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Apple13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Haswell)
 
4.8

(based on 9 reviews)

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Pros

  • Fast (6)
  • Good power output (6)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Long battery life (3)
  • Quality display (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Upgrade (4)
    • Graphics (3)
    • Music (3)
    • Video (3)
    • Web browsing (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Quality oriented (4)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (5), Business (3)

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    4.0

    Build Quality is Excellent

    By Win Tun

    from San Jose, CA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Long Battery Life
    • Quality Display
    • Quiet

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Haswell):

      Out of the box, I quickly notice that built quality is excellent. I also like the magnetic power adapter plug. My fist time to use apple laptop. Need to digest the MAC environment. Currently, I have some inconvenient to use the MAC user interface since I am very familar with Windows user interface.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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      5.0

      Great Machine for a Developer

      By Subhash

      from Foster City, CA

      About Me Technically Challenged

      Verified Buyer

      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 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Haswell):

        I have been looking for a very good laptop for software development. After 2 months of extensive study I finally narrowed on 13.3" MacBook Pro. Great things about this Macbook are- Awesome Retina Display more content fits on the screen. This is grate for viewing code and various software development tools- Great keyboard, it is soft and enough inward travel for depression- The Haswell CPU is powerful and power efficient giving very good battery time- The 13.3 size is right for screen real estate (coupled with retina display) and portable enough to carry around- Build quality is awesome, none of the components feel cheap- The Mavericks OS is great looking, quite user friendlyOn the down side after using for couple of weeks I do not have any complaints except few- The initial Setup took usually long time than I expected- To access OSX App store and download free apps, you need to put a credit card on file with Apple.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

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        5.0

        great and fast shipping

        By tsauce

        from El segundo, CA

        About Me Tech Savvy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Too Hot

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Haswell):

        Daily macbook which is powerful enough to handle all the tasks you can throw at it. I decided to go for faster i7 processor over i5 and larger SSD drive since it can multitask a bit more. BH seems to have the lowest price and free shipping and in stock availability. I haven't tested out the longevity of the battery, but definitely will last about 5 hours on battery with heavy usage. It's a bit heavier than my macbook air, but with the processing power and price were much lower in comparison. If weight is a real concern, get the largest spec macbook air possible.

        • Primary use:
        • Business

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        5.0

        Top-Notch Laptop

        By Andreas

        from Seattle, WA

        About Me Quality Oriented

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Haswell):

            This is a terrific laptop. For me, I upgraded from an Ivy Bridge Macbook Air. In order to do app development and Photoshop work, I wanted a better screen, more RAM and more powerful processor. The battery power is a pleasant surprise. It lasts much longer than my non-Haswell machine. The screen is excellent. I am very satisfied.

            • Primary use:
            • Business

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            4.0

            my first mac

            By Ralgarve

            from BRAZIL

            About Me Quality Oriented

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Set Up
            • Easy To Use
            • Fast
            • Powerful

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Enhance Experience
              • Replacement
              • Upgrade

              Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Haswell):

              II'm impressed with the speed and lightness that computer. I'm still getting to know the mac world, but I guarantee that I will never go back to windows.
              I recommend the mac system. I should have bought a laptop with 16 gigs of ram.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

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              5.0

              Spectacular

              By Drinking in CA

              from CA

              About Me Value Oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast
              • Powerful

              Cons

              • No Upgrading Ram Or Ssd

              Best Uses

              • Novice
              • Power User

              Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Haswell):

              My second Mac laptop, the first being a PowerBook 180, and it's amazing. Thought the 13" screen would be detrimental but the retina display makes it easy on the eyes. Thought about getting an Air but with only a half pound difference for retina made the choice the MacBook Pro. It feels solid. There isn't any flex when holding it by one of the corners. Battery life is excellent -- I've gotten 10 hours with light app and internet use. I chose the i7 version so that it won't get outmoded in a few years. So far it's fantastic.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

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              5.0

              The best hardware for the money!

              By Brandon

              from Minneapolis, MN

              Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Haswell):

              I did weeks of comparison shopping in order to find the perfect laptop for me. For the price, you can't match the form factor, speed, screen quality, and aesthetic. I run both Mavericks OS and another OS simultaneously on this machine with very good performance and no excessive heat. Plus, buying from B&H was a fantastic experience!

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              5.0

              Perfect service from B&H

              By Kalin

              from Bulgaria BG

              About Me Quality Oriented

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Upgrade

                Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Haswell):

                Thank you for great service, shipping!!

                About MacBook Pro Retina.
                I am new Mac user. Yes i like it!

                One problem. Wifi AC working poor. I buy special to use with TP-LINK Archer C7 AC1750.
                My Samsung Galaxy Note 3 - Android phone working with "AC" network, but Mac no.
                I separate 2,4 Ghz from 5Ghz - AC network to see what happens. At 2.4 Mac is very good.
                When i put in google i saw many people with the same problem. I hope this is software problem and the will be update that will repair. If its hardware not sounds very good for Mac.

                • Primary use:
                • Business

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                5.0

                Fantastic Notebook Well Worth the $$$

                By Ron from CC

                from Cape Canaveral, FL

                About Me Quality Oriented

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Easy To Use
                • Fast
                • Powerful

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Enhance Experience

                  Comments about Apple 13.3" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display (Haswell):

                  This is one great machine, it has the feel of pure quality. I use the laptop for work and personal purposes and find it extremely easy to access the programs I use and responds quicker than any other computer I have used. It is user friendly and located my wireless printer, loaded the software effortlessly. I would recommend this Macbook Pro to all. Just a special note, I shopped around and found B&H provided the best price. I've purchased from them before and always had a good experience.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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