Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Apple Macbook (13-inch, Mid 2010) MC516

Apple Macbook (13-inch, Mid 2010) MC516
alaScore 83

330 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 330 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the battery and usability. The software and design are also mentioned favorably.

price, design, software, usability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Netbooks (Mini-laptops) the Apple Macbook (13-inch, Mid 2010) MC516 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 330 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 256 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews
Showing 1 - 237 of 256 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (71)

Consumer review by: review summary for Apple Macbook (13-inch, Mid 2010) MC516


alaTest has collected and analyzed 227 user reviews of Apple Macbook (13-inch, Mid 2010) MC516 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Netbooks (Mini-laptops) on

90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Apple MacBook MC516LL/A 13.3-Inch Laptop (OLD VERSION)

Expert review by:

Apple MacBook MC516LL/A White


Overall, the Apple MacBook White MC516LL/A is one of the best consumer values for first-time and experienced Mac users alike. If anything, the 10-hour battery (which is the longest lasting MacBook battery ever) is enough to convince those who need...

Valuable- appropriately priced and more affordable than previous generationsNext-generation- 13Featured- 250GB hard drive, 2.4GHz processor, 2GB RAMRevolutionary- innovational power cord and 10-hour batteryCompetitive- PC counterparts offer more power,...

As the PC vs. Mac war continues, PC manufacturers have stepped up the...

Consumer review by:

Apple MacBook MC516LL/A Notebook - Core 2 Duo 2.40 GHz - 13.3" - White


I had a PC for years and it always gave me trouble. Now I have had this Apple laptop and it is fantastic. I have never had a virus or problem with it and it is very user friendly, even for users new to apple. I highly recommend this product for...

User friendly, great battery life, very rarely has software issues or viruses



Consumer review by:

Apple MacBook MC516LL/A Notebook - Core 2 Duo 2.40 GHz - 13.3" - White


Overall I love this mac book. This is my first Apple computer and I would never go back to a PC. This laptop has everything i could possibly need from Garageband to Word. It is so much quicker than my Dell and hasn't gotten any viruses. The Genius...

It is light, durable, sleek, and quick

The speakers are not great

Consumer review by:

Whoever does the refurbishing needs to review their QC policies


Before I start on my rant, let me start this by saying this: I get that this is a refurb, and that it is not going to be in perfect condition. Now to clarify my point about why cheap was both a pro and a con, if you are lucky enough to get a decent...



Consumer review by:

Number 2


This is the second purchase, in great shape. no issues out of either one, I did have to clean fan/ heatsink out of both but not to bad.

Clean, no cracks in plastic's a few scuffs and scratches ; Running OS X lion 10.7(I then upgraded to mountain lion) ; Price

they weren't any cheaper:), Didn't come with a pizza. but other than that no con's

Consumer review by:

WOW, It's really nice


sweet deal!!!

The condition c was kind of worrying, But it's in great shape no cracked plastics, bottom and keyboard in great shape, Battery only has 347 cycles, Thinking about buying another


Consumer review by:




Comfortable Keyboard","Fast","Long Battery Life","Powerful","Quality Display","Quiet


Consumer review by:



Great looks and user friendly product

Comfortable Keyboard","Fast","Lightweight","Long Battery Life","Powerful","Quality Display","Quiet

Consumer review by:

Awesome, great


Great product from Apple,

Comfortable Keyboard","Fast","Lightweight","Long Battery Life","Powerful","Quality Display","Quiet


Consumer review by:

Blue's Clues Isn't the Only One with a Handy-Dandy notebook!!


If you're new to the Apple software, this notebook is great for you. I had the intentions of only getting school work done with this notebook, but with it's great features and cool software I got so much more done. I got ...

Easy use, great quality, awesome features

I have to give it back at the end of the school year

Product Specifications


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


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


Aspect Ratio:16:10
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Mac OS X Leopard / Mac OS X Snow Leopard


Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce 320M / GeForce GT 320M


Chipset Brand:nVidia / Unknown
Chipset Type:GeForce 9400M / Unknown
Processor:Core 2 Duo
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:P8600 / T9300