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Apple15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer
 
4.7

(based on 46 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (36)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quality display (32)
  • Fast (31)
  • Good power output (31)
  • Comfortable keyboard (25)
  • Long battery life (22)

Cons

  • Heavy (5)

Best Uses

  • Video (28)
  • Web browsing (25)
  • Graphics (22)
  • Music (21)
  • Business use (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Tech savvy (19), Multimedia professional (15), Technically challenged (8), Avid gamer (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (21), Business (20)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent decision

I was planning to buy this machine for quite some time now. But since the new retina came out a shed of doubt began to hang over my head: do I buy the new...Read complete review

I was planning to buy this machine for quite some time now. But since the new retina came out a shed of doubt began to hang over my head: do I buy the new one or go with the known product. As I compare them two models, the answer came within seconds: the old generation is the way to go. Why? Mainly two reasons weighted on this decision, the 'updateable' architecture which it was built and the fact that it has a separate - and quite powerful - video card, unlike its newer generation counterpart.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

meh

i use my mac for gaming and it is not good. graphics are good,but there are no games for it and it overheats. it makes a weird clicking sound every once in a...Read complete review

i use my mac for gaming and it is not good. graphics are good,but there are no games for it and it overheats. it makes a weird clicking sound every once in a while to. iv burnt my leg with it before.

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5.0

Excelente equipo

By Carlosrender

from México City

About Me Multimedia Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Video

    Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

    Ha sido una gran compra. Este es un excelente equipo. Muy rápido y muy potente.

    • Primary use:
    • Business

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    4.0

    Awesome Computer

    By Techn041ife

    from Westchester NY

    About Me Multimedia Professional, Tech Savvy

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Music
    • Video

    Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

    Use the product for DJng exclusively and it does the job very well.

    • Primary use:
    • Business

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    5.0

    Last of its kind

    By BCI

    from Austin tx

    Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

    Works great in my photo video production business, a true desktop replacement, and last of its kind it seems with Apple stripping down the latest models more and more.

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    5.0

    Delivered in excellent shape

    By Speedy

    from Mpls Mn

    About Me Technically Challenged

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Quality Display

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Music
      • Video
      • Web Browsing
      • Word Processing

      Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

      Replacement for wife's HP laptop 5 years old
      Mother and apple loving son enjoying camerederie while son teaches mother how to use the apple with a bite taken out!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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      4.0

      Great

      By Mam

      from Fl

      About Me Tech Savvy

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable Keyboard
      • Fast
      • Long Battery Life
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Business Use
        • Graphics
        • Music

        Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

        Love the drive!!!

        • Primary use:
        • Business

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        5.0

        Great product

        By Andre

        from Illinois.

        Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

        Highly recommended. It has amazing performance ability. B&H price was very satisfactory for a brand new product.

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        5.0

        Just what i wanted!

        By Ever

        from Nevada

        Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

        Perfect in all i wanted, works great and easy shipping

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        5.0

        Wonderful laptop! Worth the extra $!!!

        By Princess

        from Renton, WA.

        About Me Technically Challenged

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable Keyboard
        • Fast
        • 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:

          I use my MacBook Pro for home use. I absolutely LOVE the track-pad, and all it can do, I still have not gotten used to all of it's functions. It's awesome not to have to have one finger on the "left click" button, and the other scrolling down the page in a website. All you have to do, is use two fingers together to swipe up and down the page. You want to go back a page, or forward a page? No problem, you just use two fingers to swipe left or right! No more non-sense clicking "back-back-back-back-(oh wait too far)-forward"! The back-lit keyboard is very cool. It makes it easy to type if you ever find yourself somewhere where there is less than optimal light. The outside of the laptop is made of aluminum, and it does scratch easily, I do recommend going some place and buying a hard shell case cover for it. It will prevent any scratches. They are very easy to find, and they come in all different colors. I really don't have anything negative to say about my MacBook, it truly is a really great computer. Additionally, any issues I have had (with iTunes Store not working properly), I have had wonderful experiences in working with Apple! This computer is definitely worth the money, and BH has the BEST deal I have found anywhere!!! Hope this helps anyone looking to buy a MacBook Pro!

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

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          5.0

          Excellent Work Computer

          By Mark

          from Oak Park, IL

          About Me Multimedia Professional, Student, Tech Savvy

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Keyboard
          • Fast
          • Portable
          • Powerful
          • Quality Display

          Cons

          • Loud Fan
          • Short Battery Life

          Best Uses

          • Business Use
          • Music
          • Word Processing

          Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

          This computer has been amazing in my life.

          It was the first laptop I ever got, but it's not just amazing because of that. I got it as a gift to help with my schoolwork, and it has been a very powerful machine. It is extremely fast, connects with other devices easily, and is easily portable.

