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Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina
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Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina 2 Core Intel Core I5 2.7GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5 2.7GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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Highlights - Powerful 5th generation Intel Core processing delivers fast and reliable computing - Beautifully detailed Retina display is bright, clear hugely detailed - The New Force Touch... More
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Apple Laptops Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 3,046 expert and user reviews, Apple has excellent ratings for its notebook PCs. Apple also has excellent ratings specifically within its MacBooks range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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1,866MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. This Apple portable PC supports a 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC support 1, 333MHz and 1 and 600MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 2,133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might want to look at include the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015[plb_2802680_price].

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina also have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth considering alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015[plb_2802680_price].

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a better Wi-Fi standard than most MacBooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This laptop has an 802.11n WiFi standard, whereas most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have an 802.11a WiFi standard. This notebook PC also have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standards.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Two Thunderbolt Ports

The Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina is a two thunderbolt port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age only have one thunderbolt port.

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Two Thunderbolt 2 Ports

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina is a two Thunderbolt 2 port notebook PC.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other MacBooks that were released more than a year ago, the processor clock speed of the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina of 2,700 megahertz is one of the fastest. The average processor clock speed of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 1,800MHz.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina is 10GB.

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Very Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8,000 megabytes, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina's internal memory is one of the biggest amongst similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina. The internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina range from 4GB to 8GB, and the average internal memory is 4.8GB.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina the total storage capacity range from 120GB to 520GB, and the average total storage capacity is 320GB. With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Flash Memory

The flash memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 120GB to 520GB, and the average flash memory is 320GB. The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a quite small flash memory (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Apple released the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.7 gigahertz, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015[plb_2802680_price] (SSD).

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Average Battery Life

At 10 hours, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other MacBooks that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015[plb_2802680_price] (920g).

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SmartCard Slot
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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® 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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
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Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 26 October 2015 by CollegeStudent
CollegeStudent would recommend the Apple MacBook Pro 13.3 inch Retina - Early 2015 MF839/MF840/MF841 (Verified Purchase)

If you need a reliable and long lasting laptop that will always work with all rounded good specs and an above average battery this is what you need. The only big flaw on this computer is the lack... Read more…

Reviewed 28 September 2015 by College95
College95 would recommend the Apple MacBook Pro 13.3 inch Retina - Early 2015 MF839/MF840/MF841 (Verified Purchase)

Great for my daughter to do all her college papers and research!!

Reviewed 26 September 2015 by Cokeman
Cokeman would recommend the Apple MacBook Pro 13.3 inch Retina - Early 2015 MF839/MF840/MF841 (Verified Purchase)

The computer was a great buy for my daughter going to college...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers apple mf839, apple mf839t, apple mf839ta
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