Apple recently announced the release of the updated MacBook Pro lines, including the 13-, 15-, and 17-inch models. I've gathered up some of the gallery views below, plus a CNET video that shows off the new looks. The big changes include a new family of Intel processors to improve performance in the 15- and 17-inch models, better graphics, and longer battery life.
Specs13-inch MacBook Pro:
Either 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo and 250GB hard drive priced at $1,199; or 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo and 320GB hard drive priced at $1,499, plus:
- NVIDIA GeForce 320M integrated graphics;
- Built-in, 63.5WHr lithium polymer battery with up to 10-hour life
Either a 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5, NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M and 320GB hard drive at $1,799; a 2.53 GHz Intel Core i5, NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M and 500GB hard drive at $1,999; or a 2.66 GHz Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M and 500GB hard drive at $2,199.
- NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M graphics processor with 256MB of VRAM (512MB with i7 processor)
- Built-in, 77.5WHr lithium polymer battery
A 2.53 GHz Intel Core i5 with 3MB shared L3 cache for $2,299, plus:
- Integrated Intel HD Graphics + NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M discrete graphics with 512MB of VRAM
- Built-in, 95WHr lithium polymer battery
For full specs for all three models, see the Apple press release.
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