MacBook Pro increases speed and glossy display available

On the same day as the release of MacBook, Apple also speeds up MacBook Pro offerings.

The company increased processor speeds on 15-inch MacBook Pro. The entry level of MacBook Pro (15-inch) is now 2.0 GHz (up from 1.83 GHz) and stays at same US$1999 price tag. The $2,499 model now includes a 2.16 GHz Intel Core Duo processor, up from 2.0 GHz. The price for 17-inch MacBook Pro (2.16GHz) remains at US$2799.

The product codes (or order numbers) for 15.4-inch MacBook Pro have been changed, the order number for 17-inch stays the same.
March 2006 releases:
MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 1.83GHz: MA463LL/A
MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.0GHz: MA464LL/A

May 2006 update:
MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.0GHz: (MA600LL/A)
MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.16GHz: (MA601LL/A)

Both 15-inch and 17-inch models can now have the new Glossy Widescreen Display (as configured to order) at no extra cost. You can buy MacBook Pro from Apple Store.

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order numbers for the updated 15.4-inch MacBook Pro are:
MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.0GHz: (MA600LL/A)
MacBook Pro 15.4-inch 2.16GHz: (MA601LL/A)
MacBook Pro 17-inch 2.16GHz: (MA092LL/A)

Posted by Antony at May 17, 2006 12:43 AM

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