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Macbook Pro 13″ Comparison

Apple has announced the new MacBook Pro’s for 2012. Below is the chart to show you the comparison between the 2011 13″ MacBook Pro model against the 2012 model. There is no changes as far as the form factor is concerned but for the same price, there is more juice in the machines.

Macbook Pro 13″ Comparison
13-inch Model October 2011 Model 13-inch Model 2012
Display 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display with support for millions of colors 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display with support for millions of colors
Resolution 1280×800 1280×800
Base Price $1,199 $1,199
Processor 2.5GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz) with 3MB L3 cache
Intel Core i5 2.4GHz dual-core
RAM 4GB (two 2GB SO-DIMMs) of 1333MHz DDR3 memory; two SO-DIMM slots support up to 8GB
4GB of 1600MHz DDR3 memoryConfigurable to 8GB.
Storage 500GB Serial ATA Drive @ 5400 rpm 500GB 5400-rpm hard drive
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 3000 with 384MB of DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory Intel HD Graphics 4000
Camera FaceTime HD camera 720p FaceTime HD camera
Speakers Stereo speakers with subwoofer Stereo speakers with subwoofer
Input/Output Jacks ·         MagSafe power port ·         MagSafe power port
·         10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector) ·         Gigabit Ethernet port
·         FireWire 800 port (up to 800 Mbps) ·         FireWire 800 port (up to 800 Mbps)
·         Two USB 2.0 ports (up to 480 Mbps) ·         Two USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)
·         Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gbps) ·         Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gbps)
·         Audio in/out ·         Audio line in/out
·         SDXC card slot ·         SDXC card slot
·         Kensington lock slot ·         Kensington lock slot
Optical Drive 8x slot-loading SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW) SuperDrive 8x (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
Wi-Fi 802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible 802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
Bluetooth Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
Height 0.95 inch (2.41 cm) 0.95 inch (2.41 cm)
Width 12.78 inches (32.5 cm) 12.78 inches (32.5 cm)
Depth 8.94 inches (22.7 cm) 8.94 inches (22.7 cm)
Weight 4.5 pounds (2.04 kg) 4.5 pounds (2.06 kg)