Apple MacBook Pro 13.3 inch - Winter 2011 Version MC700/MC724

  • Apple MacBook Pro 13.3 inch - Winter 2011 Version MC700/MC724
83
Based on 36 scores, 48 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    13
  • Good:
    19
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Latest processor technology.
  • Excellent battery life.
  • Good value.

Cons:

  • Intel graphics are a step down from prior models.
  • No Bluray drive.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Bare Feats on -

Yesterday we got our hands on a 2011 MacBook Air Core i7 with 4G of RAM and a 256G SSD. We ran some preliminary benchmarks and, in the graphs below, compare it to last year's top...

By Expert Reviews on 100

A new processor and Thunderbolt connectivity brings the MacBook Air bang up to date; now that performance is in line with the rest of the industry, there’s no question that it is ultimate ultra-portable....

By PC Advisor on 90

Other than a relatively small hard drive, it’s difficult to find fault with the entry-level Apple MacBook Pro 13in – a powerful, versatile and well-constructed laptop for work and play. One standout feature for all Macs is that you can now...

By PC Authority on 83

The new MacBook Pros have beautiful design and now feature Thunderbolt technology. But as our review reveals, only the 13in looks like genuine value...

By ConsumerSearch on -

The 13-inch MacBook Pro has made substantial performance improvements thanks to the latest Intel Sandy Bridge processors. The 13-inch Pro laptops come in two models, differentiated by their CPU and hard drives, but reviewers say performance is similar...

By Digital Arts Online on 80

Apple’s MacBook Pros are the laptop of choice for many creatives – sometimes purely thanks to the sleek aesthetics. Nothing has changed design-wise in the new models, and there’s still much to like if you want maximum power on the...

By NotebookCheck on 87

The powerful Core i7 version of the MacBook Pro 13" from early 2011 reveals various qualities in review. the high clock-rated Core i7-2620M pushes the cooling system to its limits, especially in Windows. Compared to the 2010 MBP 13, the model here...

By NotebookCheck on 87

The high-quality case and price have not changed. While the quality of the case serves as an example, the high price to pay for this premium quality should come as no surprise. Among other highlights are the comfortable and conviently backlit...

By Gadget Guy Australia on 90

The 13 inch MacBook Pro has been similar in spec to the less-expensive white polycarbonate MacBook, but Apple’s recent upgrade has delivered a more pronounced – and long overdue – point of difference. While the inexpensive white...

By PC Advisor on 80

The MacBook Pro 13in (Early 2011) is very much a swings-and-roundabouts revision to the smallest of Apple’s metal-bodied notebook line. Overall performance is higher – by exactly 15% in our WorldBench 6 test – but graphics performance...

By HotHardware on -

The MacBook Pro did not disappoint on any of our benchmarks. Across the board it exhibited stellar application performance, even on our more demanding tests, such as the Cinebench CPU test or our Final Cut Pro rendering and encoding tests. And while...

By Computeractive on 40

A disappointing ‘upgrade' with nothing really new, no Blu-ray and a high price...

By Mac|Life on 90

The MacBook Pro is a dream laptop, delivering more power than the Air and more bells and whistles too—the FireWire and Ethernet ports the Air lacks completely, plus that fancier FaceTime camera, and our personal favorite, the backlit keyboard....

By Canadian Reviewer on 80

The Apple Macbook Pro line has recently been completely revamped from the popular and highly-totable 13-inch MacBook Pro to the larger but more powerful 15 and 17-inch MacBook Pro models.We tested the new 13-inch MacBook Pro ($1249) which now sports a...

By DigitalVersus on 80

A high-performance processor, irreproachable finish, excellent battery life, good audio, that's what you're getting with this MacBook Pro. The only area where it really suffers is in...

By Channel Pro on -

It gets very hot and noisy when pushed hard, but there’s little else to criticise on this magnificent piece of hardware Of the three new models, it’s the MacBook Pro 13in that’s sure to elicit most interest from the Apple-curious...

By About.com on 80

Mar 9 2011 - Apple's MacBook Pro 13 certainly made some major performance changes in their 2011 refresh. With the new Core i5 processor, this is one of the fastest 13-inch laptops available on the market. This combined with Apple's outstanding...

By PCPer on -

Final thoughts After a little over a week with my new MacBook Pro, I can honestly say that I'm happy to be back on the Apple bandwagon again. My last Macbook I owned was in 2006, and they have made many performance improvements along the way. The...

By PC Pro on 83

It gets very hot and noisy when pushed hard, but there’s little else to criticise on this magnificent piece of hardware...

By RegHardware on 85

Just as eye-catching as ever, the 13in entry in Apple's updated MacBook Pro line delivers a welcome performance boost across the board with no increase in price. But it's high time Apple gave it a proper pro-level graphics chip. ® Many...