Apple MacBook Pro 15.4 inch - Winter 2011 Edition MC721/MC723
Excellent build and design.
Comfortable keyboard and trackpad.
HD video camera.
Good battery life.
The new Thunderbolt port can support data rates up to 10 Gbps bidirectional.
Powerful updates to the CPU and GPU.
Still the best touchpad and gesture controls of any laptop.
Only two USB ports.
Ports placed too closed to each other.
Heats up significantly under stress.
No Blu-ray drive.
No HDMI port.
SSD not standard.
Upgrades can get expensive.
Thunderbolt is an unproven technology with as-yet no compatible products.
Bottom runs warm.
Glossy screen produces glare; non-user-replaceable battery.
By PC Authority on June 20, 2011
The new MacBook Pros have beautiful design and now feature Thunderbolt technology. But as our review reveals, only the 13in looks like genuine value...67
By PCWorld New Zealand on June 09, 2011
As laptops go, the MacBook Pro has long held status as a well-designed, portable powerhouse of a machine. The downside of this is traditionally the price, and the fact that it runs Mac OS X, rather than Windows.If the $3,799 price doesn’t put you...80
By 5FWD on June 06, 2011
We love the Apple MacBook Pro. It looks great, build quality is beyond any of its rivals, and it has the performance to match. It's a shame the company hasn't updated the styling from previous models, but there's virtually nothing to...100
By HardwareZone.com on May 03, 2011
It's been three years since the last MacBook Pro design refresh in late 2008, and since then, we've only seen Apple tweaking the notebook's overall design with a non removable battery. Otherwise, the unibody design has so far resisted any...90
By ConsumerSearch on May 01, 2011
The new MacBook Pros were one of the first laptops to include Intel's second-generation Sandy Bridge processors, and reviewers say performance is simply outstanding. The 15-inch 2.2 GHz MacBook Pro, which comes with 4 GB of RAM and a 750 GB hard...-
By Smarthouse on April 28, 2011
Key FeaturesIntel 'Sandy Bridge' CPUsAuto-switching integrated and dedicated GPUsThunderbolt I/O (up to 10Gb/s)Unibody Aluminium chassisAs the name suggests, the MacBook Pro is a serious laptop for serious people. The combination of Apple's...90
By Channel News Australia on April 28, 2011
Apple is fast gaining ground in the notebook market and the new MacBook Pro is already in big demand. A serious notebook, we take a look to see if it stacks up to its big sticker price.Key FeaturesIntel 'Sandy Bridge' CPUsAuto-switching...90
By TechTree on April 21, 2011
The 2.0GHz model costs Rs. 1,04,900 and the 2.2GHz model, which is the one we tested, costs Rs. 1,24,900 (all are M.R.P.). For that price you do get a seriously powerful machine that despite its brawn is still slim and light enough to be carried...80
By NotebookCheck on April 05, 2011
The more powerful version of the 15" MacBook Pro brings quite a bit to the table. Besides the speedier CPU, most notable is the considerably faster graphics card. The GPU here can run current games with high graphics settings and thanks to its 1GB of...87
By DigitalVersus on April 01, 2011
Although there are one or two disadvantages (noisy fan), you have to admit this 15.5 inch counts among the best on the market thanks to its finish and the performance of its components (screen, speakers, webcam, graphics card and processor). It is...100