Apple has released new MacBook Pro computers with 40% longer battery life. On a single charge, the new MacBook Pro lasts up to 7 hours, while 17-inch MacBook Pro lasts 8 hours! Moreover now they can be recharged up to 1000 times, compared with only 200 to 300 times for typical notebooks.
They say Advanced chemistry and Adaptive Charging allows the battery to maintain charging capabilities longer and determines the optimal way to charge the battery’s cells. Because the battery lasts up to five years, MacBook Pro uses just one battery in the same time a typical notebook uses three. Read more about the Macbook Pro battery.
The new MacBook Pro also includes an LED-backlit display with greater color intensity, the innovative glass Multi-Touch trackpad, an illuminated keyboard, an SD card or ExpressCard slot, a FireWire 800 port and state of the art NVIDIA graphics. Compare all Macbooks now.
The new 13-inch MacBook Pro, 15-inch MacBook Pro, 17-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air are now available for purchase through the Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Resellers, starting at just $1,199. Mac OS X Snow Leopard is shipping in September 2009, and any new Mac system purchased without Snow Leopard from Apple or an Apple Authorized Reseller between June 8, 2009 is eligible for the Mac OS X Snow Leopard Up-To-Date upgrade package available for a product plus shipping and handling fee of $9.95.
Newer notebooks and laptops are featuring longer battery life and it was about time that Apple got into the game. Recently Dell Latitude claimed 19 hours battery life, while the Acer Aspire Timeline series got to 8 hours too.