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Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina 4 Core Intel Core I7 2.6GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 15.4" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7 2.6GHz 16GB May 2014
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MacBook Pro with Retina display features over 4 million pixels in the 13-inch model and over 5 million in the 15-inch model, faster flash storage, powerful fourth-generation Intel Core processors,... More
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Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We calculated the average reviews for all Apple laptops and also specifically for Apple MacBooks and found that in both cases Apple had excellent reviews compared to other brands.

Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of MacBooks that have been on the market for more than two years is 0.9GB. At 2 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other MacBooks that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina. The average internal memory of MacBooks that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 8.9GB, and the internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

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

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type. 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.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media and we think because of it's better review score, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 is also worth considering.

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Very Big Screen Size

Across all the laptops that have been around for more than two years the screen sizes range from 11" to 16", and the average screen size is 14". With a screen size of 15.4 inches, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a very big screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly big total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. MacBooks that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have total storage capacity of between 120GB and 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Apple Macbook Pro Retina (£2,999.99) (1TB and higher rated).

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Wide Quad HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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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 frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 2MB to 8MB. The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite big processor cache (6 megabytes) compared to most of the other MacBooks that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is a eight processor thread portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina only have between two and seven processor threads.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency (3.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The average maximum turbo frequency of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 3.3GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 2.5GHz to 4GHz.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

Laptops of a similar type and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have battery capacities of between 35Wh and 95Wh. When compared to other laptops of a similar age and type to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina that we have assessed, the battery capacity of the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina of 95 watt-hours is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Flash Memory

The flash memory of MacBooks that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina range from 120GB to 1TB. The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the bigger flash memory (512 gigabytes) amongst MacBooks of this age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina. Across all the MacBooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina the maximum internal memory range from 8GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of this type and age is 1.2GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 250MB to 2.1GB. The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory (2,048 megabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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1 Reason Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other MacBooks that have been available for a comparable time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Apple portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly average processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other MacBooks that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other MacBooks that are a comparable age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

If this portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to look at the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 (9h) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2 kilograms, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other MacBooks that are a comparable age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Specification

Features
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Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Flash Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Thunderbolt 2 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Battery
Battery Life
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AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
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Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

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Quality design and finish
Backlit keyboard
Sound quality
Display
Battery life
Not enough ports for a computer this size
No integrated optical drive
No matte screen option
No discrete graphics in this model
Expensive

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18 June 2014

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17 June 2014

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 4 July 2013 by Procopio C.
(Verified Purchase)

After watching the price dip and doing a risk assessment on whether i should buy this due to security issue posted at #TrendnetExposed (twitter), i decided to go with it and I'm fairly happy with... Read more…

Reviewed 17 April 2013 by Dan H.
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Reviewed 9 February 2015 by Frederic M.

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Reviewed 6 June 2014 by Joseph H.
(Verified Purchase)

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Reviewed 15 January 2014 by Keith B.
(Verified Purchase)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple gt750, apple gt750m
Barcodes 00200002919830, 04260132642134, 04260132642158, 08592978007928

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