A new MacBook Pro 14-inch 2021 and MacBook Pro 16-inch 2021 have joined Apple's current family of MacBooks. Priced at $1,999 and $2,499, respectively, the new laptops are now available for purchase. However, stock of Apple's new laptops is already selling out with estimated ship dates that bleed into early December.
So if you want to secure your new MacBook Pro before the holidays — now's the best time to make your purchase and we're here to show you where to buy the MacBook Pro 2021. Keep in mind that we predict Apple Black Friday deals could take from $100 to $250 off the cost of these laptops. In fact, one retailer is already taking $50 off both base models.
Where to buy the MacBook Pro 14-inch (2021)
MacBook Pro 14" (M1 Pro/512GB): was $1,999 now $1,949 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $50: The 2021 MacBook Pro sports Apple's new M1 Pro CPU, which delivers 8 more GPU cores, a better Media Engine, and more memory bandwidth than the already incredible M1 chip. It's also Apple's first 14-inch MacBook Pro featuring a 14.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR mini-LED display with 3024 x 1984 resolution. Others specs include 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. You also get three Thunderbolt 4 ports, HDMI port, SDXC card slot, and a MagSafe 3 port. You can purchase it now and save $50 in the process.
Where to buy the MacBook Pro 16-inch (2021)
MacBook Pro 16" (M1 Pro/512GB): was $2,499 now $2,449 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $50: The 16-inch MacBook Pro sports Apple's new M1 Pro CPU. It features 10 core and a 16-core GPU. It also features a 16-inch Liquid Retina XDR mini-LED display with 3456 x 2244 resolution. Others specs include 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. You also get three Thunderbolt 4 ports, HDMI port, SDXC card slot, and a MagSafe 3 port. This model can be configured with an even more powerful M1 Max CPU (from $3,499), which features a 10-core CPU and 32-core GPU. Amazon is taking $50 off the base model.
MacBook Pro specs
|14-inch MacBook Pro 2021||16-inch MacBook Pro 2021|
|Screen||14.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR display (3024x1964 pixels, 254ppi)||16.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR display (3456x2244 pixels, 254ppi)|
|Processor||M1 Pro (8-core CPU, 14-core GPU or 10-core CPU, 16-core GPU), with optional M1 Max with up to 10-core CPU and 32-core GPU||M1 Pro (10-core CPU, 16-core GPU) | M1 Max (10-core CPU, 32-core GPU)|
|Battery life (claimed)||Up to 11 hours of web surfing over Wi-Fi||Up to 14 hours of web surfing over Wi-Fi|
|Storage||512GB to 8TB||512GB to 8TB|
|Memory||16GB to 64GB||16GB to 64GB|
|Ports||Thunderbolt 4 (x3), HDMI, MagSafe 3, headphone jack, SD memory card slot||Thunderbolt 4 (x3), HDMI, MagSafe 3, headphone jack, SD memory card slot|
|Webcam||1080p FaceTime HD camera||1080p FaceTime HD camera|
|Wi-Fi||802.11ax Wi-Fi 6||802.11ax Wi-Fi 6|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 5.0||Bluetooth 5.0|
|Dimensions||12.3 x 8.7 x 0.6 inches||14 x 9.8 x 0.7 inches|
|Weight||3.5 pounds||4.7 pounds (M1 Pro) | 4.8 pounds (M1 Max)|
The MacBook Pro 2021 sports multiple new upgrades. However, its biggest update is its new M1 Pro CPU. The new laptop features a 10-core CPU, 16-core GPU, and 16-core Neural Engine. Both the 14-inch and 16-inch laptops can also be configured with Apple's M1 Max CPU, which offers even more professional-grade power.
Both machines also sport new Liquid Retina XDR displays, more Thunderbolt ports, physical functions keys (goodbye, Touch Bar), and the now come with 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD standard.