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Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (late 2016)

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (late 2016)

from  $1372.3+
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85 Engadget 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 entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro has the typical Function row instead of the new Touch Bar, but depending on your preferences, that could be a good thing. The lower price also means you get half as many ports as the higher-end models -- just two USB-C connections. Otherwise, though, you get the same thin and light design, spacious trackpad, colorful Retina display and improved audio setup.

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Pros
  • Attractive and well-built
  • Thinner and lighter
  • Spacious trackpad
  • Retina screen is brighter and more colorful than before
  • Impressive audio quality
  • Fast disk speeds
  • You get to keep your Function keys
Cons
  • No memory card slot
  • The only ports are USB-C ports
  • Only two USB-C ports on this entry-level model
  • Rated battery life is shorter this year
  • No more MagSafe

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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Midsize
Screen size
13.322
Screen resolution
Other
Bundled OS
Mac OS
CPU family
Core i5
Processor speed
219
System RAM
81
Pointing device
Trackpad
Maximum battery life
Up to 1020
Type
Screen size
Screen resolution
Bundled OS
CPU family
Processor speed
System RAM
Pointing device
Maximum battery life
Midsize
13.322
Other
Mac OS
Core i5
219
81
Trackpad
Up to 1020

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85 Engadget 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

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