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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Apple Releases New MacBook Family


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The new MacBook, 15-inch MacBook Pro and 17-inch MacBook Pro are now shipping and the new MacBook Air will be available in early November through the Apple Store® (www.apple.com), Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers. An updated 13-inch white MacBook featuring 2.1 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processors, a 120GB 5400 rpm hard drive and a slot-load 8X SuperDrive® is now available for $999 (US).

The 2.0 GHz, 13-inch aluminum MacBook, for a suggested retail price of $1,299 (US), includes:

    * 13.3-inch widescreen LED-backlit 1280 x 800 glossy display;
    * 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo with 3MB shared L2 cache;
    * 1066 MHz front-side bus;
    * 2GB 1066 MHz DDR3 SDRAM, expandable to 4GB;
    * NVIDIA GeForce 9400M integrated graphics;
    * 160GB serial ATA hard drive running at 5400 rpm, with Sudden Motion Sensor;
    * a slot-load 8X SuperDrive with double-layer support (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW) optical drive;
    * Mini DisplayPort for video output (adapters sold separately);
    * built-in AirPort Extreme® 802.11n wireless networking and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR;
    * Gigabit Ethernet port;
    * built-in iSight video camera;
    * two USB 2.0 ports;
    * one audio line in and one audio line out port, each supporting both optical digital and analog;
    * glass Multi-Touch trackpad; and
    * 60 Watt MagSafe Power Adapter.

The 2.4 GHz aluminum MacBook, for a suggested retail price of $1,599 (US), includes:

    * 13.3-inch widescreen LED-backlit 1280 x 800 glossy display;
    * 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo with 3MB shared L2 cache;
    * 1066 MHz front-side bus;
    * 2GB 1066 MHz DDR3 SDRAM, expandable to 4GB;
    * NVIDIA GeForce 9400M integrated graphics;
    * 250GB serial ATA hard drive running at 5400 rpm, with Sudden Motion Sensor;
    * a slot-load 8X SuperDrive with double-layer support (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW) optical drive;
    * Mini DisplayPort for video output (adapters sold separately);
    * built-in AirPort Extreme 802.11n wireless networking and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR;
    * Gigabit Ethernet port;
    * built-in iSight video camera;
    * two USB 2.0 ports;
    * one audio line in and one audio line out port, each supporting both optical digital and analog;
    * glass Multi-Touch trackpad and illuminated keyboard; and
    * 60 Watt MagSafe Power Adapter.

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