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Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13-inch, Late 2016 (MLH12, MLVP2, MNQF2, MNQG2, MPDK2, MPDL2, MLL42, MLUQ2)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 reviews of Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13-inch, Late 2016 (MLH12, MLVP2, MNQF2, MNQG2, MPDK2, MPDL2, MLL42, MLUQ2). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and performance. The usability and screen also get good views, but opinions are divided on the size. There are some negative views about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13-inch, Late 2016 (MLH12, MLVP2, MNQF2, MNQG2, MPDK2, MPDL2, MLL42, MLUQ2) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 100/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Joe Osborne (techradar.com)

MacBook Pro review

 

Apple's leading laptop finally catches up – and then some

Super-thin and light ; Touch Bar smartly designed ; Loads of USB-C ports ; Huge trackpad

Touch Bar needs more app support ; Direct light washes out Touch Bar display

To say the new MacBook Pro is a massive improvement over the previous model would be an understatement. It's more portable and more powerful, not to mention more enjoyable to use. But it's tough to justify the premium for that Touch Bar, no matter how...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Kane Fulton (techradar.com)

Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2016) review

 

Thrifty shades of space gray

Alluring design ; Vibrant display ; Fast SSD ; Huge trackpad

Two USB-C ports forces compromise ; Keyboard too shallow for some

It's not without flaws, but the new 13-inch MacBook Pro is a solid laptop that combines a highly attractive design with snappy storage, a gorgeous display and a trackpad the size of a saucer. But, if you didn't like the 12-inch MacBook's shallow...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) preview: Air apparent - Pocket-lint

 

Apple has released a new entry-level MacBook Pro that is likely to woo MacBook Air users looking to upgrade without pushing the budget too hard.In a slightly

The entry-level MacBook Pro delivers a flagship laptop design from Apple that many will be happy with, without getting caught up in the new Touch Bar and Touch ID option.

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) with Touch Bar: Thinner, brighter, faster, and very touchy feely - Pocket-lint

 

Apple has revamped its MacBook Pro range delivering a device that is thinner, lighter and more powerful, and we were at the Apple Event at the company's

With or without the Touch Bar the new 2016 Apple MacBook Pro looks to be an amazing laptop that will get MacBook users excited. It's smaller, lighter, but more powerful, bringing the MacBook Pro line back to be ahead of the MacBook launched last year.

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Klaus Hinum, Andreas Osthoff (notebookcheck.net)

Apple MacBook Pro 13 (Late 2016, 2.9 GHz i5, Touch Bar) Notebook Review

 

The better 13-inch Pro? The MacBook Pro 13 Touch Bar is Apple's new 13-inch flagship model. Besides the obvious OLED display above the keyboard, however, there are more differences compared to the entry-level model with function keys. Is it worth the...

excellent chassis and build quality, huge trackpad with great precision, quiet and good cooling, high WLAN transfer speeds, very good display with perfect scaling, good speakers, good battery runtimes, steady performance, also on battery, 4x Thunderbolt 3

but reduced bandwidth for the ports on the right side, neither USB-A nor HDMI-out, 2.4 GHz WLAN issues with attached USB-C device, poor webcam, very expensive – especially the upgrades

The two models of the new Apple MacBook Pro 13 are – as expected – similar in many respects. This includes the excellent chassis, which is still extremely sturdy despite the diet. You also get one of the best and brightest displays on the market,...

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Expert review by: Michael Passingham (trustedreviews.com)

MacBook Pro 13-inch (2016, with Touch Bar)

 

The 2016 MacBook Pro lineup represents Apple's biggest laptop shake-up in years, taking what was already a a premium brand and pushing it up a notch.

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

2016 Apple MacBook Pro 13in with Touch Bar review

 

Does the Touch Bar elevate the excellent 13in MacBook Pro to portable computer perfection?

A beautifully made, fantastically compact device ; The screen is fabulous ; There’s nothing nicer to type on ; Touch Bar looks awesome and has loads of potential ; More ports can only be a good thing

Lack of Touch Bar-supported apps limits its usefulness right now ; Not a huge real-world jump in power from entry-level model ; You’ll need adapters - at least in the early days

The new MacBook Pros are generally awesome, but this isn’t the pick of the range - at least not yet

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: (engadget.com)

MacBook Pro review (2016): A step forward and a step back

 

There's lots to like about the new MacBook Pro: its slimmed-down design, brighter screen, improved audio, faster graphics and disk speeds. But by doing things like removing full-sized USB ports, the memory card reader and even the Function row, Apple...

Attractive and well-built ; Thinner and lighter ; Retina screen is brighter and more colorful than ever ; Impressive audio quality ; Fast performance, especially the disk speeds ; Touch ID is a useful addition ; Spacious trackpad

Expensive with the Touch Bar ; Easy to accidentally hit the Touch Bar instead of the Delete key ; No memory card slot ; The only ports are USB-C ports ; Rated battery life is shorter this year ; No more MagSafe

I'm one of many Mac owners out there who has been waiting for Apple to upgrade the MacBook Pro line. Now that it finally has, I find the new laptop isn't quite what I wanted. For me, the ideal MacBook Pro is actually a mashup between this and last...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Michael Passingham (trustedreviews.com)

13-inch MacBook Pro (2016)

 

The MacBook Pro line has long represented the pinnacle of stylish and sturdy laptop design, and the overhauled 2016 edition is a huge refinement on Apple's already great formula.

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Cliff Joseph (zdnet.com)

Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro (2016) review: Touch Bar-free model offers impressive battery life and portability

 

The big headline-grabber when Apple launched its long-awaited update for the MacBook Pro range in October was, of course, the new Touch Bar -- the touch-sensitive glass panel intended to replace the conventional function keys that have been used on...

Slimmer and lighter than previous models ; Bright, colourful 2,560-by-1,600 display ; All-day battery life

Lacks a discrete GPU ; Only two USB-C ports for connectivity ; Very expensive (in the UK)

Nov, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2
Number of microphones:2

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):54.5
Battery life (max):10
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Standby time:30

Camera

Front Camera:Y

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y
EPEAT compliance:Gold

Design

Colour of product:Grey / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Product Type:Notebook

Display

Display diagonal:33.8
Display Resolution:2560 x 1600
LED Backlight:Y
Panel Type:IPS
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel Iris Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel Iris Graphics 540

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard language:English / French / Portuguese / Russian / Spanish / Swiss / UK English / US English
Keyboard layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:78 / 79
Numeric keypad:N
Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 8
Internal memory type:LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1866
Memory form factor:On-board
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 8 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N
4G:N
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Ethernet LAN:N
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 4500
Operating altitude:0 - 3000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-25 - 45

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB Type-C

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:N
DC-in jack:Y
Docking connector:N
DVI port:N
ExpressCard slot:N
Headphone outputs:1
S/PDIF out port:N
SmartCard slot:N
Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity:2

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:61

Processor

Processor boost frequency:3.1 / 3.4
Processor cache:4
Processor cache type:L3
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Core i7-6xxx
Processor frequency:2 / 2.4

Security

Fingerprint Reader:Y

Software

Bundled software:iMovie\nGarageBand\niBooks\nSafari\nFaceTime\nTime Machine\nPhoto Booth\niTunes\nGame Center
Operating system installed:macOS Sierra 10.12

Storage

Card reader integrated:N
Flash drive interface:PCI Express
Flash memory:1000 / 256 / 512
Storage Media:Flash
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 256 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:212.4
Height :14.9
Weight:1.37
Width:304.1