Apple 16.2" MacBook Pro with M1 Pro Chip (Late 2021, Silver)

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Apple 16.2" MacBook Pro with M1 Pro Chip (Late 2021, Silver)
Key Features
  • Apple M1 Pro 10-Core Chip
  • 16GB Unified RAM | 2TB SSD
  • 16.2" 3456x2234 Liquid Retina XDR Screen
  • 16-Core GPU | 16-Core Neural Engine
Built for all types of creatives, including developers, photographers, filmmakers, 3D artists, music producers, and more, the Apple 16.2" MacBook Pro with M1 Pro Chip is the ultimate pro mobile workstation for the ultimate user.
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Apple MacBook Pro 16" M1 Pro Late 2021 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Designed for All Types of Creatives
  • 3Connectivity
  • 4High-Fidelity Audio
  • 5FaceTime
  • 6System Navigation
  • 7All-Day Battery Life
By B&H Photo's

Built for all types of creatives, including developers, photographers, filmmakers, 3D artists, music producers, and more, the Apple 16.2" MacBook Pro with M1 Pro Chip is the ultimate pro mobile workstation for the ultimate user.

The system features the Apple M1 Pro 10-Core Chip, which provides the power and performance needed to handle your professional workflows. The 16.2" Liquid Retina XDR display features a 3456 x 2234 resolution, 1,000 nits of sustained brightness, 1,600 nits of peak brightness, P3 color gamut support, and more. With up to 2TB 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
Apple M1 Pro
Packed with 33.7 billion transistors, the Apple M1 Pro integrates the CPU, GPU, Neural Engine, I/O, and more into a single system on a chip (SoC). Built with 5nm process technology, the Apple M1 Pro delivers the performance you need without sacrificing power efficiency. The 10-Core CPU features eight performance cores and two high-efficiency cores. The 16-Core Neural Engine provides support for on-device machine learning acceleration and improved camera performance. The M1 Pro offers up to 200 GB/s of memory bandwidth as well as support for up to 32GB of unified memory. The efficient architecture of M1 Pro means they deliver the same level of performance whether MacBook Pro is plugged in or using the battery. The M1 Pro also features enhanced media engines with dedicated ProRes accelerators specifically for pro video processing. With up to a 16-Core GPU, the M1 Pro delivers up to 70 percent faster CPU performance than the M1.
16.2" Liquid Retina XDR Display
Featuring mini-LED technology, this MacBook Pro houses a 16.2" Liquid Retina XDR display. Delivering up to 1,000 nits of sustained, full-screen brightness, a high 1,600 nits of peak brightness, a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, and a billion colors, the Liquid Retina XDR display can handle the extreme dynamic range of HDR content, providing detailed shadows, brilliant specular highlights, deeper blacks, and vivid colors. The display is less than 4 mm thin, which is achieved by having seven films and diffusers that mix and shape the light efficiently. The oxide thin film transistor (TFT) allows pixels to charge twice as fast as before.
ProMotion - Up to 120 Hz Refresh Rate
With ProMotion technology, the MacBook Pro automatically varies the refresh rate to match the motion of your onscreen content. This helps preserve battery life while also making tasks feel more fluid and responsive. This means that the display can have up to a 120 Hz refresh rate. Video editors will also have the option to lock in a refresh rate that is optimal for their footage.
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.
Storage - Bring Your Whole Studio with You
The MacBook Pro can be configured with up to 8TB of SSD storage 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 a 2TB SSD.
Connectivity
Thunderbolt 4
Thunderbolt 4 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 three ports, so you can do all of that from either side. Existing devices are easily connected with a cable or adapter. And Thunderbolt 4 is reversible, so no matter how you plug in, it's always right side up.
MagSafe 3
MagSafe 3 makes connecting a power cable quick and easy while also protecting your MacBook Pro. Apple also brings fast charging to the MacBook Pro, allowing you to charge up to 50 percent in just 30 minutes.
High-Fidelity Audio
Spatial Sound Speakers and Better Mics
The MacBook Pro features a high-fidelity six-speaker sound system, which has two tweeters for a clearer soundstage as well as four force-cancelling woofers, resulting in 80 percent more bass. The sound system also supports spatial audio, providing a three-dimensional audio experience, whether you're listening to music or watching a movie in Dolby Atmos. Apple also has studio microphones that have a lower noise floor, resulting in clear calls as well as voice recordings.
FaceTime
Full HD 1080p FaceTime HD Camera
Now with a Full HD 1080p FaceTime HD camera, the MacBook Pro uses the ISP and Neural Engine in M1 Pro and M1 Max for computational video that enhances video quality.
System Navigation
Keyboard
Physical function keys are back with the Magic Keyboard on the MacBook Pro. Replacing the Touch Bar, the familiar, tactile function keys have made their return. There is even a wider ESC key.
Touch ID
The Touch ID enables fast, easy authentication for secure logins and purchases.
Force Touch Trackpad
Speed your workflow with Force click and multi-touch gestures.
All-Day Battery Life
Battery
From pro workflows to everyday tasks, the MacBook Pro delivers power efficiency while still maintaining performance. The MacBook Pro can deliver up to 21 hours of video playback.

