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Apple MacBook Pro (Mid 2012, 13-inch MD101 MD102, 15-inch MD103 MD104)

Apple MacBook Pro (Mid 2012, 13-inch MD101 MD102, 15-inch MD103 MD104)
alaScore 87

9532 reviews

Jul, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9532 reviews of Apple MacBook Pro (Mid 2012, 13-inch MD101 MD102, 15-inch MD103 MD104). The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and portability. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably.

usability, performance, price, portability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Apple MacBook Pro (Mid 2012, 13-inch MD101 MD102, 15-inch MD103 MD104) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple MacBook Pro (Mid 2012, 13-inch MD101 MD102, 15-inch MD103 MD104)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 user reviews of Apple MacBook Pro (Mid 2012, 13-inch MD101 MD102, 15-inch MD103 MD104) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the reliability and screen. The design and usability also get good opinions, but reviews about the keyboard and price are different.

performance, usability, design, screen, reliability

94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro MD103B/A (Intel Quad-Core i7 2.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, HD Graphics 4000, NVIDIA GT 650M, OS X Lion)Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro MD103B/A (Intel Quad-Core i7 2.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, HD Graphics 4000, NVIDIA GT 650M, OS X Lion)

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple MacBook Pro (Mid 2012, 13-inch MD101 MD102, 15-inch MD103 MD104)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2031 user reviews of Apple MacBook Pro (Mid 2012, 13-inch MD101 MD102, 15-inch MD103 MD104) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the portability and reliability. The price and usability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the connectivity.

performance, usability, price, reliability, portability

connectivity

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple MacBook Pro MD101LL/A 13.3-Inch LaptopApple MacBook Pro MD101LL/A 13.3-Inch Laptop

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Apple MacBook Pro (Mid 2012, 13-inch MD101 MD102, 15-inch MD103 MD104)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Apple MacBook Pro (Mid 2012, 13-inch MD101 MD102, 15-inch MD103 MD104) from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.ca. People really like the sound and design. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably, but the reliability and price get critical views. Reviews about the durability and portability are different.

performance, usability, size, design, sound

price, reliability

83% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple MacBook Pro MD101LL/A 13.3-Inch LaptopApple MacBook Pro MD101LL/A 13.3-Inch Laptop

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Apple MacBook Pro (15 inch) review: Apple MacBook Pro (15 inch, Summer 2012)

 

Not very long ago, to be the 15-inch MacBook was to be the life of the laptop party. Big and powerful, yet still slim and attractive, the college kids wanted MacBook Airs, while the designers and artists wanted the 15-inch MacBook Pro (or, in a few...

A faster processor, improved graphics, and USB 3.0 highlight a series of internal improvements in the new 15-inch MacBook Pro .

The unchanged design is starting to feel a little dated. Any real structural changes, HDMI, higher-res displays, were reserved for the Retina display version of the MacBook Pro.

Another year of incremental improvements for the 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro help it maintain its lead as a useful, powerful, attractive midsize laptop, but the competition is closer than ever to catching up.

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: (techreviewsource.com)

Apple MacBook Pro (15-Inch, Retina Display)

 

With a higher-resolution display, thin chassis, and up-to-date components, the Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch with Retina Display is the new king of high-end desktop replacement laptops. Just unveiled this week at WWDC 2012, it is the laptop you want if you...

Brilliant Retina display. Thin profile. Good port selection. Discrete graphics. Speedy storage. Has 8GB of memory. Ready for Mac OS X Mountain Lion ; Cons: Ethernet use requires adapter. Not all apps currently work well with Retina display ; Bottom...

Ethernet use requires adapter. Not all apps currently work well with Retina display ; Bottom Line: With a higher-resolution display, thin chassis, and up-to-date components, the Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch with Retina Display is the new king of high-end...

