Editors Liked

  • Unibody, backlit keyboard, display, multi-touch glass trackpad, performance
  • Better battery life than its predecessors. Speed and memory bumps help performance. Unparalleled multi-touch gestures, Backlit keyboard. Excellent software bundle. Sturdy. Best looking chassis in its class
  • Strong battery life; improved Nvidia graphics
  • Excellent endurance, Stylish, sturdy design, Strong graphics performance, Comprehensive software suite, Large, comfortable touchpad
  • Strong battery life; improved Nvidia graphics
  • Phenomenal battery life; slightly better processor, improved graphics over previous 13-inch model
  • Have recently received the updates, Apple has left the MacBook Pro 13 to use the older Core 2 Duo processors and this was a poor move on their part. The Core 2 Duo P8600 may be a fine processor but it falls short of the performance of the newer Core i3350
  • Impressive battery life, Improved graphics, Ability to output audio using MiniDisplay Port connection, New inertial scrolling, 4GB RAM standard

Editors Didn't Like

  • Price
  • Intel Core 2 Duos are an aging processor technology. Heavy for a 13-inch laptop
  • Still uses a Core 2 Duo processor; no new ports added; expensive compared with Core i3 laptops
  • Only two USB ports, Reflective display, A bit pricey
  • Still uses a Core 2 Duo processor; no new ports added; expensive compared with Core i3 laptops
  • Few new external features; internal upgrades not as significant as on the 15- and 17-inch models; no Blu-ray drive
  • Core 2 Duo Processor Really Shows Its Age, Glossy Screen Difficult To Use In Certain Lighting Conditions, DisplayPort Adapters Not Included
  • Modest performance gains over previous generation, Only MacBook Pros still using Core 2 Duo processors