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Apple - MacBook Pro® - 13" Display - Intel Core i5 - 8 GB Memory - 128GB Flash Storage - Silver-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 6423 reviews

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Rating 4.1 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The new 13 inch screen is smaller than the old

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    rarelyeverbuy
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    After paying for a new hard drive on my old worn out MacBook, and spending hours on my cel with tech support, I finally lost my patience and bought a new computer. After I had it, I came to like the lightness and the new small size. At first, I resented seeing new laptops with no CD drive and with no place for a thumb drive until I learned that the external devices to use these things I'm used to are easy to use. The only thing I resented about it was the requirement to type in my legal name during the set up process and having it slapped on my screen. My old laptops did not do this to me and I felt violated by it. This computer is only for me to use at home and not at work, so it does not need to slap my name around and I would have liked to be able to opt out of this.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic Laptop

    Posted
    Eric
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    Glad I purchased this MacBook Pro when I did! Got it on sale from BB for less than $1000.00 as an "open box - Excellent - Geek Squad Certified"!! It has performed flawlessly and I expect that it will continue to work well into the future! The laptop looked brand new when I opened the box and all parts, which only consist of the laptop and USB-c charging cable and wall charger were included! I will consider open box in the future, especially when listed as Excellent condition and Geek Squad Certified!! UPDATE - Of no fault from BB - I just received an email from APPLE that this specific laptop has a defective HDD (Solid State) and will require repair/replacement of the drive at no cost to me! I appreciate when a company acknowledges an issue with their product and offers a solution at NO COST to the owner!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Screen Glitches Expensive Fix

    Posted
    Elle

    Very disappointed with this laptop and service received. As a working college student, I needed a reliable computer that would allow me to get everything done. I even spent more money because customer service insisted that it is the best and if anything happened to it would be taken care of. Well, not the case at all. I was swindled into getting the protection plan, that didn't last long at all and was a total scam. I am in my third year of college and don't need to be worrying about the screen malfunctioning. I have taken absolute perfect care of this laptop and have been told there is an internal crack, which is just a wild guess. Oh and by the way these computers screens are what they told me really sensitive and fragile. Not to mention extremely expensive to replace. If you plan on owning this laptop for a while and getting your money's worth, forget it. Best Buy won't be there for you. They expect you throw them $600 for the laptop to be sent away for weeks to be fixed. I should have never fallen for the gimmick.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    It's a decent computer

    Posted
    klove
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    I like this computer a lot. This is actually my first MacBook ever. I've wanted one for a really long time and thanks to God, The Father I finally was able to get one. The screen is crisp. I love the loud speakers. It's a fast computer also. The set up was easy. They layout is sleek and attractive. The only problem I have with this computer is the shallow keyboard. The computer before this one was a Toshiba with deep keys so its been taking me a while to get use to the shallowness. Thats why I give this computer four stars out of five. If I could, I'd probably give it a 3 and 1/2 stars just because of the keyboard. But everything else is quite nice about this computer. I really appreciate the thinness of this computer too.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for College Students

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    Leoleoo
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    When I went to school, the only computer that lasted consistently was the MacBook Pro. I have seen countless classmates with Windows computers no longer working, bad batteries, constant crashing. This MacBook just get’s it done. I went 7 years with my previous MacBook Pro. I decided it was time to upgrade. So far so good. Great display. Huge Trackpad which makes it easier to navigate, especially with the included gestures. Great battery. I know some people will say bad things about only having USB-C ports, but personally I prefer it that way. Everything now should be switching to USB-C. My external hard drive, is usually the only thing I plug in, and that has USB-C support. Everything is going wireless.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Solid reliable and beautiful, as expected

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    Gizmo
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    I purchased this Mac to replace a 10 year old MacBook Pro. And as old as the MacBook was, it still booted up faster then my newer windows PC. It’s quite amazing. The main issue I had with old Mac is that it’s OS was no longer updated, so some features were not available. So of course, when looking for a replacement, I knew I had to get another Mac. I wasn’t sold on the Mac with the fancy touchbar. Perhaps I’m old school and like the buttons. Or maybe because it’s the 1st gen and I don’t want to have any issues. This Mac is excellent, solid build, looks nice, quick. Some cons: One of my main issues, that I’ve learned to live you is the mapping of my network storage device. The drive drops off when I shut down. So next time I use the laptop, I have to remap the network drive. I am wished it had a wired cat 5 connection. I guess if I want it, I’ll have to buy an FireWire to Ethernet adopter. Aside from that, it’s a great laptop, you can’t got wrong!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Exceptional computer

