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Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch (mid 2012)

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch (mid 2012)

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85 Global Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Summary

Despite the release of the Must-have MacBook Pro with Retina Display, the 15-inch MacBook Pro remains a compelling option, given its lower price, strong performance, and more affordable storage options. However, optional upgrades can bring its price up to Retina-level, so choose your configuration based on your actual needs, and be prepared to consider the Retina model instead. It's not like you'll be disappointed.

Reviews

83
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 3

87
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 11
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Midsize
Screen size
15.422
Screen resolution
1440 x 900
Bundled OS
Mac OS
CPU family
Core i7
Processor speed
2.319
System RAM
41
Pointing device
Trackpad
Video outputs
DisplayPort
Maximum battery life
Up to 720
Type
Screen size
Screen resolution
Bundled OS
CPU family
Processor speed
System RAM
Pointing device
Video outputs
Maximum battery life
Midsize
15.422
1440 x 900
Mac OS
Core i7
2.319
41
Trackpad
DisplayPort
Up to 720

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85 Global Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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User Reviews

80
ryan1tse1me
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
90
troyjnoonan
Love this laptop. It's obviously pricy but it easily outperforms almost all...read more
80
dees
This is overall the nicest machine I've ever had, but it still certainly has...read more
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