MacBook Pro 15-inch Mid 2007 Datasheet

MacBook Pro 15-inch
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In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, few devices have left a lasting impact quite like the MacBook Pro series by Apple. Among these iconic models stands the MacBook Pro 15-inch Mid 2007, a revolutionary notebook computer that redefined standards for professionals and enthusiasts alike.

It was on June 5, 2007, that Apple introduced the world to the MacBook Pro 15-inch Mid 2007. With its sleek design and powerful performance, this notebook instantly captured the attention of consumers seeking premium computing solutions. Priced at $1,999 upon its launch, it boasted an array of impressive specifications that set a new benchmark for the industry.

The MacBook Pro 15-inch Mid 2007 was a testament to Apple’s commitment to innovation. Equipped with the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors and memory options of up to 4 GB, it delivered unparalleled speed and efficiency. Its lightweight aluminum enclosure, measuring just one-inch thin, combined form with function, making it a portable powerhouse for creative and professional users.

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

At the heart of the MacBook Pro 15-inch Mid 2007 were cutting-edge features that set it apart from its peers. The inclusion of a built-in iSight video camera revolutionized on-the-go video conferencing, while Apple’s MagSafe Power Adapter ensured safety and convenience by disconnecting under strain. Additionally, built-in 802.11n wireless networking provided blazing-fast connectivity, further enhancing the user experience.

Driven by Intel Core 2 Duo processors and NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics, the MacBook Pro 15-inch Mid 2007 offered unmatched performance. Whether tackling professional applications like Final Cut Pro 6 and Logic Pro 7 or indulging in multimedia and gaming, this notebook excelled, surpassing its predecessor by more than 50 percent in speed and efficiency.

MacBook Pro 15- and 17-inch Ports
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Despite its eventual discontinuation on February 26, 2008, the legacy of the MacBook Pro 15-inch Mid 2007 lives on. Today, 16 years later, it remains a beloved choice among vintage computer enthusiasts and Apple collectors. Its influence can be seen in subsequent iterations of the MacBook Pro series, shaping the trajectory of innovation in technology and design.

MacBook Pro 15- and 17-inch
Source: apple.com – MacBook Pro 15- and 17-inch

MacBook Pro 15-inch Mid 2007 Details

IntroducedJune 5, 2007 – 16 years ago
DiscontinuedFebruary 26, 2008 – 16 years ago
Time on the Market266 days (8 months)
Model IdentifierMacBookPro3,1
Model NumberA1226
EMC2136
Order NumberMA895LL/A (2.2 GHz)
MA896LL/A (2.4 GHz)
Original Price$1,999
$2,499
ColorsAluminum
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

MacBook Pro 15-inch Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo T7500 “Merom” (2.2 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7700 “Merom” (2.4 GHz)
Processor Speed2.2 GHz
2.4 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2
System Bus800 MHz
Cache4 MB on-chip shared L2

Storage & Media

Storage120 GB
160 GB
200 GB
250 GB
Media1 – 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive

Memory

Built-in Memory2 GB
Maximum Memory4 GB (Apple)
6 GB (Actual)
Memory Slots2 – PC2-5300 DDR2 200-pin SO-DIMM 667 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 8600M GT
Graphics Memory128 MB GDDR3 (2.2 GHz)
256 MB GDDR3 (2.4 GHz)
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/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

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 10.4.9
Later OSMac OS X 10.4.10
Mac OS X 10.5
Maximum OSOS X 10.11.6
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
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

or
iLife ’08 (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand)
Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Test Drive
iWork ’08 (30-day trial)
Aperture Trial

Power

System Battery60 W Lithium-Polymer (MA348LL/A)
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 6 hours
Maximum Battery Cycles300
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter85 W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA357LL/A)

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