“When the Apple MacBook 13-inch (Core 2 Duo T7200) launched without the Santa Rosa components, my initial reaction was, “Boy, the MacBook Pros had better get Santa Rosa, or this will be a serious blow to Apple.” But creating more separation between the MacBooks and MacBook Pros makes a lot of sense—and sure enough, Apple gave the MacBook Pros the Santa Rosa advantage. The overall look and dimensions of the 15-inch model remain unchanged. The MacBook Pro 15-inch (LED), like its predecessors, puts an aluminum alloy over the frame. The weight has been reduced by a tenth of a pound, to 5.3 pounds. Although this weight reduction is barely noticeable, the system itself is a treat for commuters looking for a 15.4-inch screen. It’s the lightest 15-inch laptop on the market,” Cisco Cheng reports for PC Magazine.
“The Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch (LED) is an impressive machine. With the new components you get a little more performance, and with the LED screen you get better battery life. This model deserves an Editors’ Choice,” Cheng reports.
Full review, with one of the “pros” being “best bundled software suite out there,” here.