MacBook Pro 17″, which was introduced on April 24, 2006, comes with a 2.16 GHz Core Duo CPU. Apple claims the MacBook Pro is up to five times as fast as its PowerBook G4 predecessor, and uses RAM that’s twice as fast as the PowerBook G4. The laptop also includes an illuminated keyboard with ambient light sensor. MacBook Pro 17″ is on the market for $2,799.
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From Apple via Engadget
Apple has just unveiled their new 17-inch Macbook Pro. This laptop will feature an aluminum case at just 25.4mm thin, weighs only 3kg, includes a built-in iSight video camera for video conferencing and the Front Row with Apple Remote. In addition to all the other neat features the MacBook Pro also features a MagSafe Power Adapter, invented by Apple especially for mobile users. Being powered by a 2.16GHz Intel Core Duo processor, this laptop is now up to five times faster than the 17-inch PowerBook G4. To interaction even easier this MacBook Pro features a built-in iSight video camera. That can be used for video conferencing on-the-go using Apple’s iChat AV, or recording a video Podcast and iMovie using iLife ‘06. An updated list of the Mac OS X can be found here. The new 17-inch MacBook Pro will be in Apple Stores next week and prices start at £1999 (~$3,575). Via Bios Magazine.