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Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch (Unibody)

Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch (Unibody)
alaScore 78

3 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews from magazines and websites.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch (Unibody) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch (Unibody)


Doubts about the redesigned keyboard, the touchpad, and the non-removable battery can be put to rest, because the Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch (Unibody) is as powerful as it is gorgeous.

40 percent bigger battery. Unibody enclosure a sight to behold. Lightest in its class. Glass screen is a cinematic wonder. Antiglare option for photographers. Dual graphics chipsets. DDR3 memory. Multi-Touch touchpad. Rugged-like chassis

Trails the competition in certain features: lacks the bigger hard drive, memory card reader, Blu-ray drive found in other systems

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Apple MacBook Pro (17-inch unibody) review


Apple's reworked 17-inch MacBook Pro joins its 15-inch brother in having a redesigned aluminium body, new trackpad with expanded functionality, and a dual-graphics set-up for either longer battery life or better performance. Overall, it's an excellent...

Aluminium unibody construction ; Multitouch trackpad ; Attractive edge-to-edge glass on display ; Dual-graphics system helps boost power or battery life

Slightly awkward trackpad ; Matte screen option costs extra ; Switching GPUs is not as seamless as it should be

The lack of a user-replaceable battery is a more serious issue. Apple claims that the battery in the 17-inch Pro is good for 1,000 recharge cycles. If accurate, that means the battery should outlive the useful life of the laptop. Apple's retail stores...

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DUDE, I GOT A dell vs. Mac


dell is not capitalized here on purpose, in comparison with Mac its a noun that is it. Mac, however a Pronoun, is the title of a remarkable computer. I bought a dell at Best Buy and spent 900 dollars on it. It was supposed to be perfect. And it was...