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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 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5 2.6GHz 8GB Aug 2014
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MacBook Pro with Retina display features over four million pixels in the 13-inch model and over five million in the 15-inch model, fast flash storage, powerful fourth-generation Intel Core... More
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6 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Apple is one of the top rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Apple also has excellent reviews for its MacBooks.

Has a Front Camera

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a front camera, as do most of the other MacBooks that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a full-size keyboard.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to 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.

There are a number of other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Narrow

The narrowest similar spec notebook PC that has been around for a comparable time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 280mm wide and the widest is 370mm. With a width of only 314 millimeters, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is quite narrow compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 14". With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Short Battery Life

At only 7 hours, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina. Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina the battery lifes range from 5h to 720h, and the average battery life is 17h.

If this notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the Apple Macbook Pro Retina (8h) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to 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 MacBooks that have been available for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst MacBooks of this age.

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec laptops 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 fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The smallest processor cache of portable PCs of this age and type is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB.

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Only One Thunderbolt Port

Most MacBooks that have been available for a comparable time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have one thunderbolt port, including the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina which has one thunderbolt port.

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

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a better processor family than most MacBooks that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of this spec and age have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other MacBooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Apple Macbook Pro Early 2013 Retina (1.6kg).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 256GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
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Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
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Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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Wi-Fi Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

29 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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Quality design and finish
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Sound quality
Display
Battery life
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No integrated optical drive
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 4 July 2013 by Procopio C.
(Verified Purchase)

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Reviewed 17 April 2013 by Dan H.
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Reviewed 9 February 2015 by Frederic M.

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Reviewed 6 June 2014 by Joseph H.
(Verified Purchase)

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Reviewed 15 January 2014 by Keith B.
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