Apple MacBook February 2008

Apple MacBook
Summary: 13.3″ WS, Intel Core 2 Duo Penryn, Mac OS X

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Product Name: Apple Macbook
Official Page: Apple.com/MacBook
Manufacturer: Apple, Inc.
Announced: February 26, 2008
Available: February 26, 2008
Status: Currently in production/available
Price: Starting at $1099 – See models below
Markets: Worldwide, Consumers

Availability (February 26, 2008):
Apple Store US
Apple Store Canada

Models Available at Amazon:
– MacBook’s – Some $75 and $100 rebates available at Amazon – check individual models
Apple MacBook MB402LL/A ($1099 at Amazon) : Intel Core 2 Duo 2.1GHz, 1GB Memory, 120GB HDD, White
Apple MacBook MB403LL/A ($1,299 at Amazon) : Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz, 2GB Memory, 160GB HDD, White, 13.3-inch
Apple MacBook MB404LL/A ($1,499 at Amazon) : Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz, 2GB Memory, 250GB HDD, Black, 13.3-inch

Older MacBook Models Still Available:
Apple MacBook MB061LL/B ($1,237.83 at Amazon) : Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz, 1GB Memory, 80GB HDD, Combo Drive, White, 13.3-inch
Apple MacBook MB158LL/B ($1,349 at Amazon) : Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2GHz, 2GB Memory, 160GB HDD, 8x Super Drive, Black, 13.3-inch
Apple MacBook MB063LL/A ($1,099.99 at Amazon $99.01 off (8%)) : Intel Core 2 Duo 2.16GHz, 1GB Memory, 160GB HDD, 8X Super Drive, Black, 13.3-inch
Apple MacBook MB063LL/B ($1,476 at Amazon) : Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2GHz, 1GB Memory, 160GB HDD, Super Drive, Black, 13.3-inch

Base Models:
MB402LL/A – $1099, White, 2.1GHz, 1GB Memory, 120GB Hard Drive, DVD/CDRW
MB404LL/A – $1499, Black, 2.4GHz, 2GB Memory, 250GB Hard Drive, 8x SuperDrive (Dual-Layer DVD Writer)

Features:
– Built-in iSight camera (video conferencing, etc.)
– Comes with display cleaning cloth
– Can buy an Apple Remote to use with various Mac OS X software applications

Updates over previous models:
– Upgraded CPUs (to Intel Core 2 Duo Penryns, 45nm)
– Upgraded storage options

Manufacturer’s Description:
Faster is just the beginning. The new MacBook features the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors, larger hard drives, and up to 2GB of memory standard. Best of all, MacBook still starts at $1099. It’s the same does-everything-you-want notebook but better.

Specifications:
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo “Penryn” 2.1GHz (3MB L2 Cache), 2.4GHz (3MB L2)
Chipset: Intel 965GM Express
Front-side Bus: 800MHz
Memory: 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM (PC2-5300)
Memory Capacity: 1GB – 4GB (2 slots)

Graphics/Display:
Display: 13.3″ WS LCD Glossy TFT
Resolution: 1280×800 WXGA
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Intel GMA X3100
Graphics Memory: Up to 144MB (Shared)
Other: Mini-DVI Out

Storage:
Hard Drive Type: Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Drive Capacity: 5400rpm: 120GB, 160GB, 250GB
Optical: Combo Drive (CDRW/DVD-ROM) or 8x SuperDrive (Dual-Layer DVD Writer)
Other:

Connectivity:
Wireless: AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi – 802.11n, 802.11a/b/g
Modem: USB (MA034Z/A – Apple USB Modem)
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 BASE-T Gigabit
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR
Mobile Broadband: No

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset:
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 2x Stereo Speakers, Omnidirectional microphone
Audio I/O: Combined Optical digital audio input/line-in (minijack), Combined optical digital audio output/line-out (minijack)
USB: 2x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394 400Mbps
PC Card: No
Flash/Memory Card Reader: No
Keyboard/Mouse: Full-size 78-key (US) or 79-key (ISO)
Other: “Solid-state scrolling trackpad)

Security:
Biometric/Fingerprint: BNo
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): No
Other:

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5
Other Software: iLife ’80 (iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand)
Warranty: 90 days free telephone support, one year limited warranty, extended options available through AppleCare
Drivers:

Battery: Lithium Polymer
Options: None
Battery Life: Mfr: Up to 4.5 hours

Dimensions:
Width: 12.78 inches / 325 mm
Depth: 8.92 inches / 227 mm
Height: 1.08 inches / 27.5 mm
Weight: 5 pounds / 2.27 kg

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