Apple MacBook Pro 17″ Widescreen Model Released

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Apple today released a new product in the MacBook Pro series, a 17″ widescreen configuration with a greater offering of ports than the 15.4″ version.


Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch model as seen on Apple.com (view large image)

Specs for 17-inch MacBook Pro:

  • Screen: 17-inch widescreen1680x1050
  • Processor: 2.16GHz Core Duo model
  • RAM: 1GB of RAM (Max 2GB)
  • Optical Drive: 8X dual-layer burner
  • Hard Drive: 120GB 5400 RPM hard drive
  • Ports: FireWire 800 port, 3 USB 2.0 ports, FireWire 400, Headphone, Mic, Dual link DVI
  • Built-in webcam
  • Weight: 6.8lbs
  • Graphics: ATI X1600 256MB
  • ExpressCard 34 Slot
  • Wireless: Apple Airport Extreme (802.11 b/g)
  • OS: Mac OS X Tiger (can boot Windows XP if Boot Camp is downloaded and valid copy of Windows XP is owned)
  • Price: $2,799

The 17-inch MacBook Pro is about .8 lbs more in weight than the 15.4 inch version but still maintains about 1-inch thickness, which is really thin for this sized laptop.  The 17-inch version gains an extra USB port, has FireWire 800 and a better optical drive in the form of an 8x SuperDrive DL (fast dual layer DVD burner).  The 17-inch version comes standard with 1GB of RAM, ATI X1600 256MB graphics card and of course the Intel Core Duo 2.16GHz processor.  The MacBook Pro 17-inch is available now at Apple.com.


Above: Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch features

Above: Apple MacBook Pro 15.4-inch features

The next Apple laptop release should be in June for the new iBooks with an Intel Core Duo processor, rumor has it they will be 13.3″ widescreen laptops.

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