    Posted
    Lionpsu
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    I bought the Apple MacBook Pro 13" display laptop and have only positive reviews about this product. The MacBook features an extremely high quality screen and the pictures on the screen are very clear and unique only to Apple products. There is no lag time and the computer processor is extremely quick and efficient. I have never had any force shut downs and my MacBook has never crashed. There are so many unique features such as the backlight of the keyboard which is an exceptional feature if you are using your keypad in a darker area. Also, this MacBook is extremely quick at processing when your on the Internet. The laptop is very lightweight, easy to carry around and also very user-friendly laptop for those that are new to computers. The battery life is extremely long which allows you to work more proficient and saves a lot of time due to the longer battery life of this laptop. I would highly recommend the MacBook pro to others looking for a reliable and user-friendly laptop.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent switch for first time Mac user

    Posted
    queena1
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    I had done a lot of research and was skeptical about this purchase. I am an Apple fan and I have many other Apple products (iPhone, iWatch, iPad) but I couldn't justify spending over $1000 on a laptop when I don't use social media, edit pictures or films, etc. Just a nursing student who has to do a lot of research and typing. However, after mixed Youtube reviews and many issues with Windows (and the stability of my previous Apple products) I made the leap. It has been well worth it. Microsoft office has been better, the simplicity (once you get used to the switch), the ability to link my iCloud, and the ease of everything) has made this first time purchase well worth it. The lack of all the extra ports is not that serious. Adapters are available and most people use online storage anyway. I've bought all of my previously mentioned Apple devices from BB; actually this is the MacBook the customer service representative helped me pick out. Very helpful! This is a must have!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very Satisfied but ALSO disappointed

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    e7vis
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    This MacBook Pro is a thing of beauty. Its fast in every way, so light that I can carry it every where, and it has yet to crash on me. Connects to my Apple TV's around the house without a problem. Now as for why I am disappointed is I needed to purchase a USB-C to USB 3.0 Mini Adapter. Its the only way to be able to charge my phone with it. I need to use one to connect my portable hard drives and well anything that needs a USB port. The adapter was only $10 but its the principle that they could've added at least one on the Pro.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Personal Computer In The Market

    Posted
    Hinojosa07
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    Do not be intimidated that this is the cheapest MacBook Pro apple has to offer, it still packs a bunch. For college, the battery will last you all week. Allowing you to have hours of use. Also, the battery charges to 100% in less than two hours. With that, it is phenomenal. Mac OS has always been more power efficient than other operating systems out there in the market. Apple by far exceeds standard, for a price of course. I was able to run two low and mid level graphic games at the same time without any problem. Be aware of using this laptop in the bed while using energy consuming activities as the bottom of the MacBook can get hot. Bought this one because my previous one got stolen. Had that one for 5 years and never had a problem with it. Spilled a whole beer on it too and it came back alive after 24 hours. I was impressed honestly.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    perfect

    Posted
    Ashley
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    I upgraded from an older MacBook that has lasted me 9 years (who keeps a laptop for 9 YEARS?! Talk about QUALITY!!) and I needed something that was light and fast & had the capabilities to handle all of the programs i use for school and i wanted something i wouldn't have to replace in 2 or 3 years. After lengthy debate and research i decided to stay with Mac. I'm used to the system, and I wanted something that would last a long time, and I would be able to easily transfer my files and setting over to the new machine. I chose to get the 10GB version because I have a 2TB external hard drive & various clouds for my files. I don't use iTunes like I used to (that was the majority of my space on my old Mac), I don't keep pictures, etc. SO I don't need that much space. This was cheaper & I get the same quality. It's great!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    you won't be disappointed

    Posted
    Danny
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    The 13" MacBook Pro with Retina display is new (again). And it looks pretty much the same as when Apple released the design in 2012. Is that a bad thing? Not really since it's still one heck of an attractive and well-made unibody aluminum laptop that somehow still looks fresh. The lines are clean, there are no visible seams, and it's curvy in the right places and straight on the sides to make it look sturdy and elegant. The display bezel isn't overly large, unlike the MacBook Air, and the keyboard is as ever excellent. So if it looks the same as last year's model, what's new? It has the latest Intel Broadwell 5th generation CPUs and Intel Iris 6100 graphics for a speed boost. The mini DisplayPorts can drive a 4K monitor at 60Hz rather than the old model's 30Hz. SSD storage speed has doubled and there's the new Force Touch trackpad.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Broke in 10 days

    Posted
    Vince
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    Overall quality FELT good, but my screen started develope lines and eventually it wouldn’t turn on. The data connection to the hard drive came loose and the system said there was no hard drive. I use MacBook for final cut, Swift, and because the os and communicate with Unix well but I always find myself having trouble with MacBooks whether it be hardware issues and always have to switch to my windows pc when I need to run a program that requires more power. I wouldn’t recommend this laptop for the average consumer with everyday tasks (like email, web browsing) but only if you need the before mentioned software bc it’s exclusive to apple.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Great Mac, when it works

