The features are largely the same as the previous Core Duo models' and include built-in AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth, FireWire 800 and 400 ports, an ExpressCard expansion card slot, and a DVI video output. Also standard are the illuminated keyboard and the motion-sensing technology that stops the hard drive if the system is dropped. Apple claims that the new models, which have 2.16GHz and 2.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs, are up to 39 percent faster than the older 2.16GHz Core Duo MacBook.
Also released today is a new version of Apple's MagSafe detachable power qdapter. Called the MagSafe Airline Power Adapter, this $59 accessory connects to power ports in airline seats.
Here are the basic specs on the new MacBook Pro models: