Apple MacBook Pro 15.4 inch - Late 2011 - Intel Core i7

  • Apple MacBook Pro 15.4 inch - Late 2011 - Intel Core i7
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Based on 20 scores, 27 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    11
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Speedier processor.
  • Improved graphics performance.
  • Optional high-res glossy or matte screen.

Cons:

  • We’re still waiting for Thunderbolt to pay off.
  • Only a minor upgrade from previous version.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechTree on 80

With an updated set of hardware and the spanking new Mac OS X Lion, the new MacBook Pro 15 brings a lot more to the plate than its predecessor, especially if you have some heavy processing requirements. It maintains the same stylish aluminium unibody...

By Tech2 on 70

At Rs.1,04,900, it makes a very tempting buy if you're looking for both battery life and solid performance, which let’s face it, is very difficult to find on a Windows-based notebook. The refresh continues the legacy of the MacBook Pros before...

By G4tv.com on 60

Video Review: Apple's new MacBook Pro offers state of the art Intel processors, Thunderbolt technology and a longer lasting battery. Chris Hardwick joins Candace Bailey to break down these new features and whether it lives up to Apple...

By PC Advisor on 90

Apple didn’t even press release the changes in this gentle speed bump for autumn 2011’s MacBook Pro. But small increases in performance are there to be had, over what was already a spectacularly fast laptop. We’re still holding out for...

By Mac|Life on 90

Modest updates make small improvements on an already-great machine, but the optional anti-glare screen is something many Mac users have been clamoring for. Product 15-inch 2.2GHz Core i7 MacBook Pro Company Apple Contact apple.com Price $1799...

By tech.uk.msn.com on 100

Bottom Line: A quality piece of kit, but you'll need a banker's bonus to pay for...

By NotebookCheck on 86

The MacBook Pro refresh brings a better performance for the same price. However an upgrade hardly pays off for owners of a model from early 2011 as the differences are too small. To summarize, the 15 inch MacBook Pro is still an excellent laptop,...

By Macworld UK on 80

Apple’s announcement of updates to the MacBook Pro was so low-key you might have missed it. And truth be told, it wasn't the flashiest update, with new processors and graphics the biggest changes. While the improvements in the new MacBook Pros...

By AnandTech on

The early 2011 MacBook Pro is honestly Apple's best effort to date. Only using quad-core CPUs on the 15 and 17-inch models, and offering an optional Thunderbolt Display that can act as a modern day dock makes this platform, particularly the 15-inch...

By Computer Shopper on 90

With this fall 2011 update, Apple's middle-child MacBook Pro gets a slightly faster processor and more graphics muscle, keeping its performance well ahead of the competition. It's a minor update from the previous version, making the need to...

By TechRadar on 80

The late 2011 Apple MacBook Pro refresh comes just months after the range's last upgrade, in February.While the early 2011 refresh of the 13-inch, 15-inch and 17-inch Apple laptops brought a radical overhaul, with the entire MacBook Pro range moving...

By CNET Australia on 85

A MacBook Pro is a significant investment, especially when adding in optional upgrades. Cost aside, there's not a better choice (there are, however, some close ties) for an all-around powerhouse that will work in the home, the office and in...

By PC Mag on 80

The Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch gets new hardware and software, including a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, AMD Radeon GPU, and OS X Lion, while keeping everything that works well, like the thin and stylish unibody design. ...

International Review By Parentesis on 90

Si buscas una computadora para correr programas multimedia y realizar tareas de diseño o video, la MacBook Pro es una muy buena...

International Review By Notebookjournal on 90

Das Apple MacBook Pro gehört zu den leistungsstärksten Professional-Notebooks. Der hohe Preis wird durch das zuverlässige Betriebssystem, die einzigartige Verarbeitungsqualität und Stabilität sowie die perfekte Abstimmung der...

International Review By NotebookCheck on 86

Le MacBook Pro dernière génération amène plus de performances pour le même prix et le même design que d'habitude. Mais les différences sont minimes avec le modèle précédent.Bref, le MacBook Pro 15...

International Review By Datatid on 70

For godt nok er prisen urimelig høj på trods af en meget kraftig bestykning – ikke mindst med den heftige Core i7 processor. Faktisk viser nogle benchmarks, at en bærbar som denne kan slå sidste generation af stationære...

International Review By notebookcheck.nl on 86

De update van de MacBook Pro brengt betere prestaties met zich mee voor dezelfde prijs. Een upgrade is echter niet de moeite waard voor eigenaars van het model van begin 2011 aangezien de verschillen maar klein zijn. De 15 inch MacBook Pro is nog...

International Review By Betabuzz on 85

Das Apple MacBook Pro 15″ steht ganz in der Tradition der Vorgänger: Tolle Optik, wunderbare Eingabegeräte, ordentliche Leistung – all‘ das wie gehabt zu einem happigen Preis. Nur der Apple-Kult macht es möglich, dass...

International Review By Macworld France on

La nouvelle gamme de MacBook pro ne bouleverse pas vraiment l'ordre établi et les acheteurs des premiers MacBook Pro Thunderbolt pourront sereinement conserver leurs machines pendant encore quelques temps, le gain de performances proposé...