New 2011 MacBook Pros: Official Specs, Price and Availability Announced!

New 2011 MacBook Pros: Official Specs, Price and Availability Announced!

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It didn’t take any longer since we’ve got the full spec sheet of the new 13-inch MacBook Pro.
Though the leaked photos only showed what the 13-inch model will bring, now at least we know all the details of the three new MacBook Pros including the 15 and 17-inch models.

2011 MacBook Pro: 13, 15, and 17-inch Models

Apple has already announced earlier today new additions to the MacBook Pro family, including the 13, 15, and 17-inch models, all powered by Intel 2nd Generation Core-i series CPU’s based on Sandy Bridge architecture. This new iteration of MacBook Pro’s refreshes the previous generation with focus on speed and performance, as it also brings improved and optimized graphics, the high-speed I/O technology called Thunderbolt, higher storage capacities, and the new FaceTime HD camera.

Still, the standard builds of the Pro lineup are evident including the gorgeous aluminum unibody enclosure, the glass Multi-Touch trackpad, LED-backlit widescreen display, illuminated full-size keyboard and the battery rated to offer 7-hours of continuous wireless web surfing.

Connectivity options in all of the new MacBook Pro’s are identical except for the 17-inch model which has an added ExpressCard/34 slot for an eSATA adapter or a 3G wireless card, an excellent feature for times when no Wi-Fi network is available in a location. For your DVD-burning pleasure, the new MacBook Pro’s feature an 8X SuperDrive which can burn movies and other files in no time.

Pricing and Availability

Quoted from the official PR, the new 13-inch MacBook Pro, 15-inch MacBook Pro and 17-inch MacBook Pro are available through the Apple Store, Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers.

The 13-inch MacBook Pro is available in two configurations: one with a 2.3 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 and 320GB hard drive starting at $1,199; and one with a 2.7 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 and 500GB hard drive starting at $1,499.

The 15-inch MacBook Pro is available in two models: one with a 2.0 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7, AMD Radeon HD 6490M and 500GB hard drive starting at $1,799 and one with a 2.2 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7, AMD Radeon HD 6750M and 750GB hard drive starting at $2,199.

The 17-inch MacBook Pro features a 2.2 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7, AMD Radeon HD 6750M and 750GB hard drive and is priced at $2,499.

Though prices would vary on every region, we will just let you know once we got the official pricing here in the Philippines. So just stay tuned!

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