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Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011) Core i7

Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011) Core i7
Brand: Apple
Category: MacBook
  • Processor 2.8GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 processor
  • Display 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display, 1280 by 800 resolution
  • RAM 4 GB
  • Storage 500 GB HDD, 720 GB HDD, 128 GB SSD, 256 GB SSD, 512 GB SSD
  • Web Cam FaceTime HD camera
  • OS macOS
Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011)
Apple MacBook Pro 13 inch Late 2011 Technical Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:


  • Portable and lightweight design for easy carrying
  • Solid performance with Intel Core i5 or i7 processor options
  • Adequate storage with up to 1 TB HDD or 256 GB SSD options
  • High-quality display with a resolution of 1280×800 and LED backlighting
  • Built-in FaceTime HD camera for video conferencing and taking photos
  • Great keyboard and trackpad for comfortable and accurate typing and navigation
  • Comes with pre-installed macOS X Lion operating system
  • Durable and well-built design for long-lasting use


  • Outdated hardware and specs compared to modern laptops
  • Limited upgradability options with non-user-replaceable RAM and limited storage expansion
  • Poor battery life of only up to 7 hours
  • Lack of modern features such as Thunderbolt ports and high-resolution displays
  • May struggle with running newer and more demanding software and applications

Here are the key specifications and features of the Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011):

Design and Build:

  • Aluminum unibody design with a professional and sleek look
  • 13.3-inch LED-backlit display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels

Processor and Performance:

  • Dual-core Intel Core i5 or i7 processor for fast and efficient performance
  • Up to 8GB of DDR3 memory for seamless multitasking


  • Up to 1TB of hard drive storage for ample space to store files and data
  • Optional solid-state drive (SSD) for faster read and write speeds

Graphics and Audio:

  • Intel HD Graphics 3000 integrated graphics processor for basic gaming and video playback
  • High-quality audio system for clear and crisp sound


  • Wi-Fi 802.11n and Bluetooth 2.1 for wireless connectivity
  • Two Thunderbolt ports for fast data transfer and charging
  • FireWire 800 port, two USB 2.0 ports, and SDXC card slot for additional connectivity options
  • Headphone jack for audio connectivity

Battery Life:

  • High-capacity battery provides up to 7 hours of continuous use on a single charge

In conclusion, the Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011) is a reliable and solid laptop that was designed for general use and basic computing tasks. Its aluminum unibody design, fast processor, ample storage, and long battery life make it a suitable option for students and professionals who require a device for light work. However, it should be noted that the laptop is now over a decade old and may not be able to handle the demands of modern software and applications.

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011) laptop:

  • Processor: 2.8GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 processor
  • Memory: 4GB/8GB of 1333MHz DDR3 onboard memory
  • Storage: 500 GB HDD, 720 GB HDD, 128 GB SSD, 256 GB SSD, 512 GB SSD
  • Display: 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display, 1280 by 800 resolution
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • Camera: FaceTime HD camera
  • I/O: MagSafe power port, Gigabit Ethernet port, FireWire 800 port, Two USB 2.0 ports, Thunderbolt port, Audio in/out, SDXC card slot, Kensington lock slot, 1 – 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive
  • Colours: Aluminum

Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Laptop
Released 24 October, 2011
Status Discontinued
External Buttons and Connectors MagSafe power port
Gigabit Ethernet port
FireWire 800 port (up to 800 Mbps)
Two USB 2.0 ports (up to 480 Mbps)
Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gbps)
Audio in/out
SDXC card slot
Kensington lock slot
1 – 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive

Processor (CPU)

Processor Type Intel Core i7 2640M “Sandy Bridge” (2.8 GHz)
Processor Speed 2.8 GHz
Processor Cores Dual Core
Processor Cache Level 1 Cache 128 KB
Level 2 Cache 512 KB
Level 3 Cache 4 MB
Threads 4
Fabrication process 32 nm
64-bit Computing

Memory (RAM)

RAM Speed 1333MHz
RAM Max upto 8 GB


Storage Type Hard Disk drive (HDD) or Solid State Drive (SSD)
Storage Capacity 500 GB HDD
720 GB HDD
128 GB SSD
256 GB SSD
512 GB SSD
Technology SATA

Display Info

Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display with support for millions of colors
Size 13.3-inch (diagonal)
Resolution 1280 by 800
Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 114 ppi
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Max. brightness 250 cd/m²
Extras Supported resolutions: 1280 by 800 (native), 1152 by 720, 1024 by 640, and 800 by 500 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio; 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio stretched; 720 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio; 720 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio stretched


Height 0.95 inch (2.41 cm)
Width 12.78 inch (32.5 cm)
Depth 8.94 inch (22.7 cm)
Weight 4.5 pounds (2.04 kg)
Colors Aluminium
Touch Screen No

Graphics Card

GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Intel HD Graphics 3000 DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory
GPU Memory 384MB
Fabrication process 32nm
GPU boost clock 1350 (Boost) MHz

Operating System

Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. macOS

Battery or Power Info

Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium. Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 63.5 W
Placement Non-removable

Multimedia Features

Audio Features Stereo speakers with subwoofer
Omnidirectional microphone
Combined headphone/line in (supports digital output)
Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone
Speakers 2 – Built-in speakers
Microphone 1 – Built-in microphone

Connectivity Info

Bluetooth Features Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. 802.11n
Fingerprint No
Optical drive 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” drive
Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range. 1 – For Apple Remote Only
FireWire 1 – 800 Mbps

Input and Output

Keyboard and Trackpad Full-size backlit keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys (inverted “T” arrangement)
Multi-Touch trackpad for precise cursor control; supports inertial scrolling, pinch, rotate, swipe, three-finger swipe, four-finger swipe, tap, double-tap, and drag capabilities
USB Type-C No
Thunderbolt Yes
3.5mm Audio jack Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) 10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
SD card reader Yes

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