With a higher-resolution display, thin chassis, and up-to-date components, the Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch with Retina Display is the new king of high-end desktop replacement laptops. The Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch (Retina Display) is the laptop you want...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: (pcworld.idg.com.au)

MacBook Pro MD103X/A 15inch 2.3GHz Laptop

 
Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Ian Osborne (techradar.com)

13-inch Apple MacBook Pro review

 

The 2012 refresh gives Apple's most portable MacBook Pros an exciting upgrade

New processors ; Better integrated graphics ; Unibody build ; USB 3.0 ; Excellent screen

No discrete graphics ; Limited upgrade options ; Only a small speed bump ; Slow hard drives ; Cheaper model only Core i5

Apple upgraded its entire range of notebooks with the mid-2012 refresh. Although the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has grabbed most of the headlines, the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro shouldn't be overlooked.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Roydon Cerejo (tech.firstpost.com)

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch Review

 

2011's refresh of Apple's MacBook Pro line-up has been quite a significant one, as far as processing power is concerned, since it finally brings Intel's most awaited Sandy Bridge to the Mac platform. It also marks the point where Apple have switched to...

At Rs.1,04,900, it makes a very tempting buy if you're looking for both battery life and solid performance, which let’s face it, is very difficult to find on a Windows-based notebook. The refresh continues the legacy of the MacBook Pros before it, by...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: James Hutchinson (goodgearguide.com.au)

Apple Macbook Pro (13in)

 

Apple's smallest MacBook Pro laptop has plenty of power and a long battery life

Fantastic build quality and design, extremely long battery life, multi-touch trackpad, beefy processor and RAM options

RAM upgrades are expensive through Apple, no anti-glare display coating option, battery can't be removed

The 13in Apple MacBook has gone Pro, with more memory, beefier processors and an embedded battery that outlasts similar-sized notebooks we've tested. We would prefer an option for a more powerful graphics card though.

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: James Hutchinson (goodgearguide.com.au)

Apple MacBook Pro (13in)

 

Apple's 13in MacBook Pro is the smallest notebook in the company's "Pro" range, but it still packs quite a punch. This laptop is a fantastic compromis...

Fantastic build quality and design, extremely long battery life, multi-touch trackpad, beefy processor and RAM options

RAM upgrades are expensive through Apple, no anti-glare display coating option, battery can't be removed

The 13in Apple MacBook has gone Pro, with more memory, beefier processors and an embedded battery that outlasts similar-sized notebooks we've tested. We would prefer an option for a more powerful graphics card though.

Mar, 2009

Recommended!

Expert review by: Ardjuna Seghers (trustedreviews.com)

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch with Retina Display

 

With a stunning 2,880 x 1,800 IPS ‘Retina' screen, Apple's thinnest 15in MacBook Pro is its best yet.

Gorgeous, unrivalled IPS screen ; Superb, class-leading connectivity ; Sleek, attractive design ; Relatively slim and light ; Powerful, balanced specifications

Very expensive ; Not upgradeable ; No Gigabit Ethernet ; Non-standard screen resolution

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: stuffmagazine (stuff.tv)

Apple MacBook Pro 13in preview - laptop reviews and video

 

Apple's unibody MacBook Pros have been given a refresh, with a new 13in version and a tweaked trio of 15in models

Claimed 7 hour battery life. SD card slot. New 13in version

No ExpressCard slot

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: Stephen Dean (reghardware.co.uk)

Apple MacBook Pro 13in

 

Review Shock horror – Apple laptop in so-so review scandal. The latest MacBook Pro with Retina Display [1] may be setting a new standard at the top of the range, however, this modest update for the standard 13in MacBook Pro looks rather like it's...

When my esteemed colleague Dabbsie reviewed the 2011 model last November [5] he bemoaned the MacBook’s high price but concluded that it was justified as this was ‘the best bloody entry-level laptop in the world’. This year’s model is just as good, but...

Jul, 2012

Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer:DVD WRITER / DVD-Writer / No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hard Disk Drive / Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam:2D / No / Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:Single Card Reader
Firewire: Yes
TV Output:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:Retina / WQXGA / WSXGA+ / WXGA / WXGA+

General Features

Convertible: No
Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Mac OS X El Capitan / Mac OS X Lion / Mac OS X Mountain Lion / Mac OS X Yosemite / OS X MAVERICKS / OS X YOSEMITE
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce GT 650M / GEFORCE GT650M / HD GRAPH. 4000 / HD Graphics 4000

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM65 / HM77 / Unknown
Processor:Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ® / Intel®
Processor Number:I5-3210M / I7-3520M / I7-3610QM / i7-3615QM / I7-3720QM
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