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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and design. The price and durability are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz) from The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch (early 2011)


If you got a MacBook Pro for Christmas, we're sorry to have to break the news that it is out of date already, and it's too long ago for you to take it back and swap it out for the new range that launched at the end of February. But should you be...

Thunderbolt, faster specs, well built, good design

No devices on the market for Thunderbolt

The 15-inch top of the range model we tested certainly proves that it has the oomph to pack a punch and get the job done. Dropping down within the 15-inch range you get a slightly slower processor, while dropping down to the 13-inch models you’re only...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by : Chris Hall (

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch i5 notebook


We've all become familiar with Apple's update cycle, so for many, the latest batch of MacBook Pros is no surprise. We'd been predicting the Core i update with switchable graphics for some time by simple recognition of it being an exciting move in the...

Design, power, build quality, seamless graphics switching

Graphics switching could do with some refinement, still no sign of HDMI or Blu-ray

The new MacBook Pro 15-inch i5 reviewed here is the most affordable model at this size priced at £1499, offering a noticeable improvement in performance, both from a core processing point of view and from the battery life. There are a few minor...

May, 2010

Expert review by : TechRadar (

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch 2.5GHz review


Apple's laptop workhorse gets updated, and the result is mighty impressive

Beautiful, detailed display ; Luxurious sprung keyboard ; World-class processing speeds ; Doubled video RAM ; Lower-power processor and screen ; Excellent connection options

If you have been waiting for a reason to upgrade your laptop, the latest MacBook Pro is it. Highly recommended.

May, 2008

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Cisco Cheng (

Apple Macbook Pro 15-inch (Core 2 Duo)


With its vast features and a Core 2 Duo upgrade, the MacBook Pro 15-inch easily sits among the elite.

Fastest Core 2 Duo processor available. Terrific performance scores. Best-looking laptop on the market. Now has a FireWire 800 port and can burn dual-layer DVDs

Battery life could be better

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : Roydon Cerejo (

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch Review


2011's refresh of Apple's MacBook Pro line-up has been quite a significant one as far as processing power is concerned as it finally brings

At Rs.1,04,900, it makes a very tempting buy if you're looking for both battery life and solid performance, which let’s face it, is very difficult to find on a Windows-based notebook. The refresh continues the legacy of the MacBook Pros before it, by...

Jan, 2012

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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)


Loving it! totally hot


static electricity

Dec, 2008

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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)


The build quality is not up there with similarly priced laptops. OSX does not just work, it has broken down as much if not more than my XP. Mind you I do like the quick start times. This is a nice "fashionable" laptop that does its "laptop" work well.

Better than average keyboard and the mag safe cord is terrific

build quality is not as good as similarly priced laptops (i.e. thinkpads)

Nov, 2008

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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)


I have my mac only for a week but it is absolutely great. i like every single thing in it -specially the touchpad and i will recommend to every one how want and have the money to buy it

touchpad,long battery life, light, not slow working vista, can now work with every pc program by buying the fusion or any other program in the market

only 2 USB...90 days!!! warranty

Jun, 2008

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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)


I WAS a windows user from 3.11 to VISTA ultimate. APPLE WORKS it simply WORKS.

THE BEST computer I have seen and owned. you open the lid, and everything works. AND WORKS BETTER THAN windows ultimate

Can get a little hot, from time to time

Mar, 2008

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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.4GHz)


The best notebook computer I have used, easily beating my previous Dell Inspiron 9300 and abysmal Sony VAIO (which I replaced with this after only 8 months). The Macbook Pro feels solid, like a tank yet weighs so little for a 15". The design infact...

Excellent performance ; Adaptive backlighting and backlit keyboard ; Eyesight ; Express Card slot ; Firewire 400 and 800 ; Wonderful display ; Stylish and very solid design ; Lightweight ; Clever concealed screen locking clips

Only 2 USB ports ; It gets hot, especially near the small edge vent near hinge, performance and weight justifies this ; Keyboard a little unresponsive

Feb, 2008