Apple uncovered its 16-inch MacBook at its ‘Unleashed’ event on October 18, 2021. In addition, the company has also announced a new 14-inch MacBook Pro and AirPods 3 at the same event. The newly-launched 14” and 16” MacBook Pro models feature the latest M1 Pro and M1 Max processors that are designed to take MacBook performance to a whole new level. These Apple in-house chips are the successor of the company’s first in-house chip, M1, which debuted with MacBook Pro and MacBook Air launched in 2020.
Talking about the maxed-out 16” MacBook Pro 2021, it’s a powerful machine that brings the true fusion of revamped design, breathtaking performance, and power efficiency to its users.
If you’ve got or are planning to get the 16 ” MacBook Pro anytime soon, you must also get yourself the best add-ons to squeeze every bit of
productivity and entertainment from your latest machine. Having said that, it might be a little difficult for you to figure out the best 16” MacBook Pro accessories. We completely understand this, and therefore, we’ve decided to toss a roundup of the best 16” MacBook Pro accessories that you should buy right now. Right from the docking stations and external SSDs to highly useful monitors and Bluetooth mice, we’ve listed everything in this article. Besides, we’ve mentioned some absolute must-haves for 16” MacBook Pro users.
Without wasting any time, let’s get to our list of the best accessories for the 16-inch MacBook Pro in 2022.
The mentioned accessories are suitable for both, M1 Pro as well as M1 Max configurations.
Note: We update our article from time to time to cover the latest products available in the market.
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Best SSDs for M1 Pro and M1 Max 16-inch MacBook Pro
There’s no denying the fact that if you store a lot of movies, high-resolution videos, 3D models, and other data, you can easily run out of storage. Also, we all know that a MacBook storage upgrade costs another fortune. Therefore, an external SSD is a must-have accessory for 16-inch MacBook Pro users. It’s a cost-effective option to expand your MacBook storage rather than going for an internal SSD upgrade.
External SSDs are lightweight, fast, compact, and consume less power than hard disk drives. Besides, they are suitable for gaming, photo/video editing, 3D modeling, and other professional tasks. Thanks to USB-C, the transfer speeds and bandwidth offered with modern external SSDs are good enough to run off some really storage-burning tasks like running machine learning models on immensely large datasets.
Let’s have a look at some of the best SSDs for the 16-inch MacBook Pro that are worth investing in.
1. Samsung X5 Portable SSD (Best Overall)
Need the best responsive and super-fast SSD for your M1 Max 16-inch MacBook Pro? Get yourself the Samsung X5 Portable SSD without any second thoughts. One of the best things about this external SSD is the
2800Mbps Read and 2300Mbps Write speed. This makes the Samsung X5, one of the fastest external SSDs for the M1 Pro as well as the M1 Max 16” MacBook Pro models. What’s more? This advanced external SSD is packed with the power of Thunderbolt 3 to deliver a data transfer speed of up to 40 Gbps. Besides, this NVMe-based SSD can handle heavier data rates of 6K and 8K videos at a blazingly fast speed, making a perfect 16” MacBook Pro accessory for video editors and content creators. Furthermore, the Dynamic Thermal Guard technology helps to maintain optimal temperature and performance, even during those high-intensity and time taking tasks.
Featuring a metal body with a shiny top and anti-slip bottom mat, the SSD feels durable and lightweight. In addition, this shock-resistant and durable MacBook Pro accessory is solid enough to withstand drops from up to 2 meters. Not to forget, this portable SSD for the M1 iMac is backed by a three-year warranty.
- 2800Mbps read and 2300Mbps write speed
- Durable design
- Upto 40Gbps data transfer speed
- 3-year warranty
- Available in up to only 2TB storage options
If you’re looking for the best rugged SSDs for the 16” MacBook Pro, LaCie Rugged SSD Pro is also worth checking out.
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2. Sabrent Rocket Nano Rugged SSD (Best Portable SSD with Premium Build)
If you’re looking for the best compact SSD for your 16” M1 Pro or M1 Max MacBook Pro, Sabrent Rocket Nano Rugged SSD is sure to become your front runner. This magically compact external SSD brings the perfect fusion of excellent performance and high storage capacities. It’s an ultra-durable SSD that’s crafted using high-grade Aerospace Aluminum Alloy using CNC machines. You can quickly transfer large files, 4K videos, and other data without any issues. The Sabrent Rocked Nano Rugged SSD is
water-resistant and can easily survive drops from up to 3.3m. It boasts an impressive throughput of up to 10Gbps, a USB 3.2 interface, and up to 1000MB/s transmission speed.
