Apple Refreshes MacBook Pro

Apple’s MacBook Pro has been refreshed, bumping up the speed and processor while the unibody design remains the same.

Here is what’s new in a nutshell:

  • New 2nd generation Intel Core i5 for entry level MBP 13″ and Intel Core i7″ for higher end 13″, all 15″ and all 17″ models
  • Integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 processor for all models and dedicated AMD Radeon graphics processors for 15″ and 17″ models
  • Thunderbolt aka Intel Light Peak. So basically your Mini DisplayPort can transfer data on top of video signals
  • FaceTime HD camera, previously known as iSight
  • New 2nd generation Intel Core i5 for entry level MBP 13″ and Intel Core i7″ for higher end 13″, all 15″ and all 17″ models
  • The new SDXC card slot on the 13″ and 15″ models supports up to 64GB cards

5 models are available, 2 for 13″, 2 for 15″ and 1 for 17″:

13″: Core i5 2.3 GHz (Dual-Core) – S$1,648

  • Intel Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core
  • 4GB of 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM
  • 320GB SATA HDD (5400 rpm)
  • Intel HD Graphics 3000 (384MB of DDR3 SDRAM)

13″: Core i7 2.7 GHz (Dual-Core) – S$2,048

  • Intel Core i7 2.7GHz dual-core
  • 4GB of 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM
  • 500GB SATA HDD (5400 rpm)
  • Intel HD Graphics 3000 processor (384MB of DDR3 SDRAM)

15″: Core i7 2.0 GHz (Quad-Core) – S$2,488

  • Intel Core i7 2.0GHz quad-core
  • 4GB of 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM
  • 500GB SATA HDD (5400 rpm)
  • Intel HD Graphics 3000 (384MB of DDR3 SDRAM)
  • AMD Radeon HD 6490M (256MB GDDR5)

15″: Core i7 2.2 GHz (Quad-Core) – S$2,988

  • Intel Core i7 2.2GHz quad-core
  • 4GB of 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM
  • 750GB SATA HDD (5400 rpm)
  • Intel HD Graphics 3000 (384MB of DDR3 SDRAM)
  • AMD Radeon HD 6750M (1GB GDDR5)

17″: Core i7 2.2 GHz (Quad-Core) – S$3,398

  • Intel Core i7 2.2GHz quad-core
  • 4GB of 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM
  • 750GB SATA HDD (5400 rpm)
  • Intel HD Graphics 3000 (384MB of DDR3 SDRAM)
  • AMD Radeon HD 6750M (1GB GDDR5)

Apple MacBook Pro: Technical Specifications
Apple Store (Singapore): MacBook Pro

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