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Apple Releases New MacBook Pros With Santa Rosa & LED Displays

Today, Apple has introduced (Press Release) the new MacBook Pros as expected.

With Intel Core 2 Duo performance, more memory and state-of-the-art graphics, this MacBook Pro is a portable powerhouse for creative and professional users," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. "Apple's notebooks have always led the industry in innovation with features like built-in 802.11 and the MagSafe Power Adapter, and now the industry's first 15-inch LED-backlit display is another step toward completely eliminating mercury from our displays."


The new MacBook Pros utilize the Santa Rosa chipset and come in the following configurations:

- $1999. 2.2GHz Core 2 Duo. 2GB RAM, 120GB HD, 15" LED. GeForce 8600M GT 128MB
- $2499. 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo. 2GB RAM, 160GB HD, 15" LED. GeForce 8600M GT 256MB
- $2799. 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo. 2GB RAM, 160GB HD, 17". GeForce 8600M GT 256MB

The 15-inch model uses a new LED display, while the 17-inch model now offers a new optional 1920-by-1200 high-resolution display.

The new MacBook Pros are available through the Apple Store (UK Store)

Visit our MacBook Pro forums to discuss the new MacBook Pro. Screenshots and Benchmarks and more first hand accounts.