Excerpt: The Good Stunning battery life that beats Apple's estimates. Faster than a model just a few months old; rivals Mac desktops. 2GB of RAM finally enough to use out of the box. Best value for dollar in the MacBook lineup. The Bad Design quickly getting old, prone to cosmetic damage. Sorely needs a dedicated graphics option; X3100 too slow in some cases. LCD is unnecessarily low-quality compared to the MacBook Air.
Pros: Stunning battery life that beats Apple's estimates., Faster than a model just a few months old; rivals Mac desktops., 2GB of RAM finally enough to use out of the box., Best value for dollar in the MacBook lineup.
Cons: Design quickly getting old, prone to cosmetic damage., Sorely needs a dedicated graphics option; X3100 too slow in some cases., LCD is unnecessarily low-quality compared to the MacBook Air.
Conclusion: With improved battery life and more graphics power, the Apple MacBook (Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz) is a nice value proposition for those who don't need the extras—like SD card slot, backlit keyboard, or aluminum design—offered by the MacBook Pro.
Pros: Bigger battery delivers longer life. Twice the graphics power of the previous MacBook. Unrivaled touchpad experience. Superior software bundle. Sturdy. Great design.
Cons: No SD slot. Skimped with 2GB starting memory configuration. Using last year's processor technology.
Summary: Verdict: If you are willing to overlook its high price, Apple’s new MacBook is an awesome notebook purchase. It’s stylish, quick and very easy to work with.
Pros: Excellent finish, screen is a huge improvement over the older MacBook, fast as an application’s machine, ultra-responsive trackpad, finger gestures work well, stable, keyboard is great to work with.
Excerpt: The Apple MacBook comes with a 13.3-inch LED backlit widescreen display, measures 325x241x227mm and weighs 2.04kg. It has a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB of memory, 250GB hard drive, and an NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor. As well as a Multi-Touch trackpad, it also has built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1 and a five-hour battery life.
Excerpt: The biggest news on Apple’s latest MacBook update may also be the most obvious: it’s not plastic anymore. Apple has canned the old (and iconic) white MacBook look in favor of a new unibody aluminum design that makes the MacBook and its larger brother, the MacBook Pro, much tougher to distinguish now.