Apple updates MacBook and MacBook Pro range, battery life up to 10hrs

Apple updates MacBook and MacBook Pro range, battery life hits 10hrs

Details of the MacBook and MacBook Pro refresh are now online, but anyone looking for a bargain can jog on, with prices starting at a distinctly upmarket £849 for the bottom of the range 2.4GHz 13″ MacBook.

Apple updates MacBook and MacBook Pro range, battery life hits 10hrs

MacBook

The MacBook 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo serves up 2GB DDR3 memory, a 250GB hard drive, 8x double-layer SuperDrive, NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics and a built-in 10-hour battery, and retails for £849.

Apple updates MacBook and MacBook Pro range, battery life hits 10hrs

MacBook Pro 13″

All yours for a penny under a grand, the MacBook Pros continue to punish your wallet with extreme prejudice, with the 13″ 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo model offering 4GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics card, SD slot and a 250GB hard drive.

Battery life is pegged at a mightily impressive 10-hour battery life, which is hefty hike up from the previous model’s 7 hours.

The MacBook 13″ 2.66GHz model squeezes the wallet even harder, with a hefty outlay of £1,249 earning you a larger 320GB hard drive.

Apple updates MacBook and MacBook Pro range, battery life hits 10hrs

MacBook Pro 15″

Larger models include the MacBook Pro 15″ 2.4GHz (Intel Core i5, 4GB RAM. 320GB HD, NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M with 256 MB, SD slot and 8-9 battery) for £1,499, the 15″ 2.53GHz MacBook Pro for £1,649 (same specs but with Intel Core i5 CPU and larger 320GB hard drive) and the 15″ 2.66GHz Intel Core i7 MacBook Pro with 500GB and NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M with 512 MB for £1,799.

MacBook Pro 17″

If your budget is bigger than some country’s national debt, then the MacBook Pro 17″ 2.53GHz number looks a very alluring creature indeed, offering 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, ExpressCard/34 slot, Intel HD graphics and NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M with 512 MB graphics for £1,899.

As with all MacBooks, configurations and specs can be tweaked and the machines ordered online here.

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