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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 2.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5 2.8GHz 8GB Oct 2013
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10 Reasons For

Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Apple MacBooks have excellent reviews on average and across all portable PCs Apple is one of the best brands.

Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.8 gigahertz, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst portable PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3.1GHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a front camera. Most of the other MacBooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina also have a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other MacBooks that have been on the market for more than two years, 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 notebook PCs of a similar age and type 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.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The battery lifes of MacBooks that have been around for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina range from 5h to 720h. At 9 hours, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Wide Quad HD, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Light

At only 1.6 kilograms, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina. The weights of MacBooks that have been around for a comparable time to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina range from 920g to 2.6kg, and the average weight is 1.9kg.

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Narrow

The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is quite narrow (only 314 millimeters) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The average width of comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 340mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst MacBooks of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina have screen sizes of between 11" and 16".

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most MacBooks that were launched more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of MacBooks that are a similar age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 8GB to 16GB. When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the maximum internal memory of the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a quite small processor cache (only 3 megabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina. The smallest processor cache of MacBooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB.

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

Released Over Three Years Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over three years.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most MacBooks that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina.

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Specification

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Swivel Webcam
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IntelĀ® Turbo Boost Technology
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