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Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina

Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina 2 Core 2.7GHz 8GB 256GB Ssd 13.3" Laptop

2 2.7GHz 8GB 256GB Feb 2014
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Highlights - Powerful 5th generation Intel Core processing delivers fast and reliable computing - Beautifully detailed Retina display is bright, clear hugely detailed - The New Force Touch... More
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6 Reasons For

Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Laptops

On average Apple MacBooks have excellent reviews compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs manufactured by Apple.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Laptops of this age and type have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.7 gigahertz, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other MacBooks that were released more than two years ago, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a full-size keyboard.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an ssd storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on MacBooks that are a comparable age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has one of the longer battery lifes (10 hours) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the MacBooks that came out more than two years ago the battery lifes range from 5h to 720h.

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has more headphone out ports than most of the laptops of this type and age. This notebook PC is a three point five headphone out port portable PC compared to most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina which only have between one and three headphone out ports.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina does not have a front camera. Most of the other MacBooks that have been around for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina do have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Storage Capacity

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a fairly small storage capacity (only 256,000 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The average storage capacity of MacBooks that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina is 380GB.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a better Wi-Fi standard than most MacBooks that are a similar age to it. This laptop has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most MacBooks that are a similar age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina

Released Over Two Years Ago

Apple released the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other MacBooks that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

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Average Screen Size

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a fairly standard screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

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Average Weight

The Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a pretty average weight (1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

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Specification

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Hard Drive
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Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Memory Card Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Display Manufacturer
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Interface
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Integrated Wireless LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Wireless Communication Version
USB Port
TV Out Port
Headphone Connection
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Out Port
Thunderbolt Port
HDMI Port
ESATA/USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Built-In Touchpad
Keyboard
Operating System/software
Operating System
Battery
Battery Life
Battery
Power
External Power Adapter
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Technical Details
Touchpad
Display
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Supplied Battery
Wireless Standard
Keyboard Illumination
Memory Type
Speaker
Graphics Adapter Interface
Graphics Adapter Manufacturer
Display
Storage Capacity
USB Version
Internal Memory
Audio Output
HDMI Port
Compatible Operating System
Display Diagonal
Wireless Transmission
Dimensions
Graphics Adapter Family
Graphics Adapter
Display Illumination
Wireless Technology
Integrated Graphics Adapter (UMA/GMA)
Thunderbolt Technology
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Speaker
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 13 December 2015 by Jackie Rob

I absolutely LOVE my MacBook. I am still learning how to use it, as I am new to Apple products, but all in all I think it was a great buy. The Retina display is awesome, the computer seems durable... Read more…

Reviewed 5 August 2015 by JamWarSun
JamWarSun would recommend the Apple MacBook Pro 13.3 inch Retina - Early 2015 MF839/MF840/MF841 (Verified Purchase)

I own an iMac and for the last 4 or so years have never dealt with spyware, viruses, crashes, blue screens, bugs or anything PC related; EVER. This Retina Mac was purchased for my father-in-law.... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple mf840, apple mf840b, apple mf840ba
Barcodes 00885909937486

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