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Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina
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Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina 2 Core Intel Core I7 3.1GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7 3.1GHz 16GB Mar 2015
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A Spectacular Display Is Just The Beginning.A groundbreaking Retina display. A new force-sensing trackpad. All-flash architecture. Powerful dual-core and quad-core Intel processors. Together,... More
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Apple Laptops Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 3,046 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 for its MacBooks.

Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

Portable PCs of this age and type have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz. The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has one of the fastest processor clock speeds (3.1 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina. The average internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina is 8.9GB, and the internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16GB internal memory laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Apple Macbook Pro Retina.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other MacBooks that were launched around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7 processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec. 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.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on MacBooks that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Flash Memory

The average flash memory of MacBooks that came out more than two years ago is 300GB, and the flash memory range from 120GB to 1TB. With a flash memory of 512 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has one of the bigger flash memory amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina. The maximum internal memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina range from 8GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Narrow

MacBooks that were released more than two years ago have widths of between 280mm and 370mm. The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina is quite narrow (only 314 millimeters) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Battery Life

The MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a fairly typical battery life (9 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

We compared this laptop to all the other 9h battery life notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 is also worth considering.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 512 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 512GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including the Macbook Pro, or the MacBook Air Early 2015 both from Apple which has better reviews.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Apple MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other MacBooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the MacBook Pro Early 2015 Retina.

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Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
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Expert Reviews

(44)
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

Pcauthority.com.au

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

Apple has received a lot of criticism over the years for describing its products as ?magical,? or some variant of it, and it probably is fair to say that we should be impressed by very smart... Read more…

Lisa Gade compares the 15? Retina MacBook Pro (2015) and the 13? Retina MacBook Pro (2015) laptops. Check out our video review of the 15? Retina MacBook Pro (2015)...

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User Reviews

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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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