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Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) Technical Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) Technical Specifications
Brand: Apple
Category: Apple Computer
  • Processor Intel Core i7 (6660U) ("Skylake")
  • Display 13.3-inch (diagonal)
  • RAM 8GB/16GB
  • Storage 256GB 512GB, 1TB SSD
  • Web Cam 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • OS macOS

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Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) laptop Review

The 13-inch MacBook Pro (2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) is a great laptop for those who need a powerful machine but don’t want to carry around a 15-inch model. It has a bright, clear Retina display and the new Touch Bar feature is extremely handy. The performance is impressive and it’s very light and portable. The only downside is the high price tag, but if you need a top-of-the-line laptop, the MacBook Pro is definitely worth the investment.

What are the specifications of the MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) laptop?

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) laptop:

  • Processor: 2.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz
  • Memory: 8GB/16GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
  • Storage: 256GB 512GB 1TB SSD
  • Display: 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch
  • Graphics: Intel Iris Graphics 540
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Camera: 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • I/O: Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Colours: Silver, Space Gray

Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Laptop
Released 15 November, 2016
Status Available
External Buttons and Connectors Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports with support for:

Charging
DisplayPort
Thunderbolt (up to 40 Gbps)
USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)

Processor (CPU)

Processor Type Intel Core i7 (6660U) ("Skylake")
Processor Speed 2.4 GHz
Processor Cores Dual Core
Processor Cache Level 1 Cache 128 KB
Level 2 Cache 512 KB
Level 3 Cache 4 MB
Base frequency 2.4GHz
Turbo frequency 3.4GHz
Threads 4
Fabrication process 14 nm
64-bit Computing

Memory (RAM)

RAM 8GB
16GB
RAM Type LPDDR3 SDRAM
RAM Speed 1866MHz
RAM Max upto 16 GB
User Upgradable No

Storage

Storage Type Solid State Drive (SSD)
Storage Capacity 256GB
512GB
1TB
Technology PCIe
User Upgradable No

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) Retina display (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology
Size 13.3-inch (diagonal)
Resolution 2560-by-1600 native resolution
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. 227 pixels per inch
Refresh rate 60Hz
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Max. brightness 500 nits brightness
Extras Supported scaled resolutions:

1680 by 1050
1440 by 900
1024 by 640

500 nits brightness
Wide colour gamut (P3)

Case

Height 0.59 inch (1.49 cm)
Width 11.97 inch (30.41 cm)
Depth 8.36 inch (21.24 cm)
Weight 3.02 pounds (1.37 kg)
Colors Silver
Space Gray

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. Intel Iris Graphics 540
GPU Type Integrated
GPU Memory Up to 1.5 GB shared from main memory
Base Clock 300 MHz
Fabrication process 14 nm
GPU boost clock 1100 MHz

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. 49.2-watt-hour
Placement Non-removable

Multimedia Features

Audio Features Stereo speakers with high dynamic range
Three microphones
3.5 mm headphone jack
Display Support Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at millions of colors and:

One display with 5120-by-2880 resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors
Up to two displays with 4096-by-2304 resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colours

Thunderbolt 3 digital video output

Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
VGA, HDMI, and Thunderbolt 2 output are supported using adapters (sold separately)
Microphone 3

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. v4.2
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. 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Fingerprint Yes
Optical drive No

Input and Output

Keyboard and Trackpad Full-size backlit 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
USB Type-C Yes
Thunderbolt Yes
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. No
3.5mm Audio jack Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No
SD card reader No
Numpad No
Backlight Yes

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