MacBook Pro 15-inch

The Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch is a notebook computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 2006 as part of the MacBook Pro computers. The computer has been introduced on January 10, 2006, and its price started at $1999.

The all-new MacBook Pro features a 1.67 GHz / 1.83 GHz / 2.0 GHz or 2.16 GHz Intel Core Duo processor, 15.4″ TFT Display, 512 MB or 1 GB of RAM, 80 GB or 100 GB hard drive, slot-loading 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive”, built-in Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, AirPort Extreme Card, FireWire “400”, iSight camera, ambient light sensor, illuminated keyboard, and 128 MB ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 graphics in the base model.

This MacBook has been discontinued on October 24, 2006.

Today MacBook Pro 15-inch is 16 years old!

MacBook Pro 15-inch
Source: techable.com – MacBook Pro 15-inch

MacBook Pro 15-inch Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJanuary 10, 2006 (1.67 GHz and 1.83 GHz)
February 14, 2006 (2 GHz and 2.16 GHz)
ReleasedFebruary 14, 2006
DiscontinuedFebruary 14, 2006 (1.67 GHz – Introduced but never shipped)
May 16, 2006 (1.83 GHz)
October 24, 2006 (2 GHz and 2.16 GHz)
Model IdentifierMacBookPro1,1
Model NumberA1150
EMC2101
Order NumberMA090LL/A
MA463LL/A
MA091LL/A
MA464LL/A
MA600LL/A
MA601LL/A
Original Price$1,999
$2,499
$2,799
ColorsAluminum
Weight5.6 Ibs.
2.540 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

Processor

ProcessorIntel Core Duo L2400 “Yonah” (1.67 GHz)
Intel Core Duo T2400 “Yonah” (1.83 GHz)
Intel Core Duo T2500 “Yonah” (2 GHz)
Intel Core Duo T2600 “Yonah” (2.16 GHz)
Processor Speed1.67 GHz (Introduced but never shipped)
1.83 GHz
2 GHz
2.16 GHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores2
System Bus667 MHz
Cache2 MB on-chip shared L2

Storage & Media

Storage80 GB
100 GB
120 GB
Media1 – 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive

Memory

Built-in Memory512 MB
1 GB
Maximum Memory2 GB
Memory Slots2 – PC2-5300 DDR2 200-pin SO-DIMM 667 MHz
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in Display15.4″ Color TFT Display
Pixel Density106 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 CardATI Mobility Radeon X1600
Graphics Memory128 MB GDDR3
256 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
CameraiSight

Expansion

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

Connections

Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11b/g
Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
ModemApple USB Modem MA034Z/A (Optional)
BluetoothBluetooth 2.0 + EDR
Infrared1 – For Apple Remote Only
ADBNone
FireWire1 – 400 Mbps
SCSINone
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

Sensors

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
TrackpadBuilt-in Solid-state trackpad (Tap, double-tap, drag, and scroll)

Software

Original OSMac OS X 10.4.5
Later OSMac OS X 10.4.6
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.6.8
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.4
iLife ’06 (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand)
Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Test Drive
iWork ’06 (30-day trial)
QuickBooks for Mac New User Edition
Comic Life
FileMaker Pro trial
Omni Outliner
Photo Booth
Front Row
Apple Hardware Test

Power

System Battery60 W Lithium-Polymer (MA348G/A)
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 4.5 hours
Maximum Battery Cycles300
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter85 W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA357LL/A)

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