When it concerns computer systems, upgraded variations are always better than the previous variations (but certainly, with a couple of exceptions here and there); and the just recently introduced Apple MacBook Pro 2011 update is no exception. As we pointed out earlier, the new MacBook Pro looks a lot just like the old version, and that isn’t really unexpected as the brand-new model is more of an updated version in the MacBook Pro line – and not an upgraded version of this item. With Apple introduces quite a few cutting edge features as a part of its 2011 upgrade, the distinction between the MacBook Pro 2011 update and its predecessor mostly revolves around their features.
Prior to we start comparing the brand-new MacBook Pro update with its predecessor, we need to tell you that this article is not about which is better amongst the 2 – it is but evident that the new update possesses supreme supremacy over its predecessor. This review is about why the brand-new MacBook Pro is better than the previous design, and we will be focusing on the most recent update and comparing its features with those of its predecessor.
Apple MacBook Pro 2011 update, which was released in February 2011, is fully packed with some of the most advanced innovations that we have been waiting for all this while. The brand-new inclusions don’t just offer the new MacBook an edge over its predecessor, however, also provides it an edge over numerous other laptop computers that the tech field has been flooded with recently. Some of the most fantastic features which were rolled out as a part of the brand-new MacBook Pro upgrade in February consisted of the all brand-new Sandy Bridge processors, the Thunderbolt technology, new graphics processor, FaceTime technology, and so on. With all these features, each of which appears to be even more than appealing, up its sleeves, the brand-new update is connected to be better than the last update which can be found in mid 2010.
AMD Radeon HD 6750M in 15 and 17 inch models respectively. The new graphics device, which comes as a part of the 2011 MacBook Pro update, boast of being 3 times better than the systems utilized previously.
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All the brand-new Pro models have a RAM of 4GB on board, and their storage capacity has been increased. The 13 inch base version now sports a 320GB HDD rather of 250GB HDD made use of previously, and the higher end version sports a 500GB HDD in the space of 320GB HDD used formerly. The very same has actually likewise been seen in 15 inch and 17 inch models – wherein the 320GB HDD storage has actually been changed with 500GB HDD storage and 500GB HDD has actually been changed with 750GB HDD.
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The 15 inch Macbook Pro is available in 2 versions, the 2.4 GHz i5 and the 2.53 GHz i5. This is Intel’s brand new processor that came out in January. The i5 is a blazing fast processor that will speed up your Macbook Pro like no other. These are targeted at video and audio editors that need great deals of power in their computer systems. You can go with the 320GB or 500GB hard drive. The 15 inch model features the NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M graphics processor with 256MB GDDR3 RAM. The 15.4 inch display offers you 1440 by 900 screen resolution. You get an 8 hour battery life which is a bit less than the 13 inch model, however the 15 inch has a bigger display. If you require a powerful laptop computer than the 15 inch model is for you, it’s a real workhorse.
The two 17 inch models are the top of the line notebooks that Apple needs to offer. They are for individuals who require the greatest and the best laptops out there. You can go with the i5 or i7 processor. The i7 is the fastest processor produced laptop computers with Intel. You get a 500GB hard disk and an NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M graphics card that has 512MB of RAM. The screen resolution is 1920 by 1200 pixels which will offer you outstanding clearness on that gigantic 17 inch display. And with all this Apple still managed to provide you 8 hours of battery life. The 17 inch Macbook Pro genuinely is an amazing laptop computer.
Thunderbolt technology. The OS X Lion, Version 10.7, brings an array of new features – right from Air Drop to Mail 5, to the MacBook Pro. The Thunderbolt, the very same Light Peak technology that was making the rounds of the report mill, is a connection technology, which has been developed by Apple in collaboration with Intel. At 10 gigabytes per 2nd, the Thunderbolt is 20 times faster than its predecessor – the USB 2.0. The introduction of this technology in new MacBook Pro models has earned it the title Thunderbolt MacBook Pro.
But undoubtedly, all these features come for some extra dollars. The base version of the brand-new 13 inch MacBook Pro is priced at US$ 1, 199, 15 inch starts at US$ 1799, and the 17 inch has a price of US$ 2, 499. It could appear costly, but a look at its tech specs and you realize that spending on buying the new MacBook Pro – which, according to some tech wizards is an apt replacement for the desktop – is worth it.