Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch (2021) review

Apple is back with its best MacBook Pro yet – the new 16-inch 2021 model powered by the M1 Pro or M1 Max chip

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Apple MacBook Pro M1 16in 2021
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Digital Camera World Verdict

The MacBook Pro 16-inch (2021) is a real return to form for Apple, offering a huge amount of power, and new features, that will appeal to professional photographers. However, it’s high price point may put many people off.


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    Excellent screen

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    Fantastic battery life

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    Great performance with photo editing apps


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The MacBook Pro 16-inch (2021) is Apple’s follow up to the original 16-inch MacBook Pro, launched back in 2019. While that previous model came with powerful hardware from both Intel (for the processor) and AMD (for the graphics), the new MacBook Pro 16-inch comes packing a choice of Apple’s latest M1 Pro and M1 Max chips.

These chips comprise of both the CPU and GPU, and before we get too into jargon, it means that Apple now designs not just the look of the MacBook Pro, but the hardware within it, as well as the software as well, courtesy of the macOS Monterey operating system.

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Matt Hanson

Matt is TechRadar's Managing editor of core tech. Having written for a number of magazines and websites, there's no aspect of technology that Matt isn't passionate about, especially laptops and PC gaming.