That clearly means you can satisfy all your storage needs with this ultra-compact solution. Putting it simply, the Sabrent Rocket Nano Rugged SSD is the best compact SSD for your M1 Max or M1 Pro 16-inch MacBook Pro models.
- Premium and rugged design
- Up to 10Gbps throughput
- IP67 water and dust resistant
- Ultra-slim, durable, and portable
3. Sandisk 1TB Extreme Pro SSD
Here comes an ultra-fast and supremely portable external SSD for the M1 Max as well as M1 Pro 16” MacBook Pro models. Sandisk Extreme Pro features a forged aluminum chassis that adds to the durability, protection, and overall look. Besides, the sturdy aluminum exterior acts as a heat sink to deliver higher speeds, without any overheating or other issues. It boasts IP55 water & dust rating, and up to 2m drop protection. This makes the Sandisk Extreme Pro one of the best rugged external SSD for the latest 16-inch MacBook Pro.
As a bonus, you can secure this SSD to your belt or backpack while you’ve on the move.
Fortunately, this high-speed external SSD excels in design as well as performance. It delivers powerful NVMe solid-state performance which makes it an excellent companion for faster data transfers and heavy tasks. You’ll get up to 2000MB/s Read and Write speeds on compatible devices. With AES 256-bit hardware encryption technology, you can always password protect your SSD and keep your private data safe.
- Upto 2000MB/s read and write speeds
- Upto 2-meter drop protection
- A 5-year warranty
- IP55 water and dust resistance
4. Samsung T7 (Best Value for Money)
Have a look at this budget-friendly portable external SSD for the M1 Max 16-inch MacBook Pro that makes no compromises in performance. Samsung T7 delivers read and write speeds of upto 1050 Mbps and 1000 Mbps respectively. This will allow the M1 Max 16” MacBook Pro users to store a library of movies and games, and expedite their video editing workflows without any issues. It’s an ideal MacBook Pro accessory for gamers, game developers, content creators, students, as well as professionals. It features a
strong and shock-resistant design that can withstand drops from up to 6ft. Besides, the Samsung T7 SSD makes use of advanced heat control mechanisms to automatically reduce the data transfer speed and prevent overheating issues.
You can grab this 14-inch MacBook Pro storage accessory in 2TB, 1TB, and 500GB storage options which are available in Red, Blue, and Gray finishes. All things considered, if you need the best external SSD that offers the best value for money, Samsung T7 is a fantastic pick.
- Shock-resistant from up to 6ft
- Dynamic Thermal Guard Technology
- Available in Blue, Red, and Gray finishes
- Available in up to 2TB storage options only
You can also check out Seagate Barracuda Fast SSD. It’s a sleek, portable, and budget-friendly Solid State Drive that offers reliable performance.
If you’re looking for a more customizable option with high storage capacity, we recommend you use a dedicated NVME PCIe SSD in an enclosure. We
reviewed the Silicon Power US70 PCIe Gen 4 NVME SSD in a Sabrent USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 enclosure and the transfer speeds were incredibly fast with respectable temperatures.
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Best External Monitors for the 2021 MacBook Pro 16-inch
1. BenQ SW321C(Must-have Photo & Video Editing Monitor for 16” MacBook Pro)
If you’re looking for the best premium monitor for photo and video editing tasks on your 16” MacBook Pro, BenQ SW321C is simply hard to beat. It features a 4K 32-inch HDR screen that gives you a nice workspace to work with your photos as well as videos. One of the most standout features of this 4K monitor for the M1 Max 16” MacBook Pro is the exceptional color accuracy. With 100% sRGB, 99% Adobe RGB, and 95% P3 color gamuts, you’ll witness exceptional visuals with lifelike colors.
This desktop accessory for 16” MacBook Pro utilizes Uniform Technology that delivers corner-to-corner precise colors and balanced brightness. One of the prime highlights of this 4K monitor is the Screen-to-Print Consistency. With the Embedded smart Paper Color Sync software and A.R.T panels, this 4K HDR monitor for M1 Max 16” MacBook Pro allows you to choose from different paper types. Once you’ve selected the paper type, the monitor will then show what your final prints would look like.
