15-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: A tale of two laptops

At a Glance

The $2599 Retina MacBook Pro epitomizes the idea of a pro laptop, combining top performance and excellent battery life.

Price when rated: $2599

Pros

  • Better battery life
  • Faster flash storage
  • Equipped with both integrated and discrete graphics

Cons

  • Pricey
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At a Glance

While the $1999 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro offers a nice boost in battery life and fast flash storage, its lack of a discrete graphics processor prevents it from being all that it can be.

Price when rated: $1999

Pros

  • Faster flash storage
  • Better battery life

Cons

  • No discrete graphics
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