It was only last week Apple announced iPhone OS 4, and now the company has updated their range of MacBook Pro with faster processors, better graphics and longer battery life.
Apple includes the faster Intel Core i5 and i7 in the larger MacBook Pro models. The machines are graced with a more powerful graphics processor GeForce 320M from Nvidia. The 13-inch MacBook Pro has a 10-hour built-in battery. Read the full press release after the jump. 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models, which start at $1,799 and $2,299 respectively. The 13-inch model, which starts at $1,199.
Apple has increased the specs of their MacBook Pro range of laptops adding li-polymer battery that offers up to seven hours of life, SD Card slot, 3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo and it passes the new Energy Star 5.0 specs for power efficiency.
Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing said, Across the line, all of our new MacBook Pro models now include Apple’s innovative built-in battery for up to seven hours of battery life, while staying just as thin and light as before. Starting at just $1,199, the aluminum unibody MacBook Pro is more affordable than ever and sets a new standard for environmentally friendly notebook design.
We have predicted Apple will release a new 17 inch unibody Apple MacBook Pro at this year’s MacWorld. Apple has now announced the new laptop with new built-in battery that delivers 8 hours of use & 1,000 recharges.
There are now two screen options, matte or gloss. The new not accessible battery is similar to MacBook Air which save space and has a new “adaptive” recharging technology.
Full press release after the jump.
A new 17 inch unibody Apple MacBook Pro will most likely be shown at this year’s MacWorld. The new laptop will come with a new type of battery that last longer than the current model but which isn’t easily removable.
Will the new 17 inch MBP have both matte and gloss screen?
Apple have finally revealed the new MacBook range with new precision aluminum unibody enclosure, ultrathin 15-inch LED-backlit display, high-performance NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT graphics and a new smooth glass Multi-Touch trackpad. The new glass trackpad can do Multi-Touch gestures, including swipe, pinch, rotate, and the new four-finger swipe.
On the minus, Apple has dropped the Firewire 400 and the Mini-DVI port replaced by Mini DisplayPort.
Read more information on the press release after the jump.
Apple has sent out invitations (“the spotlight turns to notebooks”) for next Tuesday’s press conference to reveal their new range of laptops. The rumour of a “brick” laptop constructed from a single block of metal with no screws has been running wild recently. On the other hand we have rumours of Apple introducing price reduced MacBooks. Time will tell and we will all know on October 14.
Apple revealed new MacBook and MacBook Pro notebook lines with the latest Intel Core 2 Duo Penryn processors, larger hard drives, 2GB of memory standard in most models, latest 512MB NVIDIA graphics processors and Multi-Touch trackpad. The Apple Remote control is no longer included, and must be purchased separately.