Is the new 2021 Apple MacBook Pro too good to be true?

MacBook Pro 16-inch 2021
(Image credit: Future)

Here at Creative Bloq, we are very fortunate to come into close contact with a lot of the latest tech aimed at creatives. The majority of it is impressive, not only from a technical point-of-view, but genuinely looks to offer artists and designers an optimised workflow and more pleasurable working experience. However, it's not often that we come across hardware and technology that stops us in our tracks, and makes us genuinely excited for the creative industry. But now is one of those moments. 

It's hard to understate what a game-changer the new 2021 MacBook Pro is for professional creatives – it's already taken the top spot in our round-up of the best laptops for graphic designers. You've no doubt by now got wind of the fact that this is the most powerful laptop Apple has ever created. When the device was first released, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing Greg Joswiak said: "The new MacBook Pro simply has no equal and is by far the best pro notebook we’ve ever built.” 

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Kerrie Hughes
Freelance writer

Kerrie Hughes is a frequent contributor to Creative Bloq, and was once its editor. One of the original CB crew, Kerrie joined the team back in 2013 after moving from her role as staff writer on 3D World. Since then she's written regularly for other creative publications such as ImagineFX, Computer Arts and Digital Camera World. After a stint working for the police, Kerrie is back reviewing creative tech for creative professionals.