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Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina Display ME864LL/A
 
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$1,124.00 - $1,750.00
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Summary: A 13.3-inch laptop tested with Mac OS X Mavericks, an Intel Core i5 2.4GHz processor, 4GB of memory, Intel Iris graphics, and a 128GB solid-state drive.
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Type: 13-inch laptops
About - Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina Display ME864LL/A

The Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina Display ME864LL/A is a 13.3-inch laptop with an LCD resolution of 2560 x 1600. It has 4GB of memory and a 128GB hard drive. It has an an Intel Core i5 2.4GHz processor and Intel Iris video adapter but no dedicated video memory. But it lacks an optical drive for burning CDs or DVDs. It comes with Mac OS X Mavericks pre-installed.

The MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina Display ME864LL/A has a built-in memory card reader for digital photography, a multitouch touchpad, and 2 USB ports. It has HDMI out for connecting to an HDTV. It supports Wi-Fi 802.11n, so it's compatible with the latest high-speed routers.

The MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina Display ME864LL/A measures 12.3 inches wide by 0.8 inches high by 8.7 inches deep and it weighs 3.5lbs. It's backed by a 12 month warranty, with 3 months of tech support.

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Apple computers usually cost more than similarly configured Windows-based systems. Apple computers use Mac OS X as their operating system, which had fewer problems with viruses and other malware. Macs can also run Windows in a virtual setting. The company primarily offers several consumer lines, the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air (laptops), the iMac (all-in-one desktops), and the Mac mini (a small, budget desktop). The Mac Pro desktop is its professional line. Apple's free telephone tech support is limited to three months, but you can get unlimited free support at the Genius Bar in Apple stores.

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Features & Specs - Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina Display ME864LL/A
info Display size (in.) 13.3
info Processor Core i5 2.4GHz
info Memory (GB) 4
info Storage (GB) 128
info Video memory (MB) NA
info Blu-ray or DVD None
info Memory-card reader Yes
info Wi-Fi Yes
info WiMAX No
info USB sleep and charge No
info Thunderbolt port Yes
info Digital video out Yes
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User Reviews - Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina Display ME864LL/A
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4.0
It's all about the operating system
11/23/2014
Pros
Easy To Use
Fast
Good Battery Life
Lightweight
Cons
Best Uses
Music
Video
Comment:
It's all about integrating the hardware with operating system and application software. As a former user of Windows (for over 30 years!), my sons-in-law turned me on to Apple products about 8 years ago. I have never looked back. <br /><br />The down side is that all Apple Products are expensive, compared to their competitors, but the upside is that the tight, intuitive integration of software and hardware commands a price premium, which, in my late stage in life, I am happy to pay. <br /><br />I also am happy to have a substantial holding (by my standards, at least) in Apple Stock, which means that the amount of money I have invested in its products come back to me, at least a bit, in both dividends and capital gains.<br /><br />Steve Jobs lives on!
How long have you owned it:
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Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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