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Apple MacBook Pro 13 inch with Touch Bar Late 2016 Space Gray – Unboxing & What’s in the Box

After 4 weeks since the order for a new Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Touch Bar was placed, I received a notification from Apple letting me know my order had been dispatched. Two days later it was delivered by courier.

Timeline

My order was placed on October 30, 2016 and I got the package in my hands on November, 29. One day short of a full month.

Unboxing

The MacBook Pro was shipped in a cardboard box and arrived in good shape.
The MacBook Pro was shipped in a cardboard box and arrived in good shape.

 

There was just a centimeter or so of gap between the MacBook Pro box itself and the packaging.
There was just a centimeter or so of gap between the MacBook Pro box itself and the packaging.

 

The new Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Touch Bar in its white packaging box.
The new Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Touch Bar in its white packaging box.

 

The bottom-side of the box displays usual info about model number and specs, e.g. CPU, Memory, Storage.
The bottom-side of the box displays usual info about model number and specs, e.g. CPU, Memory, Storage.

 

Cutting the cellophane wrap.
Cutting the cellophane wrap…

 

Revealing the new Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch Late 2016 Space Gray Model with Touch Bar.
Revealing the new Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch Late 2016 Space Gray Model with Touch Bar.

 

USB-C cord for charging.
The new charging cable has USB 3 Type C male connectors at both ends.

 

A new wall charger with USB 3 Type-C female connector.
A new wall charger with USB 3 Type-C female connector.

 

Removing the plastic wrap from the wall charger.
Removing the plastic wrap from the wall charger.

 

USB Type-C cable and new MacBook Pro wall charger with USB Type-C female connector. The new charger is no longer equiped with flip-out wings to store the cord as on the MagSafe power adaptor.
USB Type-C cable and new MacBook Pro wall charger with USB Type-C female connector. The new charger is no longer equiped with flip-out wings to store the cord as on the MagSafe power adaptor.

 

The power adapter for the new MacBook Pro has an output of 61W.
The USB-C power adapter for the new MacBook Pro has an output of 61W.

 

New Apple MacBook Pro with a Space Gray finish.
New Apple MacBook Pro with a Space Gray finish.

 

Bottom of the laptop.
Bottom of the laptop.

 

The new MacBook Pro automatically boots up when the screen is open. Battery was about 75% charged during unboxing.
The new MacBook Pro automatically boots up when the screen is open. Battery was about 75% charged during unboxing.

 

Familiar sequence to set up a new computer.
Familiar sequence to set up a new computer.

 

The late-2016 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is equiped with 2 USB-C connectors on each side.
The late-2016 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is equiped with 2 USB-C connectors on each side.

 

The headphone jack is still here.
The headphone jack is still here.

 

The new Apple MacBook Pro ready to work!
The new Apple MacBook Pro ready to work!

 

Keyboard uses brand new Butterfly 2 mechanism. The Force Touch trackpad has increased in size and comes with haptic feedback.
Keyboard uses brand new Butterfly 2 mechanism. The Force Touch trackpad has increased in size and comes with haptic feedback.

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