New MacBook Pro is here: Thunderbolt, Quad Core and AMD Radeon GPU, FaceTime HD

MacBook Pro

Apple has refreshed its line of MacBook Pro notebooks without any media event. Some highlights:

  • Featuring the latest Sandy Bridge CPUs from Intel.
  • First time a Quad Core CPUs option is available for Apple notebooks. Quad core is available for 15″ and 17″ models while 13″ model is dual core.
  • New Thunderbolt io technology from Intel which delivers 10 gigabits per second and replace the need for USB 3. The new Thunderbolt port also served as Mini Displayout digital video output.
  • MacBook Pro is using AMD Radeons for its discrete GPUs for 15″ and 17″ models.
  • Build-in SDXC card slot for 13″ and 15″ model. Build-in ExpressCard/34 slot for 17″ model.
  • FaceTime HD support.
  • 15″ and 17″ model now offers antiglare display option.

Apple MacBook Pro