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Introduced: June 5, 2007
Terminated: February 26, 2008

Logic Board
Processor:
  • 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (T7700)
  • Optional 2.6 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (T7800) for an additional $250 US
Frontside Bus Speed:   800 MHz
ROM:   EFI (Extensible Firmware Interface)
Level 1 Cache:   32K/32K
On-Chip Level 2 Cache:   4 MB
Expansion Slots:   ExpressCard/34 slot

Battery:
  • 60-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery (with integrated charge indicator LEDs) providing up to 6 hours of battery life
  • 85W MagSafe Power Adapter with cable management system
  • MagSafe power adapter port

Memory
RAM Type:   PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM
RAM Slots:   2
Standard RAM:   2 GB
Maximum RAM:   4 GB
Minimum RAM Speed:   667 MHz
Onboard RAM:   none

Ports
USB:   2 x USB 2.0

FireWire:
  • 1 x 400-Mbps
  • 1 x 800-Mbps
Video:
  • Built-in iSight camera
  • DVI output port
  • VGA output using included DVI to VGA adapter
Communications:
  • Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
  • Optional external Apple USB Modem
  • Built-in AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi wireless networking (based on an IEEE 802.11n draft specification); IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
  • Built-in Bluetooth 2.0 + Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)
Audio:
  • Combined optical digital input/audio line in (minijack)
  • Combined optical digital output/headphone out (minijack)
  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Internal omnidirectional microphone (located under left speaker grille)

Graphics and Video Support
Display:
  • 15.4-inch (diagonal) TFT LED backlit display with support for millions of colors; optional glossy widescreen display
Graphics Support:
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics processor with dual-link DVI support and 256 MB of GDDR3 SDRAM
  • Supported resolutions: 1440 x 900 (native), 1280 x 800, 1152 x 720, 1024 x 640, and 800 x 500 at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1024 x 768, 800 x 600, and 640 x 480 at 4:3 aspect ratio; 1024 x 768, 800 x 600, and 640 x 480 at 4:3 aspect ratio stretched; 720 x 480 at 3:2 aspect ratio; 720 x 480 at 3:2 aspect ratio stretched
  • Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 x 1600 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors

Storage
Disk Drive:
  • 8x slot-loading SuperDrive (DVD+-R DL/DVD+-RW/CD-RW); Maximum write: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R; 4x DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW; 24x CD-R; 10x CD-RW; Maximum read: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-ROM; 6x DVD-ROM (double layer DVD-9), DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW; 24x CD
Internal Hard Drive:
  • Standard 160 GB 5400-rpm serial ATA hard drive
  • Optional 200 GB 7200-rpm or 250 GB 5400-rpm serial ATA hard drives

Operating System
Original OS:   X v10.4.9 (Tiger)

Compatible MacOS:
X v10.4.9 (Tiger)
X v10.5 (Leopard)
X v10.6 (Snow Leopard)


For additional information on operating systems:
See this article

Miscellaneous
Form Factor:   MacBook Pro (15")
Order No.:   MA896LL/A

Input:
  • Built-in full-size keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys, 4 arrow keys (inverted "T" arrangement), and embedded numeric keypad; backlit keyboard with ambient light sensors for automatic adjustment of keyboard illumination and screen brightness
  • Solid-state scrolling Trackpad for precise cursor control; supports two finger scrolling, tap, double-tap, and drag capabilities
  • Apple Remote
Dimensions (Inches):   1.0 H x 14.1 W x 9.6 D
Average Weight (lbs):   5.4
Original Price:   $2499 US


Apple Inc
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Comments
Final version of model (late 2007) included Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard (includes Time Machine, Quick Look, Spaces, Spotlight, Dashboard, Mail, iChat, Safari, Address Book, QuickTime, iCal, DVD Player, Photo Booth, Xcode Developer Tools); iLife '08 (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand), Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Test Drive, iWork '08 (30-day trial), Aperture Trial; 90 days of telephone support and a one-year limited warranty.