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Apple MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch, Mid 2014 (MGXA2 / MGXC2 / Z0RC / Z0RD)

Apple MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch, Mid 2014 (MGXA2 / MGXC2 / Z0RC / Z0RD)
alaScore 90

1942 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1942 reviews of Apple MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch, Mid 2014 (MGXA2 / MGXC2 / Z0RC / Z0RD). The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Opinions about the price and design are generally positive. The screen and usability are also appreciated.

performance, usability, screen, design, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Apple MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch, Mid 2014 (MGXA2 / MGXC2 / Z0RC / Z0RD) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch, Mid 2014 (MGXA2 / MGXC2 / Z0RC / Z0RD)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Apple MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch, Mid 2014 (MGXA2 / MGXC2 / Z0RC / Z0RD) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the sound and portability. The design and performance also get good reviews, but there are mixed comments on the reliability and size.

price, performance, design, portability, sound

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Apple MacBook 13.3-inch Laptop (Intel core_i5 2.6GHz, 8GB RAM, Mac OS X)

May, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch, Mid 2014 (MGXA2 / MGXC2 / Z0RC / Z0RD)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Apple MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch, Mid 2014 (MGXA2 / MGXC2 / Z0RC / Z0RD) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the price. The durability also gets good opinions. The portability and usability get less positive comments.

design, durability, price

usability, portability

56% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Evecase Suit Fabric Multi-functional Neoprene Briefcase Case Tote Bag for Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display (15.4-inch)MGXA2LL/A /MGXC2LL/A 15.4 -New Arrival 2014 for Apple MacBook Pro 15" 15.4" Inch A1286 Black Color PU Leather Laptop Notebook Sleeve Bag Cover Case

May, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Apple MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch, Mid 2014 (MGXA2 / MGXC2 / Z0RC / Z0RD)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Apple MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch, Mid 2014 (MGXA2 / MGXC2 / Z0RC / Z0RD) from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Apple MacBook Pro MGXA2LL/A 15.4-Inch Laptop with Retina Display

May, 2016

Expert review by: Phillip Michaels (laptopmag.com)

MacBook Pro with Retina Display (15-inch, Mid-2014) Review

 

Gorgeous display; Powerful performance; Responsive and accurate touchpad; Long battery life

Integrated graphics not as robust as those of rival laptops; Some people may want to wait for 5th Generation Core upgrade

The 15-inch MacBook Pro is a great choice for those who demand outstanding performance and a display to match.

May, 2015

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display ( 15-inch, 2014, 512GB)

 

Already this year, we've seen processor bumps and price cuts for the 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air , a new lower-cost entry level 21.5-inch iMac all-in-one desktop, and now similar component upgrades and price cuts to the MacBook Pro line.

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

Expert review by: James Galbraith (macworld.com.au)

Apple Retina MacBook Pro (mid-2014)

 

Last week, Apple updated its Retina MacBook Pro line, and while the new models are identical on the outside to their 13in and 15in predecessors, released late last year, the ‘mid-2014′ models feature processors that are just a little bit faster. As...

With beautiful high-resolution screens, fast PCIe-connected flash storage, Thunderbolt 2, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and USB 3.0, Apple’s latest MacBook Pros with Retina display are fantastic machines. And while the changes to the latest models are modest, they...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Wazed (bestbuy.com)

Great product

 

purchase this for my brother.comparing to the price its really good purchase

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: CJFish8 (bestbuy.com)

I should have switched to Mac sooner!

 

Last year I toyed with buying a Mac over a PC...and didn't do it. I wish I had. This Macbook is fantastic! Obviously, you need to learn changes in the OS but the speed and setup of the system is tremendous. Specific to the fact that this was a Geed...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: CKWILLY (bestbuy.com)

Best laptop ever!

 

I can't even describe how much I love my MacBook. I only wish I hadn't waited so long to jump on that bandwagon. It's true what they say - Apple just makes good products. The MacBook is slim, sleek and starts up in less than 30 seconds. My only...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Arod (bestbuy.com)

Excellent Laptop

 

This Laptop is great. I love Mac operating System.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: azrielle1989 (bestbuy.com)

Great Laptop for School

 

This laptop is great for my law school coursework.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: susieb (bestbuy.com)

Love the MacBook Pro

 

This is my first Mac. It took some getting used to..but I find it very user friendly. It's great to be mobile with the laptop.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: PCguy (bestbuy.com)

Its a MAC

 

Not much to say about the MAC. Got it for a great prices and no problems like usual.

Jul, 2015

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes

Display

Display Surface:Gloss
HD type:Wide Quad HD
Panel Type:IPS

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:2

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes

Networking

4G: No

Ports & interfaces

Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: Yes
Thunderbolt 2 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2

Processor

Processor cache type:L3