Everything considered BenQ SW321C is one of the best monitors for the 16” MacBook Pro 2021 for professional photographers, video editors, and content creators.
You can also check out the 27-inch model of this HDR 4K professional monitor for a 16” MacBook Pro.
If you’re looking for the best budget 4K monitor for your 16” MacBook Pro 2021 that’s suitable for photo and video editing tasks, ASUS ProArt is a fantastic option. With 100% Rec. 709 and 100% sRGB color gamuts, it’s one of the most color-accurate monitors for M1 Pro as well as M1 Max 16” MacBook Pro users.
Also Read: Best Monitors for MacBook Pro and MacBook Air
2. Apple Pro Display XDR 32-inch (Best 6K Monitor for 16” MacBook Pro 2021)
Here we’ve got a productivity workhorse with top-of-the-line specifications and a huge price tag. Apple Pro Display XDR is amongst the most advanced monitor that delivers top-notch image quality and superb color accuracy. This desktop accessory for the 16” MacBook Pro features a 32″ Retina Display with a stunning, UHD 6K resolution. Additionally, this professional monitor brings several niceties, including 10-bit color depth, a P3 wide color gamut, a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, HDR, and True Tone. Impressively, the Apple Pro Display XDR can reach up to an outstanding 1,600 nits of brightness. Therefore, you can expect true-to-life images with the ultimate color accuracy, brightness, and contrast.
In all in, If you need a professional monitor for your M1 Max 16” MacBook Pro, Apple Pro Display XDR is an amazing option.
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3. LG 32-inch IPS Monitor (Best Value for Money)
Here comes the best budget-friendly monitor for your 16-inch M1 Max MacBook Pro that’s perfect for professional as well as personal use. The LG 32QN600-B Monitor sports a 32-inch QHD display with a 2560×1440 resolution and a 75Hz refresh rate. The 16-inch MacBook Pro accessory features a virtually 3-side borderless design, giving you an expanded workspace. The display is paired with an
Edge-ArcLine stand that’s easily adjustable and delivers a perfect viewing angle for every task. In addition, you can always mount this monitor on a wall to save your desk space.
LG 32QN600-B delivers lifelike images with excellent color accuracy with its support for HDR 10 and 99% sRGB color gamut coverage. The AMD FreeSync compatibility eliminates image tearing and other issues for a smooth, faster gaming experience. This budget-friendly 32-inch IPS monitor for the 16-inch MacBook Pro 2021 packs a DisplayPort, 3.5mm headphone jack, and two HDMI ports to connect your external devices.
In short, LG 32QN600-B is one of the best budget-friendly monitors for your 16” MacBook Pro with M1 Max as well as M1 Pro configurations.
4. Samsung CJ890 (Best Ultrawide Monitor for 16-inch M1 Pro/M1 Max MacBook Pro)
If the idea of watching movies, playing games, or doing your professional tasks on a massive display excites you, an ultrawide monitor is a must-have accessory for your 16” MacBook Pro 2021. Here we’ve got our personal favorite, Samsung CJ890, which is just perfect for graphic designing, multitasking, photo editing, coding, as well as business use. It’s one of the best 49-inches ultrawide monitors that you can get for your latest M1 Max MacBook Pro.
Samsung CJ890 features a monstrous 49-inches display with an impressive 32:9 aspect ratio and an eye-popping 144Hz refresh rate. It’s a highly productive desktop accessory that’s equivalent to two 27-inch 16:9 monitors, but with no extra cables or disturbing bezels. It’s packed with some niceties like Split Screen and Picture-in-Picture modes, which makes it a more productive replacement for multi-monitor setups.
Best of all, with the whopping 144Hz refresh rate, you can also utilize this productivity monitor for lag-free, smooth gaming.
To sum up, Samsung CJ890 is one the best versatile accessory for the 16” MacBook Pro that’s perfect for productivity, video editing, graphics designing, financial trading, as well as gaming.
