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

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.

Manufacturer’s Description

To build something truly different, you need to work in a truly different way. Apple designers and engineers work together through every stage of product development. It's a partnership that makes innovation possible. And it's exactly how the new MacBook Pro was created. With its breakthrough unibody enclosure, industry-first features and environmentally sound design, it's a revolution in the way notebooks are made.