Apple updates MacBook Pro line

Summary:The Apple Store was closed this morning and when it reopened an updated MacBook Pro line was unveiled.

The Apple Store was closed this morning and when it reopened an updated MacBook Pro line was unveiled.

Here's the scoop:

MacBook Pro 15 inch LED 2.2Ghz

  • 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
  • 2GB memory
  • 1440 x 900 resolution
  • 120GB hard drive
  • 8x double-layer SuperDrive
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT GPU with 128MB SDRAM

Price - $1999

MacBook Pro 15 inch LED 2.4Ghz

  • 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
  • 2GB memory
  • 1440 x 900 resolution
  • 160GB hard drive
  • 8x double-layer SuperDrive
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT GPU with 256MB SDRAM

Price - $2499

MacBook Pro 17 inch 2.4Ghz

  • 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
  • 2GB memory
  • 1680 x 1050 pixels
  • 160GB hard drive
  • 8x double-layer SuperDrive
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT GPU with 256MB SDRAM

Price - $2799

Updates

This refresh of the MacBook Pro line brings with it some welcome updates, such as:

  • RAM increased to 2GB standard (upgradable to 4GB)
  • LED-backlit screens for 15-inch models
  • 17-inch models offer an 1920x1200 resolution display as an optional extra ($100).

Topics: Intel, Apple, Hardware

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