OVERVIEW
IntroducedOctober 2011
Model IdentifierMacBookPro8,2
Model NumberA1286
EMC2563
Order NumberMD318LL/A (2.2 GHz) MD322LL/A (2.4 GHz)
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ColorsSilver
CasePrecision aluminum unibody
Case ReplacementNiwTech
Weight and Dimensions5.6 lbs., 0.95" H x 14.35" W x 9.82" D
PROCESSOR
ProcessorIntel Core i7 (2675QM, 2760QM, 2860QM) ("Sandy Bridge")
Processor Speed2.2, 2.4, or 2.5 GHz
Maximum Processor Speed
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores4
Security ChipNone
Cache6 MB shared (2.2, 2.4 GHz) 8 MB shared (2.5 GHz) L3 cache
System BusIntel Direct Media Interface (DMI) at 5 GT/s
STORAGE AND MEDIA
Storage500 or 750 GB (5400-rpm SATA), or 750 GB (7200-rpm SATA), or 128, 256, or 512 GB (SSD)
Storage UpgradeNiwTech
Data Recovery ServiceNiwTech
Media8x Slot-loading SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
KEYBOARD AND TRACKPAD
TrackpadMulti-Touch trackpad
Trackpad ReplacementNiwTech
KeyboardBuilt-in full-size backlit keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys
Keyboard ReplacementNiwTech
Touch IDNone
SOFTWARE
Original OSMac OS X 10.7.2 (11C74)
Maximum OSmacOS 10.13.6 (17G65)
OS installNiwTech
OS UpgradeNiwTech
OS DowngradeNiwTech
AirDropSupported
HandoffNot Supported
Power NapNot Supported
Hardware TestAHT 3A222
Unlock with Apple WatchNot Supported
FIRMWARE
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
MEMORY
Built-in MemoryNone
Maximum Memory16 GB (Actual) 8 GB (Apple)
Interleaving SupportYes
Memory Slots2 - 204-pin PC-10600 (1333 MHz) DDR3 SO-DIMM
Memory UpgradeNiwTech
Memory Upgrade InstructionsHow to remove or install memory
DISPLAY
Built-in Display15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display, Optional 15.4-inch (diagonal) display with 1680 by 1050 pixels (glossy or antiglare)
Brightness
Pixel Density
Color Gamut
Resolutions
Display ReplacementNiwTech
GRAPHICS
Graphics CardAMD Radeon HD 6750M or 6770M and Intel HD Graphics 3000
Number of Cores
Graphics Memory512 MB GDDR5 (6750M) 1 GB GDDR5 (6770M) 384 MB (HD Graphics) DDR3 shared with main memory (Memory may vary depending on graphics needs. Minimum graphics memory usage is 384 MB.)
Display ConnectionThunderbolt digital video output
Display SupportSupport for up to two Thunderbolt displays
Display ModesDual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 2560 by 1600 pixels
CAMERA
Camera720p FaceTime HD camera
CONNECTIONS
Wi-Fi802.11n
BluetoothBuilt-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
ModemNone
FireWire1 - 800 MBit/s
USB2 - 480 MBit/s
Thunderbolt1 - Thunderbolt 1 (up to 10 Gbps)
DisplayThunderbolt digital video output
Infrared1 - For Apple Remote only
Audio In1 - 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack, 1 - Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 - 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack, 2 - Built-in speakers
Security Slot1 - Kensington cable lock
EXPANSION
Slots1 - ExpressCard/34
BaysNone
Hard Drive Interface6.0 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
Optical Drive Interface6.0 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
SENSORS
Motion SensorSudden Motion Sensor (SMS)
Liquid SensorLiquid Contact Indicators (LCI)
Liquid Damage RepairNiwTech
POWER
System BatteryBuilt-in 77.5-watt-hour lithium-polymer
Battery LifeUp to 7 hours wireless web
Battery Capacity
Standby TimeUp to 30 days
Maximum Battery Cycles1000
Battery ReplacementNiwTech
Power Adapter85W MagSafe Power Adapter
Power Adapter ReplacementNiwTech
Line Voltage100-240V AC
ENVIRONMENTAL
Acoustical Performance20 dBA (2.2 GHz) 16 dBA (2.4 GHz) at idle
ENERGY STARMeets ENERGY STAR version 5.2 requirements
EPEATGold
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