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Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2010)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 159 reviews of Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2010). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the battery and portability. The design and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas views are divided on the energy efficiency. Some have doubts about the sound and price.

usability, performance, design, portability, battery

price, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2010) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2010)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2010) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2010)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2010) from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 1.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.ca.

0% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A 13.3-Inch LaptopApple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A 13.3-Inch Laptop

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Apple MacBook Pro MC374B/A (Refurb)

 

Everything

Mar, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Apple MacBook Pro MC374B/A (Refurb)

 

Mac system software, fast start-up and shutdown, great design

Heavy, slights marks on casing as refurbished, wouldnt burn a DVD so made me look stupid at a foreign presentation, still very expensive

Dec, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Apple MacBook Pro MC374B/A (Refurb)

 

VERY VERY VERY HAPPY! GOOD AS NEW!! USING RIGHT NOW TO RIGHT THIS! :-)

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Apple MacBook Pro MC374B/A (Refurb)

 

You wouldn't know this is a refurbished product - it looks brand new and works perfectly, as would a brand new machine. Everything you'd want from a Mac - fast, user friendly operating system and good specifications.

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Apple MacBook Pro MC374B/A (Refurb)

 

The software is great to use.

It is surprisingly slow and I have experienced a number of problems, such as the screen getting stuck as if processing for several minutes and not responding, resulting in me having to manually shut the machine down and restart it. Also, the booklet...

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Apple MacBook Pro MC374B/A (Refurb)

 

Nice

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Apple MacBook Pro MC374B/A

 

Easy to set up, easy to use, extra software easily available to download at competitive prices.

Switching from a PC transferring things like iTunes libraries and contacts was a little tricky, but now done I would never look back!

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Apple MacBook Pro MC374B/A (Refurb)

 

Sparks fly out of the power source Power cuts out at random times Already having system issues with the internet System issues with I=itunes - I have to reinstall it every time I upload new music and it won't sync with my ipod properly I will...

May, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Apple MacBook Pro MC374B/A

 

fantastic packaging and design.a truly beautiful product

mac OS difficult for beginners.too many blanked out options on toolbar.(eg auto-hide),etc.

May, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Apple MacBook Pro MC374B/A

 

style/design an awesome product

somewhat heavy, battery life

May, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA
Audio system:2.1
Audio system full duplex: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2 / 3

Battery

Battery life (max):10

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black, grey / Black, Silver / Grey / Silver / White
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Black, grey / Black, Silver / Grey / Silver / White
Product Type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
Display diagonal:33.8
Display Resolution:1280 x 800
Display Surface:Gloss
LED Backlight: Yes
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.25
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / NVIDIA GeForce 320M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 320M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.256
Maximum Resolution:2560 x 1600

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard function keys:12
Keyboard number of keys:78 / 79
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad / Trackpad

Memory

Internal Memory:4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 2 / 4 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:10/100/1000 BASE-T Gigabit / Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 4500
Non-operating altitude relative to sea level:10000
Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):0 - 90
Operating altitude:0 - 3000 / 0 - 3048
Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90 / 50 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-24 - 45

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD rewrite speed:10
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:10
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:4 / 6
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:8
DVD-RW read speed:6
DVD-RW write speed:4
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:4 / 6
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:4
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:6
DVD+RW write speed:4
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-ROM / DVD-RW

Other features

Audio system:2.1
Compatible operating systems:Mac OS / Mac OS X
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3U, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):325 x 227 x 24.1 / 325 x 277 x 24.1
Display:LCD / LED
DVD-ROM read speed:6
External display:N
Graphics adapter family:nVidia
HDD user password: Yes
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem:No / Yes
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35 / 50 - 95
Power requirements:100 - 240 V / 100 - 240 V AC / 100 - 240V / 100 - 240V 50 - 60Hz / 100 - 240V AC / 100 - 240V/50 - 60 Hz / 100V - 240V, 50/60Hz
Power supply type:AC
Relative humidity:0 - 90
TV in port: No
Type:MAC
Wake-on-Ring ready:No / Yes
Warranty:1
Wireless Technology:802.11 n / 802.11n / IEEE 802.11 n / Wi-Fi / WiFi

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Mouse included:N

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Mouse included: No

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1 / No / Yes
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in:No / Yes
Microphone in:No / Yes
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV Out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:60 / 63.5
Battery performance:63.5

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor: No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 9
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Number of Processing Die Transistors:410
Processing Die size:107
Processor cache:2 / 3
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor core voltage (AC):1.050 - 1.150
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:2.4 / 2.66
Processor front side bus:1066
Processor lithography:45
Processor Model:P8600 / P8800
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo P8000 series
Processor Socket:Socket 479
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0 / R0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):25
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:N
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Processor code:SL3BV / SLGLA
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / N / No
Cable lock slot type:Kensington

Software

Bundled software:ASF, AVCHD, AVI, H.264, MKV, MPEG, MPEG4, VOB, WMV / Gert Rijlaarsdam / iLife / iTunes, Time Machine, Quick Look, Spaces, Spotlight, Dashboard, Mail, iChat, Safari, Address Book
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system installed:Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Hard Drive Capacity:250 / 320
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) / Ultra-ATA/133
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 250 / 256 / 320 / 500 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:22.7 / 24.9
Height :2.41 / 24.1
Weight:2.04
Width:32.5