (MGXG2LL/A), 16GB RAM, 512GB Solid State Drive (Renewed)
By Apple
$944.99
Was: $1,047.79
Apple MacBook Pro 15in Laptop Intel Quad Core i7 2.7GHz (ME665LL/A) Retina Display, 16GB Memory, 512GB Solid State Drive, (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Pro 15in Laptop Intel Quad Core i7 2.7GHz (ME665LL/A) Retina Display, 16GB Memory, 512GB Solid State Drive, (Renewed)
By Apple
$799.00
Was: $879.00

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