    Posted
    vannesspdx

    I'm typing this on my daughter's three-year-old MacBook Air (which I love) as I watch my MacBook Pro's frozen "Language Chooser" screen. I never went to the Language Chooser; it's the screen I came home to. But the problem is I can't get out of it, and the keyboard isn't working. The problem with the new MacBook Pro design, as beautiful as it is, is its lack of a hard power button. There's no way to force a shutdown when the keyboard decides to stop working. I have to let the battery drain completely, plug in the power, and restart that way. Since April, when I bought this laptop, I've dealt with the same or similar issue five times. Maybe mine was built on a Friday and I'm just unlucky, but regardless, I'm not happy.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    First time Mac owner

    Posted
    Jess
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    So far so good, I am more familiar with Windows OS, but I am learning how Mac OS works. I really like the feel of the laptop, it's slim and sturdy, if you buy this, make sure you get a port adapter because it only has USB-C, so you can still use a wireless mouse that isn't Mac but you have to have an adapter. I have found though that I really haven't needed a mouse, the track pad on this computer is pretty sweet! Looked up all the different ways to swipe to get to where you want to go and it's fast and efficient. This computer is mostly for personal use, so all I really need is web browser, but it syncs everything I would ever want from my iPhone and iPad. Great product!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    6 years and going strong

    Posted
    kkjcarlson
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    I received this laptop as a gift my sophomore year of college after my Windows Laptop died, I was looking for something that would get me through school, and then some. I am on my 6th Year with the same Macbook Pro, and in that time I've done one clean install of OS X, and also had the battery replaced once. The only thing I would suggest is that if you're only going with 128gb of storage, invest in either some cloud storage, or an external drive to plug into if you're doing any type of media work - I attempted to transfer my iTunes library when I first got it, and immediately filled the hard drive, services like iCloud or Dropbox for Storage, or having your own Plex server are definitely something to consider

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I AM IN LOVE!

    Posted
    Samantha
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    I am so in love with my new MacBook Pro 13. The day I ordered it, I began to see tracking information. I received it the next morning!!!! BestBuy has NEVER failed us!!! We are always very satisfied with the customer service. As they will do what ever it takes to answer any question we have had. As per the MacBook, I can’t even express how obsessed I am. Haha. Seriously,I would recommend this MacBook to anyone!!! Super light and thin. The picture is so clear it’s amazing. One thing I was cought off guard about is the speakers!!!! Great sound quality and Loud!!!!! Which is nice while listening to music!!! THANK YOU BEST BUY!!!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great purchase

    Posted
    BlakeAndMatt

    The MacBook Pro is a very popular computer for many good reason, however it does have it’s cons as well. Some of the pros of the new MacBook Pro include, being connected to iMessages so you can text without needing your phone, you can also FaceTime and Skype with the camera. Also, from a physical aspect, the Mac is very lightweight and thing, therefore very transportable. The display is very nice and colorful, so much that it will make you dislike using other devices. Some of the cons of the new MacBook Pro include a lot of applications that are made specifically for windows and not mac. The new macbooks only have USB-C ports which require an adapter to use the national standard of USB. MacBooks are not water resistant like other computers so be careful not to spill your coffee on it. Although cons exist, the pros significantly outweigh the cons, making the MacBook Pro a great purchase for its price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Utility Comp

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    Studentexecutive
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    I have loved this purchase; it is smaller than my previous 2012 MacBook Pro computer and much much faster. I have been able to whip between various apps and web pages with multiple tabs open with no problem at all. I love the messaging app and the way it integrates with my I phone. I also love the keyboard. It makes me feel productive by it's very light sound. I am glad I went without the touch bar- I don't want any more 'screens to scroll' in my life. I feel perfectly up to date on technology but not completely ruled by it. I also watched the new Janelle Monae video on this thing and the picture is beautiful. If I did graphics I would be even more excited about this beautiful display. 128 is a great size. I have 80 gigs of storage left as most of what I use is online already - if I did more robust work I would definitely have needed the bigger machine.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for computer science

    Posted
    Alex
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    I have always been a Mac fan but when it came down to pulling the trigger on a new laptop everyone recommended me to a windows device, being I am a computer science major. I had a Mac for the first two years of school and when I passed it down to my sister I felt a sense of longing for another. Even though a windows operating system would be needed I had the option of the whole computer or just a parallel. After doing extensive research I found myself always drawing back to a MacBook Pro. After buying my device it was a breeze. I was able to download a parallel for my coding programs and have no issues with lag or unresponsive feedback during large coding projects.

    I would recommend this to a friend