Additional Sketchy 15" MacBook Pro Specs from Chinese Forum Post

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step1 shelf macbookpro 15 022411 1Earlier today, a Chinese forum post on Weiphone claimed to have the specs for the new 13" MacBook Pro revision. Disappointingly, the changes were minor with no evidence of a new design or the use of any high resolution Retina display.

The original poster has since edited his post with additional claims for the 15" MacBook Pro update. The specs listed include:

New Macbook Pro 15 inch:
i7 2820 2.3GHZ/2x2GB/500GB
i7 2860 2.5GHZ/2x4GB/750GB
Custom 2.7GHZ/2x4GB/1TB
Card is NV GT650M 1G

What's questionable about these specs is that the processors listed are previous generation Intel processors and not the new Ivy Bridge ones that we have been expecting. While representing a slight upgrade to the existing 15" MacBook Pro models, it's hard to believe that Apple would use last year's processors in their upgrade.

Top Rated Comments

Moccasin Avatar
113 months ago
Surely they ARE worth reporting because this last one casts doubt on the accuracy of the first, given that they are both from the same source.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
andrewzz Avatar
113 months ago
Oh I get it now.. This is a "leak" from Apple intended to figure out who are the employees leaking information by identifying which nonsense information came from which source. Pretty clever. I think that's what Cook was referring to when talking about "doubling down on leaks". Goodbye employee #87213!
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
applesith Avatar
113 months ago
Why is this even being reported? I'm trying to do work and when I see these teases in my twitter from MR- it throws off my productivity!
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ECUpirate44 Avatar
113 months ago

it's hard to believe that Apple would use last year's processors in their upgrade.


Pretty much sums it up there.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Feed Me Avatar
113 months ago
Those don't look like SSDs.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
chaosbunny Avatar
113 months ago
Who cares about specs? How thin will it be? Me needs to look cool while I upload all of my personal information to facebook and icloud at starbucks! :rolleyes:
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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