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Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display, Mid 2014 (13.3-inch MGX72 MGX82 MGX92, 15.4-inch MGXA2 MGXC2)

Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display, Mid 2014 (13.3-inch MGX72 MGX82 MGX92, 15.4-inch MGXA2 MGXC2)
alaScore 93

512 reviews

Apr, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 512 reviews of Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display, Mid 2014 (13.3-inch MGX72 MGX82 MGX92, 15.4-inch MGXA2 MGXC2). The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the design and screen are on the whole positive. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably.

performance, usability, portability, screen, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display, Mid 2014 (13.3-inch MGX72 MGX82 MGX92, 15.4-inch MGXA2 MGXC2) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (

Apple MacBook Pro 13-Inch, Retina Display (2014)


The latest 13-inch Retina Apple MacBook Pro gives you top-notch performance and more than 13 hours of battery life in a beautifully designed laptop. It's our top pick for high-end ultraportables.

13+ hours of battery life in our tests. Brilliant Retina display with higher-than-1080p resolution. Two Thunderbolt 2 ports. HDMI port. Comes with iLife and iWork software suites

Only upgradeable at time of order. Base 128GB Flash Storage capacity is small. Glossy screen. Ethernet requires adapter

The Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch, Retina Display (2014) ($1,299, as tested) is the newest base model in the line, with a 2,560-by-1,600-resolution screen, speedy Intel processor, and excellent connectivity, particularly with its pair of 20Gbps Thunderbolt...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: Dan Ackerman (

Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display ( 15-inch, 2014, 256GB)


For anyone complaining that Apple has not released any new products in the first eight months of 2014, we point you toward a series of underplayed but important updates to the Mac line of laptops and desktops.

The 2014 15-inch MacBook Pro offers excellent performance and a better-than-HD screen, plus a boost to its specs for the same price as last year's model.

There's very little new here beyond minor component upgrades, and the entry-level 15-inch Pro is the same price as before, even while several other MacBooks have seen $100 cuts. Higher-resolution screens are no longer a unique feature.

While the small updates to the 2014 model aren't enough for most existing users to upgrade, Apple's excellent 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is still our go-to laptop of choice for shoppers at the high end.

Aug, 2014

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Apple Retina MacBook Pro (mid-2014)


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Consumer review by: trice (

great laptop, cd player, back up system


good customer service , answered all my questions and concerns

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: DaveZ (

Best Computer I've Ever Owned


In the past I've had Windows laptops from IBM, Dell, Compaq, HP and Toshiba but every single one had issues that rendered them awful to work on. I've had laptops with glitchy keyboards, terrible sound cards, noisy fans and constantly overheating under...

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: GameQueen (

Everyone should have one!


Love it! We bought this to replace the 6 year old MacBook Pro we owned. And it is as awesome as the last! It does everything we need it to and as much easier to use then our desktop PC. Really need to purchase a desktop Mac also. Loving iPhoto for...

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: rick (

The Mac Pro is a great laptop


This being my first Mac I was worried that changing from a pc, would be a challenge. It has been much easier than expected. Overall I can only say positive things about the Mac Pro.

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: gammiegirl (

This MacBook Pro is light, fast, and powerful!


This MacBook Pro is light, fast, and powerful! I've been an Apple fan since the IIGS and continue to love their products. My new MacBook Pro is as much a workhorse as my previous one, and the display is amazing! I love it!

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: Nickbaldwin86 (

More like MacBook EXTREME!


This thing is amazing it has the power to do anything and everything. I will never buy another PC. I cant wait for the next line of MacBooks and I will wait out front in a tent for it.

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: Barnhead (

Great laptop!


I love my new laptop. It does everything that it is advertised to do

Mar, 2015

Product Specifications


Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive
Product Type:Media Tablet
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:10
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:Retina / WQXGA

General Features

Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:OS X MAVERICKS / OS X YOSEMITE


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):IRIS 5100 / IRIS PRO 5200


Chipset Brand:Intel®
Chipset Type:HM87 / Unknown
Processor:Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ® / Intel®
Processor Number: I5-4308U / I5-4278U / I7-4770HQ / I7-4870HQ / I7-860 / T9300