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Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.9GHz 16GB 512GB Flash 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.9GHz 16GB Mar 2015
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7 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

On average Apple MacBooks have excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs built by Apple.

SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Flash storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age. 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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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of laptops of this spec and age range from 1.1GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz. At 2.9 gigahertz, the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other MacBooks that were released one year ago.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 has a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Fast Memory Clock Speed

At 1,866 megahertz, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 has a quite fast memory clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the MacBook Pro Early 2015. Across all the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 the memory clock speeds range from 1,600MHz to 1,900MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This portable PC has an 802.11n WiFi standard, whereas most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11a WiFi standard. This notebook PC also have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standards.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the MacBook Pro Early 2015.

The worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of portable PC is 802.11a.

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2 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most MacBooks that are a comparable age to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The MacBook Pro Early 2015 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 3 megabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average processor cache of laptops that were launched around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 is 4MB.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015

Released Over a Year Ago

Apple released the MacBook Pro Early 2015 over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other MacBooks that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Early 2015.

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Average Battery Life

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 has a relatively average battery life (10 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family which is better than most MacBooks that were released around the same time as it. Most MacBooks that have been around for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Early 2015.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other MacBooks that have been available for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other MacBooks that have been around for more than a year.

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Specification

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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
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 Outputs
Thunderbolt 2 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
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USB 3.0 Port
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
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Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
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Power Cord Included
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EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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Expert Reviews

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21 December 2015

When Dell released the first XPS 13 early on in 2015, it fell agonisingly short of greatness. The design was there, the core hardware was fast enough, but a series of niggling little flaws... Read more…

Immaculate build quality
Firstclass keyboard and IPS display
Sensational battery life
Force Touch trackpad is magic
Improved performance and battery life
Windows rivals now offer lighter weight, higher resolution
Lowend 128GB version doesn't offer much storage
What Force clicks do isn't always clear
Costs 200 more to gain the improved write speed and 129GB more storage space
Not much

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The new 13in MacBook Pro looks identical to last year's model, down to the last millimetre. But looks can be deceiving: this updated laptop quietly debuts Apple's brand-new Force Touch trackpad. ... Read more…

9 June 2015

In last year's line-up, moving from entry to middle models of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display meant gaining more memory and more storage. With this year's range, it will cost you £200...

2 June 2015

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Reviewed 21 April 2015 by MM2015

I have an iMac but wanted something more portable when I'm away from home. After buying the iMac, following years of problems with various Microsoft desktop PCs, I had no hesitation in choosing an... Read more…

Reviewed 29 May 2015 by SaxonFields

This is an absolutely brilliant instrument. It's obviously meticulously designed so that the operating system and the applications mesh like a fine work of art. In fact, I just had to sit and... Read more…

Reviewed 15 May 2015 by Aeh7

Another very good product from apple, simple to set up and use. Very sleek design and brilliant battery life. Very happy with this purchase!

Reviewed 12 March 2015 by Hardcore73
Hardcore73 would recommend the Apple MacBook Pro 13.3 inch Retina - Early 2015 MF839/MF840/MF841

The Macbook Pro 13 (Early 2015 Model) is lightning fast. The new touchpad is extremely easy to use and has a very unique feel to it with the Taptic feedback settings. You can now push harder on... Read more…

Reviewed 2 July 2015 by Honson

As a long term iPhone user, I felt it was about time to move to the next level and purchase a MacBook. After only a month I am absolutely loving it. The quality of screen, sound, overall hardware... Read more…

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