MacBook 13-inch Aluminum Late 2008

The Apple MacBook 13-inch Aluminum Late 2008 is a notebook computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2008 to 2009 as part of the MacBook computers. The computer has been introduced on October 14, 2008, and its price started at $1299.

The new MacBook features a 2 GHz or 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 13.3″ TFT Display, new aluminum unibody case, 2 GB of RAM, 160 GB or 250 GB hard drive, slot-loading 24x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” drive, built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, iSight camera, ambient light sensor, illuminated keyboard*, and 256 MB NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics in the base model.

*2.4 GHz model only

This MacBook has been discontinued on June 8, 2009.

Today MacBook 13-inch Aluminum Late 2008 is 13 years old!

MacBook 13-inch Aluminum
Source: 512pixels.net – MacBook 13-inch Aluminum

MacBook 13-inch Aluminum Late 2008 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 14, 2008
DiscontinuedJune 8, 2009
Model IdentifierMacBook5,1
Model NumberA1278
EMC2254
Order NumberMB466LL/A (2.0 GHz)
MB467LL/A (2.4 GHz)
Original Price$1,299
$1,599
ColorsAluminum
Weight4.5 Ibs.
2.041 KG
Dimensions0.95” H x 12.78” W x 8.94” D
2.41 cm H x 32.46 cm W x 22.7 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo P7350 “Penryn” (2 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 “Penryn” (2.4 GHz)
Processor Speed2 GHz
2.4 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2
System Bus1066 MHz
Cache3 MB on-chip shared L2

Storage & Media

Storage160 GB HDD
250 GB HDD
320 GB HDD
128 GB SSD
256 GB SSD
Media1 – 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive

Memory

Built-in Memory2 GB
Maximum Memory4 GB (Apple)
8 GB (Actual)
Memory Slots2 – PC3-8500 DDR3 204-pin SO-DIMM 1066 MHz
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in Display13.3″ LED-backlit TFT glossy widescreen Display
Pixel Density114 ppi
Brightness250 cd/m²
Resolutions640 x 480
720 x 480
800 x 500
800 x 600
1024 x 640
1024 x 768
1152 x 720
1280 x 800 (native)

Graphics

Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 9400M
Graphics Memory256 MB DDR3 SDRAM shared from main memory*
Display Connection1 – Mini DisplayPort (VGA, DVI or dual-link DVI with adapter)
Display ModesDual display extended and video mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 2560 x 1600 pixels
CameraiSight
*minimum graphics memory usage is 256 MB

Expansion

Expansion SlotsNone
Hard Drive Interface3 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
Optical Drive Interface3 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
BaysNone

Connections

Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11a/b/g/n
Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45 – support for jumbo frames)
ModemApple USB Modem MA034Z/A (Optional)
BluetoothBluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Infrared1 – For Apple Remote Only
USB2 – 480 Mbps
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack
1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical combo jack
2 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – Mini DisplayPort (VGA, DVI or dual-link DVI with adapter)
Security Slot1 – Kensington cable lock

Sensors

Motion SensorSudden Motion Sensor (SMS)
Liquid SensorLiquid Contact Indicators (LCI)

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardBuilt-in Full-size 78-key (U.S.) or 79-key (ISO) incl. 12 function and 4 arrow keys, illuminated keyboard*
TrackpadMulti-Touch trackpad
*2.4 GHz model only

Software

Original OSMac OS X 10.5.5
Later OSMac OS X 10.5.6
Maximum OSOS X 10.11.6
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
AirDropSupported
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.5
iLife ’08 (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand)

Power

System Battery45 W Lithium-Polymer
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 5 hours
Maximum Battery Cycles500
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter60 W MagSafe Power Adapter

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