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Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina

Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina 2 Core Intel Core I7 3.1GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7 3.1GHz 16GB Oct 2014
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A Spectacular Display Is Just The Beginning.A groundbreaking Retina display. A new force-sensing trackpad. All-flash architecture. Powerful dual-core and quad-core Intel processors. Together,... More
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Apple Laptops Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 3,046 owner and expert reviews for Apple notebook PCs and found that on average Apple has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Apple has excellent reviews specifically for its MacBooks.

Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

Portable PCs of this age and type have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz. The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has one of the fastest processor clock speeds (3.1 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina. The average internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina is 8.9GB, and the internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16GB internal memory laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Apple Macbook Pro Retina[plb_2685254_price].

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other MacBooks that were launched around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7 processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec. 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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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on MacBooks that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Flash Memory

The average flash memory of MacBooks that came out more than two years ago is 300GB, and the flash memory range from 120GB to 1TB. With a flash memory of 512 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has one of the bigger flash memory amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina. The maximum internal memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina range from 8GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Narrow

MacBooks that were released more than two years ago have widths of between 280mm and 370mm. The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina is quite narrow (only 314 millimeters) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Battery Life

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a fairly typical battery life (9 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

We compared this laptop to all the other 9h battery life notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015[plb_2964658_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 512GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including the Macbook Pro[pl_1773490_price], or the MacBook Air Early 2015[pl_2964658_price] both from Apple which has better reviews.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other MacBooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

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Specification

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Internal Memory
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Flash Memory
Display
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Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Thunderbolt 2 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
WiFi Certification
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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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