MacBook Pro 15-inch Early 2008

The Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch Early 2008 is a notebook computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 2008 as part of the MacBook Pro computers. The computer has been introduced on February 26, 2008, and its price started at $1999.

The new MacBook Pro features a 2.4 GHz / 2.5 GHz or 2.6 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 15.4″ TFT Display, 2 GB of RAM, 200 GB or 250 GB hard drive, slot-loading 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive”, built-in Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, FireWire “400” and “800”, iSight camera, ambient light sensor, illuminated keyboard, and 256 MB NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics in the base model.

This MacBook has been discontinued on October 14, 2008.

Today MacBook Pro 15-inch Early 2008 is 15 years old!

MacBook Pro 15-inch
Source: – MacBook Pro 15-inch

MacBook Pro 15-inch Early 2008 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedFebruary 26, 2008
DiscontinuedOctober 14, 2008
Model IdentifierMacBookPro4,1
Model NumberA1260
Order NumberMB133LL/A
Original Price$1,999

Weight5.4 Ibs.
2.449 KG
Dimensions1” H x 14.1” W x 9.6” D
2.54 cm H x 35.81 cm W x 24.38 cm D

Tech Specs


ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo T8300 “Penryn” (2.4 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 “Penryn” (2.5 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo T9500 “Penryn” (2.6 GHz)
Processor Speed2.4 GHz
2.5 GHz
2.6 GHz
Number of Cores2
System Bus800 MHz
Cache3 MB on-chip shared L2 (2.4 GHz)
6 MB on-chip shared L2 (2.5 GHz & 2.6 GHz)

Storage & Media

Storage200 GB
250 GB
Media1 – 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive


Built-in Memory2 GB
Maximum Memory4 GB (Apple)
6 GB (Actual)
Memory Slots2 – PC2-5300 DDR2 200-pin SO-DIMM 667 MHz
Interleaving SupportYes


Built-in Display15.4″ Color TFT Display (Glossy Display Optional)
Pixel Density110 dpi
Brightness300 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
1440 x 900 (native)


Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
Graphics Memory256 MB GDDR3
Display Connection1 – dual-link DVI (S-Video, VGA, and Composite with adapter)
Display ModesDual display extended and video mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 2560 by 1600 pixels


Expansion Slots1 – ExpressCard / 34
Hard Drive Interface1.5 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
Optical Drive InterfaceUltra ATA/100 (UATA/66)


Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11a/b/g/n
Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
ModemApple USB Modem MA034Z/A (Optional)
BluetoothBluetooth 2.0 + EDR
Infrared1 – For Apple Remote Only
FireWire1 – 400 Mbps
1 – 800 Mbps
USB2 – 480 Mbps
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical input jack
1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical output jack
2 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – dual-link DVI (S-Video, VGA, and Composite with adapter)
Security Slot1 – Kensington cable lock


Motion SensorSudden Motion Sensor (SMS)
Liquid SensorNone

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardBuilt-in Full-size 78-key (U.S.) or 79-key (ISO) incl. 12 function and 4 arrow keys, embedded keypad, illuminated with ambient light sensor
TrackpadSolid-state trackpad with Multi-Touch gesture support


Original OSMac OS X 10.5.2
Later OSMac OS X 10.5.4
Maximum OSOS X 10.11.6
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.5
iLife ’08 (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand)


System Battery60 W Lithium-Polymer (MA348LL/A)
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 5 hours
Maximum Battery Cycles300
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter85 W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA357LL/A)

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Apple Support – MacBook Pro (2008): Technical Specifications