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Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012
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Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012 2 Core Intel Core I5 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

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Apple Notebook PCs Have Excellent Reviews

Apple MacBooks have excellent reviews on average and across all portable PCs Apple is one of the top rated brands.

Has a Front Camera

The Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age also have a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other MacBooks that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Mid 2012 also have a full-size keyboard.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Three Point Five Headphone Outputss

The Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012 is a three point five headphone outputs notebook PC. Most of the other MacBooks that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Mid 2012 only have between one and three headphone outputss.

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7 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

The Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012 has an HDD storage media which is better than the SSD storage media found on most laptops that are a comparable age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

This laptop's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium amongst all laptops of this age and type.

The best storage medium across comparable types of laptop is SSD.

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Only 1440 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Slow CD-R Read Speed

At only 8 CD-speeds, the MacBook Pro Mid 2012 has a quite slow CD-R read speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the MacBook Pro Mid 2012. Across all the MacBooks that were released more than two years ago the CD-R read speeds range from 8x to 24x.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The MacBook Pro Mid 2012 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Slow CD-RW Read Speed

Notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Mid 2012 have CD-RW read speeds of between 8x and 24x. With a CD-RW read speed of only 8 CD-speeds, the MacBook Pro Mid 2012 has one of the slower CD-RW read speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the internal memorys range from 4GB to 16GB. The Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012 has a quite small internal memory (only 4,000 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012

Released Over Three Years Ago

Apple released the MacBook Pro Mid 2012 over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.3 gigahertz, the Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The MacBook Pro Mid 2012 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most laptops that were released more than two years ago. Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012 has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012 has a relatively standard battery life (max) (7 hours) compared to most of the other MacBooks that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Mid 2012.

Alternative 7h battery life laptops currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Apple MacBook Air Mid 2012.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the MacBook Pro Mid 2012.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Apple Macbook Pro Late 2011.

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Average Display Diagonal

The MacBook Pro Mid 2012 has a pretty average display diagonal (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the MacBook Pro Mid 2012.

We compared all the other 13.3" portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is also worth considering.

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Expert Reviews

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27 August 2013

The Macbook Pro Mac MD101HN/A is an excellent laptop with a host of features that will make the steep price seem nothing when compared performance-wise with other similarly priced models. It is an...

26 October 2012

When Apple released the , it was only a matter of time before the Retina display made its way to other Apple laptops. That time is now, and with the , a compelling argument can be made that... Read more…

8 October 2012

There's no Retina display in the updated Macbook Pro 13in, but this little laptop retains its pint-sized appeal. Design At 2.06kg, it's relatively light, and the build quality is superb; the... Read more…

4 October 2012

Fast, fantastic looking and, for the moment, upgradable I'd recommend this MacBook over even the Retina version. As hard as other laptops try to compete, they're going to struggle against this....

10 August 2012

If you absolutely can't wait to buy a laptop then the mid-2012 MacBook Pro will do you proud, otherwise we'd suggest waiting for a 2013 design refresh. Despite its power, great OS and speedy...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 27 October 2013 by JBS123

I had stuck to Windows through good (XP) and bad ( Vista) telling myself that all Operating Systems had issues and after all, buying a Mac was so self indulgent, wasn't it? Then I bought a laptop... Read more…

Reviewed 5 July 2012 by GD0602

Absolutely, most probably, the most beautifully put together thing I have ever owned absolutely ever. Just gorgeous. The solid aluminium body, the backlit keyboard, the beautifully sharp screen... Read more…

Reviewed 9 December 2014 by BUSINESS

This is an excellent laptop, bought for my wife. I have the larger version and this is every bit as powerful and good to use. We bought her a Sony Vaio with Windows 8 and she had a year of trouble... Read more…

Reviewed 6 April 2013 by Will0101

After many weeks deliberating which laptop to purchase I finally made the decision to buy this macbook pro from john lewis. Click and collect service from my local waitrose, allowed me to get the... Read more…

Reviewed 24 December 2012 by Goaty

MacBook Pro. This is the first apple laptop I have purchased,after having windows computers for years,I thought it may have been difficult to make the jump to an iOS operating system,at my age as... Read more…

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