November 25th, 2012
Update: The price has gone up to $1,093.99.
Buy this laptop on an American Express card like the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express or Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express OPEN and you’ll get a 2nd year of top notch warranty coverage from AMEX for free! Have a problem with the laptop during the AMEX warranty year? AMEX will pay to fix the problem or refund the entire purchase price of your laptop, free of any hassle!
This is the latest generation of the Macbook Pro and is normally $1,199 from Apple. Plus there’s no tax for orders shipped to most states besides NY. And you can return Amazon orders through 01/31/13.
-13.3″ LED-backlit glossy widescreen display with edge-to-edge, uninterrupted glass (1280 x 800-pixel resolution)
-2.5 GHz Intel Core i5 dual-core processor (3.1 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 3 MB L3 cache)
-Intel HD Graphics 4000 integrated graphics processor
-500 GB Serial ATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
-4 GB installed RAM (1600 MHz DDR3; supports up to 8 GB)
-8x slot-loading SuperDrive with double-layer DVD Burner
-Built-in HD 720p FaceTime HD camera for video chatting
-Wi-Fi 802.11n, 802.11a/b/g compatible
-Bluetooth 4.0 for connecting with peripherals such as keyboards, mice and cell phones
-Two USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps; backwards compatibility with USB 2)
-FireWire 800 port (up to 800 Mbps)
-SDXC card slot (supports cards up to 64 GB in size)
-Stereo speakers with subwoofers
-Combined audio line in/out (digital/analog)
-Dimensions: 12.78 x 8.94 x 0.95 inches (WxDxH)
-Weight: 4.5 pounds
-Up to 7 hours of battery life