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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz). The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the portability and screen are on the whole positive. The design and usability also get good reviews. Many are critical about the connectivity. The keyboard and size get mixed views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz) from The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Opinions about the size and design are generally positive. The screen and usability also get good feedback, but there are some mixed comments about the portability.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Sep, 2016

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Expert review by: Cisco Cheng (

Apple Macbook Pro 15-inch (Core 2 Duo)


With its vast features and a Core 2 Duo upgrade, the MacBook Pro 15-inch easily sits among the elite.

Fastest Core 2 Duo processor available. Terrific performance scores. Best-looking laptop on the market. Now has a FireWire 800 port and can burn dual-layer DVDs

Battery life could be better

Nov, 2006

Expert review by: Dushyant Khilnani (

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch Laptop


Apple machines are no longer just style statements, as their performance matches that of some powerful workhorses out there.

Also, earlier when the previous Core series of processors were used, the memory controller was on the North Bridge of the motherboard chipset. Now, memory controllers are integrated into the CPUs such as the new Core i5 and i7 processors. Since, Nvidia...

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Dan Ackerman (

Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)


Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro gets a solid under-the-hood upgrade for better performance and longer battery life, allowing the MacBook Pro to put enough distance between itself and the lower-end MacBook to justify its higher price.

Updated CPU and graphics without an updated price ; LED-backlit display for better battery life ; 802.11n support

Minimal configuration options ; Only 90 days of complimentary technical support ; Still no media card reader

By upgrading to the latest Intel platform and Nvidia graphics for better performance, adding a new screen tech for better battery life, and keeping the same great design and same starting prices, the MacBook Pro puts enough distance between itself and...

Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: cybesq3 (

Great marketing. Crappy Product


Funny Advertising

Faux Customer Service

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: Joe (

The last computer you will ever need to buy


Best OS System ever. Extremely easy/fun/powerful to use.

Could use 1 more Firewire or USB port

Apr, 2007

Consumer review by: txboyinak (

15" MacBook Pro


Very fast start up, simple, versitile.

Uses battery fairly fast.

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: stranded_007 (

Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)


Loving it! totally hot


static electricity

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: sukjyu (

Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)


The build quality is not up there with similarly priced laptops. OSX does not just work, it has broken down as much if not more than my XP. Mind you I do like the quick start times. This is a nice "fashionable" laptop that does its "laptop" work well.

Better than average keyboard and the mag safe cord is terrific

build quality is not as good as similarly priced laptops (i.e. thinkpads)

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: yK (

Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)


I have my mac only for a week but it is absolutely great. i like every single thing in it -specially the touchpad and i will recommend to every one how want and have the money to buy it

touchpad,long battery life, light, not slow working vista, can now work with every pc program by buying the fusion or any other program in the market

only 2 USB...90 days!!! warranty

Jun, 2008

Consumer review by: kingofgc (

Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)


I WAS a windows user from 3.11 to VISTA ultimate. APPLE WORKS it simply WORKS.

THE BEST computer I have seen and owned. you open the lid, and everything works. AND WORKS BETTER THAN windows ultimate

Can get a little hot, from time to time

Mar, 2008