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Apple MacBook Pro “Core i7″ 2.4 13” Late 2016 Specs

MacBook Pro – BTO/CTO – MacBookPro13,1 – A1708

Apple MacBook Pro 13" Late 2016 Specs

About this Mac

This device is a BTO/CTO device which is nearly identical to MLL42LL/A. We have listed this device separately as it has been configured with an upgraded processor when compared to the base model. This has been done to make it easier to catalog as well as easier to read.

Introducing the latest and greatest models of the Apple a1708 MacBook Pro lineup, these are released in Late 2016 and continue till 2017 with a minor revamp. The powerhouse behind this MacBook Pro 13 inch Retina device is a Core i7, 6TH Generation “Skylake” 2.4 GHz processor which featured both an integrated graphics card as well as the opportunity for a dedicated card. A Butterfly Mechanism keyboard is incorporated into the MacBook Pro to allow users to have a comfortable experience while typing. This is an improvement upon previous designs and provides a signature feel to all Apple devices. This model is only offered in two colors, either silver or space gray. There are no USB ports provided on this device with only 2 Thunderbolt “3” ports provided with the intention for Apple to lead the adoption of USB C type devices.

Processor

2.4 GHZCore i7

Ram

256 GBFlash Storage

Apple MacBook Pro 13" Late 2016 Specs
Storage

256 GBFlash Storage

Battery Life

10 Hours

Storage

The storage included in the MacBook Pro 13 inch 2016 is a 256 GB of removable PCIe-based flash storage. Upgrades of 512 GB and 1 TB are available on purchase. Flash storage is widely known as an industry leading storage technology and Apple are at the forefront of this.

Screen Size and Resolution

The Apple Macbook Pro 13 inch Retina display has a high resolution (2560×1600) LED-backlit widescreen which is the default for the screen type and resolution in this model.

Processor& Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)

This MacBook Pro comes with MacOS X 10.12 (16A2323a) and runs on a 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7 6660U (Skylake) processor with up to 3.4 GHz of Turbo Boost supported and an Intel Iris Graphics 540 processor that shares 1.5 GB of memory with the system.

Memory & Architecture

This MacBook Pro 13 specs features a 256k level 2 cache and a 4 MB Level 3 cache plus a 4 GT/s frontside bus with 8 GB of 1866 MHz LDDR3 SDRAM for its RAM, all this is centered around a 64-Bit architecture. 32-Bit architecture has been and will continue to be dropped due to the limitations it provides.

Battery Life

The MacBook Pro 13 inch 2016 comes with a 54.5 watt-hour lithium polymer battery that provides 10 hours of a wireless web or iTunes Movie use. As applications and Mac OS becomes more efficient, so does the devices it runs on.

Upgradability

This MacBook Pro can be upgraded from 8 GB RAM to up to 16 GB RAM on a purchase but cannot be upgraded after that. The operating system of the MacBook Pro can also be upgraded from its pre-installed MacOS X 10.12 (16A2323a). If you are looking to run Windows, the system can run Windows 10 (64-Bit) and does it quite efficiently due to updated bios and drivers. This MacBook Pro comes with dimensions of 0.59 in ×11.97 in ×8.36 in and a weight of 3.02 lbs (1.37 kg) – becoming the lightest in MacBook Series so far.

Inclusive Features

The MacBook Pro includes the following features and ports:
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.2 PAN (Personal Area Network) connections and transfers
  • Two USB 3.1 (Thunderbolt “3” Ports)
  • 3.5mm jack for headphones
  • No button glass multi-touch trackpad (Force Touch)
  • 720p Face Time HD webcam

 

Introduced:  October 27, 2016

Discontinued: June 5, 2017

Screen Size and Resolution

Memory

Screen Size

13.3 inches

Level 1 Cache

32k/32k x 2

Resolution

2560×1600

Level 2/Level 3 Cache

256k x 2, 4MB

Processor

RAM Type

LPDDR3L SDRAM

Processors

1 (2 Cores)

Min. RAM Speed

1866 MHz

Architecture

64-Bit

Standard RAM

8 GB

Speed

2.4 GHz (3.4 GHz Turbo boost)

Maximum RAM

16 GB

Type

Core i7 (I7-6660U)

RAM Slots

None

Processor Upgrade

Soldered

Motherboard RAM

8 GB

FPU

Integrated

Graphics

System Bus Speed

4 GT/s (OPI)

Video Card

Iris Graphics 540

Cache Bus Speed

2.4 GHz (Built-in)

VRAM Type

Integrated

ROM/Firmware

EFI

Standard VRAM

1.5 GB

EFI Architecture

64-Bit

Maximum VRAM

1.5 GB

Storage

Inclusive Features and Ports

Standard Storage

256 GB SSD

Standard Optical Drive

None

Storage Speed

N/A

Standard Ethernet

None

Storage Dimensions

Proprietary

Standard Modem

None

Storage Interface

Proprietary (PCIe 3.0)

Standard AirPort

802.11ac

Battery

Standard Bluetooth

4.0

Type

54.5 W h Li-Poly

USB Port

2

Battery Life

10 hours

FireWire Port

None

Description

Keyboard

Full-size

Case Type

Notebook

Inclusive Input

Trackpad (Force Touch)

Form Factor

13” MacBook Pro (No Touch Bar)

SDXC Card Slot

None

Apple Order No

BTO/CTO

Microphone

2

Apple Subfamily

Late 2016 13”

Headphone

1

Apple Model Number

A1708 (EMC 2978)

Sound Out

1

Model ID

MacBook Pro 13.1

Power Adapter

1

 

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