Apple’s new MacBooks…substance meets style?

October 14, 2008

macbook21.jpgApple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a new line of MacBook notebooks made partly from recycled aluminum with “faster graphics” and LED-backlit glass displays.

They’re sexy and sure to be the object of your friends’ envy (until the next announcement). And the beefed-up video card performance should appeal to gamers and graphic pros.

That said, time will tell if Apple learned from problems that plagued the initial release of previous models, including battery issues.

But at almost $1,300 for a basic 13.3 inch MacBook that includes the new 9400M Nvidia graphics processor and aluminum body found on the $1,799, 15.4 inch MacBook Pro, could it be that Apple has found the sweet spot in terms of performance, aesthetics and price?

(Edited to remove reference to swappable hard drives)

(Photo: Reuters)

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Still need to see and toucht it. The price tag does not seem so competitive as expected.

Posted by Paulo Barbosa | Report as abusive