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Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch MD103LL/A
 
Approximate retail price:
$1600
Summary: A 15.4-inch laptop tested with Mac OS X Lion, an Intel Core i7 2.3GHz processor, 4GB of memory, Nvidia GeForce GT 650M graphics, and a 500GB hard drive.
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Type: 15- to 16-inch laptops
About - Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch MD103LL/A

The Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch MD103LL/A is a 15.4-inch laptop with an LCD resolution of 1440 x 900. It has 4GB of memory and a 500GB hard drive. It has an an Intel Core i7 2.3GHz processor and Nvidia GeForce GT 650M video adapter with 512MB video memory. It comes with Mac OS X Lion pre-installed.

The MacBook Pro 15-inch MD103LL/A has a built-in memory card reader for digital photography, a multitouch touchpad, and 2 USB ports. It supports Wi-Fi 802.11n, so it's compatible with the latest high-speed routers.

The MacBook Pro 15-inch MD103LL/A measures 14.4 inches wide by 1 inches high by 9.8 inches deep and it weighs 5.6lbs. It's backed by a 12 month warranty, with 3 months of tech support.

About This Brand

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 15-inch MD103LL/A
info Display size (in.) 15.4
info Processor Core i7 2.3GHz
info Memory (GB) 4
info Storage (GB) 500
info Video memory (MB) 512
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 No
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User Reviews - Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch MD103LL/A
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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Would give 6 stars if I could
4/2/2013
Pros
Adequate Storage
Durable Construction
Easy To Use
Fast
Good Battery Life
Large Screen
Reliable Performance
Runs Windows Well
Upgradable
Cons
Heavy
Best Uses
Business Use
Graphics
Music
School
Video
Web Browsing
Word Processing
Comment:
Upgraded RAM and purchased a 500gb Samsung 840 SSD drive after 2 years. Runs well and better than NEW. In the past three years we went from a PC family to Mac because all the PCs kept failing after one year. We now own 6 MACs of varying types (Air, MBP, iMac and a server). <br /><br />Down is that my 10 year old wants to play minecraft on his Macbook pro and it gets hot -- the mac is good with most games, but some not so much. So if you are a gamer, go with Alienware, otherwise, MAC.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
it's the mac daddy look no further
1/27/2013
Pros
Adequate Storage
Durable Construction
Easy To Use
Fast
Good Battery Life
Large Screen
Lightweight
Reliable Performance
Uploaddownload Fast
Very Very Very Fast
Cons
Best Uses
Any-thing
Business Use
Every-thing
Graphics
Music
Video
Web Browsing
Word Processing
Comment:
i would buy this laptop over and over again. pricey for most,but remember you get what you pay for. you will be money ahead to buy any mac laptop i used sony vaio computers for years, but after using a friend's computer and the performance of my ipad,iphone the quality out weighed the price alone, not to mention the money you will save on anti-virus and malware software programs for windows system that you will have to purchase year after year. once you own a mac that's it you won't own anything else. the computer's very fast at every program its performance surprised me and im still learning the system. once you learn how to operate the computer and all the functions youre good to go, and learning the system isn't that hard or confusing it's just most people were brought up learning and using the window's system. but most schools and colleges are going to mac systems because of the quality. do your reasearch prior to purchase like i did but there is nothing on the market today to equal or compare the mac book pro too not unless its another mac book pro enough said. you will be happy with this purchase some things are worth the money and more.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Solid Laptop that can replace the deskto
1/26/2013
Pros
Durable Construction
Easy To Use
Fast
Good Battery Life
Reliable Performance
Cons
Mac Tax
Best Uses
Music
Video
Web Browsing
Word Processing
Comment:
This is my second MacBook Pro, I sold my 2011 13 and upgrade to this new 15. The i7 quad Processor and upgraded the ram to 16GB make a nice difference over the dual core processor in the 13 with 8GB. The 15 display works better for my needs with more content fitting on the page. Running Windows with VM and performs seamlessly. The 15 has a dedicated graphic card which is a nice upgrade from the 13.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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