Apple MacBook Pro ME293LL
Apple laptops have always been best known for their gorgeous and well-built appeal, but they were certainly not considered the best options in terms of functionality.
In fact, you can get highly advanced machines for a lot less than what Apple used to offer in its previous laptops. But with the launch of Apple MacBook Pro, all these allegations seem to ward off.
The 15 inch screen and Quad-core i7 in Apple MacBook Pro ME293LL/A have brought a new ray of hope for Apple lovers in the department of laptops.
Before we proceed further, let’s take a look at some major highlights of Apple MacBook Pro ME293LL
● 5.4 in glass-fronted (2,880 x 1,800 IPS-screen)
● Aluminium unibody chassis.
● Quad-core Core i7 ‘Ivy Bridge’
● 8GB RAM
● 768GB SSD
● Nvidia GeForce GT 650M with 1GB RAM
● Twin Thunderbolt
● USB 3.0
● Bluetooth 4.0
Design and Built
The 15-inch MacBook Pro comes with Retina Display and considered to be one of the best laptops in market today in terms of design and built.
The highlight of the latest 15-inch MacBook Pro, is Retina Display, 15.4in IPS affair, 2,880 x 1,800 stunning resolution and 220ppi.
The anodized aluminium chassis used in manufacturing makes it comparatively slimmer than previous models. Specification wise you get to choose from Ivy Bridge Core i7 processors, 8GB of RAM and Nvidia GeForce GT 650M dedicated graphics.
In the design department, Apple’s unibody and milled aluminium chassis are still cutting edge for both quality and aesthetics. However, Apple’s designers have definitely worked on slimming down the things.
It weighs just a little over 2 kg (4.4lbs), compared to its predecessor.
Connectivity and Usability
In terms of connectivity, the Apple MacBook Pro ME293LL/A supports both thunderbolt and USBs. There are two ‘magical’ USB ports on the left, accompanied with MagSafe power connector.
You never run out of ports on this laptop from world famous hardware manufacturer Apple.
You also find a combined headphone/microphone jack, which quite a plus point. Meanwhile, on the right hand you’ll find full-size SDXC card reader, a second USB 3.0 port, and practically located HDMI video output.
So now you get to play with both USB and HDMI in your new Apple device. As far as wireless is concerned, the integrated 3G option is still absent, but Bluetooth is up with its version 4.0 and Wi-Fi is N.
When it comes to performance, the Apple MacBook Pro ME293LL/A with Retina Display is a mixed bag. The basic specifications are very good.
The CPU choice offered is from wide a selection of Intel’s latest-generation processor ‘Ivy Bridge’ Core i7. On the ‘base’ model of MacBook Pro you get a 2.3GHz quad-core, while on the higher model you get up to a 2.7GHz.
The best is that you get 8GB of RAM in all the models available. For permanent storage, the basic model features 256GB SSD, which is appropriate for most users. If not, you can always opt for the higher model featuring 768GB.
Furthermore, Apple has claimed to deliver up to 7 hours of battery life, which is similar to that of previous generation MacBooks. However with multitasking and extensive gaming, expect the battery back up to be around 5-6 hours.
In short, it can be said that Apple has significantly raised the bar in terms of performance by giving Retina Display, 8GB RAM, and 256GB of Flash storage in all the models.
Even though the base models are not upgradeable, heavy users can opt for higher models for better user-experience.
Given all the features, the below pros and cons of Apple MacBook Pro ME293LL/A will help you make a better choice, based on your usability and performance need.
● Gorgeous and unrivalled IPS screen
● Superb and class leading connectivity
● Sleek and attractive design
● Balanced specifications
● Retina Display in all models
● 8 GB of RAM in all models
● Excellent screen resolution
● Very expensive
● Not upgradeable
● No Gigabit Ethernet
● Non-standard screen resolution
Quite simply, the Apple MacBook Pro ME293LL/A 15- inch screen with Retina Display and 2,880 x 1,800 IPS Retina screen is absolutely a stunning combination.
Even though the models are not upgradeable, the features offered are quite balanced and can suit the needs of most user-class. The powerful specifications can allow you to do some decent multitasking.
Given you get all the benefits of this gorgeous milled aluminium chassis, the MacBook Pro does a lot of justifications for the premium price it is being offered.
If you have a deep wallet, then don’t hesitate go for this stylish, powerful and efficient machine.