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Apple MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid-2014 Core i7 4578U)

Apple MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid-2014 Core i7 4578U)
Brand: Apple
Category: MacBook
  • Processor 3.0GHz dual-core Intel Core i7
  • Display 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display
  • RAM 8GB 16GB
  • Storage 128GB 256GB 512GB 1TB SSD
  • Web Cam 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • OS macOS
Apple MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid-2014 Core i7 4578U)
Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13 inch Mid 2014 Technical Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:


  • Fast dual-core processor for everyday tasks
  • High-quality Retina display with excellent color accuracy and sharpness
  • Solid-state drive (SSD) storage for quick boot and load times
  • Good battery life for a high-performance laptop
  • Lightweight and portable design


  • Non-upgradable RAM and storage
  • No traditional USB ports without an adapter
  • No SD card slot
  • No water resistance or dust protection
  • Expensive compared to other laptops in its class
  • Limited graphics performance for demanding tasks

Apple MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid-2014) laptop Specs and Features

The MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) laptop is a great choice for students and professionals alike. Its sleek design and powerful features make it a great asset for anyone who needs a laptop that can handle demanding tasks.

Although it is on the expensive side, its Retina display, availability of I/O ports and long battery life make it worth the investment.

Some potential downsides of the MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) laptop include its lack of a built-in optical drive and its relatively small amount of storage space.

Another drawback is its price tag; at $1,299, it’s one of the more expensive laptops on the market. Another issue is its battery life; while Apple claims it can last up to 9 hours, many users report that it dies after just 4 or 5 hours of use. Its battery life is shorter than some other laptops.

Overall, the MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) laptop is a great choice for anyone in need of a powerful and portable laptop.

What are the specifications of the Apple MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) laptop?

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) laptop:

  • Processor: 3.0GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz)
  • Memory: 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 Graphics 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, SDXC card slot, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Colors: Aluminum

Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Laptop
Released 30 July, 2014
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 i7 4578U “Haswell” (3.0 GHz)
Processor Speed 3.0 GHz
Processor Cores Dual Core
Processor Cache Level 1 Cache 128 KB
Level 2 Cache 512 KB
Level 3 Cache 4 MB
Turbo frequency 3.5GHz
Threads 4
Fabrication process 22 nm
64-bit Computing

Memory (RAM)

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: (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology
Size 13.3-inch (diagonal)
Resolution 2560-by-1600
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
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Max. brightness 286 nits
Extras 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 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 Iris 5100
GPU Type Integrated
GPU Memory Up to 1.5 GB DDR3 shared with main memory
Fabrication process 22 nm
GPU boost clock 1200MHz

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 W Lithium-Polymer
Placement Non-removable
Charge power 60 W

Multimedia Features

Audio Features Stereo speakers
Dual microphones
Headphone port
Support for Apple iPhone headset with remote and microphone
Support for audio line out (digital/analog)
Display Support Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on up to two external displays, both at millions of colours

Thunderbolt digital video output

Native Mini DisplayPort output
DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter (sold separately)
VGA output using Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (sold separately)
Dual-link DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter (sold separately)

HDMI video output

Support for 1080p resolution at up to 60Hz
Support for 3840-by-2160 resolution at 30Hz
Support for 4096-by-2160 resolution at 24Hz
Speakers 2 Speakers
Microphone 2 Microphones

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. v4.0
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.
USB-A 2 – Up to 5 Gbps
Thunderbolt 2 – Thunderbolt 2 (Up to 20 Gbps)
3.5mm Audio jack Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (Optional)
SD card reader Yes

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