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Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display
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Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, Summer 2012)

Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, Summer 2012)
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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13

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Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, Summer 2012)

Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, Summer 2012)
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Price $2,060 at 1 store $998 at 1 store $1,095 to $1,259 at 5 stores
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Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.8 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 48 reviews 3.5 stars out of 20 reviews 3.5 stars out of 29 reviews 4.5 stars out of 10 reviews
Release date June 11, 2012 June 11, 2012 October 02, 2012 June 11, 2012
The Bottom Line The newly redesigned MacBook Pro with Retina Display combines an amazing screen with just enough of the MacBook Air design to feel like a new animal, and to take its place as the best of the current MacBook breed. This year's MacBook Air opts for gradual improvements rather than anything revolutionary, but lowered prices continue to make it the go-to mainstream recommendation for any MacBook owner-to-be. The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 is a convertible touch-screen laptop/tablet that most importantly doesn't compromise the traditional laptop experience. While the 13-inch MacBook Pro remains a well-built laptop, it's fallen behind the MacBook Air and Retina Display MacBook Pro in design, lacks higher-end upgrades, and feels too expensive compared with the competition.

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Product Description Apple MacBook Pro MacBook Pro with Retina Display - 15.6 in - 3rd Gen Core i7 - 8 GB RAM - 256 GB
- Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion SSD
Apple MacBook Air MacBook Air (13 in, Summer 2012) - 13.3 in - 3rd Gen Core i5 - Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion - 4 GB RAM - 128 GB
Flash storage SSD
- 13.3 in - 3rd Gen Core i5 - Microsoft Windows 8
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 i5-3317U - 8 GB RAM - 128 GB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro MacBook Pro (13 in, Summer 2012) - 13.3 in - 3rd Gen Core i5 - Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion - 4 GB RAM - 500 GB
HDD
Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
Software Included Apple iCal
Apple QuickTime
Apple iTunes
Apple Spotlight
Drivers & Utilities
Apple Address Book
Apple Safari
Apple Mac App Store
Apple Launchpad
Apple Mission Control
Apple FaceTime
Apple iLife
Apple Time Machine
Apple Quick Look
Photo Booth
Apple Mac OS X Mail
Apple Versions
Apple AirDrop
Apple Auto Save
Apple Resume
Apple iCal
Apple QuickTime
Apple iTunes
Apple Spotlight
Drivers & Utilities
Apple Address Book
Apple iLife '11
Apple Safari
Apple Mac App Store
Apple Launchpad
Apple Mission Control
Apple FaceTime
Apple Time Machine
Apple Quick Look
Photo Booth
Apple Mac OS X Mail
Apple Versions
Apple AirDrop
Apple Auto Save
Apple Resume
Intel AppUp Center
Lenovo Cloud Storage by SugarSync
Ebay
CyberLink Youcam
Skype
Amazon Kindle
Lenovo OneKey Recovery
Nitro Pro (90-days trial)
Rara Streaming
Birzzle
Lenovo Motion Control
Lenovo Transition
McAfee Internet Security Suite (30 days trial)
EverNote
Lenovo Support
AccuWeather
Lenovo Companion
Lenovo Energy Management
Absolute Reminder
Apple iCal
Apple QuickTime
Apple iTunes
Apple Spotlight
Drivers & Utilities
Apple Address Book
Apple Safari
Apple Mac App Store
Apple Launchpad
Apple Mission Control
Apple FaceTime
Apple iLife
Apple Time Machine
Apple Quick Look
Photo Booth
Apple Mac OS X Mail
Apple Versions
Apple AirDrop
Apple Auto Save
Apple Resume
Battery up to 7 hour(s)
up to 7 hour(s)
4-cell - up to 8 hour(s)
up to 7 hour(s)
System Type Notebook
Notebook
Ultrabook
Notebook
Display 15.6 in
LED backlight 2880 x 1800
13.3 in
LED backlight 1440 x 900 / WXGA+
13.3 in
LED backlight Yes VibrantView 1600 x 900 / HD+
13.3 in
LED backlight 1280 x 800 / WXGA
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M / Intel HD Graphics 4000 - 1 GB GDDR5 SDRAM
Intel HD Graphics 4000
Intel HD Graphics 4000
Intel HD Graphics 4000
Operating System Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion
Microsoft Windows 8
Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion
Storage 256 GB
SSD
128 GB
Flash storage SSD
128 GB SSD
500 GB / 5400 rpm
HDD
Dimensions (WxDxH) 14.1 in x 9.7 in x 0.7 in
12.8 in x 8.94 in x 0.68 in
17 mm
13.1 in x 8.9 in
12.78 in x 8.94 in x 0.95 in
Weight 4.46 lbs
2.96 lbs
3.4 lbs
4.5 lbs
Networking 802.11n None
Bluetooth 4.0
802.11n None
Bluetooth 4.0
802.11n None
Bluetooth 4.0
802.11n , Gigabit Ethernet , None
Bluetooth 4.0
Optical Drive None
None
None
DVD-Writer DL
Processor Intel 3rd Gen Core i7 2.3 GHz
3 ( 3.4 GHz ) / 6 MB Cache
Intel 3rd Gen Core i5 1.8 GHz
( 2.8 GHz ) / 3 MB Cache
Intel 3rd Gen Core i5
3 i5-3317U / 1.7 GHz ( 2.6 GHz ) / 3 MB Cache
Intel 3rd Gen Core i5 2.5 GHz
( 3.1 GHz ) / 3 MB Cache
Memory 8 GB
DDR3L SDRAM
4 GB
DDR3L SDRAM
8 GB DDR3L SDRAM
4 GB
DDR3 SDRAM
Mechanical Design Info unavailable Info unavailable 360 degree flip design
Info unavailable
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