After nearly three hours of closing its Apple Online Store, Apple has just made available these new MacBook Pro with new generation processors and graphics chips, Thunderbolt high speed I / O (I / O) technology and the new FaceTime HD camera.
New MacBook Pro Evolves Design So Popular With Professional Customers By Equipping It With Dual-Core or Quad-Core Processors, High-Performance Graphics Chips, Thunderbolt and FaceTime HD Technologiessaid Philip Schiller, senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing at Apple. Thunderbolt is a revolutionary I / O technology that provides incredible 10 gigabits per second throughput and supports all major I / O standards, which is ideal for the new MacBook Pro.
From 1199, the new MacBook Pro 13 is equipped with dual-core Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors up to 2.7 GHz and the Intel HD 3000 graphics chip. The 15-inch and 17-inch models are equipped with Core processors i7 quadricurs clocked up to 2.3 GHz and AMD Radeon HD graphics processors carrying up to 1 GB of video memory.
MacBook Pro is the first computer to offer revolutionary Thunderbolt I / O technology. Developed by Intel in collaboration with Apple, Thunderbolt has two bidirectional channels, each of which can achieve transfer speed of 10 Gb / s, Thunderbolt provides PCI Express directly to high-performance external devices, such as RAID sets, and supports FireWire and consumer USB devices as well as Gigabit Ethernet networks through adapters. Thunderbolt also supports the DisplayPort standard for high resolution displays and works with existing adapters for HDMI, DVI and VGA displays. Available free for integration into different types of systems, cables and devices, Thunderbolt technology is expected to be widely adopted as the new standard in high performance I / O.
MacBook Pro now incorporates a FaceTime HD camera with three times the resolution of the previous generation. The MacBook Pro range is still distinguished by its high-precision unibody aluminum shell, its Multi-Touch glass trackpad, its backlit panoramic LED screen, its full backlit keyboard and its battery life of up to 7 hours.
Prices and availability
The new 13-inch MacBook Pro is available in two configurations: a model equipped with a 2.3 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor and a 320 GB hard drive available from 1,199 T (990.91 HT); and a model equipped with a 2.7 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor and a 500 GB hard drive from 1,499 incl. tax (1,238.84 excl.
The new 15-inch MacBook Pro comes in two models: a model equipped with a 2.0 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, an AMD Radeon HD 6490M graphics processor and a 500 GB hard drive from 1,799 incl. tax (1,486, 78 HT), and a model equipped with a 2.2 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, an AMD Radeon HD 6750M graphics processor and a 750 GB hard drive from 2 199 TTC (1 817.36 HT).
The new 17-inch MacBook Pro comes with a 2.2 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, an AMD Radeon HD 6750M graphics processor and a 750 GB hard drive starting at 2,499 TTC (2,065.29 HT).
React on the forum.