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Apple MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) Core i7 4258U

Apple MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) Core i7 4258U
Brand: Apple
Category: MacBook
  • Processor 2.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor
  • Display Retina display: 13.3-inch (diagonal)
  • RAM 4GB 8GB 16GB
  • Storage 128GB 256GB 512GB 1TB
  • Web Cam 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • OS macOS
Apple MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) Core i7 4258U
Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13 inch Late 2013 Technical Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:


  • High-resolution Retina display with a pixel density of 227 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • Fast performance with an Intel Core i7 processor and 8GB of RAM
  • Lightweight and portable design, weighing only 3.46 pounds
  • Long battery life, with up to 9 hours of wireless web browsing or video playback
  • Solid-state drive (SSD) for fast boot and load times
  • High-speed Thunderbolt port for connecting to external devices and displays
  • Built-in HDMI port and SDXC card slot
  • Backlit keyboard for comfortable typing in low-light conditions
  • macOS operating system with access to a wide range of software and apps
  • Good build quality and durability


  • Non-upgradable RAM, so users can't add more RAM after purchase
  • Limited storage capacity, with only 256GB or 512GB SSD options
  • No CD/DVD drive, which may be inconvenient for users who still rely on physical media
  • No Ethernet port, so users need to rely on Wi-Fi or purchase an external adapter
  • Expensive compared to other laptops with similar specifications
  • Integrated graphics may not be sufficient for demanding tasks like video editing or gaming

Apple MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) laptop Specs and Features

The MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) is a great laptop for students and professionals. Its main pro is its retina display, which is extremely clear and bright. It also has a good-sized keyboard and trackpad. Another pro is its overall design and builds quality.

It is a very solid laptop that feels premium. Its only con is its battery life. It is average at best and will need to be plugged in frequently if you are using it for demanding tasks.

What are the specifications of the Apple MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) laptop?

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) laptop:

  • Processor: 2.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor (Turbo Boost up to 2.9GHz)
  • Memory: 4GB/8GB/16GB of 1600MHz DDR3L onboard memory
  • Storage: 128GB 256GB 512GB 1TB SSD
  • Display: Retina display: 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 resolution at 227 pixels per inch
  • Graphics: Intel Iris 5100
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Camera: 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • I/O: MagSafe 2 power port, Two Thunderbolt 2 ports, Two USB 3 ports, HDMI port, Headphone port, SDXC card slot
  • Colors: Silver

Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Laptop
Released 24 October, 2013
Status Discontinued
External Buttons and Connectors MagSafe 2 power port
Two Thunderbolt 2 ports (up to 20 Gbps)
Two USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)
HDMI port
Headphone port
SDXC card slot
Apple Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter (sold separately)
Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (sold separately)

Processor (CPU)

Processor Type Intel Core i5 (4258U) ("Haswell")
Processor Speed 2.4 GHz
Processor Cores Dual Core
Processor Cache Level 1 Cache 128 KB
Level 2 Cache 512 KB
Level 3 Cache 3 MB
Turbo frequency 2.9 Ghz
Threads 4
Fabrication process 22 nm
64-bit Computing

Memory (RAM)

RAM Speed 1600MHz
RAM Max upto 16 GB
User Upgradable No


Storage Type Solid State Drive (SSD)
Storage Capacity 128GB
Technology PCIe
User Upgradable No

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) Retina display LED-backlit display with IPS technology
Size 13.3-inch (diagonal)
Resolution 2560-by-1600 resolution
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. 227 pixels per inch
Refresh rate 30Hz
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Max. brightness 388 cd/m²
Extras Native resolution: 2560 by 1600 pixels (Retina); scaled resolutions: 1680 by 1050, 1440 by 900, and 1024 by 640 pixels


Height 0.71 inch (1.8 cm)
Width 12.35 inch (31.4 cm)
Depth 8.62 inch (21.9 cm)
Weight 3.46 pounds (1.57 kg)
Colors Silver

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 Iris 5100
GPU Type Integrated
GPU Memory Up to 1.5 GB shared from the main memory
Fabrication process 22 nm
GPU boost clock 1200 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. 71.8-watt-hour
Placement Non-removable

Multimedia Features

Audio Features Stereo speakers
Dual microphones
Headphone port
Speakers 1 - 3.5-mm digital/analog headphone jack, 2 - Built-in speakers
Microphone 2

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. 4.0
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. 802.11ac Wi‑Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Fingerprint No
Optical drive No

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) with ambient light sensor
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
Thunderbolt Yes
HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device. Yes
3.5mm Audio jack Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No
SD card reader Yes
Numpad No

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