          The keyboard is very nice, but watch out for spills! They tend to leave very unappetizing stains. However, if you take care of the computer, (clean the screen every once in a while, don't drop it, etc.) it will last for many years... I've had one for almost 5 years now and it still remains just as powerful and relevant in the technology world as it has.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

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          5.0

          Fast Workhorse

          By Eressos

          from Salt Lake City, UT

          About Me Multimedia Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Keyboard
          • Fast
          • Quiet

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Business Use
            • Music
            • Video

            Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

            I agonized over whether to buy one of the latest generation MacBook Pro's with the retina display, decided against it, and am happy with my decision. First, I saved $1000 dollars...and secondly I still have need for ethernet and an optical drive and don't want to have to purchase and carry peripherals. My work takes me to a lot of rural places where wifi is not always available, and where the onboard optical drive is handy. The newest machines are designed for the "ideal" world (at least according to Apple) but this machine is better suited for the "real" world of today.

            • Primary use:
            • Business

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            5.0

            Great Computer

            By Bella

            from San Francisco

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast
            • Powerful
            • Quality Display
            • Quiet

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                I like that this computer has a DVD drive. The newer models don't have this anymore. The screen is super clear even though it's not Retina. It's so much faster than my previous macbook. It's everything I needed.

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                5.0

                The best place to get your Macbook pro

                By Alberto Llauger de la Cruz

                from New York, NY

                About Me Multimedia Professional, Technically Challenged

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Long Battery Life
                • Powerful
                • Quality Display

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Graphics
                  • Web Browsing
                  • Word Processing

                  Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                  The hurry I had for getting this macbook was since the star of the year and I can see how it work and it is great, it is fast when on on the web as well as ith all applications I installed

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business

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                  5.0

                  Excellent decision

                  By Claudio

                  from Rio de Janeiro, BR

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                      I was planning to buy this machine for quite some time now. But since the new retina came out a shed of doubt began to hang over my head: do I buy the new one or go with the known product. As I compare them two models, the answer came within seconds: the old generation is the way to go. Why? Mainly two reasons weighted on this decision, the 'updateable' architecture which it was built and the fact that it has a separate - and quite powerful - video card, unlike its newer generation counterpart.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great product.

                      By Richard the Computer Whiz

                      from PagoPago American Samoa

                      About Me Multimedia Professional

                      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 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                        Used especially for work.
                        Works flawlessly.Migration from older unit worked out fine.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business

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                        5.0

                        Best laptop so far

                        By guerra8108

                        from San Antonio, Texas

                        About Me Technically Challenged

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                        • Heavy

                        Best Uses

                        • Business Use
                        • Graphics
                        • Music
                        • Video

                        Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                        Love this computer. Best processor, speed and performance. Works great when needing for videos and editing. The only down fall is parts are expensive if something breaks.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business

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                        5.0

                        SWEET!

                        By JrCruiser

                        from San Diego, CA

                        About Me Quality Oriented

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Fast

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                            Switched from Dell and I'm very satisfied so far. Maneuvering is new but so far I'm up to the challenge. Speed is great while navigating through different sites and applications. Beginning to explore what I can do on iWorks.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal

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                            2.0

                            meh

                            By somebody

                            from us

                            About Me Avid Gamer

                            Pros

                            • Comfortable Keyboard
                            • Fast
                            • Powerful
                            • Quality Display

                            Cons

                            • Heavy
                            • Too Hot

                            Best Uses

                            • Graphics
                            • Music
                            • Video
                            • Web Browsing

                            Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                            i use my mac for gaming and it is not good. graphics are good,but there are no games for it and it overheats. it makes a weird clicking sound every once in a while to. iv burnt my leg with it before.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal

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                            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            I would buy this product again and again

                            By Smooth Shawm

                            from Bloomfield Hills, MI

                            About Me Tech Savvy

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Comfortable Keyboard
                            • Fast
                            • Powerful
                            • Quality Display

                            Cons

                            • none

                            Best Uses

                            • Business Use
                            • Video
                            • Web Browsing

                            Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                            Great computer. Great computer speed. The monitor display is awesome. The keyboard is big upgrade from older macbook pro's keyboards.

                            A very slick looking laptop. I am so happy with this product.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal

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                            5.0

                            I would buy this product again and again

                            By Smooth Shawm

                            from Bloomfield Hills, MI

                            About Me Tech Savvy

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Fast
                            • Powerful
                            • Quality Display
                            • Quiet

                            Cons

                            • none

                            Best Uses

                            • Business Use
                            • Video
                            • Web Browsing

                            Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                            Awesome computer. The display is amazing. The computer speed is great. I love the keyboard which is an upgrade from previous older models

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal

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                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Wonderful

                            By Mar

                            from PA

                            About Me Technically Challenged

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Apple 15.4" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer:

                                i bought this mac for college - its absolutely wonderful. Not too big and bulky, nice features in it, easy to use. Only thing i don't like is the mouse pad - it just isn't as easy as a regular mouse, so i bought i wireless one, and love it.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal

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