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Gallery: 17-inch Unibody MacBook Pro [photos]

updated 04:35 pm EST, Tue January 6, 2009

17-inch Unibody MBP

We have some close-up shots of the new 17-inch Unibody MacBook Pro intrduced at Tuesday morning's keynote by Phil Schiller. The new MacBook Pro offers a non-glossy option with a new five-year-lifespan battery that is non-removable.

by MacNN Staff





  1. Zkatz007

    Joined: Dec 1969



    The screen looks amazing.

  1. sgirard

    Joined: Dec 1969


    No butt crack

    Bottom doesn't have any seams where the battery should be. Cool.

  1. MiMiC

    Joined: Dec 1969


    no iMac Grrrr

    I'm quite upset that there is no updated iMac!! So Apple will be the last to offer Quad desktop chips in their desktop computers!!

  1. starwarrior

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Ford Mentallity

    Fellows, it is the battery. One of the first form factor batteries. Someone will build a Geo car with the technology. It is an amazing Ford thing. First it was the OS, then LCDs, then Low Power Chips, then Unibodys, now Batteries. Soon the Apple products will be untouchable in performance and beauty. Apple will not only own the market, but all aspects of the patented meaningful technologies of the market. Always long for the next seventeen years at least.

  1. chucker

    Joined: Dec 1969


    2 tone

    oh god, more two-toned colored computers, are these like PC-wannabies?

  1. Kees

    Joined: Dec 1969



    I hear you. All of Apple's stuff suffers from very generic looks these days. Perhaps with better build quality, but borderline boring.
    I personally liked it better when their stuff stood out more, like the G4 tower cases and the original iMac...
    at least the OS still rocks

  1. macbarry

    Joined: Dec 1969


    no removable battery?

    Looks sleek but what to do now with a non-responsive, but still running MBP - just wait till the battery runs down? Is there a power kill switch somewhere?

  1. ggirton

    Joined: Dec 1969


    much larger trackpad

    much larger trackpad, very nice!

    Have never taken the battery out of my MBP, not even once, so don't see how I'd miss it here.

    Does it really run 8 hours? Revolutionary battery tech? If so, this is a huge story, a lot bigger than 17inches, if you'll forgive me for saying so.

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