The 17 inch Macbook Pro MD311LL/A is now available at Apple Store and Amazon.com for $2,499. This newest version introduces quad-core Intel i7 processor, which provides ultimate performance and multitasking management and with speed up to 2x times faster than previous MacBook Pro series.
One key feature of the unit is the built-in thunderbolt technology. It is the first notebook to acquire it, making it to transfer files with an incredible speed up to 12 times than FireWire 800 and up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0 (10 gigabits per second) to any supported peripheral or external devices.
Matching the wide screen refers to Face Time HD camera, is another powerful highlight with a resolution three times clearer than previous camera, and well suited when viewing sharp picture for your friends and also for video calling with quality images up to 720 pexils.
With regards to flexibility, Dual Graphic processor offers a unique experience to Macbook Pro MD311LL/A 17 inch users to switch from one processor to another when necessary. First, its AMD Radeon HD 6770M processor (with 1 GB of GDDR5 video memory) provides performance for harder applications while the integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 processor allows the battery life to last longer.
To top it all, Buttonless multi-touch trackpad delivers a lot of mobility around the large silky glass surface for unique user experience.
Macbook Pro MD311LL/A 17 inch Specifications:
- 17-inch LED-backlit glossy widescreen display (1920 x 1200-pixel resolution).
- 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7 quad-core processor ("Sandy Bridge") with 6 MB shared L3
- Dual graphics processors with automatic switching between AMD Radeon HD 6770M (with 1 GB of GDDR5 video memory) and integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 (with 384 MB of DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory)
- 750 GB Serial ATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
- 4 GB installed RAM (1333 MHz DDR3; supports up to 8 GB)
- 8x slot-loading SuperDrive with double-layer DVD support (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
- Built-in FaceTime HD camera
- Wi-Fi wireless networking (based on 802.11n specification; 802.11a/b/g compatible)
- Gigabit Ethernet wired networking (10/100/1000)
- Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) for connecting with peripherals such as keyboards, mice and cell phones
- Three USB 2.0 ports, one FireWire 800 port
- ExpressCard/34 slot
- Thunderbolt port with native Mini DisplayPort output plus support for DVI, VGA, dual-link DVI, and HDMI (requires adapters, sold separately)
- Multi-Touch trackpad for precise cursor control
- Full-size backlit keyboard
- Stereo speakers with subwoofers
- Weight: 6.6 pounds
- Up to 7 hours of battery life
Macbook Pro MD311LL/A 17 inch is not yet available from other countries except U.S.