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Apple MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) Technical Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) Technical Specifications
Brand: Apple
Category: Apple Computer
  • Processor 3.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i7
  • Display 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display
  • RAM 8GB 16GB
  • Storage 128GB 256GB 512GB 1TB
  • Web Cam 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • OS macOS

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Apple MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) laptop Review

The MacBook Pro with Retina display was first released in 2012. It was a groundbreaking laptop with a high-resolution display. The Early 2015 model is the third generation of the MacBook Pro with a Retina display. It has a faster processor and improved graphics performance. The battery life is also better than the previous two generations.

The MacBook Pro with Retina display is still the best laptop for photo and video editing. It has a large, high-resolution display that is perfect for editing photos and videos. The processor is fast enough to handle demanding tasks like video rendering. The graphics performance is also suitable for gaming. The battery life is not as good as some other laptops, but it is still excellent.

What are the specifications of the MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) laptop?

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) laptop:

  • Processor: 3.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz)
  • Memory: 8GB/16GB of 1866MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
  • Storage: 128GB 256GB 512GB 1TB SSD
  • Display: 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch
  • Graphics: Intel Iris Graphics 6100
  • 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
  • Colours: Silver

Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Laptop
Released 10 March, 2015
Status Available
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
3.5 mm headphone jack
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 (5557U) ("Broadwell")
Processor Speed 3.1 GHz
Processor Cores Dual Core
Processor Cache Level 1 Cache 128 KB
Level 2 Cache 512 KB
Level 3 Cache 4 MB
Turbo frequency 3.4 GHz
Threads 4
Fabrication process 14 nm
64-bit Computing

Memory (RAM)

RAM 8GB
16GB
RAM Type LPDDR3 SDRAM
RAM Speed 1866MHz
RAM Max upto 16 GB
User Upgradable No

Storage

Storage Type Solid State Drive (SSD)
Storage Capacity 128GB
256GB
512GB
1TB
Technology PCIe
User Upgradable No

Display Info

Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> 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) LED-backlit display with IPS technology
Resolution 2560-by-1600
Pixel Density <strong>Pixel Density (PPI)</strong> 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 60Hz
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Max. brightness 300 nits brightness
Extras Supported scaled resolutions:

1680 by 1050
1440 by 900
1024 by 640

300 nits brightness
Standard color gamut (sRGB)
900:1 contrast ratio

Case

Height 0.71 inch (1.8 cm)
Width 12.35 inch (31.4 cm)
Depth 8.62 inch (21.9 cm)
Weight 3.48 pounds (1.58 kg)
Colors Silver

Graphics Card

GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (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 Graphics 6100
GPU Type Integrated
GPU Memory Up to 1.5 GB shared from the main memory
Base Clock 300 MHz
Fabrication process 14 nm
GPU boost clock 1100 MHz

Operating System

Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> 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 Info

Battery Type <strong>Battery Type => </strong> 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 <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> 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. 74.9-watt-hour
Placement Non-removable

Multimedia Features

Audio Features Stereo speakers
Dual microphones
3.5 mm headphone jack
Support for Apple iPhone headset with remote and microphone
Support for audio line out (digital/analog)
Display Support Intel Iris Graphics 6100
Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 3840 by 2160 pixels on up to two external displays, both at millions of colours.
Thunderbolt digital video output
Native Mini DisplayPort output
DVI, VGA, dual-link DVI, and HDMI output are supported using Mini DisplayPort adapters (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

Connectivity Info

Bluetooth Features <strong>Bluetooth</strong> 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 <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> 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
Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures
HDMI <strong>HDMI</strong> (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
Backlight Yes

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