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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

3368 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3368 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. Reviewers are impressed by the design and portability. The screen and usability also get good feedback.

performance, usability, screen, portability, 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, 512GB)


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

Expert review by: Kane Fulton (

MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina display (2014) review


Apple's more portable MacBook Pro gets even faster, but is it worth the upgrade?

Fast Haswell processors ; Retina display ; Build quality ; Thunderbolt 2 ports ; Good range of bundled apps

Iris still only average ; Capacity comes at a premium ; Near impossible to upgrade

If you need tons of storage space and the most processing power you can get your hands on, the 512GB Retina MacBook Pro is the only way to go - but you'll need the deep pockets to match.

Dec, 2014

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MacBook Pro Retina 13in (2014) review


Business as usual for Apple – that is, the business of tinkering with an awesome laptop and then reducing the price

Slightly upgraded performance Slightly more affordable Still jaw-droopingly lovely

Dedicated graphics are a pricey option

It may be a microscopically tiny change to the MacBook Pro's formula, but when combined with the price cut it's a winner

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: Andrew Harrison (

Apple Retina MacBook Pro review (13in, 2.8GHz, mid 2014)


We test Apple's best 13in Retina MacBook Pro (2.8GHz, mid 2014)

Quad-core processor and discrete graphics may be absent from the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, yet for the great majority of users we’d wager those extras are overkill. In Apple’s latest 13-inch Pro notebook, there’s incredible speed to...

Sep, 2014

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Apple Retina MacBook Pro (mid-2014)


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Consumer review by: Karthik (

Apple - MacBook Pro with Retina display - 15.4" Di


Apple - MacBook Pro with Retina display - 15.4" Display is good. I bought this for my Uncle

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: Bobby (

MacBook Pro 15"


Very nice computer! Do not have anything I dislike about it besides the price.

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: mm4623 (

1st Mac computer.


Much faster than Windows PC and never crashes (blue screen)

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: BrownieMuffin (

Had to buy for work


People wanted apple laptops, so I bought them. They worked just fine and the people are happy with them.

Jun, 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 ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce GT 750M / 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 / I7-4980HQ / I7-860 / T9300