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MacBook Pro 15-inch and 13-inch non-Retina models occupy the consumer space

Price when rated: $1499

Pros

  • Compact unibody form factor
  • USB 3 support
  • Good viewing angle
  • Best benchmark scores of new 13-inch models
  • Runs quiet and cool

Cons

  • Speakers sound a bit tinny
  • Lower resolution display than 15-inch model
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Price when rated: $1799

Pros

  • Deep, resonant sound
  • USB 3 support
  • Compact unibody form factor
  • Good viewing angle
  • Runs quiet and cool

Cons

  • Thick, square base is less comfortable for typing
  • Heavy
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Price when rated: $1199

Pros

  • Compact unibody form factor
  • Most economical of all the new models
  • Slim and lightweight
  • USB 3 support
  • Good viewing angle
  • Runs quiet and cool

Cons

  • Had lower performance in most benchmarks
  • Speaker sounds a bit tinny
  • Lower resolution display than the 15-inch model
  • Uses less powerful processor than other models
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