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Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina
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Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina 4 Core Intel Core I7 2.3GHz 8GB 256GB Flash 15.4" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7 2.3GHz 8GB Oct 2013
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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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11 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

We checked 3,168 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 within its MacBooks range.

SSD Storage Media

This laptop has a Flash storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. Flash drives store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Flash have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 4.6MB, and the processor caches range from 3MB to 8MB. At 6 megabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Two Thunderbolt Ports Quantitys

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is a two thunderbolt ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age only have one thunderbolt ports quantity.

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Very Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina range from 35Wh to 95Wh. The battery capacity (Watt hours) of the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina of 95 watt-hours is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of MacBooks that came out more than two years ago is 10GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 8GB to 16GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 4GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 11GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.3 gigahertz, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.4 inches, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty typical battery life (max) (8 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

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Flash Memory
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Display
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Touchscreen
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3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
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Camera
Swivel Webcam
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TV Tuner Integrated
Ambient Light Sensor
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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® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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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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Doubles the RAM
Processor speed bump
Cheaper price
Processor upgrade
Serious gaming is possible
Not a huge update over previous MBP
No Quadcore processor
No discrete graphics, (these are only available in the 15in models)
Iris still only average
Capacity comes at a premium

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