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Apple MacBook Pro ME698LL/A “Core i7″ 2.8 15” Early 2013 Specs

MacBookPro10,1 – A1398

Apple MacBook Pro 15" Early 2013 Specs

About this Mac

In early 2013, Apple continued the production of the MacBook Pro. It was the same time they introduced the MacBook Pro Retina Display with a Core i7 processor and 8 GB or 16 GB of onboard 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM and 256 GB, 512 GB, or 768 GB of flash storage. This top-end notebook is one of the thinnest Macbooks ever released, only without the wedge design. It combines a beautiful high-resolution LED-backlit 15.4” widescreen 2880 x 1800 “retina” display with sleek aesthetics. Find further device specifications and capabilities of this MacBook below.

Processor

2.8 GHZCore i7

Ram

8 GB/ 16 GB

Apple MacBook Pro 15" Early 2013 Specs
Storage

256/ 512/ 768 GB SSD

Battery Life

7 Hours

Storage

The MacBook Pro (A1398) has different storage options, which include 256 GB, 512 GB, and 768 SSD of 6 Gb/s. As for the BTO options, the storage would usually vary depending upon the stock base configuration when its custom processor was selected. It was considered a vast improvement over its earlier generations. If you are looking for a better version, then ME874LL/A is recommended.

Screen Size and Resolution

Unlike the ME864LL A,Apple MacBook Pro “Core i7” 2.8 features a 15.4” colored widescreen LED-backlit display with an IPS technology that goes around 2880×1800 native resolution at 220 PPI or 178-degree viewing angle. This model flaunts a bright, sharp, and vibrant screen stapled as a part of the Apple products’ reputation.

Processor& Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)

This MacBook Pro comes with a pre-installed MacOS X 10.8.2 (12C3103), 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 3840QM (Ivy Bridge) processor and dual graphics processors – a NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M with 1 GB of dedicated GDDR5 memory and an “integrated” Intel HD Graphics 4000 graphics processor that shares system memory.

Memory & Architecture

Any application installed on this MacBook Pro is guaranteed to run faster with its 256k level 2 cache and an 8 MB Level 3 chance plus a 5 GT/s front-side bus with 8 GB or 16 GB of onboard 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM for its RAM. It operates on the 64-Bit architecture.

The 64-Bit is capable of many things. It can store more computational values, making it highly functional and efficient. Since this has a larger RAM, it is responsive to upgraded versions of operating systems.

Battery Life

The Apple MacBook Pro 15 inch has a 95-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery that provides 7 hours of wireless web use according to the test done by Apple. This battery is attached to a permanent place and cannot be upgraded even after the initial purchase.

Upgradability

The company opened a build-to-order option to upgrade the system memory of this unit. By default, the A1398 has the pre-installed MacOS X 10.8.2 (12C3103), and it is upgradeable to the current macOS X. This can also host the Windows OS 7 (32-Bit) and accommodate an operating system that is as high as the Windows 8.1 (64-Bit). This MacBook Pro has dimensions of 0.71 x 14.13 x 9.73 in and a weight of 4.46 lbs or 2.02 kg, unlike the ME665LL A that is 4.5 lbs.

Inclusive Features

The MacBook Pro includes the following features and ports:
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.0 allowing for quick PAN (Personal Area Network) connections and transfers
  • Two USB 3.0 Ports are supplied for the connection of external keyboards, printers, external hard disks etc.
  • Optical digital audio in/out for connecting some external audio equipment like headphones and microphones
  • SDXC Card Slot
  • No button glass multi-touch trackpad with support for new “four finger” gestures and programmable zones
  • FaceTime HD webcam.

 

Introduced:  February 13, 2013

Discontinued: October 22, 2013

Screen Size and Resolution

Memory

Screen Size

15.4 inches

Level 1 Cache

32k/32k x 4

Resolution

2880×1800

Level 2/Level 3 Cache

256k x 4, 8 MB

Processor

RAM Type

DDR3L SDRAM

Processors

1 (2 Cores)

Min. RAM Speed

1600 MHz

Architecture

64-Bit

Standard RAM

8 GB, 16 GB

Speed

2.8 GHz

Maximum RAM

16 GB

Type

Core i7 (I7-3840QM)

RAM Slots

None

Processor Upgrade

Soldered

Motherboard RAM

8 GB, 16 GB

FPU

Integrated

Graphics

System Bus Speed

5 GT/s*

Video Card

GeForce GT 650M

Cache Bus Speed

2.8 GHz (Built-in)

VRAM Type

GDDR5

ROM/Firmware

EFI

Standard VRAM

1 GB

EFI Architecture

64-Bit

Maximum VRAM

1 GB

Storage

Inclusive Features and Ports

Standard Storage

256, 512, 768 GB SSD

Standard Optical Drive

None

Storage Speed

N/A

Standard Ethernet

None

Storage Dimensions

Proprietary

Standard Modem

None

Storage Interface

Proprietary (6 Gb/s)

Standard AirPort

802.11a/b/g/n (3-Stream)

Battery

Standard Bluetooth

4.0

Type

74 W h Li-Poly

USB Port 3.0

2

Battery Life

7 hours

FireWire Port

None

Description

Keyboard

Full-size

Case Type

Notebook

Inclusive Input

Trackpad (Inertial)

Form Factor

MacBook Pro (Retina)

SDXC Card Slot

1

Apple Order No

ME698LL/A

Microphone

1

Apple Subfamily

Retina early 2013

Headphone

1

Apple Model Number

A1398 (EMC 2673)

Sound Out

1

Model ID

MacBook Pro 10.1

Power Adapter

1

 

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