Apple 16" MacBook Pro (Late 2019, Silver)

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Apple 16" MacBook Pro (Late 2019, Silver)
Key Features
  • 2.3 GHz Intel Core i9 8-Core (9th Gen)
  • 16GB of 2666 MHz DDR4 RAM | 1TB SSD
  • 16" 3072 x 1920 Retina Display
  • AMD Radeon Pro 5500M GPU (4GB GDDR6)
Built for all types of creatives, such as photographers, songwriters, visual effects artists, game developers, video editors, and anyone who needs to defy limits and push creative boundaries, the 16" MacBook Pro from Apple is the ultimate pro notebook for the ultimate user.
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Apple MacBook Pro 16" Late 2019 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Designed for All Types of Creatives
  • 3Storage, Processor, and Memory
  • 4Universal Connectivity
  • 5High-Fidelity Audio
  • 6System Cooling
  • 7System Navigation
  • 8All-Day Battery Life and Security

Built for all types of creatives, such as photographers, songwriters, visual effects artists, game developers, video editors, and anyone who needs to defy limits and push creative boundaries, the 16" MacBook Pro from Apple is the ultimate pro notebook for the ultimate user.

The system features a 16" 3072 x 1920 Retina display with 500 nits of brightness, delivering sharp visuals with spectacular highlights, bright whites, and deep blacks. Coupled with an AMD Radeon Pro 5500M, videographers and visual effects artists are provided fast rendering, seamless playback, and smooth motion. With up to 1TB of SSD storage, you'll be able to load massive files and launch apps quickly, enabling you to work with photo and video libraries from almost anywhere.

Designed for All Types of Creatives
16" 3072 x 1920 Retina Display
The MacBook Pro features a stunning 16" Retina display - the largest Retina display ever in a Mac notebook. It produces 500 nits of brightness for spectacular highlights and bright whites, while delivering deep blacks thanks to the precise photo alignment of liquid crystal molecules. And the P3 wide color gamut enables brilliant, true-to-life images and video. So no matter where you are, you'll see your work in the best possible light.
P3 Wide Color Gamut
The narrow-band LED-powered backlight allows the MacBook Pro to represent the P3 wide color gamut for brilliant, true-to-life color in photos and videos.
Up to 64GB of DDR4 Memory for More Efficient Multitasking
The 16" MacBook Pro uses fast 2666 MHz DDR4 memory that can be upgraded to 64GB for smooth performance, whether you're loading hundreds of audio samples, editing billion-pixel images, or running multiple virtual machines. This configuration comes with 16GB of memory.
Oxide Thin Film Transistor
The oxide thin film transistor (TFT) features 10 times faster pixel charging than the traditional amorphous silicon TFT, and holds the pixel voltage steady during low-frequency power-saving modes, enabling pin-sharp resolution and longer battery life. An Apple-patented metal layer in the TFT maximizes the transmittance of the pixels, enhancing brightness and color uniformity while reducing pixel cross-talk, which can cause visual artifacts.
500 Nits Brightness
A mirrorlike enhanced reflector sheet in the backlight reflects over 98% of incident light, allowing MacBook Pro to achieve 500 nits of brightness efficiently.
Graphics - Bending Reality Takes Bandwidth
The AMD Radeon Pro 5000M series delivers the most graphics horsepower ever in a MacBook Pro. The 16" MacBook Pro base model is over two times faster than the previous-generation base model, for seamless playback and faster rendering of ultra-high-definition video.

For working on graphics-intensive projects like 3D rendering or high-end game development, you can supercharge your MacBook Pro with the optional Radeon Pro 5600M. With its 40 compute units and 8GB of High Bandwidth Memory, this powerhouse GPU brings a new level of desktop-class graphics power to MacBook Pro.

