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Apple MacBook Pro (16-inch, M1 Pro, 2021) Technical Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro (16-inch, M1 Pro, 2021) Technical Specifications
Brand: Apple
Category: Apple Computer
  • Processor Apple M1 Pro Chip
  • Display 16.2-inch (diagonal) Liquid Retina XDR display
  • RAM 16GB 32GB 64GB
  • Storage 512GB 1024GB(1TB) 2048GB(2TB) 4096GB(4TB) 8192GB(8TB)
  • Web Cam 1080p FaceTime HD camera
  • OS macOS

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Apple MacBook Pro (16-inch, M1 Pro, 2021) laptop Review

The new MacBook Pro (16-inch, M1 Pro, 2021) is a powerful laptop with a great design. It has a large display and a fast processor, making it perfect for professionals who need a powerful machine for their work.

The only downside is the price, which is quite high for a laptop. But if you need a powerful machine for your work, the MacBook Pro (16-inch, M1 Pro, 2021) is a great choice.

What are the specifications of the MacBook Pro (16-inch, M1 Pro, 2021) laptop?

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the MacBook Pro (16-inch, M1 Pro, 2021) laptop:

  • Processor: 2.0 GHz 10-core Apple M1 Pro processor, turbo boost up to 3.2 GHz
  • Memory: 16GB or 32GB onboard memory
  • Storage: 256GB, 512GB, 1TB or 2TB SSD
  • Display: 16.2-inch (diagonal) Liquid Retina XDR display, 3456-by-2234 native resolution at 254 pixels per-inch, XDR (Extreme Dynamic Range)
  • Graphics: Apple custom-made M1 Pro GPU with 16 core
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Camera: 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • I/O: Three Thunderbolt 4 (USB-C) ports, MagSafe 3 port, 3.5 mm headphone jack
  • Colours: Silver, Space Gray

Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Laptop Computer
Released 18 October, 2021
Status Available
Generation Apple M1 Pro chip
External Buttons and Connectors SDXC card slot
HDMI port
3.5 mm headphone jack
MagSafe 3 port
Three Thunderbolt 4 (USB-C) ports with support for:
Charging
DisplayPort
Thunderbolt 4 (up to 40Gb/s)
USB 4 (up to 40Gb/s)

Processor (CPU)

Processor Type Apple M1 Pro chip
Processor Speed 2.0 GHz
Processor Cores Octa Core
Base frequency 10
Turbo frequency 5 nm
Threads 10
Fabrication process 5 nm
64-bit Computing
Processor Details 16GB
32GB
64GB
Benchmarks Geekbench 5 (Single-Core) 1721
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core) 12171
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core) 1502
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) 11813

Memory (RAM)

RAM 16GB
32GB
64GB
RAM Type DDR2 SDRAM
RAM Speed 6400 MHz
RAM Max upto 8 GB
User Upgradable No

Storage

Storage Type Solid State Drive (SSD)
Storage Capacity 512GB
1024GB (1TB)
2048GB (2TB)
4096GB (4TB)
8192GB (8TB)
Technology PCIe
HDD Speed 1x512 GB
Secondary Storage No
Channels Liquid Retina XDR display
User Upgradable 16.2 inch

Display Info

Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) 3456 x 2234 pixels
Size 1 billion colors
Resolution 254 ppi
Display Colors <strong>Display Colors</strong> is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others. 120 Hz
Pixel Density <strong>Pixel Density (PPI)</strong> is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 254 ppi
Refresh rate 25700:1
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Contrast 88%
sRGB color space 99.1%
Adobe RGB profile 67 ms
DCI-P3 color gamut 500 nits
Response time 67 ms
Max. brightness 0.66 inch (1.68 cm)
Extras Dolby Vision
1 billion colours
Wide color (P3)
True Tone technology
Glossy (Antireflective) coating

Refresh rates

ProMotion technology for adaptive refresh rates up to 120Hz
Fixed refresh rates: 47.95Hz, 48.00Hz, 50.00Hz, 59.94Hz, 60.00Hz

Case

Height 9.77 inch (24.81 cm)
Width 4.7 pounds (2.1 kg)
Depth 9.77 inch (24.81 cm)
Weight 882 cm2 (136.8 inch)
Colors Silver
Space Gray
Area 3.4 mm
Screen-to-body ratio 135°
Side bezels No
Opening angle No
Transformer Active, Vapor chamber - No, Number of fans - 2, Noise level - 37.4 dB
Touch Screen No
Cooling system Apple M1 Pro GPU (16-core)
Material Integrated

Graphics Card

GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Apple M1 Pro GPU (16-core)
GPU Type 450 MHz
Base Clock 30 W
Fabrication process 450 MHz
TGP 1296 MHz
GPU base clock 5.2 TFLOPS
GPU boost clock System Shared
FLOPS LPDDR5
Memory size 256 bit
Memory type 6.4 Gbps
Memory bus 2048
Memory speed 128
Shading units (cores) 64
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 5.2 TFLOPS
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 64
GPU performance 5.2 TFLOPS

Operating System

Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. macOS

Battery Info

Battery Type <strong>Battery Type => </strong> Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium. Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 100 Wh
Placement Non-removable
Weight of AC adapter 353 gramm
Cable length 2 meters
Charge power 140 W
Charging port position Left, Right
USB Power Delivery Yes
Fast charging Yes
Full charging time 1:25 hr

Multimedia Features

Audio Features Media engine

Hardware-accelerated H.264, HEVC, ProRes, and ProRes RAW
Video decode engine
Two video encode engines
Two ProRes encode and decode engines
Audio File Formats Supported formats include AAC, MP3, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, and Dolby Atmos
Video File Formats Supported formats include HEVC, H.264, and ProRes
HDR with Dolby Vision, HDR10, and HLG
Display Support Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at 1 billion colors and:

Up to two external displays with up to 6K resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors (M1 Pro) or
Up to three external displays with up to 6K resolution and one external display with up to 4K resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors (M1 Max)

Thunderbolt 4 digital video output

Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
VGA, HDMI, DVI, and Thunderbolt 2 output supported using adapters (sold separately)

HDMI digital video output

Support for one display with up to 4K resolution at 60Hz
DVI output using HDMI to DVI Adapter (sold separately)

Connectivity Info

Bluetooth Features <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. v5
Wi-Fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compatible
Fingerprint Yes
Optical drive No

Input and Output

Keyboard and Trackpad Backlit Magic Keyboard with:

78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys including 12 full-height function keys and 4 arrow keys in an inverted-T arrangement
Touch ID
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
Touchpad Size - 15.5 x 9.9 cm
Surface - Glass
USB-A No
USB Type-C 3x USB 4.0
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 4
HDMI <strong>HDMI</strong> (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device. 1x HDMI 2.0
3.5mm Audio jack Yes
Display Port No
VGA No
Ethernet (RJ45) No
SD card reader Yes
Proprietary charging port Yes
Keyboard type Island
Numpad No
Backlight Yes

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