MacBook Pro 15-inch Late 2008

The Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch Late 2008 is a notebook computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2008 to 2009 as part of the MacBook Pro computers. The computer has been introduced on October 14, 2008, and its price started at $1999.

The new MacBook Pro features a 2.4 / 2.53 or 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 15.4″ TFT Display, new aluminum unibody case, 2 GB or 4 GB of RAM, 250 GB or 320 GB hard drive, slot-loading 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive”, built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, FireWire “800”, iSight camera, ambient light sensor, illuminated keyboard, and 256 MB NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GT graphics in the base model.

This MacBook has been discontinued on June 8, 2009.

Today MacBook Pro 15-inch Late 2008 is 13 years old!

MacBook Pro 15-inch Unibody
Source: pinterest.com – MacBook Pro 15-inch Unibody

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

IntroducedOctober 14, 2008
DiscontinuedJune 8, 2009
Model IdentifierMacBookPro5,1
Model NumberA1286
EMC2255
Order NumberMB470LL/A
MB471LL/A
Original Price$1,999
$2,499

$2,799
ColorsAluminum
Weight5.5 Ibs.
2.49476 KG
Dimensions0.95” H x 14.35” W x 9.82” D
2.41 cm H x 36.44 cm W x 24.94 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo P8600 “Penryn” (2.4 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo T9400 “Penryn” (2.53 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 “Penryn” (2.8 GHz)
Processor Speed2.4 GHz
2.53 GHz
2.8 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2
System Bus1066 MHz
Cache3 MB on-chip shared L2 (2.4 GHz)
6 MB on-chip shared L2 (2.53 GHz & 2.8 GHz)

Storage & Media

Storage250 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
4 GB
Maximum Memory4 GB (Apple)
8 GB (Actual)
Memory Slots2 – PC3-8500 DDR3 204-pin SO-DIMM 1066 MHz
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

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

Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
Graphics Memory256 MB or 512 MB GDDR3 (NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT)
256 MB DDR3 shared with main memory (NVIDIA GeForce 9400M)
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

Expansion

Expansion Slots1 – ExpressCard / 34
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)
ModemApple USB Modem MA034Z/A (Optional)
BluetoothBluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Infrared1 – For Apple Remote Only
FireWire1 – 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 – 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

KeyboardFull-size backlit keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys
TrackpadMulti-Touch trackpad

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 Battery50 W Lithium-Polymer (MB772LL/A)
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 5 hours
Maximum Battery Cycles500
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter85 W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA938LL/A)

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