Here are some of the best 49” ultrawide monitors for M1 Pro and M1 Max 16-inch MacBook Pro 2021:
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5. Dell UltraSharp 4K Monitor (Best 4K USB-C Monitor for 16″ MacBook Pro 2021)
Here we’ve got the best external 4K USB-C monitor for the 16-inch MacBook Pro 2021. The Dell UltraSharp 4K is a premium 4K monitor that brings the incredible blend of brilliant specifications and exceptional image quality, that too, at an attainable price. You’ll get a 27-inch 4K UHD IPS display with a stunning 3840 x 2160 resolution, a 60Hz refresh rate, and a 99% sRGB color gamut. This makes Dell UltraSharp 4K, an all-important 16” MacBook accessory for image processing, graphics designing, and other color-critical tasks. In short, it’s a must-have for video editors, content creators, and photographers. Not to forget, you can use the Dell UltraSharp 4K in the vertical position, making it a treat for coders and developers.
This 16” MacBook Pro monitor features a modern and sleek profile that blends gorgeously into any workspace and gives it a modern look. Apart from two USB-C ports, you’ll get access to three USB 3.0, a DP, an HDMI, and an Audio Line out interface to connect your essential devices and set up a complete workstation.
To sum up, Dell UltraSharp is the best USB-C monitor for the just-arrived 16-inch MacBook Pro with M1 Pro or even M1 Max configurations.
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Best Mouse for MacBook Pro
1. Apple Magic Mouse 2 (Best for MacOS users + Great Aesthetics)
If you love pairing premium-looking accessories, the Apple Magic Mouse 2 is a must-have for your latest 16-inch MacBook Pro. This official Apple mouse sports a
sleek, flat, and lightweight design that aesthetically complements your MacBook Pro. You can easily connect this Bluetooth mouse with your Mac, without having to deal with any USB receivers or dongles. Impressively, the complete surface of this Apple mouse is a tactile touch-sensitive area. That means you can use macOS gestures to switch between web pages or any documents. In terms of battery, this M1 Max MacBook Pro accessory has a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that can last for up to a month battery life on a single charge. You can grab this official mouse for your 16” MacBook Pro accessory in Space Grey and Silver finishes.
There’s a weird thing about this mouse. The Lightning port is placed at the bottom and you just can’t use this mouse while charging. This can be a dealbreaker for some users.
- In-built battery
- Sleek and lightweight design
- Includes Lightning to USB Cable
- Supports gestures
- Relatively expensive
- Can’t use the mouse while charging
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2. Logitech MX Master 3 (Best Wireless Mouse for 16” MacBook Pro)
Here we’ve got an amazingly fast and accurate mouse for your M1 Pro as well as M1 Max 16” MacBook Pro. Logitech MX Master 3 is a medium-size mouse that provides a low click latency and good DPI performance. With the new MagSpeed scroll wheel, this mouse delivers outstanding accuracy and speed. The mouse is fast enough to scroll 1,000 lines of code in a second.
The embedded Darkfield Laser Sensor delivers exceptional tracking capabilities and works well on any surface, without the need for a mouse mat. You can seamlessly connect and switch between upto 3 devices, and there are a
total of 7 programmable buttons, including a gesture control button. By simply downloading Logitech Options Software from the official Logitech website, you can make app-specific customizations and speed up your workflow.
In terms of battery, this M1 Max 16” MacBook Pro accessory will last you for 70 days on a single charge. What’s more? A single minute will offer you 3 hours of use.
All in all, the Logitech MX Master 3 is an excellent desktop accessory for a 16-inch MacBook Pro for content creators, coders, and other professionals.
- 70-days of battery life on a single charge
- Allows you to make app-specific customizations
- Can be used on any surface
- Excellent speed and accuracy
- Relatively expensive
Want to go for a cheaper alternative? Make sure to check out Logitech MX Master 2S. It offers reliable performance and comes with an attainable price tag.
3. PEIBO Rechargeable Bluetooth Mouse (Best Affordable Mouse for 16-inch M1 Pro MacBook Pro)
If you need the best affordable mouse for your 16-inch M1 Max MacBook Pro, you just can’t miss the PEIBO Rechargeable Bluetooth Mouse. It features an ergonomic design that delivers all-day comfort for work and keeps away those noisy clicks. It’s super-easy to use this wireless mouse, just plug the receiver on your Mac and you’re good to go. One of the most standout features of this mouse is that it allows you to adjust the mouse speed as per your preferences. This makes it a versatile M1 Pro 16” Macbook Pro accessory for personal as well as home use. Not to forget, the PEIBO budget-friendly MacBook Pro mouse can be used with a wide range of devices and comes with a 1-year warranty. You’ll get to choose from a wide range of colors, including Black, Silver, Gray, and more.
