Quad-core Ivy Bridge processor.
Switchable Nvidia graphics technology.
Long battery life.
OS X Mountain Lion improves on an already great user experience.
Internal improvements in the new 15-inch MacBook Pro.
Thin and light for a 15-inch laptop.
Multimedia performance lags.
No 1080p display.
The unchanged design is starting to feel a little dated.
Any real structural changes.
Higher-res displays, were reserved for the Retina display version of the MacBook Pro.
No optical drive or Ethernet port.
Third-party apps will need to be optimized to look their best.
By Pocket-lint on August 10, 2012
If you absolutely can't wait to buy a laptop then the mid-2012 MacBook Pro will do you proud, otherwise we'd suggest waiting for a 2013 design refresh. Despite its power, great OS and speedy connectivity, it's hard for the mid-2012 model not...90
By PC Mag on August 07, 2012
The Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch (Mid 2012) is still one of the best laptops around, with solid performance and a superb user experience, but after five-years with no change, the overall design is getting...80
By 5FWD on July 09, 2012
The Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display is an amazing laptop that once again sets the benchmark for many laptops to follow. Its performance is exemplary, and the display is a thing of beauty, but the price will for many be difficult to justify. ...80
By DigitalVersus on July 06, 2012
Apple pulled out all the stops with the MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The screen, processor and graphics card are all high-calibre, the battery lasts nearly 6 hours and the finishing is tip-top. As it stands, the few shortcomings (such as the...100
By cnet on June 22, 2012
Another year of incremental improvements for the 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro help it maintain its lead as a useful, powerful, attractive midsize laptop, but the competition is closer than ever to catching...80
By G4tv.com on June 20, 2012
Video Review: Apple's newest MacBook Pro is thinner than ever, running Intel's latest Core i7 Ivy Bridge Processors and featuring a retina display with four times the pixels as the previous model. Rob Delaney and Matt Mira go in for a closer...80
By Computer Shopper on June 14, 2012
An incredible, super-high-resolution screen lifts Apple's 2012 flagship laptop to a pinnacle for video and graphics professionals—who'll be too wide-eyed to blink at its $2,199 price....100
By laptops.co.uk on February 25, 2012
The 15inch MacBook Pro is the best looking, best performing, most desirable laptop out there, but can you justify a price tag of over...90
By TechRadar on November 15, 2011
Although not a massive update, the mid-2012 refresh sees the 15-inch MacBook Pro take a solid, confident step forwards. In many of our tests, the cheaper 2012 15-inch MacBook Pro outperformed the more expensive late 2011 model. It's possible the new...80
By tweakers.net on August 21, 2013
Dus het was minstens 15", voor screen real estate en voor prestaties. cMBP vs rMBP: Origineel was (zoals in het forumtopic kan gelezen worden) de keuze tussen de iMac en de rMBP. De rMBP heeft een prachtig dun design en ik was onmiddelijk verliefd...80