Apple MacBook Pro 15.4" Retina - Winter 2013

  • Apple MacBook Pro 15.4
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The MacBook Pro 15-inch is fitted with Intel's quad-core Crystalwell processor (a variant of Haswell) that adds Iris Pro graphics and 128MB of eDRAM on-package. There are two versions, one with no discrete graphics and a second one with a GeForce GT 750M with 2GB of RAM. The MacBook Pro Retina also features a PCI-e based flash storage and OS X Mavericks.

Expert reviews and ratings

By DigitalVersus on 100

This year's MacBook Pro 15" is one of the best laptops we've reviewed for this form factor. Anyone who loves quality images will love this computer. Our only qualm with it is the limited number of ports. Everything else is great... if not...

By techradar.com/au/ on 80

The late 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina display makes substantial gains over the previous generation, but changes are all internal – the basic form factor remains the same. The Retina screen is the same as before, with a native resolution of 2880x1800 and...

By Bare Feats on -

We made a puzzling discovery while benchmarking some new and old Thunderbolt 1.0 storage devices. We were testing them on both a (27-inch, Late 2013) iMac 3.4GHz Core i7 and (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013) MacBook Pro 2.6GHz Core i7. The large...

By uk.hardware.info on -

There's no doubt about it. The new Haswell-based 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina is a state-of-the-art notebook. It has a beautiful and high-quality screen with power hardware in an attractive, aluminium chassis, yet barely weighs more than 2 kg. The...

By Macworld UK on 100

Last month we couldn’t wait to get our hands on the Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch, in its latest Retina-display guise. The original Retina laptop can be seen as the pinnacle of modern portable computing, and this year’s gentle upgrades to the processor,...

By Trusted Reviews on 90

What is the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display? Like the iPad Air , Apple's 2013 refresh of the MacBook Pro lineup focused on making them slimmer and lighter. The 2013 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display still has the incredible screen from...

By Expert Reviews on 80

The most powerful laptop money can buy, but it’s very expensive and the battery doesn’t last as long as last year’s...

By mashable.com on -

Back in 2012, Apple launched its first 15-inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display and we called it " the laptop from the future ." Now packed with better specs, better battery life and a lower price, is the 2013 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro Apple's ultimate...

By T3 on 80

It's a baffling concept to think that Apple would have beaten its own product in such a way, but to our eyes certainly the new £1,249 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina is now the Apple laptop to beat.

By Mashable on 90

This laptop will cost you, but Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display is such a spectacular balance of high-end features and compact design that it'll be well worth it.

By Business Computing World on 80

Apple raised the bar for professional laptops when it introduced the new 15-inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display last year . It was a typically expensive Apple product, but the large, high-resolution IPS screen was ideal for creative users who needed a...

By theregister.co.uk on -

Intel's done a great job with the Haswell processor and its Iris Pro graphics, but the loss of the discrete graphics card is Apple as Ebenezer Scrooge. Nonetheless, the Retina Display MacBook Pro is still a delight, and will justify the high price for...

By IT PRO on 80

This is one of the best large-screen laptops on the market. Battery life, responsiveness, display quality and versatility are unmatched. However, the high-price and limited serviceability prevent this from getting a wholehearted...

By itproportal.com on 100

The Apple MacBook Pro 15in (2013) earns its title as one of the best high-end desktop replacement laptops you can buy. It has the power of a desktop Mac, and the battery life to carry you through a full workday. The screen resolution is higher than most...

By digitalspy.co.uk on 80

For us, the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is the best portable that Apple makes. It has all the power that 99% of people will ever need, is extremely well put together and has one of the best operating systems out there. Price is the only real barrier...

By Macworld Australia on 70

Apple, Pros Better battery life; faster flash storage; equipped with both integrated and discrete graphicsCons Pricey$3199Recently Apple its second update to the 15in . These Late 2013 MacBook Pros keep the same 2880 x 1800 resolution Retina display...

By Gadget Guy Australia on 100

Apple’s already excellent MacBook Pro receives an update from Intel’s latest line of processors, complimenting the top-notch screen most PCs are envious of. Is this the best laptop around? It’s been one year since Apple phased out its 17 inch...

By Macworld on 70

Much improved battery life and fast internal storage are both welcome improvements to this latest iteration of the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. The $1999 2.0GHz MacBook Pro's lack of discrete graphics took a toll on its Cinebench and 3D game performance,...

By Computer Shopper on 100

Intel's "Haswell" architecture gives Apple's already excellent MacBook Pro a big battery boost, while the starting price dips a bit. Sure, $1,999 is a lot to ask for a base-model laptop in 2013, but the Retina Pro remains the best all-around laptop...

By CNET Australia on 85

The slimmer body and higher-res screen of the original Retina MacBook Pro was a revolutionary leap. This revamp adds modest internal upgrades for modest improvements, but price cuts sweeten the...