- Wide compatibility
- Ergonomic design with quiet clicks
- 1-year warranty
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Best Docking Stations for M1 Pro and M1 Max 16-inch MacBook Pro
1. Purgo Mini USB-C Hub (Best Multi-port USB-C Hub for 16” MacBook Pro)
Purgo Mini USB-C Hub is amongst the best Thunderbolt Docks that offer a perfect way to enhance productivity on your MacBook Pro. This desktop accessory for the 16” MacBook Pro is equipped with a 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 port, an HDMI, one USB-C Data port, and two USB 3.0 ports. The hub plugs into the two Thunderbolt 4 ports on your 16-inch MacBook and transforms them into a multi-port station that allows you to connect a total of 5 external devices.
The Thunderbolt 3 port supports up to 100W Power Delivery Charging to revive your MacBook Pro at its maximum supported speed. Additionally, it will power all the other external devices that you’ve connected via this dock. The aluminum finish and Mac-style design makes Purgo an ideal MacBook Pro accessory in 2022.
To sum up, if you need a compact, feature-packed, and budget-friendly Thunderbolt hub for the M1 Pro as well as M1 Max MacBook Pro, Purgo Mini USB-C is an amazing deal.
If you need more USB 3.0 ports and often use wired headphones, you can also check out the Acasis 5-in-1 USB-C Hub for 2021 MacBook Pro. It features one Thunderbolt 3, three USB 3.0 ports, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
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2. Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Dock Pro (Best-in-class performer)
Here we’ve got a Thunderbolt 3 compatible MacBook Pro M1 Pro Dock that’s just perfect for home as well as professional usage. The Belkin TB3 Dock Pro features a sleek aluminum exterior that feels durable, looks stylish, and perfectly blends into any workspace. This M1 Max 16” MacBook Pro accessory supports dual [email protected] displays and delivers blazingly fast data transfer speeds of up to 40 Gbps.
You’ll find the following ports of connectivity on this Thunderbolt 3 hub for 16″ MacBook Pro:
- 1x Thunderbolt 3 (for the laptop)
- 1x Thunderbolt 3 port (for other peripherals)
- One USB-C 3.1
- One USB-A 3.1
- Four USB-A 3.0 ports
- SD card reader
- Audio in/out
- A DisplayPort
- A GB Ethernet Port
Since the dock offers you a pretty big room for all your external peripherals, you can set up a full-fledged workstation with your 16-inch MacBook Pro M1 Max. Not to forget, this Thunderbolt 3 Dock offers up to 85W of power to the connected laptop.
Everything considered Belkin TB3 Dock Pro is amongst the best portable docking stations for the 16-inch MacBook Pro in 2021.
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3. CalDigit Thunderbolt 4 Element Hub (Best Budget Thunderbolt 4 Hub for 16” MacBook Pro)
Here we’ve got the most advanced and versatile hub for the M1 Pro & M1 Max 16” MacBook Pro that makes absolutely no compromises in performance. The CalDigit Thunderbolt 4 Element 4 packs
four USB-A ports and four Thunderbolt 4, which makes it an ideal pick for multi-workflow environments. That means whether you can connect multiple external SSDs, dual 4K monitors, or the 6K Apple Pro Display XDR, this powerful Thunderbolt can handle it all.
You can connect a USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, or Thunderbolt 4 monitor via Thunderbolt 4 ports. However, if you want to connect a DisplayPort or HDMI monitor, you would need a USB-C video adapter. In addition, USB-A ports allow you to connect up to four Type-A devices, including ultra-fast NVMe SSDs. The reversible design of the hub gives you extra options to set up your workstation. One of the most impressive features of this Thunderbolt 4 hub is that it can handle a 6K Apple Pro Display XDR at 60Hz, an 8K display at 30Hz, a 5K Thunderbolt display at 60Hz, and dual 4K 60Hz monitors.
Besides the latest MacBook Pro models, you can also pair this TB4 hub with M1 iPad Pro as well as M1 iMac. All in all, it’s an excellent hub for all Thunderbolt 4 users. Not to forget, CalDigit TB4 Hub is also backward compatible with Thunderbolt 3, USB-4, and USB-C.
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4. CalDigit TS3 Plus
CalDigit TS3 Plus is a feature-packed Thunderbolt 3 hub that’s as versatile as your M1 Max 16” MacBook Pro. CalDigit TS3 Plus Thunderbolt 3 Dock sports an ultra-durable, full-body aluminum construction with an integrated heat sink without a fan. Therefore, you’ll get quiet and cool performance even when multiple devices are connected to it.
