Apple MacBook Pro MGXC2LL/A 15.4 inch Laptop with Retina Display Review

Apple MacBook Pro MGXC2LL/A 15.4 inch Laptop with Retina Display Review

Apple MacBook Pro MGXC2LL/A
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Apple MacBook Pro MGXC2LL/A is the latest 15.4 inch laptop with amazing Retina display, high technical specs of Haswell Intel i7 processor, 16GB memory and 512GB flash storage for ultimate speed, power and performance so anything you do on the computer will be faster, smoother and more responsive. It is lightweight and slim so Apple engineers and designers did their best in decreasing weight while increasing performance to come up with the lightest and slimmest yet most powerful Macbook’s ever made in history, with a decent battery life up to 8 hours. It is suitable for performing daily or the most demanding tasks quickly and efficiently and is especially good for complex multimedia editing.

15.4 inch Apple MacBook Pro comes with the 4th generation quad core Intel i7-4870HQ processor (6 MB shared L3 cache) clocked at 2.5GHz base speed and up to 3.7 GHz with turbo boost, 16 GB of onboard DDR3L SDRAM at 1600 MHz, 512 GB PCIe-based flash storage and OS X Yosemite operating system. Quarter 3 2014 release Intel Core i7-4870HQ has a Passmark benchmark score of 9113 as of today (4 March) and thanks to hyper threading feature four cores is capable of handling eight threads in parallel leading to better usage of the processor, so the handling of the extremely demanding programs or multitasking of a lot of tasks will not be a problem- large amounts of memory and Solid State Drive also help with the overall fast and smooth operation.

15.4-inch diagonal LED-backlit anti-glare IPS Retina display with 2880 x 1800 resolution (well over 5 million pixels) is something to be seen to be understood- simply breathtaking picture quality of sharpest texts, clearest picture and most vibrant colours, also helped with the automatic switching between the high end integrated Intel Iris Pro with 128MB dedicated memory and even better NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M graphics with 2GB of GDDR5 memory (15% better in average performance than the Iris Pro)- perfect system to have to edit photos or videos and is capable of playing many of the latest games at higher resolutions and settings and experiencing it all on the amazing Retina display- even simple web browsing or working on your text documents and spreadsheets will feel better. We’re talking about the world’s best and most advanced notebook so it is normal for you to expect the best screen to go with it. You’ll find the FaceTime HD camera with dual built-in microphones for eliminating background noise so chatting on Skpe or Apple FaceTime. Sound quality is also really good through the built-in stereo speakers- some of the best you can hear on a laptop, for when you’re watching movies or playing games.

Apple MacBook Pro MGXC2LL/A 15.4 inch Laptop with Retina Display Review
Aluminium chassis silver Apple MacBook Pro looks stunning with its top level modern design, weighs 4.5 pounds with dimensions of 9.73 x 0.71 x 14.13 inches and it is both very light and slim for a 15.4 inch laptop. Up to 8 hour battery life (and 30 days on standby) is impressive for a very high performance super slim 15 inch computer with Retina display and great graphics but this will depend on the apps or programs you run on it. Connectivity options are: 802.11ac wireless that is compatible with the regular 802.11bgn, Bluetooth 4.0, 2 x Thunderbolt 2 ports digital video output to transfer data much faster at up to 20Gb/s and to connect high performance devices (each Thunderbolt lets you daisy-chain up to 6 peripherals so a total of 12 for 2 Thunderbolt ports), HDMI output, 2 x USB 3.0 ports, SDXC card slot, a Headphone port, MagSafe 2 power adapter AC, FaceTime HD camera and you have the Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, Pages, iPhoto and GarageBand as included software. It comes with a multitouch trackpad with a large all glass button surface for clicking, tapping, pinching, swiping and zooming comfortably and an integrated sensor for both the display and the backlit keyboard and the brightness is adjusted automatically.

Conclusion: Apple MacBook Pro MGXC2LL/A is simply stunning with a beautiful all-aluminium design, slim chassis, large touchpad and backlit comfy and ergonomic keyboard, is fast and powerful as it boots up in less than 10 seconds and everything you do on it or load feels faster and smoother with its very powerful Intel i7 processor, 16GB RAM and 512GB Solid State Drive so it is not just simple daily tasks like word processing or browsing the net but would be good for running any of the complex software and apps- professional photo editing, mobile app developing and programming, running engineering programs will all be very easy on this one and it will handle so much more multitasking than any other machine on the market- is especially good for photo, video or any creative work. Those of you that have never used a Mac computer may be thinking if the switch from Windows would be hard but really no need to worry as anyone that moved to Mac from Windows will tell you how easy their move was. Build quality, all aluminium design, speed, power, ease of use, the world’s most advanced operating system and more- sure Macbook Pro doesn’t come at a cheap price but believe us when you get a Mac computer, you will never look back and it is worth every single cent.

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