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Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch Core i7 MD318HN/A is a Macintosh portable computer and is the second model after iMac, to be announced in Apple – Intel transition. It is a high-end model of the MacBook family and is a carry-over from Apple PowerBook G4, but it uses the Intel core processors instead of PowerPC G4 chips. This is the third generation MacBook Pro and is marketed as MacBook Pro with Retina display in order to differentiate it from the other models of the family. The Retina display MacBook Pro largely follows the styling of the previous generation with its aluminum enclosure and separated black keys. The most apparent body changes are a thinner chassis, and a display with a redesigned hinge and thinner bezel. The power button is now located on the keyboard rather than the upper right corner of the chassis. This laptop comes packed in a size of 18 mm x 358.9 mm x 247.1 mm and holds a weight of 2.02kg that gives stability to the device. The all new MacBook Pro comes with a stunning retina display that provides the world with a highest resolution notebook display. The device is thin and light weight and provides very powerful processing speed and graphics. The most amazing feature, its Retina display, which has 5.1 million pixels and the quad core processor, adds more texture and architecture to the device. And that's what makes it the most advanced notebook ever seen in the market. The screen of this notebook is as vivid as the users' imagination and the vision for the user is remarkably vibrant, detailed and sharp. MacBook Pro has all aluminium and glass unibody chassis with black plastic for the QWERTY keyboard. The left side of the notebook has a USB port of v.3.0 that is capable of transfering data ten times faster than the USB v.2.0. Two thunderbolt ports that support high resolution display and high performance data devices, set new standards in terms of speed, flexibility and simplicity. These help connect the device to a display or an external device for high-speed data transfer. MagSafe2 port acts as a power connector, and the 3.5mm universal headphone jack works as an A/V connector. The right side of the notebook is home for a SDXC card slot, an HDMI port and another USB v.3.0 port. These USB ports support up to 5Gbps of data transfer speed, whereas the two thunderbolt ports provides up to 10Gbps of transfer speed. This device has a built-in sensor that detects changes in ambient light and adjusts the keyboard brightness automatically, so to keep users in constant light. With the very responsive touchpad, users can tap, scroll, pinch, and swipe using its multi-touch gestures facility that directly controls what is on the screen in a more fluid, natural, and intuitive way. When the users scroll down on the trackpad or magic mouse, the document will also scrolls down. Likewise, when one scrolls up, the web page too scrolls up, whereas swiping to the left direction will also move the photos in the same direction. There are many more gestures that make all the work done on the Mac a great experience one can ever have on a computer. Users will feel a complete difference while working on the device as starting up takes just seconds, applications launch very quickly, even navigating the desktop feels incredibly fluid and responsive. The credit for this functionality goes to the flash storage, which comes with fourfolds of performance seen in a traditional hard drive. Since MacBook Pro comes with up to 768GB of flash storage, users can keep all their important files stored safe, including large video and photo libraries. It also has the ability to standby for up to a month, which is simply superb, as users can resume the same task where they left off, no matter the gap is a day or a month. This amazing piece of gadget enables users to manage all their content easily with the help of iCloud, which is seamlessly integrated in all the applications such as iTune, Photo Stream, Documents, Instagram, Epicurious, Evernote, iBooks, Calendar, Contacts and Mail, Backup and Restore, Find My Mac and Find My Friends, so that they can access all their content on all their devices and stay up to date wherever they go. iCloud stores the content and allows one access their music, photos, calendars, contacts, documents, and more from whatever device they are on. So if one takes a picture with their iPhone or makes changes to the meeting schedule on the iPad, iCloud makes sure everything appears on your MacBook Pro too. If users want to listen to their favorite songs, re-watch a classic movie or laugh at some hilarious gag with a friend, iCloud is the solution to that all. It automatically synchronises all the data according to the usability, thus making it easier for the users to locate them quickly whenever and wherever they want. With iCloud, users can read their favorite book anytime and anywhere, as as soon as one purchases a new book from the iBookstore, it appears on the purchase history of the iBookstore and iCloud pushes all the notes, bookmarks or highlights, one has made to the book while reading, to all the other iOS devices automatically and instantly. The purchased book can be downloaded at any of your devices anytime without paying additionally for that. Apart from this, iCloud stores all the necessary stuff needed for the daily tasks, such as calendars, contacts, and e-mail, and keeps it up to date across all the devices. If the user deletes an e-mail, adds a calendar event, or updates a contact, iCloud makes all these changes everywhere. Same is the case with notes, reminders, and bookmarks, iCloud automatically backs it up daily via Wi-Fi once the device is on. Users can restore all their lost stuff with the help of iCloud backup that does a heavy lifting. All you have to do is to connect the device to Wi-Fi and enter your Apple ID and password. The personal data along with the purchased music, movies, TV shows, applications, and books will appear on the device automatically.
