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Apple15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013)
 
4.9

(based on 118 reviews)

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    (102)

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99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast (74)
  • Good power output (68)
  • Quality display (51)
  • Comfortable keyboard (44)
  • Long battery life (43)

Cons

  • Too hot (4)

Best Uses

  • Graphics (42)
  • Web browsing (37)
  • Video (34)
  • Business use (30)
  • Music (30)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Tech savvy (33), Quality oriented (22), Multimedia professional (15), Technically challenged (7), Avid gamer (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (65), Business (21)

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5.0

MacBook with retina display

By Sam hakosem

from Brooklyn ny

Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

Butifull disain excellent computer wich working very fast

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5.0

It's all about the product and service!

By Jim P.

from Wisconsin

Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

My goal for the last few years, was to purchase a new laptop within my 1,200 budget. I was doing my research over the last 6 months, preparing for the day that I make my purchase.I took my time, but it was mainly because of the cost. My new computer was going to have everything that I needed. I took my shot, with a MacBook Pro. I'm very pleased with the investment. My overall shopping experience was positive and easy. I went with B&H because of their references, 3 people recommend me to their website. The final decision came, when my brother told me he purchased all of his camera equipment from them. B&H did their job, I have no complaints and would recommend them over other box stores. Consider all your options, do the research and strongly consider this company.Cheers to Apple & B&H!!!!Merry Christmas To All!!!!!-Jim P.

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5.0

All good

By dylanbob

from matthews, n.c.

About Me Tech Savvy

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable Keyboard
  • Quality Display
  • Quiet

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Business Use
    • Graphics
    • Web Browsing

    Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

    The laptop arrived the next day and all was the way it should be. The computer itself is what you expect from Apple. Great screen, the hardware is high quality, etc. etc. That said, though what I have works fine, do yourself a favor and get extra ram and a faster processor, you'll enjoy the extra speed.

    • Primary use:
    • Business

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    5.0

    At Last A MacBook Pro Owner!

    By Mick

    from Chicago

    About Me Tech Savvy

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable Keyboard
    • Fast
    • Lightweight
    • Long Battery Life
    • Powerful
    • Quality Display
    • Quiet

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Music
      • Video
      • Web Browsing
      • Word Processing

      Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

      Finally bought my dream computer, an i7 MacBook Pro Retina Display! Fast and a beauty!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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      5.0

      Great!

      By John

      from Clemson, SC

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable Keyboard
      • Fast
      • Long Battery Life
      • Powerful
      • Quality Display

      Cons

      • Too Hot

      Best Uses

      • Business Use
      • Graphics
      • Web Browsing
      • Word Processing

      Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

      Even though it is the old version, it's still powerful and easy to use. 8G of RAM is good enough for me.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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      5.0

      What a great product.

      By Aaron

      from Knoxville, TN

      About Me Tech Savvy

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Comfortable Keyboard
      • Fast
      • Lightweight
      • Long Battery Life
      • Powerful
      • Quality Display
      • Quiet

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Business Use
        • Graphics
        • Music
        • Video
        • Web Browsing
        • Word Processing

        Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

        This computer blew me away, like most reviews, a former PC user. I have always wanted a Mac and decided on this one. The price is a great amount, but for a great computer it is worth it, and for what you are buying, BH Photo has the best price. The battery lasts me all day, and what most don't always talk about, these speakers are amazing. The retina display is unbeatable with it being a major factor in my purchase.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

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        5.0

        Good prod

        By Felix

        from mclean, VA

        Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

        good deliver, good service

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        5.0

        Very satisfied so far!

        By AK47

        from Durham, NC

        About Me Tech Savvy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable Keyboard
        • Fast
        • Long Battery Life
        • Powerful
        • Quality Display
        • Quiet

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Business Use
          • Graphics

          Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

          I bought this laptop two weeks ago to replace my 2009 MacBook Pro and have been quite pleased with it so far. The retina display is beautiful and the machine's speed leaves nothing to be desired. It seems I was able to get a great deal since this is an older version and has a slower processor than analogous models (2.0 GHz as opposed to up to 2.7 I think), but so far with my use I've not regretted saving some extra cash and still feel like I have a fabulously capable laptop. With no optical drive, it's quite a bit lighter and somewhat slimmer than my old laptop, which I've really enjoyed. Oh, and the speakers are incredible - not sure if I'll ever use the loudest volume as it's quite uncomfortable…very impressive!

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

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          5.0

          Love it!!!

          By Mauro

          from Clifton, NJ

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast
          • Lightweight
          • Long Battery Life
          • Quality Display

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Graphics
            • Music
            • Video
            • Web Browsing

            Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

            This computer is simply amazing!!! its performance is nothing but excellent. i would buy this computer again and again and i don't think i will be able to go back to PCs.

            • Primary use:
            • Business

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            5.0

            Perfection!

