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6 January, 2009
new 17-inch MacBook Pro features long 8 hours battery life
During October 2008's special notebook event, Apple released new unibody MacBook and 15-inch MacBook Pro. At today's MWSF 2009, Apple announced the new precision aluminum unibody enclosure 17-inch MacBook Pro, matching the rest of the MacBook family. The new 17-inch MacBook Pro not just features aluminum unibody enclosure, but also the world's longest 8-hour built-in battery life (under wireless working environment). The new 17-inch MacBook Pro is also the world's thinnest and lightest notebook in the 17-inch category, as well as being made of highly recyclable materials, leading the industry towards a greener environment.
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Apple stated following for the new 8-hour long battery life:
Apple uses advanced chemistry, intelligent monitoring of the system and battery, and Adaptive Charging technology to create a revolutionary new notebook battery that delivers up to eight hours of wireless productivity on a single charge and up to 1,000 recharges without adding thickness, weight or cost to the MacBook Pros incredible design.* The longer battery lifespan equals fewer depleted batteries and less waste, which is better for the environment.
Unlike other MacBooks, the anti-glare display is available on this new 17-inch MacBook Pro (for $50 extra).
The new 17-inch aluminum MacBook Pro, is available for a suggested retail price of US$2,799, includes:
Build-to-order options for the MacBook Pro include a 2.93 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 8GB 1066 MHz DDR 3 memory, 320GB 7200 rpm hard drive, a 128GB or 256GB solid state drive, anti-glare display for $50 (US).
*A properly maintained Apple 17-inch MacBook Pro battery is designed to retain 80 percent or more of its original capacity during a lifespan of up to 1,000 recharge cycles.
The 17-inch MacBook Pro is only 2.50 cm thing (0.98 inch) and only weighs only 2.99 kg (6.6 pounds). For more information about the new 17-inch MacBook Pro, please refer to www.apple.com/macbookpro website.
We recommend getting invisibleSHIELD for the new MacBook Pro as well as your iPhone 3G, iPhone, iPod touch and all your gadgets to prevent ugly scratches. invisibleSHIELD does not add the usual bulky thickness like other skins/cases to your gadgets.
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Posted by Antony at January 6, 2009 7:22 PM
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