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Apple MacBook Pro (2008)

Apple MacBook Pro (2008)
alaScore 80

15 reviews

Sep, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the screen. The battery is also mentioned favorably.

performance, battery, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Apple MacBook Pro (2008) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Apple MacBook Pro (2008)

 

Apple's 15-inch powerhouse returns with a sleek new design and dual graphics cards.

When it comes to design, performance, and innovation, there’s no question that Apple's latest 15-inch MacBook Pro is a stunning notebook. Its looks, dual graphics cards, intuitive multi-touch trackpad, and sturdy design make it one of the best...

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Apple MacBook Pro 2008 review

 

It looks like an overgrown MacBook, but there's more to the MacBook Pro than meets the eye

Dual graphics cards ; Not much more than the MacBook ; Much more modern case ; Superb screen

Clunky graphics card switch process ; No Blu-ray

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Apple MacBook Pro (2008 Edition, 15-in, 2.5GHz) review

 

The new MacBook Pro is a solid, if predictable, upgrade to the line, but noteworthy for stealing the MacBook Air's best feature -- expanded gesture controls for the touch pad

Updated CPUs ; Improved battery life ; Adds touch pad gestures from the MacBook Air

Small performance premium over the cheaper 13-inch MacBook ; Only 90 days of telephone technical support ; Still no SD card reader

We're still not fans of Apple's nearly obligatory extended warranty upsell, so much so that we've simply copied this complaint from our last MacBook review. The default warranty for the MacBook is one year of coverage for parts and labour, but...

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Stuff magazine

 

Updated with the MacBook Air's Multi-Touch pad and a faster 45nm Intel Core 2 Duo brain, The new MacBook Pro is the ultimate power machine for Apple fans

The updated MacBook Pro range now goes up to 2.6GHz if you're the sort who's always converting one sort of file into another sort of file and needs the extra processor power, plus there’s Multi-Touch support for easier navigation. And it’s thinner....

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Apple MacBook Pro (2008 Edition, 2.4GHz) Review - Laptops

 

apple macbook pro (2008 edition, 2.4ghz) review: A solid, if predictable, upgrade to the MacBook Pro line, but noteworthy for stealing the MacBook Air's best feature -- expanded gesture controls for the touch pad.

Updated CPUs, Improved battery life, Adds touch pad gestures from the MacBook Air

Small performance premium over the cheaper 13-inch MacBook, Only 90 days of toll-free technical support, Still no SD card reader

A solid, if predictable, upgrade to the MacBook Pro line, but noteworthy for stealing the MacBook Air's best feature--expanded gesture controls for the touch pad.

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Apple MacBook Pro (2008 Edition, 2.4GHz)

 

A solid, if predictable, upgrade to the MacBook Pro line, but noteworthy for stealing the MacBook Air's best feature - expanded gesture controls for the touch pad.

Updated CPUs ; Improved battery life ; Adds touch pad gestures from the MacBook Air

Small performance premium over the cheaper 13-inch MacBook ; Only 90 days of toll-free technical support ; Still no SD card reader

We're still not fans of Apple's nearly obligatory extended warranty upsell (so much so that we've simply copied this complaint from our last MacBook review). The default warranty for the MacBook is one year of coverage for parts and labor, but...

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Apple MacBook Pro (2008 Edition, 2.4GHz)

 

Not a bad, for my first Mac.

Nice design ; not as heavy as it looks ; touch-pad gestures

2 USB ports ; no SD port ; Key's are unresponsive, sometimes

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Apple MacBook Pro (2008 Edition, 2.4GHz)

 

Very Nice Macbook.

Good Design, wide Screen,Better Battery,Good Speed,Camera Resolution better

USB Port-2,No SD Card

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Apple MacBook Pro (2008 Edition, 2.4GHz)

 

I recently picked up a MacBook Pro for my photo editing needs.

fast ; light ; design is very sleek ; software is simply amazing

not enough USB ports

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Apple MacBook Pro (2008 Edition, 2.4GHz)   

 

I recently picked up a MacBook Pro for my photo editing needs. Simply amazed by the speed and ease of use of this product, very glad I made the switch to mac!

fast ; light ; design is very sleek ; software is simply amazing

not enough USB ports

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