Apple MacBook Pro 16" M1 Pro Late 2021 Specs

Operating SystemmacOS
Model YearLate 2021
Performance
ProcessorApple M1 Pro
CPU Performance 8-Core
Efficiency Dual-Core
Graphics TypeIntegrated
GPUApple (16-Core)
Memory TypeEmbedded DRAM
Total Installed Memory16 GB
Memory Configuration16 GB (Onboard)
Buffered MemoryNo
ECC MemoryNo
Display
Panel TypeMini-LED LCD
Size16.2"
Aspect Ratio16:10
Resolution3456 x 2234
TouchscreenNo
FinishGlossy with Antireflective Coating
Maximum Brightness500 cd/m2 (Sustained in SDR Mode)
1000 cd/m2 (Sustained in HDR Mode)
1600 cd/m2 (Peak in HDR Mode)
Refresh Rate120 Hz
Contrast Ratio1,000,000:1
Variable Refresh TechnologyApple ProMotion
Storage and Expansion
2.5" SlotsNone
Total Installed Capacity2 TB
Solid State Storage1 x 2 TB Proprietary Apple NVMe
Optical DriveNone
I/O
USB Type-C3 x Thunderbolt 4 (Supports DisplayPort/HDMI/DVI and 100 W Power Delivery)
Display1 x HDMI 2.0 Output
Audio I/O1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone Output
Built-In Speakers6 and Subwoofer
Built-In Microphones3
Media/Memory Card SlotSingle Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
Communications
EthernetNone
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
MU-MIMO SupportYes
Bluetooth5.0
GPSNone
NFCNo
WebcamUser-Facing: 1080p
Battery
Battery ChemistryLithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)
CapacityNon-Removable: 100 Wh
Estimated Battery Life21 Hours
Keyboard & Mouse
Keyboard78-Key Notebook Keyboard with Backlight and Fingerprint Reader
Pointing DeviceForce Touch Trackpad
General
SecurityFingerprint Reader
Power Supply140 W with Magsafe
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Operating Temperature50 to 95°F / 10 to 35°C
Operating Humidity0 to 90%
CertificationsENERGY STAR
*as per Manufacturer
Dimensions14.01 x 9.77 x 0.66" / 35.59 x 24.82 x 1.68 cm
Weight4.7 lb / 2.1 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight8.435 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)17.5 x 12.9 x 3.1"

Apple MacBook Pro 16" M1 Pro Late 2021 Reviews

M1 saves money over M2, just as good IMHO

By Ralf D
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-25

The M1 MacBook Pro seems to be 98% as good as the M2, except at a lower price. I was going to get the 2023 M2 14 with 512GB SSD when it occurred to me that I can get the prior generation, the 2021 M1 16 with 1TB SSD for almost the same price. Glad I did, as the M1 is plenty fast enough for me and I love having the big 16 screen. B&H delivery is fast, as usual (I ordered Monday night, arrived at my doorstep early Wednesday).

A real Macbook Pro

By Victor Miguel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-09

Now this is a real Macbook Pro. Maybe the best Apple computer I've ever owned. The M1 chip makes the difference plus the input and output ports make the unit truly for professionals

MacBook Pro M1 pro 2021

By Eric
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-04

I have used macbook's for over 15 years and this is the first MacBook Pro that I can use throughout the day without charging, the machine has more than enough power to run all my photo software, Capture 1 and One 1 photo raw 2023 and FCPX with no issues, I don't think I have heard the fans come on yet? I would recommend this MacBook Pro M1 2021 to anyone needing a update.

Best Macbook Pro Yet!

By Gary
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-02

Fast and does not get hot and drown you out with fan noise!

Worth the upgrade from 2018 32gb MacBook Pro

By Ralph
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-30

In many ways, the new 16.2 MacBook Pro mimics my 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro, but the new machine is perkier, more responsive, faster - and most importantly, sips on the battery (lasting several hours rather than two hours without charging) and I've not once heard the fan or felt heat. Oh, and the keyboard is a definite improvement over the older MacBook Pro.

Purchased as gift

By Alex
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-12-28

Purchased for my wife who edits video. Lightning fast as expected. Seems to be a big improvement over previous model. She seems to be very well pleased, and has commented its the best Macbook she has used to date.

B & H Always Delivers

By Michael
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-09

I needed this MAC Book for clients floor plan designs, B&H delivered it FAST, and because of it's value they required signature release, Thank You! I have also purchased photography and astronomy equipment from they and they consistently deliver as promised! Thank You B & H !

MacBook Pro (16.2 late 2021)

By Rob
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-09

B&H has a very friendly use website...easy to compare products and specifications! Have used B&H for purchases when reliability and customer service is essential. Thanks for another great buying opportunity!

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