User Interface and UI functionality
Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch Core i7 MD318HN/A has a 15.4 inche wide LED-backlit glossy and optional antiglare widescreen display, that is packed with over 5 million pixels along with extended support for millions of colors. The pixel density is so high that it is completely impossible to detect individual pixels, consequently images descend to a new level of realism, whereas text looks pin sharp. With a display resolution of 2880x1800 pixels, users can see high resolution images on-screen with pixel-for-pixel accuracy. The new Retina display reduces glare while maintaining incredible color and picture quality. In fact, it has a 29% higher contrast ratio than the previous MacBook Pro display, and shows everything in rich and vibrant contrast. The IPS technology gives a wide, 178 degree view of everything on the screen, so that the users can see the difference practically at any angle. The pixel density of 220 pixels per inch makes the screen so crisp, clear and sharp that it rivals a printed page and makes the Retina display an ideal place to work on. This notebook runs on OS X Lion platform that provides access to many wonder-struck applications like Mail, Address Book, iCloud, iCal, the Mac Application Store, iTunes, iLife, iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, Safari, Time Machine, FaceTime, Photo Booth, Mission Control, Launchpad, AirDrop, Resume, Auto Save, Versions, Quick Look, Spotlight, QuickTime, and many more. This operating system is upgradeable to OS X Mountain Lion platform that brings unique and latest applications and features with it. MacBook Pro 15 inch is available in two variants that differ on the basis of the processing speed. It has quad core Intel Core i7 processor with 6MB shared L3 cache that throbs at the speed of either 2.3 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.3 GHz or 2.6 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.6 GHz. These processors works amazingly well for running professional applications like Aperture and Final Cut Pro. This notebook is embedded with NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M graphics processor along with Intel HD Graphics 4000 and Ivy Bridge chipset that has 1GB of GDDR5 memory and automatic graphics switching. This graphics processor provides up to 60 percent faster graphics performance than any notebook available in the market. It delivers enough power to drive the amazing 5-million-pixel Retina display as well as two external displays. This new MacBook is an ultimate creative design studio that makes the most graphics-intensive tasks very fast, fluid, responsive and incredibly lifelike. For example, rendering HD video and editing RAW photography are a couple of to name. These high-performance graphic processors let the users render images and apply filters with incredible speed. The OS X provides a special touch to the multi-touch touchpad, where by making use of realistic and intuitive gestures, users can switch between applications, navigate the content, and get the most out of the desktop space. The large and all glass button surface of the touchpad allows the users to tap, pinch, swipe, and click away comfortably. This OS X gives a long battery life by dimming the screen in low-light conditions and even regulating processor activity between keystrokes. With OS X on the board, the work related or fun related applications, that are mostly used, are simple to find and open. This operating system provides a handy place on the desktop called Dock, which stores and launches the favorite applications very fast and makes switching between them truly smooth. The dock also includes stacks, folders that give quick access to documents, files, and downloads. The launchpad is a full-screen home for all the applications that lets one arrange them the way they want, group them in folders, and delete them with ease and the applications that are purchased from the Mac Application Store will automatically appear in Launchpad, so one can browse them very easily and quickly. 'Finder' gives easy access to all the files on the system. It lets the users find, organize, and access practically almost everything on their MacBook including applications, files, folders, hard drives, and shared computers on their network. These files can be sorted easily by kind, application, date modified, date added and size etc. OS X also offers system wide support for gorgeous, full-screen applications that use the whole display and users can open multiple full-screen applications at once, along with multiple of them stored in windows and switching between the full-screen and the desktop is easy and buttery smooth. Mission Control gives information on all the windows and full-screen applications that are in use, and allows one instantly navigate among them. The Auto Save feature of this operating system will automatically saves the work, while one is working. 'Versions' creates a new version of a document each time the user opens it and every hour while they are working. This helps in putting a minimal impact on the disk drive. The OS X Lion is also protected against viruses and other malicious applications, and what is the most interesting part is that it does not interrupt the working of the users with constant security alerts and sweeps as Apple responds quickly to online threats and automatically delivers security updates. With FileVault 2 in OS X Lion, all the data on the MacBook is protected by powerful encryption. If the users misplace their MacBook Pro, the built-in features in OS X Lion can help them locate it on a map, remotely set a passcode lock, or even initiate a remote wipe to delete their personal data and restore MacBook Pro to its factory settings.
Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch Core i7 MD318HN/A comes with built-in speakers that provide a great sound and with a wide dynamic range, optimal balance, and a crisp, expressive quality. These speakers sound too good to be honest. The dual built-in microphones are great for when one want to be heard clearly. Secondly, if a user is making a FaceTime call, the mics reduce background noise from behind the notebook. It same when one uses Dictation as these mics create an adaptive audio beam that intelligently adjusts to detect the users' voice, instead of the noise around. The iTune application in the iCloud enables users to buy music from the iTunes Store, which automatically appears on all of your devices. The iTune Match, which is built right into iTunes finds those music files that the users haven't purchased from the iTunes Store. It lets one store their entire collection in iCloud, even also the music that one has imported from CDs or purchased somewhere else other than iTunes. Because of the universal approach of iCloud, these updates will be available across the devices of the user. So one can enjoy all their favorite music tracks anywhere, anytime instantly. iTunes, with the help of iCloud, will automatically download the new music purchases to all the other iOS supporting devices of the user, as soon as you tap on the Buy button. Users can also enjoy past music, movie, and TV shows that they purchased from their other iOS devices on this notebook, that too wirelessly and without syncing. iTunes also determines which songs in the collection are available in the iTunes Store and if it comes across any music that matches with the required track , it will automatically add it to iCloud for the user to listen to anytime and on any device. There are more than 20 million songs in the iTunes Store, so the users have strong chances to find their exact choice in the store. If the track is not there, iTune will find that number from other sources and save it in the iTune Store for future use.
