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Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina
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Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina 2 Core Intel Core I5 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5 2.6GHz 8GB Feb 2013
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MacBook Pro with Retina display features over four million pixels in the 13-inch model and over five million in the 15-inch model, fast flash storage, powerful fourth-generation Intel Core... More
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8 Reasons For

Apple Has Excellent Laptop Reviews

On average Apple MacBooks have excellent reviews as do all notebook PCs produced by Apple.

Has a Front Camera

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

There are a number of other laptops with a front camera currently available that you might also want to look at including the Apple Macbook Air Early 2014 which has better reviews.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other MacBooks that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Apple Macbook Air Early 2014 which has better reviews.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Wide Quad HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Two Thunderbolt Ports Quantitys

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is a two thunderbolt ports quantity laptop. Most of the other MacBooks that were launched more than two years ago only have one thunderbolt ports quantity.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of MacBooks that have been on the market for more than two years is 11GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 8GB to 16GB. The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst MacBooks of this age.

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Very High Speaker Power

When compared to other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina, the speaker power of the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina of 1.5 Watts is one of the highest. The lowest speaker power of MacBooks that were released more than two years ago is 1W and the highest is 1.5W.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst MacBooks of this age. Laptops of this age and type have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 14", and the display diagonals range from 11" to 16". With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst MacBooks of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 13.3" portable PCs currently available including the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Apple Macbook Pro Mid 2014 Retina (15.4" and higher rated).

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

MacBooks that have been available for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have total storage capacitys of between 120GB and 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 410GB. The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 256 gigabytes) amongst MacBooks of this age.

Alternative 256GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014.

If this MacBook total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Apple Macbook Pro Mid 2014 Retina (512GB and higher rated).

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Very Old PCI Express Slots Version

The oldest PCI Express slots version of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 2, the newest is 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.5. At only 2, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly old PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other MacBooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of MacBooks that have been available for more than two years range from 5h to 720h, and the average battery life (max) is 28h. At only 7 hours, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

If this portable PC battery life (max) is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Apple Macbook Pro Retina (8h and higher rated).

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys (only 256 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average hard drive capacity of laptops that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 600GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen. The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Across all the MacBooks that came out more than two years ago the processor caches range from 3MB to 8MB. With a processor cache of only 3 megabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the smaller processor caches amongst MacBooks of this age.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

Most MacBooks that have been available for more than two years have between two and seven processor threadss, including the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina which has four processor threadss.

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

Released Over Four Years Ago

Apple released the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina over four years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.6 gigahertz, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Average Internal Memory

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other MacBooks that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Apple Macbook Pro Mid 2014 Retina (16GB and higher rated).

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SSD Storage Media

This portable PC has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many MacBooks that have been available for more than two years. 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina, or the MacBook Air Early 2014 both from Apple.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other MacBooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Processor Boost Frequency
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Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Supported
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Flash Memory
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Networking Standards
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Line-in
TV Out Port
Headphone Connectivity
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Thunderbolt 2 Ports Quantity
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Firewire (IEEE 1394) Ports
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Ambient Light Sensor
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
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Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Bundled Software
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
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Power Auto-Sensing
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Security
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
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Manual
Quick Start Guide
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Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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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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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.

Sadly you can't find too many reviews of this machine. I'm not a professional reviewer so take mine with a grain of salt. Frankly I'm being generous by giving this machine a 4/5 eggs. The price is... Read more…

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

We bought this camera to setup as a baby monitor. It works wonderfully for this purpose. The tablet app works well for checking on the baby when he sets off the audio baby monitor at night, but... Read more…

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

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