MacBook Pro 15-inch Mid 2014 Datasheet

MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch
Source: apple.com – MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch

The Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch Mid 2014 is a notebook computer designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2013 to 2014 as part of the MacBook Pro computers. The computer was introduced on 29 July 2014, and its price started at $1,999.

The new MacBook Pro features a 2.2 GHz / 2.5 GHz or 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 15.4″ high-resolution LED-Backlit Retina Display, aluminum unibody case, 16 GB of RAM, 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 2 ports, and 1.5 GB Intel Iris Pro 5200 graphics in the base model. Models with 2.5 GHz and 2.8 GHz processors could be configured with dual graphics 2 GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 550M and 1.5 GB Intel Iris Pro 5200.

This MacBook Pro has been discontinued on May 9, 2015. Today MacBook Pro 15-inch Mid 2014 is 9 years old!

MacBook Pro 15-inch Mid 2014 Details

IntroducedJuly 29, 2014 – 9 years ago
DiscontinuedMay 9, 2015 – 9 years ago
Last Software UpdateSeptember 11, 2023 – 10 months ago
Time on the Market284 days (9 months)
Time of Support109 months (9 years)
Model IdentifierMacBookPro11,2 (2.2 GHz)
MacBookPro11,3 (2.5 GHz and 2.8 GHz)
Model NumberA1398
EMC2876 (2.2 GHz)
2881 (2.5 GHz and 2.8 GHz)
Order NumberMGXA2LL/A (2.2 GHz)
MGXC2LL/A (2.5 GHz)
MGXG2LL/A (2.8 GHz)
Original Price$1,999

Weight4.46 Ibs.
2.023 KG
Dimensions0.71” H x 14.13” W x 9.73” D
1.8 cm H x 35.89 cm W x 24.71 cm D

MacBook Pro 15-inch Tech Specs


ProcessorIntel Core i7 4770HQ “Haswell” (2.2 GHz)
Intel Core i7 4870HQ “Haswell” (2.5 GHz)
Intel Core i7 4980HQ “Haswell” (2.8 GHz)
Processor Speed2.2 GHz
2.5 GHz
2.8 GHz
Maximum Processor SpeedUp to 3.4 GHz (2.2 GHz)
Up to 3.7 GHz (2.5 GHz)
Up to 4.0 GHz (2.8 GHz)
Number of Cores4
System BusIntel Direct Media Interface (DMI) at 5 GT/s
Cache6 MB shared L3

Storage & Media

Storage256 GB (SSD)
512 GB (SSD)
1 TB (SSD)
Media1 – MacBook Air SuperDrive (Optional)


Built-in Memory16 GB integrated memory PC3-12800 DDR3L 1600 MHz
Maximum Memory16 GB
Memory SlotsNone
Interleaving SupportYes


Built-in Display15.4″ high-resolution LED-backlit glossy widescreen Retina Display
Pixel Density220 dpi
Resolutions1024 x 640
1280 x 800
1680 x 1050
1920 x 1200
2880 x 1800 (native)


Graphics CardIntel Iris Pro 5200
NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M and Intel Iris Pro 5200
Graphics Memory2 GB GDDR5 (NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M)
Up to 1.5 GB DDR3 shared from main memory (Intel Iris Pro 5200)
Display Connection1 – Thunderbolt
1 – HDMI
Display SupportSupports an HDMI-compatible device, including 4K, while using one Thunderbolt display or support for two Thunderbolt displays
Display ModesDual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 3840 x 2160 pixels at 30Hz (Thunderbolt)
Up to 3840 x 2160 pixels at 30Hz or 4096 x 2160 pixels at 24Hz (HDMI)
CameraFaceTime HD (720p)


Expansion Slots1 – Secure Digital (SDXC)
Hard Drive Interface1 – 5.0 GT/s PCIe x4


EthernetApple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (Optional)
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
FireWireApple Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter (Optional)
USB2 – Up to 5 Gbps
Thunderbolt2 – Thunderbolt 2 (Up to 20 Gbps)
Audio In2 – Microphones
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 10.9.4
Maximum OSmacOS 11.7.10
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
Power NapSupported
Unlock with Apple WatchSupported with macOS Sierra (Apple Watch (1st generation), Apple Watch Series 1, and Apple Watch Series 2)
macOS High Sierra or later (Apple Watch Series 3 or later)
Bundled SoftwareOS X 10.9


System Battery95 W Lithium-Polymer
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 8 hours
Standby TimeUp to 30 days
Maximum Battery Cycles1000
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter85 W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

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