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Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2012)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8460 reviews of Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2012). The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and design. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the connectivity.

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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 2012) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2012)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2012) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

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

This summary is based on the products: Apple MacBook Pro 13 inch Laptop (2.9GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz 8GB 1600MHz memory 750GB 5400-rpm hard drive1 Intel HD GraphApple MacBook Pro 13 inch Laptop (2.9GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz 8GB 1600MHz memory 750GB 5400-rpm hard drive1 Intel HD Graph

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2012)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1151 user reviews of Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2012) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Views about the portability and design are overall positive. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas the connectivity and reliability get mixed opinions.

performance, usability, price, design, portability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple MacBook Pro MD101LL/A 13.3-Inch LaptopApple MacBook Pro MD101LL/A 13.3-Inch Laptop

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2012)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid 2012) from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.ca.

83% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple MacBook Pro MD101LL/A 13.3-Inch LaptopApple MacBook Pro MD101LL/A 13.3-Inch Laptop

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Apple MacBook Pro (Mid 2012)

 

When Apple announced the update to its MacBook Pro line in June 2012, we had anticipated a slimmer, new design and high-resolution screen. While that did happen in the form of the Retina display, the standard MacBook Pro range wasn't axed. There's no...

Classic design, USB 3.0, Thunderbolt, responsive OS makes light work of your day-to-day projects, beefed up on the power front, sturdy build quality, backlit keyboard with brightness adjustment, great screen brightness and viewing angle

"Sharp" wrist-rest edge, spacing between connection ports, undeniably expensive, screen resolution could be higher (but Retina model has that covered), the Retina model overshadows this "standard" release, no SSD as standard

There's no doubt that the MacBook Pro (mid 2012) is one great-looking, powerful machine that will serve many professionals well. The user experience is smooth thanks to the latest operating system, and the Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 transfer speeds are a...

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : stuffmagazine (stuff.tv)

Apple MacBook Pro 13in preview - laptop reviews and video

 

Apple's unibody MacBook Pros have been given a refresh, with a new 13in version and a tweaked trio of 15in models

Claimed 7 hour battery life. SD card slot. New 13in version

No ExpressCard slot

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : Ian Osborne (techradar.com)

13-inch Apple MacBook Pro review

 

The 2012 refresh gives Apple's most portable MacBook Pros an exciting upgrade

New processors ; Better integrated graphics ; Unibody build ; USB 3.0 ; Excellent screen

No discrete graphics ; Limited upgrade options ; Only a small speed bump ; Slow hard drives ; Cheaper model only Core i5

Apple upgraded its entire range of notebooks with the mid-2012 refresh. Although the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has grabbed most of the headlines, the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro shouldn't be overlooked.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : Stephen Dean (reghardware.co.uk)

Apple MacBook Pro 13in

 

Review Shock horror – Apple laptop in so-so review scandal. The latest MacBook Pro with Retina Display [1] may be setting a new standard at the top of the range, however, this modest update for the standard 13in MacBook Pro looks rather like it's...

When my esteemed colleague Dabbsie reviewed the 2011 model last November [5] he bemoaned the MacBook’s high price but concluded that it was justified as this was ‘the best bloody entry-level laptop in the world’. This year’s model is just as good, but...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : James Hutchinson (goodgearguide.com.au)

Apple Macbook Pro (13in)

 

Apple's smallest MacBook Pro laptop has plenty of power and a long battery life

Fantastic build quality and design, extremely long battery life, multi-touch trackpad, beefy processor and RAM options

RAM upgrades are expensive through Apple, no anti-glare display coating option, battery can't be removed

The 13in Apple MacBook has gone Pro, with more memory, beefier processors and an embedded battery that outlasts similar-sized notebooks we've tested. We would prefer an option for a more powerful graphics card though.

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : James Hutchinson (goodgearguide.com.au)

Apple MacBook Pro (13in)

 

Apple's 13in MacBook Pro is the smallest notebook in the company's "Pro" range, but it still packs quite a punch. This laptop is a fantastic compromis...

Fantastic build quality and design, extremely long battery life, multi-touch trackpad, beefy processor and RAM options

RAM upgrades are expensive through Apple, no anti-glare display coating option, battery can't be removed

The 13in Apple MacBook has gone Pro, with more memory, beefier processors and an embedded battery that outlasts similar-sized notebooks we've tested. We would prefer an option for a more powerful graphics card though.

Mar, 2009

Expert review by (engadget.com)

Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display review (mid 2012)

 

The MacBook Pro with Retina display is a top-shelf laptop with a world-class display. It isn't cheap, but it's worth it.

Beautiful Retina display ; Thinner and lighter than previous Pros ; World-class performance ; Improved battery life

Expensive ; MagSafe 2 connector requires an adapter

Is this the best Mac ever? You can't ignore the Air as an amazing piece of machinery, especially with the new, higher-powered Ivy Bridge processors and faster SSDs tucked inside its wedge profile. But, this new Pro is on another level of performance....

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Apple MacBook Pro (15 inch) review

 

Not very long ago, to be the 15-inch MacBook was to be the life of the laptop party. Big and powerful, yet still slim and attractive, the college kids wanted MacBook Airs, while the designers and artists wanted the 15-inch MacBook Pro (or, in a few...

A faster processor, improved graphics, and USB 3.0 highlight a series of internal improvements in the new 15-inch MacBook Pro .

The unchanged design is starting to feel a little dated. Any real structural changes, HDMI, higher-res displays, were reserved for the Retina display version of the MacBook Pro.

Another year of incremental improvements for the 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro help it maintain its lead as a useful, powerful, attractive midsize laptop, but the competition is closer than ever to catching up.

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Vincent Nguyen (slashgear.com)

MacBook Pro with Retina Display review (mid-2012)

 

Faced with one of the most news-packed WWDC keynotes so far, it takes a very special product to stand out but the MacBook Pro with Retina Display managed it. Apple's collective interpretation of what a “next generation” pro-level notebook should be,...

A more likely question is new MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. The Air is undoubtedly more portable again than the new Pro, but it loses out on the Retina Display, the discrete GPU and the second Thunderbolt port. The new MacBook Pro also has more memory as...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Lisa Gade (mobiletechreview.com)

Apple 13" MacBook Pro

 

The first major refresh of the MacBook Pro line in several years is controversial because Apple removed most ports and switched to a very low travel 12" MacBook style keyboard to make a thin laptop even thinner (14.9mm). It's also a half pound lighter...

Fantastic build and good looks. Superb display, OS X Sierra is a fine OS

Expensive- what a price hike! More for good looks than Pro work: oddball butterfly low travel keyboard, no legacy ports except headphone jack

I've been a Mac user since the late 1980's when they were tall beige boxes with floppy drives. Apple has had their ups and downs, but I've stuck with them because their OS is solid, their build and materials excellent, the hardware and features often...

Oct, 2016