Product code: 86010315
A fully-featured laptop inside a single inch of sturdy aluminium, the MacBook Pro is designed for maximum performance in minimum size. Your high definition videos, photos and games will look even more brilliant on the sharp 13.3-inch high resolution display.
The MacBook Pro features a rapid 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of memory and a long-lasting 7 hour battery. Store your digital photos, music and video on the large 500GB hard drive and enjoy them at the touch of a button with the Front Row interface. Connect wirelessly to Bluetooth enabled peripherals and go online while you’re out and about with AirPort Extreme 802.11n Wi-Fi.
The FaceTime HD camera gives you 720p resolution — perfect for the brilliant LED-backlit display — along with improved low-light performance. You and your friends can make HD calls from one new MacBook Pro to another. You can also make video calls to other Intel-based Mac computers, iPhone 4 or the new iPod touch.
For boosted graphics performance the new MacBook Pro features Intel’s HD Graphics 4000 processor which includes an on-chip engine for video encoding and decoding. Built for 60% faster performance than previous models - you’ll experience video playback and FaceTime calls that are smoother, more responsive and truer to life.
With the new Thunderbolt port, you can daisy-chain as many as six devices, including your display, to create a fully-fledged workstation. Two USB 3.0 ports and a FireWire 800 port let you connect your iPad, iPod, iPhone, digital cameras, and external hard drives.
The MacBook Pro also features an advanced trackpad with wonderfully intuitive Multi-Touch technology. You can flip through photos, enlarge text and adjust an image using just your fingers. Your hands have room to spread out on the full-size keyboard with crisp, responsive keys. And it’s illuminated so you can see what you’re typing in low-light settings. Navigation is simple and intuitive thanks to the multi-touch trackpad, which doubles as a button.
The new SDXC card slot supports up to 64GB cards and makes it a snap to transfer all those photos to and from your MacBook Pro, so you can edit and share them on the spot.
Mac OS X El Capitan
Building on the successful design of OS X Yosemite, the latest version is enhanced to deliver an updated interface, new full-screen views and a change to the way you arrange the windows on your desktop. In addition to the full-screen view, there’s also a new Split View to let you see the two apps you have open next to each other.
Plus, OS X El Capitan has a large variety to new functions and features to make your life even easier. For example, the just wiggle your finger trackpad or shake your mouse to find your cursor, which to help you spot it momentarily grows in size. Also, Spotlight lets you search for your documents and apps using everyday language, helping you to find what you’re looking for. Notepad isn’t just dealing with text, but will be able to handle PDFs, photos, URLs and map locations.
If you own and iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 9, then you can move between devices in even smarter ways. Make and receive iPhone calls on your Mac, even if your iPhone is in another room. Send and receive both iMessage and SMS text messages on your Mac. Start an email, document or browsing session on one device and instantly pick it up on another.
| Safari | Mail | iBooks | Mac App Store | iPhoto | iMovie | GarageBand | Pages | Numbers | Keynote | Maps | Calendar | FaceTime | Messages | Contacts | Reminders | Preview | Notes | iTunes | Game Center | Time Machine | Photo Booth |
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- Accessories Included
- 60W MagSafe Power adaptor, AC wall plug and power lead
- Audio Details
Different manufacturers use different sound systems to improve your audio experience
- Built-in stereo speakers
- Battery life
An estimate of how long the battery lasts before needing recharging, based on standard tasks and usage
- Up to 7 hours
- Bluetooth Enabled
Bluetooth is a wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
- Yes - 4.0
- CD/DVD/Blu-ray Drive
Whether this machine can play or burn (write to) Blu-ray discs, DVDs or CDs.
- 8x SuperDrive (DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
- Camera (front-facing)
Used for making video calls
- 720p facetime HD camera
- Camera (rear-facing)
A camera on the back of the device, typically used for taking photos and videos.
- H2.41 x W32.5 x D22.7cm
- LED-backlit display
- Ethernet Port
Allows a connection to a router via an ethernet cable (available separately).
- 3rd Generation
- Graphics Card Series
- Intel HD
- Graphics card
A component that generates the image you see on your computer screen. More sophisticated graphics card feature memory dedicated to graphics, which is important for a gaming PC
- Intel HD Graphics 4000
- Graphics card type
Graphics card type
A dedicated graphics card enables you to run advanced programmes such as games or design packages more smoothly. Computers without graphics cards run these programmes through their processors.
- Hard drive
Stores files like videos and images, and programmes such as games. A portion of this may already be allocated to data like your operating system
- Full-size backlit keyboard, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys (inverted "T" arrangement) with ambient light sensor
- Memory (RAM)
Random Access Memory (RAM) allows your computer to multitask. Measured in GB, More RAM will help to run games or demanding programs like video editing more efficiently.
- Memory Card Slots
Memory Card Slots
A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card. Please check that the slot type is compatible with your memory card type
- SD Memory Card (SDHC, SDXC compatible)
- Model name / number
- NFC enabled
Devices with NFC (Near Field Connection) can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
- Operating System Filter
- OS X
- Operating system
Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
- Mac OS X El Capitan
Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display. There may be different types of ports, eg. some USB ports can charge a plugged in device while the unit is in sleep mode
- 2x USB 3.0, 1x Thunderbolt, 1x FireWire 800
The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run. Modern processors feature multiple cores that can adapt the speed they run at depending on the task
- 3rd generation dual-core Intel Core i5
- Processor Type
Also called CPU (central processing unit) is the circuitry within a computer/laptop/tablet. It carries out the basic instructions that drive a computer/laptop/tablet
- Intel Core i5
- Processor speed
Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks and often have multiple cores. Measured in GHz
- 2.5GHz to 3.1GHz with Turbo Boost
- Screen Resolution
Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
- 1280 x 800 pixels
- Screen finish
A matte screen is easier to view in bright light. Gloss screens can provide more vivid colours.
- Screen size
The size of the device's screen, usually measured diagonally in inches
- Screen sizes (Laptops)
- 12.1" to 14"
- Touch Screen
- Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing and Multi-Touch gestures
- Voice Recognition
Can be operated using spoken commands, so no need for typing, scrolling or clicking.
Unpackaged weight of the product
- Wireless Display
Wireless Display technology can be used to present your device's display on a compatible TV or display without using wires.
- Yes- Via Apple TV & AirPlay
- Wireless networking
- Wi-Fi- 802.11a/b/g/n