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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)

Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)
alaScore 80

41 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the value for money and battery. The design and performance also get good feedback, but many are negative about the size and connectivity.

screen, performance, design, battery, value for money

connectivity, size

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 80/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 41 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 21 user reviews of Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

screen, performance, design, battery, usability

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

This summary is based on the products: Apple MacBook Pro 15inch 2.66GHz/4GB/320GB/Ge... 9400M/GeForce 9600M GT (256)/SDApple MacBook Pro 15inch 2.8GHz/4GB/500GB/GeF... 9400M/GeForce 9600M GT (512)/SD

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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...

Editor's Choice!

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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

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Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch laptop (LED backlit version) review

 

While the core element of the MacBook Pro hasn't changed, Apple has moved to upgrade and improve certain elements of the laptop. So should you upgrade now, does the new features give it a 9/10? We get working to find out. Choosing when to upgrade your...

Dual-core, power to spare, classic look, LED backlit, bigger graphics card, more battery

iSight not upgraded, no next-gen DVD players, remote will get lost and doesn't fit into the design

Yet more hardware tweaks keeps the MacBook Pro one to consider

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Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch laptop review

 

Apple may well be renowned for its striking designs and while the move to Intel's chipset may be a major technology change for the company, they haven't used it to change the basic style and shape. Finished in the lightweight aluminium chassis of...

Dual-core, power to spare, classic look

Average battery life, average screen

It had to happen and it finally has, Apple has switched to Intel and with it brought with it more power than ever before

Hot Product!

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Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch laptop review in Notebooks

 

Apple's first Intel notebook

Dual-core, power to spare, classic look

It had to happen and it finally has, Apple has switched to Intel and with it brought with it more power than ever before

It had to happen and it finally has, Apple has switched to Intel and with it brought with it more power than ever before

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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz) review

 

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 CPUs 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 forbetter performance, adding a new screen tech for better battery life,and keeping the same great design and same starting prices, the MacBookPro puts enough distance between itself and the...

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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch 2.33GHz) review

 

If you've been holding off on making the leap to a MacBook Pro because of the lack of Core 2 Duo processors, this new update adds the latest Intel CPUs and provides a great overall computing experience, albeit at a premium price

Sleek design ; Illuminated keyboard ; Built-in webcam and remote ; Can run Windows XP via Boot Camp ; FireWire 800 support

Lacks media card reader ; Only 90 days of free technical support

Also included is Apple's much-loved suite of proprietary software, iLife '06, which includes intuitive tools for building Web sites, creating DVDs, composing music and working with photos

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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...

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Great marketing. Crappy Product

 

Funny Advertising

Faux Customer Service

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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

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