This introduction is really no surprise. Given that Apple has moved to this type of unibody construction across their entire laptop line. I personally have the 15″ and love it. While I suspected the 17″ would be announced at MacWorld when I purchased this a few months ago, I couldn’t wait.
- 1920 x 1200 display
- 700:1 contrast ratio
- 60% greater color gamut
- Matte display
- $50 anti glare option
Inside we have a new generation of C2D CPUs — up to 8GB of RAM… new NVIDIA graphics options, discrete graphics onboard….You can upgrade to a 256GB SDD.”
There was rumor that the battery in this bad boy would be non-removable. The rumors were correct.
“We’ve designed a battery that will last 8 hours on a charge, and can be charged 1000 times…The key to building a longer battery is making it bigger… the challenge is where to find the space to put it… in a removable battery there’s a lot of wasted space.”
“It comes in one config — $2799.” 2.66GHz, 4GB RAM, 320GB hard drive… it starts shipping at the end of this month.