This MacBook Pro has an AMD Radeon Pro 5500M.
Storage, Processor, and Memory
Storage - Bring Your Whole Studio with You
The 16" MacBook Pro can be configured with up to 8TB of SSD storage - the most available in any notebook. So you can take your photo or video libraries with you no matter where you're headed. And with superfast speeds, massive files load in an instant and pro apps launch in a blink. This particular model comes with 1TB.
Processor and Memory - Working At the Speed of Thought
The 16" MacBook Pro brings a whole new class of performance to the notebook. Thanks to a more advanced thermal design, the 9th Gen 2.3 GHz Intel Core i9 8-Core processor sustains higher performance for longer periods of time and delivers up to 2.1 times the performance of a quad-core MacBook Pro. So whether you're layering dozens of tracks and effects, rendering 3D models, or compiling and testing code, you'll be doing it in no time flat.
Universal Connectivity
Thunderbolt 3
Thunderbolt 3 combines ultra-high bandwidth with the versatility of the USB Type-C industry standard to create one revved-up universal port. It integrates data transfer, charging, and video output in a single connector, delivering up to 40 Gb/s of throughput for twice the bandwidth of Thunderbolt 2. The MacBook Pro is equipped with four ports, so you can do all of that from either side. Existing devices are easily connected with a cable or adapter. And Thunderbolt 3 is reversible, so no matter how you plug in, it's always right side up. This system supports up to two 6K or four DCI 4K displays.
High-Fidelity Audio
Bigger Bass, Better Mic
The MacBook Pro has a big voice. The six-speaker sound system produces room-filling ,wide stereo sound like you've never heard from a notebook before. Dual force-cancelling woofers dramatically reduce system vibration for a clearer, more natural sound and a half-octave lower range to the bass. And the studio-quality three-mic array rivals professional third-party microphones, for creating superclean podcasts or music recordings on the go.
System Cooling
Advanced Thermal Architecture
The thermal architecture in the MacBook Pro has been completely redesigned, featuring larger impellers with improved fan blades for optimal airflow and more heat-dispersing fins for more effective cooling. The resulting gain in cooling capacity allows the MacBook Pro to deliver up to 12W more maximum sustained power.
System Navigation
Keyboard
The 16" MacBook Pro takes workflow efficiency to a new level. The Magic Keyboard features a refined scissor mechanism with 1mm travel for a responsive, comfortable, and quiet typing experience. The Touch Bar puts powerful shortcuts front and center, and Touch ID provides fast authentication. A dedicated Escape key allows quick switching between modes and views. And the inverted-T arrow keys enable fluid navigation whether you're flying through lines of code, navigating spreadsheets, or gaming.
Touch ID
The Touch ID enables fast, easy authentication for secure logins and purchases.
Touch Bar
The Touch Bar delivers the commands you need most, so they are right where you need them, saving time and keystrokes.
Force Touch Trackpad
Speed your workflow with Force click and multi-touch gestures.
All-Day Battery Life and Security
Battery
The 16" MacBook Pro has the highest-capacity battery Apple has ever put in a notebook. The 100Wh lithium-polymer battery not only powers the larger display and delivers higher maximum sustained power, it also provides longer battery life - up to 11 hours of wireless web browsing and video playback. So, you'll have more time to work between charges, whether you're on or off the grid.
Apple T2 Security Chip
Every MacBook Pro is equipped with the Apple T2 Security Chip - their second‑generation custom Mac silicon designed to make everything you do even more secure. It includes a Secure Enclave coprocessor that powers Touch ID and provides the foundation for secure boot and encrypted storage capabilities. It also consolidates many discrete controllers, including the system management controller, audio controller, and SSD controller, into one.

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Late 2019 Specs

Key Specs
Operating System
macOS
GPU
AMD Radeon Pro 5500M with 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM
Total Installed Memory
16 GB
Display Size
16"
Resolution
3072 x 1920
Touchscreen
No
Total Installed Capacity
1 TB
USB-C
4 x Thunderbolt 3 (Supports DisplayPort and Power Delivery)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bluetooth
5.0
Weight
4.3 lb / 1.95 kg
Model Year
Late 2019
Performance
L3 Cache
16 MB
Graphics Type
Dedicated
GPU
AMD Radeon Pro 5500M with 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM
Memory Type
2666 MHz DDR4
Total Installed Memory
16 GB
Memory Configuration
1x 16 GB (Onboard)
Buffered Memory
No
ECC Memory
No
Display
Panel Type
IPS-Type LCD
Display Size
16"
Aspect Ratio
16:10
Resolution
3072 x 1920
Touchscreen
No
Finish
Glossy
Maximum Brightness
500 nits / cd/m2
Refresh Rate
60 Hz
Variable Refresh Technology
No
Storage and Expansion
Total Installed Capacity
1 TB
Optical Drive
No
Inputs / Outputs
USB-C
4 x Thunderbolt 3 (Supports DisplayPort and Power Delivery)
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone Output
Built-In Speakers
6
Built-In Microphones
3
Media/Memory Card Slot
No
Communications
Ethernet
No
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bluetooth
5.0
GPS
No
NFC
No
Webcam
User-Facing: 720p
Battery Chemistry
Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)
Capacity
Non-Removable: 100 Wh
Keyboard & Mouse
Keyboard
Chiclet-Style Keyboard with Backlight
Pointing Device
Force Touch Trackpad
General
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Power Supply
96 W with USB-C
AC Input Power
100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Dimensions
14.09 x 9.68 x 0.64" / 35.79 x 24.59 x 1.63 cm
Weight
4.3 lb / 1.95 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
8.315 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
17.3 x 13.1 x 4.2"

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Late 2019 Reviews

Great.. until it suddenly was

By Emily
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-23

I had nothing but great things to say about this notebook...until, recently I was watching Netflix and suddenly there was no image. I have used the computer gingerly and sparingly, so it comes at a shock that after only having it for a year and a half, I am going to have to pay for a major repair that I can't imagine was my fault. I'm curious if anyone else has had this issue, and/or might have some advice apart from the Apple "genius" directive to spend $600 on diagnostics and screen replacement?

