Serial Number: C02JH158DKQ5

Model: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2012) (CTO)

Build Country: This unit was built in China

Build Year: This unit was built in the second half of 2012.

Build Week: Week 14 (March) or week 41 (September)

Production Nr.: This unit was number 246 to be built that week.

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This unit is Obsolete


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Speed: 2.6 GHz

Type: Intel Core i7 (3rd Gen) (Ivy Bridge)

Model: 3720QM

Cores: 4

Bus Speed: 5 GT/s DMI

Cache: 6MB L3 cache

64-bit: Yes

Turbo Boost: Up to 3.6 GHz

Operating System

The original OS for this device is 10.7.4 Lion

The maximum OS for this device is Latest release of Mac OS X

This Mac did not come with install discs but is capable of doing Internet Recovery. You can read more about that here.

Here are some other links.
All of these OS are compatible with your Mac:
- Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Retail ($)
- OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Retail ($)
- OS X 10.11 El Capitan App Store
- macOS 10.12 Sierra App Store
- macOS 10.13 High Sierra App Store
- macOS 10.14 Mojave App Store


Usage: 100 - 240V AC.

Adapter: 85W MagSafe 2

Battery: 95 Watt-hour Lithium Polymer.

Battery Life: Up to 7 hours.

Battery Cycles: 1000 until consumed

User Replaceable: No

Boot Camp Support

Version: 4 & 5

Windows XP: Not supported

Windows Vista: Not supported

Windows 7: Supported (32 and 64-bit)

Windows 8: Supported (64-bit)

Service and Maintenance (About these links)

Diagnostics: Unknown

Known Issues: Board failure and Screen delamination

General Maintenance: Get CleanMyMac here.

Battery Maintenance: Get Watts here.

Temperature Monitoring: Temperature Gauge Pro (OS X 10.7+)

Security Utilities: VirusBarrier Scanner (OS X 10.10+)

Misc information

New Price: $2,999.00

Ports and Expansion

USB: 2 ports (USB 3 / 5 Gbit/s)

FireWire: None. (adapter available)

Video Out: 2x Thunderbolt, 1x HDMI

Thunderbolt: Yes, 2x

Card slot: SDXC card slot

Storage and Media

Storage: 512 GB, Solid State

Storage Brand: Samsung

Storage Bus: Mini SATA (unconfirmed)

Optical Drive: None. (USB SuperDrive available)


Wireless: Built-in Airport Extreme (802.11 a/b/g/n).

Ethernet: None. (adapter available)

Bluetooth: Built-in Bluetooth 4.0


Speakers: Stereo speakers

Microphone: Dual microphones

Line In: Combined in the same line out minijack

Line Out: Headphone minijack (digital/analog)

Temperature and Cooling

Fans: 2

Exhaust: Backside

Intake: Left and right side

Apple Support

This device is considered Obsolete by Apple

To see if this device had exchange or repair programs for it, Check current or past eligibility here.

Check warranty status here

Size, Weight and Lifecycle

Height: 0.71 inch (1.8 cm)

Width: 14.13 inches (35.89 cm)

Depth: 9.73 inches (24.71 cm)

Weight: 4.46 pounds (2.02 kg)

Introduced: June 2012

Discontinued: This model is still in production.


Installed RAM: 16 GB

Max. Amount: 16 GB

Number of slots: None

RAM Speed: 1600 MHz

RAM Type: DDR3L SDRAM soldered on board


Display Size: 15.4-inch Retina

Graphics Card: Intel HD Graphics 4000 and
- NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M

Card Memory: 1 GB (GT 650M)

Maximum Resolution: 2880 x 1800 (Retina)

Backlight & Coating: LED, Reduced-Glare Glossy

Camera: Built-in iSight HD (720p)

Model Information

Model Identifier: MacBookPro 10,1

Model Number: A1286

Order Number: CTO

EMC Number: 2556

Continuity and AirPlay

Calls & SMS: Supported

Handoff: Supported

Hotspot: Supported

AirDrop: Supported

AirPlay: iTunes & Mirroring

Recommended Upgrades

Optical: Forget the SuperDrive


Vision: f.lux (OS X 10.7+)