As anticipated, Apple has refreshed its Macbook Pro product line with some significant updates. The new Macbook Pro is powered by Intel Sandy Bridge Core i5 and i7 processors, Thunderbolt - next generation high speed I/O technology, AMD Radoen HD graphics processor and FaceTime HD cameras.
There are three models available, 13, 15 and 17-inch. Each model supports different set of features, let's have a look at each model in detail.
13-inch Macbook Pro 2011
There are two 13-inch models and they are available with Core i5 and Core i7 processors. The lower model features 2.4GHz dual-core Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 320GB hard drive. The price tag is $1,199. Improved model has 2.7GHz dual-core Core i7 CPU and 500GB hard drive, the RAM remains the same and the price also shoots up to $1,499. Unlike other models both of these models don't feature AMD graphics processor.
15-inch Macbook Pro 2011
Like 13-inch there are also two 15-inch models and unlike 13-inch, both of these models get Core i7 processor and AMD graphics processor. The cheaper model is available for $1,799 and it features 2 Ghz quad-core Core i7 processor, AMD HD6490M graphics, 1GB of VRAM and a 500GB hard drive. The second model is available for $2,199 and it features 2.2 Ghz quad-core Core i7 processor, AMD HD6750M graphics and 700GB hard drive, RAM stays the same.
17-inch Macbook Pro 2011
In the end we have a solo 17-inch model. This model has same set of features as 15-inchers, the only difference is its screen dimension and off course the price tag which is now $2,499.
Some details on Thunderbolt for those who are wondering what it is. Thunderbolt is next generation high speed I/O technology developed by Intel and brought to market in collaboration with Apple. It supports high-resolution displays and high-performance data devices through a single port. Thunderbolt promises up to 10GB throughput in both directions, to and from your Macbook Pro. It's 20 times faster than USB2.0!
Macbook Pro 2011 Unboxing
Enjoy the unboxing of amazing new 15-inch Macbook Pro.
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