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An update to Apple's tried and true 13-inch unibody MacBook Pro, the mid-2012 version keeps the same form-factor but adds in some spec bumps, including Intel's latest Ivy Bridge processors and USB 3.0.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jun. 11, 2012
  • Price at launch: $1,199.00

Availability

  • Laptop type: Mainstream
  • Width: 12.78 inches
  • Depth: 8.94 inches
  • Thickness: .95 inches
  • Weight: 4.5 pounds
  • Color: Silver

Hardware

  • Operating system: Mac OS X

Software

  • Screen size (diagonal): 13.3 inches
  • Display surface: Glossy
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlight: LED
  • Resolution (X): 1280 px
  • Resolution (Y): 800 px

Display (base)

  • Type: Chiclet
  • Backlit: Yes
  • Number pad: No

Keyboard

  • Type(s): Trackpad
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Multitouch points: 4

Mouse

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i5-3210M
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2.5 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.1 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-3520M
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2.9 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Integrated
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 4000

GPU (base)

  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM size: 8 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1600 MHz
  • RAM slots: 2

Memory

  • Options: HDD (5400RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
  • Base drive type: HDD (5400RPM)
  • Base drive capacity: 500 GB
  • Max. config HDD: 1 TB
  • Max. config SSD: 512 GB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: SD

Storage

  • Optical drive type: Slot-loading
  • Compatible media: DVD/CD-RW combo, DVD+R/W, DVD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW, Dual-layer DVD burner

Optical Drive

  • Speakers: 2
  • Subwoofer: Yes

Audio

  • Video resolution: 720p

Webcam

  • Ambient light: Yes

Sensors

  • USB 3.0: 2
  • FireWire 800: 1
  • Thunderbolt: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • Mini DisplayPort: 0.37
  • 3.5mm mic / headphone combo: 1

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0

Connectivity

  • Size: 63.5 Wh
  • Chemistry: Lithium Polymer (Li-Po)
  • Removable: No
  • Quoted time: 7 hr

Battery

  • PCMarkVantage: 10134
  • GeekBench: 5331
  • XBench: 238.19

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