            By Edward

            from College Station

            Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

            Every single place is extraordinary. If you are a Apple fan, you will definitely love it.

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            5.0

            Great computer!Good Price

            By Dragon

            from New York

            About Me Technically Challenged, Tech Savvy

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

                  It's my first time to use macbook. It's great as a media center: the retina display for photos and videos, the Cirrus Logic chip for audios, hdmi output. Enjoy with it.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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                  5.0

                  Nice!!

                  By Jackie

                  from Edison, NJ

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable Keyboard
                  • Fast
                  • Long Battery Life
                  • Quality Display
                  • Quiet

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Graphics

                    Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

                    I love my new laptop!! I used PC before and this is the first time I get a mac. It is fast and nicely built. As a 15.4'' laptop, the weight is lighter than I expected. Just could not find a reason not loving it.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

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                    5.0

                    MacBook Pro 15"

                    By Albie

                    from Cental NJ

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable Keyboard
                    • Fast
                    • Lightweight
                    • Powerful
                    • Quality Display
                    • Quiet

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Graphics
                      • Web Browsing
                      • Word Processing

                      Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

                      Great service. Received in 2 days as promised. Also noticed day after I order the unit the discount was increased by another $. Call B&H and received extra discount without any hassle.The computer itself is fantastic. I use it for photo editing,banking and bill paying, Fast easy to use and fantastic screen.Woulld recommend this computer to all.

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                      5.0

                      beyond expectation

                      By Eric

                      from Ann Arbor. MI

                      About Me Multimedia Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Fast
                      • Quality Display
                      • Quiet

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Music
                        • Video
                        • Web Browsing

                        Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

                        I buy this laptop for the substitute of older MBP. The new one is really fast and the screen the the best I've seen so far. The price is also rather good, although dropped by $ several days later. a little pity. Anyway, this laptop is absolutely deserving recommendation!

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                        5.0

                        Great Computer!!!!

                        By alexiadh

                        from .

                        About Me Tech Savvy

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable Keyboard
                        • Fast
                        • Lightweight
                        • Long Battery Life
                        • Powerful
                        • Quality Display
                        • Quiet

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

                            Ordered it Sunday and it came today !!!. The free expedited shipping plus no tax (I live in MD) is such a plus. I love my Macbook pro so far. I haven't owned a laptop in years, but I've had an IMac. I was going to go for the 2014 version, but this was is just as good for a little bit cheaper.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal

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                            4.0

                            good- price. good notebook

                            By giu

                            from new york

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Comfortable Keyboard
                            • Long Battery Life
                            • Quality Display

                            Cons

                            • Heavy

                            Best Uses

                            • Graphics
                            • Video

                            Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

                            The combination of price, capable processor, an amazing display, a light and slender form factor, and respectable battery life, secure to this MacBook Pro's position as one of the best notebook in the market right now.I'm a photographer and for my work this notebook is the best. The only problem is the Glossy screen.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Business

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                            5.0

                            Awesome

                            By venkat315

                            from Pleasanton,CA

                            About Me Tech Savvy

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Comfortable Keyboard
                            • Fast
                            • Lightweight
                            • Long Battery Life
                            • Powerful
                            • Quality Display
                            • Quiet

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Business Use
                              • Music
                              • Video
                              • Web Browsing

                              Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

                              Amazing product at amazing price. Really happy with the process time.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal

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                              4.0

                              A great upgrade

                              By Jolly Roy

                              from Dallas, Texas

                              Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

                              Coming from a PC background, Macs have always been an enigma to me, but an intriguing one at that. Making the switch was pretty easy and I was fascinated with all the bells and whistles iOS had to offer.
                              The programs I used on PCs were all here on Mac and I had little trouble adjusting.
                              - Fast computer
                              - Gorgeous display
                              - Excellent design

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                              4.0

                              Quality laptop, but could be better

                              By Linux Fan

                              from Mckinney, TX

                              About Me Tech Savvy

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Fast
                              • Lightweight
                              • Long Battery Life
                              • Powerful
                              • Quality Display
                              • Quiet

                              Cons

                              • No DVD drive
                              • Poorly Designed Keyboard

                              Best Uses

                              • Business Use
                              • Graphics
                              • Music
                              • Video
                              • Web Browsing
                              • Word Processing

                              Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

                              I bought the laptop for personal use. Powerful, but quiet with a long battery life. It's a quality laptop but I miss having a 10-key on the right. Mac OS X would be better if it was a bit more configurable.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal

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                              5.0

                              Great computer

                              By Photo dude

                              from Fall City, WA

                              About Me Tech Savvy

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Fast
                              • Lightweight
                              • Long Battery Life
                              • Powerful
                              • Quality Display
                              • Quiet

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Photos
                                • Video

                                Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Late 2013):

                                Easy to use, super fast and quiet.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal

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