The CalDigit TS3 Plus Thunderbolt 3 Dock brings the following 15 ports of connectivity:
- Two Thunderbolt 3
- Two USB-C (data only)
- Five USB 3.1 Type A
- 1x Gigabit Ethernet
- UHS-II SD card slot
- Audio out
- Audio in
- Digital Optical
- DisplayPort 1.2
So you see, the CalDigit TS3 Plus is a perfect pick for 16” MacBook Pro 2021 users who need a reliable TB3 hub to work with the most external devices simultaneously. Impressively, the hub also delivers up to 87W charging speed to re-energize a laptop and revive all of your connected USB peripherals.
All in all, for users who want the best TB3 docking station that offers excellent performance, CalDigit TS3 is worth investing in.
Also Read: Best Docking Stations for 16″ and 14″ MacBook Pro
Must-have accessories for 16-inch MacBook Pro
1. tomtoc 360 Protective Laptop Sleeve Case (An Absolute Must-Have for 16” MacBook Pro users)
Unarguably, a laptop case or sleeve is an essential accessory to keep your 16-inch MacBook Pro safe. It gives protection and adds the style that this latest powerhouse deserves. Here we’ve got a 360-degree protective sleeve case for the 16” MacBook Pro that’s sure to please all the users who prefer minimal yet stylish cases. The Tomtoc 360 Protective Sleeve Case features a CornerArmor Patent design with an ultra-thick cushioning interior to safeguard your machine from dust, scratches, dents, bumps, spills, and other possible damages. Besides, the ultra-secure velcro belt protects your MacBook from sudden drops.
This 16” MacBook Pro sleeve also gives you an additional compartment to carry your iPhones, Apple Pencil, Kindle, AirPods, chargers, and other useful things without any hassle. This makes the Tomtoc Sleeve case an ideal pick for college students as well as working professionals.
This premium-looking 16” MacBook Pro case is available in Black, Dark Blue, and Gray options.
2. Nulaxy Ergonomic Aluminum Laptop Stand (Best 16” MacBook Pro Stand)
Have a look at this supremely useful 16” MacBook Pro accessory that brings style and comfort to your workspace. Nulaxy Ergonomic Aluminum Stand is an ultra-durable and protective laptop stand that smartly elevates your 16” MacBook Pro to your eye level for a more comfortable viewing experience. This will help reduce neck and shoulder strain even during those long working hours. It’s a well-constructed, heavy-duty stand that features a premium aluminum plate that can easily ventilate the generated heat to keep your setup cool. This ultra-stable stand can perfectly accommodate monitors and laptops that are between 10 to 17 inches.
You can grab this 16-inch M1 Pro/ M1 Max MacBook Pro stand in Black, Grey, Silver, and Rose Gold color options.
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3. WD Elements Portable External Hard Drive (Best HDD for 16-inch MacBook Pro 2021)
Does your work require storing a large amount of data? An external hard drive is an all-important accessory for your M1 Max and M1 Pro MacBook Pro in 2022. HDDs are cheaper as compared to external SSDs. And, we’ve handpicked a budget-friendly portable hard drive for the 16-inch MacBook Pro that packs high storage capacity, fast transfer rates, and universal connectivity into a portable design. It’s worth mentioning that it’s a USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 compatible hard drive. That means you’ll need a small USB-A hub or USB-C to USB-A adapter to connect this external hard drive with your M1 Pro or M1 Max 16-inch MacBook Pro.
Not to forget that besides the M1/M1 Pro/M1 Max MacBooks and M1 iMac, you can also pair this HDD with PS4 and Xbox. You can grab this 16” MacBook Pro accessory in up to 5TB storage space.
In short, if you want a high-capacity, budget-friendly, and fast storage solution for your latest 16-inch MacBook Pro, WD Elements is a great deal.
Honorable mentions for the best hard disk drives for the 16-inch MacBook Pro 2021:
Don’t forget to check out our roundup on the best external hard drives for M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro.
That was all for our list of the best accessories for the 16” MacBook Pro in 2022. We’ll keep updating the list on a regular basis as we spot any other useful accessory for this truly PRO notebook. So, we would urge you to bookmark this page.
What’s your favorite 16” MacBook Pro accessory? Do let us know in the comments section below.
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