MacBook Pro 13-inch Early 2011 Datasheet

MacBook Pro 13-inch
Source: apple.com – MacBook Pro 13-inch

The Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch Early 2011 is a notebook computer designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 2011 as part of the MacBook Pro computers. The computer was introduced on February 24, 2011, and its price started at $1,199.

The new MacBook Pro features a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 or 2.7 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 13.3″ TFT Display, aluminum unibody case, 4 GB of RAM, 320 GB or 500 GB hard drive, slot-loading 24x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” drive, built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, FaceTime camera, ambient light sensor, illuminated keyboard, new Thunderbolt port, and 384 MB Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics in the base model.

This MacBook has been discontinued on October 24, 2011. Today MacBook Pro 13-inch Early 2011 is 13 years old!

MacBook Pro 13-inch Early 2011 Details

IntroducedFebruary 24, 2011 – 13 years ago
DiscontinuedOctober 24, 2011 – 12 years ago
Last Software UpdateNovember 12, 2020 – 3 years ago
Time on the Market242 days (8 months)
Time of Support116 months (9 years)
Model IdentifierMacBookPro8,1
Model NumberA1278
EMC2419
Order NumberMC700LL/A (2.3 GHz)
MC724LL/A (2.7 GHz)
Original Price$1,199
$1,499
ColorsAluminum
Weight4.5 Ibs.
2.041 KG
Dimensions0.95” H x 12.78” W x 8.94” D
2.41 cm H x 32.46 cm W x 22.7 cm D

MacBook Pro Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorIntel Core i5 2415M “Sandy Bridge” (2.3 GHz)
Intel Core i7 2620M “Sandy Bridge” (2.7 GHz)
Processor Speed2.3 GHz
2.7 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2
System BusIntel Direct Media Interface (DMI) at 5 GT/s
Cache3 MB shared L2 (2.3 GHz)
4 MB shared L2 (2.7 GHz)

Storage & Media

Storage320 GB HDD
500 GB HDD
720 GB HDD
128 GB SSD
256 GB SSD
512 GB SSD
Media1 – 24x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive

Memory

Built-in Memory4 GB
Maximum Memory8 GB (Apple)
16 GB (Actual)
Memory Slots2 – PC3-10600 DDR3 204-pin SO-DIMM 1333 MHz
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in Display13.3″ LED-backlit TFT glossy widescreen Display
Pixel Density114 ppi
Brightness250 cd/m²
Resolutions640 x 480
720 x 480
800 x 500
800 x 600
1024 x 640
1024 x 768
1152 x 720
1280 x 800 (native)

Graphics

Graphics CardIntel HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Memory384 MB DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory*
Display Connection1 – Thunderbolt
Display SupportSupport for one Thunderbolt display
Display ModesDual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 2560 x 1600 pixels
CameraFaceTime HD camera
*Minimum graphics memory usage is 384 MB

Expansion

Expansion Slots1 – Secure Digital (SDXC)
Hard Drive Interface6 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
Optical Drive Interface3 or 6 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
BaysNone

Connections

Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11a/b/g/n
Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
ModemNone
BluetoothBluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Infrared1 – For Apple Remote Only
USB2 – 480 Mbps
FireWire1 – 800 Mbps
Thunderbolt1 – Thunderbolt 1 (Up to 10 Gbps)
Audio In1 – Audio out is user-selectable as an analog audio line in
1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – Combined optical digital output and headphone out
2 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – Thunderbolt
Security Slot1 – Kensington cable lock

Sensors

Motion SensorSudden Motion Sensor (SMS)
Liquid SensorLiquid Contact Indicators (LCI)

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardFull-size backlit with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, incl. 12 function and 4 arrow
TrackpadMulti-Touch trackpad

Software

Original OSMac OS X 10.6.6
Later OSMac OS X 10.6.7
Maximum OSmacOS 10.13.6
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
AirDropSupported
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.6
iLife ’11 (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand)

Power

System Battery63.5 W Lithium-Polymer
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 7 hours
Maximum Battery Cycles1000
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter60 W MagSafe Power Adapter

Do you like this article?

Let’s go social and follow us on X, Facebook, Instagram, or Threads, to stay updated.

Disclaimer: The data presented in this article is under continuous development and has been manually collected from various sources based on their availability. The author of this article may revise this dataset as additional research is conducted and reviewed. Please note that the information is provided “as is” and “as available” without express or implied warranties. The author cannot be held responsible for any omissions, inaccuracies, or errors in the published information. Any warranties relating to this information are hereby disclaimed.