The long rumored MacBook finally announced offically!

Apple held a new MacBook announcement event on 14th Oct morning, a new series of MacBooks are announced!

MacBook 13 inch

MacBook 13 inch

The most attractive news must be the new 13.3 inch MacBook…. there were rumors that the new MacBook’s case will be made of a brick of aluminium and equipped with GeForce display card. It turns out that those rumors are real!

New MacBook series new features:

  • Unibody enclosure crafted from a single block of aluminum
  • Mini DisplayPort for Video out
  • Two NVIDIA graphics chipsets: 9400M and 9600M GT
  • Instant-on LED-backlit displays
  • Glass Multi-Touch trackpad with new Multi-Touch gestures
  • User accessible hard drive

The only disappointment is about the “entry level price point” rumor. There was rumor that the new MacBook could be at a very low price that target entry level users. The price point was assumed to be as low as US$800…  However, this rumor didn’t become reality…  the entry level white 13 inch MacBook cost US$999 and the new 13.3 inch aluminum case MacBook cost US$1299!!

Another hot item MacBook Air also get some upgrades, meanwhile price of MacBook Air drop a little bit to US$1799! The new features added to MacBook Air includes GF9400M display card, new Core 2 Duo CPU, new chipset and a bigger hard disk with 120GB.

New MacBook with unibody enclosure crafted from a single block of aluminum

New MacBook with unibody enclosure crafted from a single block of aluminum

New MacBook with unibody enclosure crafted from a single block of aluminum

New MacBook with unibody enclosure crafted from a single block of aluminum

13 inch MacBook features

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

MacBook 5 hours battery life

MacBook 5 hours battery life + 2.04 kg weight

  • 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.

MacBook Air new features

MacBook Air

MacBook Air

The 1.6 GHz MacBook Air, for a suggested retail price of $1,799 (US), includes:

MacBook Air 4.5 hours battery life

MacBook Air 4.5 hours battery life + 1.36 kg weight

  • 13.3-inch widescreen LED-backlit high resolution 1280 x 800 glossy display;
  • 1.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo with 6MB shared L2 cache;
  • 1066 MHz front-side bus;
  • 2GB 1066 MHz DDR3 SDRAM;
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9400M integrated graphics;
  • 120GB serial ATA hard drive running at 4200 rpm, with Sudden Motion Sensor;
  • Mini DisplayPort for video output (adapters sold separately);
  • built-in AirPort Extreme 802.11n wireless networking and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR;
  • built-in iSight video camera;
  • one USB 2.0 port;
  • one headphone port;
  • Multi-Touch trackpad and illuminated keyboard; and
  • 45 Watt MagSafe Power Adapter.

15 inch MacBook Pro features

MacBook Pro 15 inch

MacBook Pro 15 inch

The 2.4 GHz, 15-inch aluminum MacBook Pro, for a suggested retail price of $1,999 (US), includes:

MacBook Pro 5 hours battery life

MacBook Pro 5 hours battery life + 2.49 kg weight

  • 15.4-inch widescreen LED-backlit 1440 x 900 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;
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT discrete graphics with 256MB GDDR3 video memory;
  • 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 FireWire® 800 port;
  • ExpressCard/34 expansion card slot;
  • 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
  • 85 Watt MagSafe Power Adapter.



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Oct 14

3 Responses to “New MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air announced”

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