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Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina
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Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina 2 Core Intel Core I5 2.3GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5 2.3GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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Clearly Our Most Advanced Notebook Ever. A groundbreaking Retina display. All-flash architecture. The latest Intel processors. Remarkably thin and light 13 inch and 15 inch designs. Together,... More
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9 Reasons For

Apple Notebook PCs Have Excellent Reviews

Apple is one of the best notebook PC brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Apple also has excellent ratings for its MacBooks.

Has a Front Camera

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina also have a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also have a full-size keyboard.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. 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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Fairly Long Battery Life

At 9 hours, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina. The average battery life of laptops of a similar spec and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 17h.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Wide Quad HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on MacBooks that have been around for more than two years.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is one of the lighter similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago amongst MacBooks of this age. MacBooks that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 920g and 2.6kg, and the average weight is 1.9kg.

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Narrow

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the widths range from 280mm to 370mm, and the average width is 340mm. The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is fairly narrow (only 314 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

Across all the laptops of this age and type the screen sizes range from 11" to 16", and the average screen size is 14". The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst MacBooks of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other MacBooks that were released around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and type is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 8GB to 16GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Processor Cache

At only 3 megabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other MacBooks that came out more than two years ago. The smallest processor cache of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB.

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

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other MacBooks that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most laptops of this spec and age. 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 Late 2013 Retina has a pretty standard total storage capacity (256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Specification

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LightScribe
Audio
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Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
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Networking
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WWAN
Bluetooth Version
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IntelĀ® Turbo Boost Technology
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EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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Quality design and finish
Backlit keyboard
Sound quality
Display
Battery life
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No integrated optical drive
No matte screen option
No discrete graphics in this model
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Reviewed 4 July 2013 by Procopio C.
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After watching the price dip and doing a risk assessment on whether i should buy this due to security issue posted at #TrendnetExposed (twitter), i decided to go with it and I'm fairly happy with... Read more…

Reviewed 17 April 2013 by Dan H.
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Reviewed 6 June 2014 by Joseph H.
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Reviewed 15 January 2014 by Keith B.
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