Apple MacBook Pro 15.4" Retina - Winter 2013
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.
Faster flash storage.
Better battery life.
Equipped with both integrated and discrete graphics.
Brilliant Retina Display.
Comes with iLife and iWork software suites.
Two Thunderbolt 2 ports.
Intel Iris Pro graphics performs like discrete GPUs.
Excellent overall performance and graphics power.
Compact and light design for 15inch notebook.
No discrete graphics.
Ethernet requires adapter.
Fan can get noisy.
Display suffers from glare outdoors.
Bottom towards back runs warm.
By DigitalVersus on December 20, 2013
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...100
By TechRadar on December 18, 2013
While a 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina screen is still a substantial investment, for professional users, graphic designers and video editors, it's an excellent solution for computing on the move. Battery life is even better than before, lasting an...-
By Bare Feats on December 16, 2013
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 December 07, 2013
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 December 05, 2013
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...100
By Trusted Reviews on December 04, 2013
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...90
By Expert Reviews on November 26, 2013
The most powerful laptop money can buy, but it’s very expensive and the battery doesn’t last as long as last year’s...80
By mashable.com on November 11, 2013
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...-
By T3 on November 08, 2013
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.80
By Mashable on November 08, 2013
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.90