Apple is now selling refurbished 16-inch MacBook Pro notebooks for the first time

16-inch MacBook Pro display
16-inch MacBook Pro display (Image credit: Rene Ritchie / iMore)

What you need to know

  • You can now buy a refurbished 16-inch MacBook Pro.
  • The machines start at $2,039.
  • They all come with a 1-year warranty.

The online Apple Store is now selling the 16-inch MacBook Pro for the first time. The notebook starts at $2,039 with all machines available for a 15% saving on the normal asking price for a new one.

All of Apple's refurbished computers come with a one-year warranty and have been tested and cleaned up.

Apple Certified Refurbished Products are pre-owned Apple products that undergo Apple's stringent refurbishment process prior to being offered for sale. While only some units are returned due to technical issues, every unit is evaluated to ensure it meets Apple's quality standards.

Refurb 16 Inch Macbook Pro Spec

Refurb 16 Inch Macbook Pro Spec (Image credit: iMore)

Apple says that all of the refurbished 16-inch MacBook Pros come with a 96w USB-C power adapter and a 2-meter USB-C charging cable. There are multiple different configurations available as of writing, including an Intel Core i9 beast with an 8TB SSD priced at $5,179. If that's a config you were considering buying new, this refurbished model is definitely worth considering.

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.