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15-inch MacBook Pro/2.53GHz

At a Glance

If you already have a unibody MacBook Pro, you will already have most of the great features offered in this new model. However, if you're a switcher, a new buyer, or have one of Apple's older notebook models, this is a fine choice, though gamers should shy away from this model.

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At a Glance
  • If you already have a unibody MacBook Pro, you will already have most of the great features offered in this new model. However, if you’re a switcher, a new buyer, or have one of Apple’s older notebook models, this is a fine choice, though gamers should shy away from this model. Read the full review

    Pros

    • Improved battery life
    • Higher quality display
    • Bootable SD card slot
    • Entry-level price tag

    Cons

    • No video adapters or Apple Remote included
    • No ExpressCard slot
    • Integrated graphics processor has slower performance
    • No matte screen option
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