Pretty Awesome Service

By Om
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-14

Thank you very good service . Got the laptop in 2 days and every thing was very smooth

Great Computer

By Albeiro
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-08-22

I use it for davinci resolve and the GPU renders are very fast, I like the video quality of the screen

Excellent laptop

By Sangmin
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-02

I purchased this laptop a few weeks ago with roughly $2500 which is way cheaper than the price at the official Apple website. Of course, the product was in a perfect condition when I received it and there is no issue so far with this laptop. Excellent performance, excellent shape and excellent price.

Amazing machine productivity

By John
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-24

I purchased this machine for mainly creative work and rendering. I spent the extra money for 64GB of ram and the 8G 5500M GPU. This has increased my productivity so much. It was pricey but worth it.

Flawless performance at a great B&H sale price

By Jackson L
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-19

This is my third MacBook Pro I've purchased along with the 2015 and 2018 models and this is my favorite. The other two were in silver, and I ordered this one in space gray without ever truly seeing a MacBook Pro in person in this color (only my iPad Pro and iPhone) but I can now say that it's stunning and my go to color for future orders. The first things I notice is the keyboard is much improved over the 2018 model, and it doesn't get as hot as the 2015 or 2018 models when I'm using it. I ordered this fairly maxed out with 64 GB of memory and the 2.4 GHz i9, and so far there are no heat or short battery life issues that others have mentioned in reviews. I needed a new laptop now and was hoping for the Apple Silicon version to be announced at Apple's 2021 WWDC, but unfortunately it didn't happen for the 16 inch MBP, so I opted for the x86 version since it's readily available and I know it's a great MBP. So, overall I'm quite pleased with the purchase, and the Apple Silicon version for me will just have to wait a couple years or so.

Avoid Intel macbooks

By Orhan
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-20

I replaced it with Macbook Air M1. Half the price, double the performance and much more silent.

Excelente

By stefano
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-30

Perfect for My work

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MacBook Pro 2019 16 inch i7 or i9 which one ...

MacBook Pro 2019 16 inch i7 or i9 which one better for editing?
Asked by: Srikanth
It depends on the other configurations and how much editing you do. Please email us at [email protected] for more guidance.
Answered by: Nilson D
Date published: 2020-10-21

What would I need to be able to connect ...

What would I need to be able to connect non-bluetooth, noise-cancelling headphones?
Asked by: Allan
The Apple 16" MacBook Pro (Late 2019, Silver) BH #APMVVM2LLA has a headphone jack where you can connect headphones.
Answered by: Miguel
Date published: 2020-12-01

what operating system does this come with?

what operating system does this come with?
Asked by: Kevin
We are not told by apple which OS it will be. It is likely Catalina.
Answered by: Zev
Date published: 2020-09-30

Does this have a webcam? Can you Zoom conference ...

Does this have a webcam? Can you Zoom conference with this model?
Asked by: John
Yes it has a webcam. I use it several times a week with zoom.
Answered by: Jeff
Date published: 2020-07-17

How well does this computer handle tasks like ...

How well does this computer handle tasks like editing 4K video using Premiere Pro? Thanks!
Asked by: Dustin
This computer will do very well with that workload due to its strong CPU and dedicated GPU.
Answered by: Michael
Date published: 2020-08-16

What is the difference between the Late 2019 and ...

What is the difference between the Late 2019 and the Mid 2020 16” Macbook Pro?
Asked by: Jared
2020 version of 16” Macbook Pro offers an upgraded graphics card option and an higher 8TB SSD option. It’s an incremental update.
Answered by: Jai
Date published: 2020-07-04

What would I need to be able to connect to a ...

What would I need to be able to connect to a large screen?
Asked by: Michael
You can either use a usb-c to HDMI cable or an adapter and cable.
Answered by: Sagi
Date published: 2021-02-08

Can the end user upgrade the memory or do you ...

Can the end user upgrade the memory or do you have to purchase it already configured?
Asked by: ROBERT
The ram is not user upgradeable.
Answered by: Geoffrey
Date published: 2021-06-07
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