Get in Touch
Back to main blog page
16-inch MacBook Pro

How does the new 16-inch MacBook Pro compare with its predecessor?

13th November 2019 | posted by David Acland

Some of you may be wondering what you get with the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, other than an extra 0.6 inch and the re-introduction of an escape key!  Below is a quick reference chart showing the difference with the outgoing 15-inch…

15-Inch, 201916-inch 2019
Processors2.6GHz 6-core or 2.3GHz 8-core2.6GHz 6-core or 2.3GHz 8-core
Memory16 or 32 GB 2400 MHz DDR416, 32 or 64GB 2666MHz DDR4
GraphicsAMD Radeon Pro 555X, 560X or Radeon Pro Vega 16, or Vega 20, all with 4GB GDDR5 memoryAMD Radeon Pro 5500M with 4GB or 8GB of GDDR6 memory
Storage256GB, 512 GB, 1, 2, or 4 TB SSD512 GB, 1, 2, or 4  or 8TB SSD
Display size15.4-inch (diagonal)16‑inch (diagonal)
Maximum resolution2880 by 18003072×1920
Esc keyTouchBarPhysical Key

As you can see, other than the CPU, most areas of the hardware have been improved, plus you get the extra bit of screen space!

What if you max it out?

Just for fun, we’ve tried totally maxing out a new 16-inch MacBook Pro.  For a measly £5,769, here’s what we ended up with:

  • 2.4GHz 8-core 9th-generation Intel Core i9 processor
  • 64GB 2666MHz DDR4 memory
  • AMD Radeon Pro 5500M with 8GB of GDDR6 memory
  • 8TB SSD storage

Other Articles

16-inch MacBook Pro
How does the new 16-inch MacBook Pro compare with its predecessor?
13th November 2019

Some of you may be wondering what you get with the new 16-inch MacBook Pro,…

outlook_spotlight
How to fix issues with Outlook search in macOS
14th January 2020

From time to time, you search for emails in Outlook and it doesn’t display the…

Security Vulnerability with FaceTime
29th January 2019

9to5mac revealed yesterday (https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/28/facetime-bug-hear-audio/) that FaceTime running on iOS has a major security vulnerability.  Using…

What is credential stuffing and why should you care?
25th November 2019

Credential stuffing, is a simple but effective technique to take over more of your online…

Catalina Install
Moof advice for upgrading to a new macOS
18th November 2019

There seems to be two lines of thought in the Mac IT community about macOS…

About moof IT

moof IT are an Apple focused IT company providing a full range of services to over 150 clients including user support, device management, infrastructure and security.

Contact Info

Tel: 0203 983 4444

Email: hello@moof-it.co.uk

London: 1st Floor 20 Noel Street London W1F 8GW

Manchester: The Sharp Project, Thorp Rd, Manchester M40 5BJ

Surrey: Unit 9B, Southbridge House, Southbridge Place, Croydon CR0 4HA

Social Media