MacBook Pro 13-inch Late 2012 Datasheet

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The Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch Late 2012 is a notebook computer designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2012 to 2013 as part of the MacBook Pro computers. The computer was introduced on October 23, 2012, and its price started at $1,699.

The new MacBook Pro features a 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5 or 2.9 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 13.3″ high-resolution LED-Backlit Retina Display, aluminum unibody case, 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB / 256 GB or 512 GB flash drive, built-in Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0 ports, FaceTime HD camera, ambient light sensor, illuminated keyboard, new Thunderbolt port, MagSafe 2, and 1 GB Intel HD Graphics 4000 graphics in the base model.

This MacBook has been discontinued on October 22, 2013. Today MacBook Pro 13-inch Late 2012 is 11 years old!

MacBook Pro 13-inch Late 2012 Details

IntroducedOctober 23, 2012 – 11 years ago
DiscontinuedOctober 22, 2013 – 10 years ago
Last Software UpdateJuly 20, 2022 – 22 months ago
Time on the Market12 months (1 year)
Time of Support115 months (9 years)
Model IdentifierMacBookPro10,2
Model NumberA1425
Order NumberMD212LL/A (128 GB)
MD213LL/A (256 GB)
Z0N43LL/A (512 GB)
Original Price$1,699
Weight3.57 Ibs.
1.619 KG
Dimensions0.75” H x 12.35” W x 8.62” D
1.9 cm H x 31.36 cm W x 21.89 cm D

MacBook Pro 13-inch Tech Specs


ProcessorIntel Core i5 3210M “Ivy Bridge” (2.5 GHz)
Intel Core i7 3520M “Ivy Bridge” (2.9 GHz)
Processor Speed2.5 GHz
2.9 GHz
Maximum Processor SpeedUp to 3.1 GHz (Core i5)
Up to 3.6 GHz (Core i7)
Number of Cores2
System BusIntel Direct Media Interface (DMI) at 5 GT/s
Cache3 MB shared L3 (Core i5)
4 MB shared L3 (Core i7)

Storage & Media

Storage128 GB (SSD)
256 GB (SSD)
512 GB (SSD)
768 GB (SSD)
Media1 – MacBook Air SuperDrive (Optional)


Built-in Memory8 GB integrated memory PC3-12800 DDR3L 1600 MHz
Maximum Memory8 GB
Memory SlotsNone
Interleaving SupportYes


Built-in Display13.3″ high-resolution LED-backlit glossy widescreen Retina Display
Pixel Density227 ppi
Resolutions1024 x 640
1440 x 900
1680 x 1050
2560 x 1600 (native)


Graphics CardIntel HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Memory1 GB DDR3 shared with main memory*
Display Connection1 – Thunderbolt
1 – HDMI
Display SupportSupports an HDMI-compatible device while using one Thunderbolt display or support for two Thunderbolt displays
Display ModesDual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 2560 x 1600 pixels (Thunderbolt)
Up to 1920 x 1080 pixels (HDMI)
CameraFaceTime HD (720p)
*Memory may vary depending on graphics needs.


Expansion Slots1 – Secure Digital (SDXC)
Hard Drive Interface6 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)


EthernetApple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (Optional)
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
FireWireApple Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter (Optional)
USB2 – Up to 5 Gbps
Thunderbolt2 – Thunderbolt 1 (Up to 10 Gbps)
Audio In2 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical output jack
2 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – Thunderbolt
1 – HDMI
Security SlotNone


Motion SensorNone
Liquid SensorLiquid Contact Indicators (LCI)

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardFull-size backlit keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys
TrackpadMulti-Touch trackpad


Original OSOS X 10.8.1
Later OSOS X 10.8.2
Maximum OSmacOS 10.15.7
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
Power NapSupported
Bundled SoftwareOS X 10.8
iLife ’11 (includes iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand)


System Battery74 W Lithium-Polymer
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 7 hours
Standby TimeUp to 30 days
Maximum Battery Cycles1000
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter60 W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

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