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Apple MacBook Pro M3 (16.2-Inch, 2023)

Apple MacBook Pro M3 (16.2-Inch, 2023)
alaScore 99

27 reviews

Feb, 2024

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Apple MacBook Pro M3 (16.2-Inch, 2023). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the sound and size. The keyboard and battery are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the usability and design, and reviews are divided on the performance.

screen, battery, keyboard, size, sound

energy, price, design, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Apple MacBook Pro M3 (16.2-Inch, 2023) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 99/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch M3 Max Review

 

The Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch M3 Max is a wonderfully powerful laptop that'll seriously improve various workflows for the right buyer.

Exceptional performance ; Stunning display and keyboard

The price builds up very quickly ; No Face ID

The Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch M3 Max may not be a big improvement on its predecessor but its a machine that’ll comfortable improve many demanding workflows for the right user. The screen is absolutely stunning and the keyboard is top-drawer, while the...

Feb, 2024

Expert review by : Luke Larsen (digitaltrends.com)

Apple MacBook Pro M3 Max review: delivering the goods

 

The MacBook Pro is Apple's most important laptop, and with the upgrade to the M3 Max, it's even more powerful.

Space Black is the new king GPU performance gets big upgrade XDR display is even brighter Speakers are fantastic Decent webcam

Storage and RAM is soldered on M3 model only supports one external display

“The MacBook Pro's upgrade to the M3 Max ensures that it remains the best in class.”

Jan, 2024

Expert review by (theverge.com)

Apple MacBook Pro 16 M3 Max review: the most power for the most money

 

Hello again. It's only been about 10 months since the M2 Pro and Max chips arrived on the MacBook Pros, but that's already old news. Here I am with the MacBook Pro 16 with the M3 Max chip — and hoo boy, this is one big, beefy hunk of Pro laptop. It's...

Great performance ; Long battery life ; Space black handles smudges better

Your wallet will cry ; All the usual Apple gripes — limited upgradability, smaller gaming catalog, etc.

Otherwise, this laptop is for a specific type of person: the kind of pro with workloads who can save a lot of time overall by shaving off a few minutes here and there. For those folks, the price is less of an issue because this is probably a business...

Nov, 2023

Expert review by : Christopher Null (wired.com)

Review: Apple MacBook Pro (M3 Max, 16 Inch)

 

With a new M3 processor inside that juices performance across the board, the latest edition of Apple's world-class laptop smokes the competition.

Everything is top of the line here: Performance and battery life are untouchable across the board. New black chassis option is sharp. Speakers slap.

Very loud fan under load and High Power Mode. Can’t we color-match the power brick, Apple? Display notch is unappealing. With great power comes a great price tag.

Nov, 2023

Expert review by : Sherri L. Smith (laptopmag.com)

MacBook Pro 16-inch (M3 Max, 2023) review: The new king of MacBooks

 

The MacBook Pro 16-inch widens the gap between itself and Windows PCs

Excellent overall performance ; Good gaming performance ; Bright colorful display ; Great battery life ; Super comfy keyboard ; Explemary audio quality

Expensive for a base model ; No Face ID ; Annoying notch

Faster and more powerful, Apple has once again lived up to its hype and created a system that outpaces everything else on the market with the MacBook Pro 16.

Nov, 2023

Expert review by : Rob Redman (creativebloq.com)

Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch M3 review: another big step up for the MacBook

 

A power user 3D animator puts the new MacBook Pro M3 through its paces.

Solid, reliable build quality ; Excellent performance ; Great battery life

Expensive ; Very limited user upgrade options

The Macbook Pro M3 takes a significant step up over its older siblings, with a large leap in performance, and a beautiful display in a sleek package. With up to 128GB RAM, 16-core CPU and 40-core GPU, there is an option for even the most...

Jan, 2024

Expert review by : Mike Wuerthele (appleinsider.com)

MacBook Pro 16-inch M3 Max review: Battery-powered Mac Pro power

 

The 16-inch MacBook Pro with M3 Max, especially outfitted like our review unit, is expensive, but it delivers power and computing heft roughly equivalent to the M2 Ultra Mac Studio for that cash.

Nov, 2023

Expert review by : Tony Polanco (tomsguide.com)

MacBook Pro 16-inch (M3 Max, 2023) review: The most powerful MacBook ever

 

The M3 Max-powered MacBook Pro 16-inch sets a new standard for performance. Though its starting price of $3,499 is lofty, there's arguably no better machine for those who need an ultra-powerful comput

While I can’t recommend the MacBook Pro 16-inch with M3 Max to everyone, it’s an absolute beast of a laptop that proves Apple silicon’s might. As before, Apple has set a new standard that its competitors must now live up to. If you own an old Intel...

Nov, 2023

Expert review by : Super Daddy (pokde.net)

2023 MacBook Pro 16-inch Review: M2 Pro Powerhouse – Performance, Battery Life & Display Brilliance Revealed

 

Discover the impressive capabilities of the 2023 MacBook Pro 16-inch with the powerful M2 Pro chip. Our comprehensive review dives deep into the laptop's performance, stunning display, exceptional battery life, and more. Find out what sets this Apple...

+ 16.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR is beautiful ; + Ample Type-C USB ports for external connectivity ; + Very comfortable keyboard to type on ; + Large and sensitive TrackPad lets you get rid of your mouse ; + Powerful six-speakers audio ; + Seriously...

- Lack of Type-A USB means I need to carry additional accessories ; - Appearance definitely could use a refresh ; - About time FaceID gets added for quicker access ; - The notch spoils the beautiful display

The Apple MacBook Pro packs a lot of power and yet delivers extremely great battery life. I really dont find any reasons not to fall in love with it.

Mar, 2023

Expert review by : Samuel Axon (arstechnica.com)

2023 MacBook Pro review: A refined second generation

 

The M2 Pro and Max and improved connectivity headline Apple's laptop refresh.

Even better performance

Not everyone will love the screen notch

Jan, 2023