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More info about Macbook Pro
There were three generations of Macbook Pros. Each generation has its own technical specifications. Some summary about Macbook Pros and their advantages.
First generation of Macbook Pro
The MacBook Pro 1st generation was unveiled in 2006 by Steve Jobs. The design was similar to the design of the PowerBook G4 except it used Intel Core CPUs. The 1st generation MacBook Pro came equipped with an iSight webcam.
- Produced from early 2006 to late 2008
- Display: 15.4 or 17-inch LCD
- Processor: Intel core Duo or Intel Core 2 Duo 1.83 GHz to 2.5 GHz
- Memory: from 512 Mb to 4 Gb
- Hard drive: from 80 Gb to 250 Gb
You can sell your MacBook Pro of the first generation for up to £450. Quote now
MacBook Pro 2nd generation
The MacBook Pro 2nd generation was released in 2008. This MacBook is an aluminum unibody laptop that is slightly thinner than a 1st generation MacBook Pro and it has black keys on the keyboard which are separated.
- Produced from late 2008 to mid 2012
- Display: 15.4 or 17-inch LED-backlit widescreen glossy display (16:10)
- Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or Intel i5/i7 2.4 to 2.8 GHz
- Memory: from 2 Gb to 8 Gb
- Storage: from 250 GB to 500 GB HDD/SSD
You can sell your MacBook Pro 2nd generation for up to £600. Quote now
MacBook Pro 3rd generation (Retina)
The 3rd generation MacBook Pro was released in 2012. This MacBook also has an aluminum enclosure, and it has separated black keys on the keyboard. It was marketed as being a Macbook Pro with Retina display so buyers would be able to tell the difference between an updated 2nd generation and the 3rd generation.
- Produced from mid 2012 to mid 2015
- Display: 13.3 or 15.4-inch LED-backlit widescreen glossy Retina Display
- Processor: Intel Core i5, Core i7 2.3 GHz or 2.7 GHz
- Memory: from 8 Gb to 16 Gb
- Storage: from 250 GB to 1 Tb SSD
You can sell your MacBook Pro 3rd generation for up to £1800. Quote now
MacBook Pro 4th generation (Touch Bar and USB-C)
The MacBook Pro 4th generation was released in October of 2016 and was produced at least until May 2019. This iteration includes the popular Touch Bar which doubles as a power button. Ports were replaced with either two or four combo Thunderbolt 3 ports. Other updates with this new generation include dual and quad-core processors as well as an improvement in graphics and displays which offer a wider gamut of colors.
- Produced from late 2016 and currently still in production as of May 2019
- Display: 13.3 or 15.4 -inch LED-backlit widescreen glossy Retina display
- Processor: 2.0 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 Skylake
- Memory: from 8 Gb build-in with an optional 16 GB RAM available at purchase
- Storage: from 256 GB, 512 GB, or 1 TB SSD
You can sell your MacBook Pro 4th generation for up to £1800. Quote now
Preparing your Macbook Pro for sale
- 1 - Create a backup
- 2 - Sign out of iTunes
- 3 - Sign out of iCloud
- 4 - Sign out of iMessage
- 5 - Erase and reinstall OS X
There are a few different ways to do a backup on your computer. One of the most common ways is to use iCloud to backup your documents, music, calendars, photos, and anything else you want to keep from your Macbook Pro.
Backing up your computer is a fairly simple, straightforward process. However, if you would rather not attempt to do it on your own you can hire someone to do it for you at a very reasonable price.
When you deauthorise your computer, you are removing access to the content you purchased from iTunes while you owned your Macbook Pro. This means that the next person who receives your Macbook Pro will not be able to access any of your movies, music, books, or other content so it is a pretty important step to complete.
The next step is to go to the Apple menu and select System Preferences. Then click iCloud and uncheck the Find My Mac checkbox. Lastly, sign out of iCloud. Go to System Preferences where you should click iCloud and sign out. You will be asked whether you want to remove iCloud data from your Macbook.
Remember, when you sign out of iCloud, you are not removing data from your iCloud account. You are only removing data from your Macbook Pro so the next owner will not have access to it. Your iCloud data will remain safe in the cloud and you will be able to access it again once you log into another device using the same Apple ID.
If you are using the OS X Mountain Lion or later, go to the Messages app and click on Preferences. Next, select accounts and select your iMessage account. Finally, click Sign Out.
Restart your Macbook Pro. When you hear the startup sound, hold Command and R keys to go to OS X Recovery. Then, select Disk Utility and Continue. Select the name of your startup disk and click the Erase tab. To erase the drive, click Security Options and choose an erase method before clicking OK.
When you see the format pop-up menu, choose Mac OS Extended. Type a disk name and then click Erase. After the drive has been erased, you can close the Disk Utility window.
Next, choose a network from the Wi-Fi menu if you are not connected to the Internet any longer. Choose the option Reinstall OS X. You can next click Continue, and follow the directions on the screen to finish reinstallation.
Q&A about selling your Macbook Pro to us
Q: I don’t have the power supply – what should I do?
Q: When do I get paid for my Macbook Pro?
Q: Is it safe for my personal data to sell a Macbook Pro?
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