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Comparing MacBook Pro 13-inch Retina Display And 15-inch Retina Display: Specifications And Discounted Pricing

Apple launched the MacBook Pro at a starting price tag of US $1299. Apple MacBook available in two display size – 13-inch and 15-inch. The 13-inch MacBook Pro comes in three variant – 2.7GHz variant costs US $1,299, 2.7GHz variant costs US $1,499 while the 2.9GHz variant costs US $1,799. The 15-inch MacBook Pro comes in two variant – 2.2GHz variant costs US $1,999 while the 2.5GHz variant costs US $2,499.

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In this post I’m comparing MacBook Pro 13-inch Retina Display and 15-inch Retina Display in terms of specifications and sharing discounted pricing too. The discounted pricing helps you to save awful amount of money while buying MacBook Pro at cheaper price when compared to original price.

Discounted Pricing of MacBook Pro 13-inch Retina Display

13-inch MacBook Pro (2014) Pricing

13-inch MacBook Pro (2015) Pricing

13-inch MacBook Pros w/ CD/DVD Drive Price

Discounted Pricing of MacBook Pro 15-inch Retina Display

15-inch MacBook Pros (2014) Prices

15-inch MacBook Pros (2015) Prices

Comparing 13-inch And 15-inch MacBook Pro

 
13-inch with Retina display15-inch with Retina display
Display
Retina display: 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
Native resolution: 2560 by 1600 pixels (Retina); scaled resolutions: 1680 by 1050, 1440 by 900, and 1024 by 640 pixels
Retina display: 15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2880-by-1800 resolution at 220 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
Native resolution: 2880 by 1800 pixels (Retina); scaled resolutions: 1920 by 1200, 1680 by 1050, 1280 by 800, and 1024 by 640 pixels
Price
$1299$1499$1799$1999$2499
Processor
2.7GHz2.7GHz2.9GHz2.2GHz2.5GHz
2.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz) with 3MB shared L3 cache2.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz) with 3MB shared L3 cache2.9GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz) with 3MB shared L3 cache2.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz) with 6MB shared L3 cache2.5GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.7GHz) with 6MB shared L3 cache
 
Configurable to 2.9GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz) with 3MB shared L3 cache or 3.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz) with 4MB shared L3 cache.Configurable to 2.9GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz) with 3MB shared L3 cache or 3.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz) with 4MB shared L3 cache.Configurable to 3.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz) with 4MB shared L3 cache.Configurable to 2.5GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.7GHz) with 6MB shared L3 cache or 2.8GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 4.0GHz) with 6MB shared L3 cache.Configurable to 2.8GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 4.0GHz) with 6MB shared L3 cache.
Memory
8GB of 1866MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory

Configurable to 16GB.

16GB of 1600MHz DDR3L onboard memory
Storage
128GB256GB512GB256GB512GB
128GB PCIe-based flash storage256GB PCIe-based flash storage512GB PCIe-based flash storage256GB PCIe-based flash storage512GB PCIe-based flash storage
  Configurable to 1TB flash storage.Configurable to 512GB or 1TB flash storage.Configurable to 1TB flash storage.
Size and Weight
Height: 0.71 inch (1.8 cm)
Width: 12.35 inches (31.4 cm)
Depth: 8.62 inches (21.9 cm)
Weight: 3.48 pounds (1.58 kg)
Height: 0.71 inch (1.8 cm)
Width: 14.13 inches (35.89 cm)
Depth: 9.73 inches (24.71 cm)
Weight: 4.49 pounds (2.04 kg)
Graphics and Video Support
Intel Iris Graphics 6100Intel Iris Pro GraphicsIntel Iris Pro Graphics
  AMD Radeon R9 M370X with 2GB of GDDR5 memory and automatic graphics switching
Dual display and video mirroring:
Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 3840 by 2160 pixels on up to two external displays, both at millions of colors.
Dual display and video mirroring:
Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 3840 by 2160 pixels on up to two external displays, both at millions of colors.
Thunderbolt digital video output
Native Mini DisplayPort output
DVI, VGA, dual-link DVI, and HDMI output supported using Mini DisplayPort adapters (sold separately)
Thunderbolt digital video output
Native Mini DisplayPort output
DVI, VGA, dual-link DVI, and HDMI output supported using Mini DisplayPort adapters (sold separately)
Support for up to 5120-by-2880 resolution at 60Hz on a single external display (model with AMD Radeon R9 M370X only)
HDMI video output
Support for 1080p resolution at up to 60Hz
Support for 3840-by-2160 resolution at 30Hz
Support for 4096-by-2160 resolution at 24Hz
HDMI video output
Support for 1080p resolution at up to 60Hz
Support for 3840-by-2160 resolution at 30Hz
Support for 4096-by-2160 resolution at 24Hz
Camera
720p FaceTime HD camera720p FaceTime HD camera
Connections and Expansion
MagSafe 2 power port
Two Thunderbolt 2 ports (up to 20 Gbps)
Two USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)
HDMI port
3.5 mm headphone jack
SDXC card slot
Apple Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter (sold separately)
Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (sold separately)
WirelessWi‑Fi
802.11ac Wi‑Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
Audio
Stereo speakers
Dual microphones
3.5 mm headphone jack

  • Support for Apple iPhone headset with remote and microphone
  • Support for audio line out (digital/analog)
Stereo speakers
Dual microphones
3.5 mm headphone jack

  • Support for Apple iPhone headset with remote and microphone
  • Support for audio line out (digital/analog)
Keyboard and TrackpadFull-size backlit keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys (inverted “T” arrangement) with ambient light sensor
Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures
Battery and Power
Up to 10 hours wireless web
Up to 12 hours iTunes movie playback
Up to 30 days of standby time
Built-in 74.9-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
60W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter with cable management system; MagSafe 2 power port
Up to 9 hours wireless web
Up to 9 hours iTunes movie playback
Up to 30 days of standby time
Built-in 99.5-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
85W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter with cable management system; MagSafe 2 power port
Electrical and Operating RequirementsLine voltage: 100V to 240V AC
Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz
Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
Storage temperature: –13° to 113° F (–25° to 45° C)
Relative humidity: 0% to 90% noncondensing
Operating altitude: tested up to 10,000 feet
Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet
Maximum shipping altitude: 35,000 feet
Operating SystemOS X El Capitan
Engineered to take full advantage of your Mac hardware, OS X El Capitan is designed to be as easy to use as it is beautiful to look at. It comes with an amazing collection of apps you’ll use — and love — every day. And it enables your Mac and iOS devices to work wonderfully together.
Limited Warranty and ServiceYour MacBook Pro with Retina display comes with 90 days of free telephone support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase the AppleCare Protection Plan to extend your service and support to three years from your computer’s purchase date. Only the AppleCare Protection Plan provides you with direct telephone support from Apple technical experts and the assurance that repairs will be handled by Apple‑authorized technicians using genuine Apple parts. For more information, visit Apple Support or call 800-823-2775.
In the BoxMacBook Pro with Retina display
MagSafe 2 Power Adapter
AC wall plug
Power cord
Configure to OrderConfigure your MacBook Pro to order with these options, only at apple.com:

Up to 3.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz) with 4MB shared L3 cacheUp to 2.8GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 4.0GHz) with 6MB shared L3 cache
Up to 16GB memory upgradeUp to 1TB of flash storage
Up to 1TB of flash storage 
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