Apple MacBook Pro 13.3-inch 2013

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The Apple MacBook Pro ME865LL/A is a bestselling 13-inch 2013 laptop that received positive reviews for its gorgeous high res retina display,  brilliant ‘all-day’ battery life, a faster and more efficient Fourth Generation processor, better graphics compared to other alternatives, huge RAM and a fast flash storage. It received some negative feedback for its expensive upgrade options and thicker and heavier design compared to MacBook Air. Overall the ME865LL/A is a huge improvement over the 2012 model and is ideal for users who don’t mind spending some extra cash on a machine almost as compact as a MacBook Air, but with seriously better hardware performance.

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Critic Reviews

  • 80
    CNet October 30, 2013

    There are other high-res laptops out there, but this year’s more powerful and affordable 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is one of the best of the bunch, and makes a compelling case for upgrading from the 13-inch Air.

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  • 90
    PCMag November 18, 2013

    The Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (2013) uses Intel's Haswell-based Core i5 processor to give power users a system that can last over 11 hours under continuous use and still process graphics and scientific tasks quickly. It's $500 less expensive than last year's model, yet more than earns its title as our latest Editors' Choice for high-end ultraportable laptops.

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  • 90
    Wired November 1, 2013

    The combination of a capable processor, an amazing display, a light and slender form factor, and respectable battery life, secure the MacBook Pro’s position as one of the top notebooks on the market right now.

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  • 89
    TheVerge October 13, 2013

    Five years later, we've come back around. The $1,299 13-inch MacBook Pro isn't the cheapest Apple computer (that's now the Air), or the most powerful (that's the 15-inch Pro), or the longest-lasting (the Air again). But it does everything well.

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  • 90
    Engadget October 29, 2013

    Thanks to a lower price, longer battery life and lighter design, the 13-inch Retina MBP is a better deal than it was a year ago. It's so compelling, in fact, that you might even choose it over the Air.

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Full Specifications

Processor Intel Core i5 2.4GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Intel Iris Graphics [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeIntegrated
Graphics Memory Shared
RAM 8GB DDR3L
Operating System Apple Mac OS X Mac OS X v10.9 Mavericks
Weight3.5 lbs
Battery Life18 hours
Hard Drive 1256 SSD
Display Size13.3 inch
Display TypeTN
Display Resolution2560 x 1600
Display TechnologyLED
Connectivity2 x USB 3.0 | 2 x Thunderbolt 2 | HDMI | Wi-Fi | Bluetooth
WebcamYes
Additional FeaturesSDXC Memory Card
Dimension (LxWxH)12.3 x 8.6 x 0.7
Warranty1 year
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