|Enjoy working, playing video games, or surfing to the fullest with the Apple MacBook Pro laptop (January, 2006). Powered by the Intel Core Duo processor with a speed of 2.0 GHz, this MacPro laptop lets you to multitask with ease. Moreover, enjoy an exceptional experience while playing your favorite high-end games on this laptop as it integrates an ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 graphics card. The Apple MacBook Pro laptop (January, 2006) has a 15.4-inch screen which renders a display at a resolution of 1440x900 pixels for games and multimedia. Thanks to the 100 GB 5400 RPM Serial ATA hard drive of this MacPro, you can store huge amounts of data on it. Boasting Bluetooth connectivity, the Apple MacBook Pro laptop (January, 2006) facilitates easy sharing of files with compatible devices within range.|
|Product Family||MacBook Pro|
|Processor Speed||2.00 GHz|
|Number of Cores||Dual-Core|
|Bus Speed||667 MHz|
|Display Technology||TFT Active Matrix|
|Display Color Support||24-bit (16.7 million colors)|
|Display Max. Resolution||1440 x 900|
|Security Features||Kensington Lock Slot|
|Expansion Ports||1 x IEEE 1394a (FireWire 400), 2 x USB 2.0, DVI (Digital Video Interface), FireWire 400, RJ-11 (modem), RJ-45 (NIC), VGA out|
|Expandability||1 x ExpressCard Slot|
|Special Features||Integrated Video Camera, MagSafe Power Adapter Port, Remote Control|
|Hard Drive Capacity||100 GB|
|Hard Drive Rotation Speed||5400 RPM|
|Storage Controller Type||Serial ATA|
|Installed RAM||1 GB|
|RAM Technology||DDR2 SDRAM|
|Max Supported RAM||2 GB|
|RAM Speed||667 MHz|
|Installed Cache Memory||2048 KB|
|CD / DVD|
|Optical Drive Type||DVD±RW/CD-RW|
|Optical Drive Read Speed||24x (CD), 4x (DVD+R DL), 4x (DVD-R DL), 6x (DVD+R), 6x (DVD-R), 8x (DVD)|
|Optical Drive Write Speed||24x (CD), 4x (DVD+R), 4x (DVD-R)|
|Optical Drive ReWrite Speed||10x (CD-RW), 4x (DVD+RW), 4x (DVD-RW)|
|Graphic Processor||ATI MOBILITY RADEON X1600|
|Installed Video Memory||256 MB|
|Graphic Bus Interface||PCI Express|
|Audio Output Type||Headphones, Line Out, Optical Digital, Sound card, Speaker(s)|
|Audio Input Type||Integrated Microphone, Line In (3.5mm), Microphone, Optical Digital In|
|Networking Type||Bluetooth, Integrated 10/100/1000 Network Card, Integrated Wireless LAN, Network Adapter|
|Data Link Protocol||AirPort Extreme, Bluetooth, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g|
|Battery Run Time||Up to 4.5 Hours|
|Battery Technology||Lithium polymer|
|Release Date||January, 2006|
|Input Method||Keyboard, Remote Control, Trackpad|
Average review score based on 14 user reviews
of customers recommend this product
This is the first Mac I have owned, as I was always been a PC user until about a year ago when I made the switch to Linux. I have to say, the build quality of this is far better than any PC I have ever used, and the operating system is a pleasant mix between Window's user friendly interface (though MAC's is easier, as well as smarter), and Linux's famed customization. As far as performance goes, this is a six YEAR old machine and it out runs my 6 MONTH old PC. Though Macs are expensive, and software is more commonly compatible with PC than with MAC, I will say this. PC's are for gamers and programmers, while MACs are for professional artists.
NOTE: I gave the battery life 3 stars for my particular battery, as I have not yet had the chance to experience a new batteries abilities.
Bought mine used and its been a wonderful laptop, call it a desktop. Why? The big screen allows working with full size images, unlike the smaller screens. I also bought an iPad, but its a waste of money in my opinion because in order to type the screen becomes the keyboard and you can't see what you're working on. Get a real keyboard if you have work to do, tapping a screen is useless for serious applications. This laptop cruises the internet perfectly, works with large image files in PhotoShop, I also do DVD prep work, awesome! I also like the dual touch pad design better than the all in one. I make too many errors with the multi finger stuff. Hooked up a mouse, external HD and off to college. Plus its dual boot into Windows if you're into that.
I believe it is one of the better laptops ever built, and still up to just about everything one would want to do with the most modern software. There are two issues of which you should be aware: 1) It tends to run hot. If you set the bottom against bare skin after it's been running a while, you may be well, badly surprised! 2) The aluminum shell is thin, and easily dented. Easily scratched too, so it will not look like new for long, unless you leave it on your desktop and never risk bumping into things in the real world the way a laptop does. On the plus side, this model will hold its resale value well. It is almost identical to the A1226, A1211 and A1260 models except a few small details such as screen brightness (and matte vs glossy), yet tends to cost quite a bit less if purchased used. Have fun!
I've been using my MacBook for one day now, and I love it! It is my first Apple computer and to buy one "near-new" scared me at first, but it was great and I had no problems. MacBooks are such great laptops, and even one that is 5 years old runs as good as brand new. If you are looking at Apple computers, buy a MacBook Pro, and if you aren't looking to buy an Apple computer...I don't want to know you.
this is my first mac it's a older model i wanted to see what the mac was all about and i can say it's a good laptop it run fast and it is a little diffrent from my pc laptop,i haven't did alot with it i use it for music and so far it been great for it.i have a old battery so i can not tell much about battery life.