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Old Nov 6, 2012, 04:48 PM   #1
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Totally wrong about MBPR 13"

I was totally wrong about how it is overpriced and the specs are lacking. It was only today when I was cross shopping with other high end 13" laptops that I noticed the MBPR 13" is actually a pretty good deal but the MBPR 15" is a better one.

Sony Vaio Z compared spec for spec versus the 13" MBPR base model, the price is a push. The 13" MBPR wins in price if you get a student discount like me though. The thing is, you get a better screen in the Macbook Pro.
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 04:56 PM   #2
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Actually quite common for Mac computers... they're expensive, but not necessarily overpriced. The retina MBP is actually very reasonable, if you take everything into consideration.
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 04:58 PM   #3
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Yep, people like to blow things out of proportion...
Just take a look at the IR, scroll lag, frame skipping, etc. threads.
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 05:04 PM   #4
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It is priced in-line with many Apple products containing breakthrough technologies like 4-5 million pixels on a notebook display. And the OP forgot to mention the MAJOR difference that is worth whatever premium Apple charges....

OS X vs Windows!!!
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Yep, people like to blow things out of proportion...
Just take a look at the IR, scroll lag, frame skipping, etc. threads.
Isn't this the truth
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 05:10 PM   #6
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Yes, Windows machines of comparable specs (speed/mobility/battery life/component quality) are often priced very similarly or even higher. Apple simply does not does 'cheap computers' and people for some reason fail to realise it.
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