Apple has, after much rumor and speculation (which all turned out to be true) officially unveiled their 2011 line of MacBook Pro computers. According to the release statement, the new Macbook Pros include FaceTime HD cameras with "triple the resolution of the previous generation," Intel Sandy Bridge Core i5 and i7 processors, and Thunderbolt I/O technology, are twice as fast as their previous incarnations. Graphics also got an update, with the 13-inch model using an integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 chip and the 15-inch and 17-inch versions featuring AMD Radeon HD processors with up to 1GB of memory.
The new line of MacBook Pros will be available in three sizes:
The 13-inch MacBook Pro is available in two configurations: one with a 2.3 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 and 320GB hard drive starting at $1,199; and one with a 2.7 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 and 500GB hard drive starting at $1,499.
The new 15-inch MacBook Pro is available in two models: one with a 2.0 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7, AMD Radeon HD 6490M and 500GB hard drive starting at $1,799 and one with a 2.2 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7, AMD Radeon HD 6750M and 750GB hard drive starting at $2,199.
The new 17-inch MacBook Pro features a 2.2 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7, AMD Radeon HD 6750M and 750GB hard drive and is priced at $2,499.