Pictures and Video quality
Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch Core i7 MD318HN/A comes with a front facing FaceTime HD camera that captures videos with 720p of a resolution and also allows the users make same quality video calls to the iOS supporting devices. Apart from that, users can also use the application 'Photo Stream' to share the photos taken using an iOS device on the gigantic screen of this notebook. Users can import new pictures to their computer from a digital camera, and the iCloud feature will send copies of it over Wi-Fi to the other Apple devices. Without syncing, any e-mail attachments or file transfer, users can enjoy the photographs on whichever device they want with the help of iCloud. One can also create amazing documents and presentations and share them with iCloud on all the iOS supporting devices. This helps keep work up-to-date from any corner of the world for users, and they do not have to save all their work or transfer any file, simply because their documents with all the latest edits will automatically appear everywhere. iCloud has built-in Apple iOS applications like Keynote, Pages, and Numbers. It can also work with other iCloud-enabled applications. The videos played on the crystal clear Retina display appear realistic than ever before and no other device available in the market perphas is capable of giving such a real life touch to videos like this MacBook Pro with Retina display is capable of.
Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch Core i7 MD318HN/A enables its users to connect to the infinite world of Internet wirelessly via 802. 11n Wi-Fi wireless networking and IEEE 802.11a/b/g network. One can also roam in the bottomless world of Internet by getting a wired connection to the device or with the help of a dongle.
Internal and External Memory
Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch Core i7 MD318HN/A comes with an 8GB and 1600 MHz DDR3L onboard memory and 768GB of flash memory that allow users to store a large amount of data. Users can also expand the external memory of the notebook up to 16GB with the help of SDXC card slot.
Applications and Gaming
Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch Core i7 MD318HN/A supports a lots of applications that come pre-installed on the OS X Lion platform. The apps including iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, Mac App Store, Safari, Mail, iCal, Address Book, Time Machine, FaceTime, iCloud etc are capable of entertaining the users up to a great extent. iPhoto application makes it fast and fun to organize and find the pictures as well as makes them look at their absolute best. With features like Faces, Places, and Events, iPhoto helps users keep a track of their photos by who is in there and when and where they were clicked. The iMovie application is full of fun and entertainment and allows users to transform the videos with an independent touch and make the audience laugh, cry or burst out in laughter. By dragging and dropping pictures, users can create a movie in iMovie. On the other hand, with GarageBand application, users can play the electric Guitar or USB music keyboard and can also learn the basic lessons of playing musical instruments. Safari is an Internet browser that brings all the information in the full-screen view, so to avoid any distractions while going through an article, video, or photo album. There are many jaw-dropping applications that can make the users proud of their choice.
Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch Core i7 MD318HN/A comes with a built-in 95-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery that allows up to 7 hours of continuous wireless web browsing and a standby time up to 30 days. Its battery is so powerful that the users won't perhaps need repeated battery charging like they practice in case of other notebook devices. This strong battery also enables users to play multimedia files for elongated hours.
Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch Core i7 MD318HN/A offers connectivity to the nearby devices via Bluetooth v.4.0 that transfers data at an amazing speed. Interestingly, the data transfer speed becomes more velocious when this technology is used within Apple products.
Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch Core i7 MD318HN/A is an amazing piece of gadget that is full of latest and unique applications and features. Its retina display makes the device look apart from other notebooks that are available in the market including Lenovo Thinkpad W510, Lenovo Edge, Dell XPS 15, Sony VAIO T13, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, Toshiba NB510, Alienware M14X etc. to name a few. This notebook by Apple lacks few customization options. For instance, it has no optical drive, Ethernet and FireWire 800 port that were available in its ancestors.
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Apple MacBook Pro (MD318HN/A) Ultrabook (Ci7/500GB) Silver Specifications
Laptop Type Notebook
Processor Brand Intel
Processor type Core i7
Processor Cache 6 MB (L3 Cache)
Processor Clock Speed 2.2 GHz
RAM 4 GB
Operating System Mac OS X Mountain Lion
HDD Capacity 500 GB
Screen Size 15.4 Inches
Screen Resolution 1440 x 900 pixels
Height 24.13 mm
Width 364.4 mm
Depth 249.4 mm
Wireless LAN Yes; Wi-Fi 802.11 n
Bluetooth Yes; v2.1
Graphics Memory Capacity 512 MB
Graphic Processor Intel HD 3000 (Integrated), AMD Radeon HD 6750M (Dedicated)