MacBook Pro, Apple’s flagship state of the art premium portable computing devices have received a new set of updates lately. These updates unveiled by Apple rather quietly have surprisingly been brought about without any change in MacBook Pro’s selling price. The updates are not only superficial with change in its operating system but also dive deep into the MacBook Pro’s skin, i.e., the hardware. To name a few latest updates to MacBook Pro include a new graphics card, a faster processor, increased storage and an updated operating system.
To begin with the new features list on the MacBook Pro is a brand new AMD Radeon graphics processor. The 15 and 17 inch MacBook Pro now gets an AMD Radeon HD 6750M and 6770M graphic card with 512MB and 1GB of GDDR5 memory. The 13inch on the other hand gets an Intel HD Graphics 3000 with 384MB DDR3 SDRAM shared graphics memory. Apple claims of two times faster graphics performance and the ability to enjoy 3D and HD video content without any lag at all.
Following the update list are the new generation Intel Core i5 and i7 Processors that are capable of processing at twice the speed. The MacBook Pro now gets the latest Intel Core i7 quad core and Intel Core i5 dual core processors with processing speeds of 2.4 and 2.8 GHz.
The updated MacBook Pro also features the new ThunderBolt I/O port that enables you to plug and play Thunderbolt peripherals. The ThunderBolt technology delivers up to 10Gbps transfer rate which is twelve times faster than Firewire 800 and twenty times faster than USB 2.0 technology. Users can also hook up high resolution displays to the Thunderbolt port using a HDMI adapter for rich cinematic experience.
The last but not the least updated feature on the list is the brand new operating system Mac OS X Lion with an updated FaceTime HD application and camera. The latest operating system includes up to 250 new features and security options. The FaceTime application and camera help you to now make 720p HD video calls to other FaceTime users.
Some of its hardware specifications are as follows:
- Processor: Intel Core i5 (3MB L3 Cache) 2.4GHz or Intel Core i7 (4MB L3 Cache) 2.8GHz
- RAM: 4GB DDR3 (1333MHz)
- Storage: 500GB or 750GB 5400RPM SATA Drive
- Display: 13.3/15.4/17 inch LED backlit glossy widescreen display
- Graphics & Video: FaceTime HD Camera, AMD Radeon HD 6750M (512MB GDDR5 on 2.2GHz configuration) or AMD Radeon HD 6770M (1GB GDDR5 on 2.4Ghz configuration) or Intel HD Graphics (384MB shared DDR3 SDRAM)
This state of the art and very attractive device can be purchased at INR 76,000/- (13 inch), INR 1,14,900/- (15 inch) or INR 1,32,900/- (17 inch).
With the all new features, MacBook Pro is sure to top your list of must buy items this festive season.