Will the NEW MBP's w/leopard have isight?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by shuweiyu16, Mar 24, 2007.

  1. shuweiyu16 macrumors member

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    Just wondering if the new MBP's that will be released with leopard will have isight included because I remember reading somewhere that it may not...
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    Will the new MBP's be the same price as the current MBP's right now...or would its price be bumped up since it is a new product...I asked a sales person at london drugs today and he said it wouldn't but I am not sure he knows what he is talking about.
    any help is appreciated
     
  2. taylorwilsdon macrumors 68000

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    I would have opted for a price cut over an iSight for sure but I don't see that happening because it seems like they've committed to the design (all screen-integrated Mac's have the camera) and the Macbook Pro is supposed to have the most features anyways.
     
  3. iW00t macrumors 68040

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    No one knows for sure.

    I haven't really found a use for the iSight camera but there are times when it really does come in handy for doing stupid things (look at this picture of my can of coke!)

    I can understand the motivation behind some wanted to have the MBP without the built in camera though, some workplaces have rather restrictive policies. Even if presented with a choice, I'd still pay extra to get the iSight.
     
  4. snowmoon macrumors 6502a

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    I would rate the rumor of no isight = very low.

    Price points... who knows, but I would expect them to stay within $100 of where they are now when the new hardware is released.
     
  5. vader26 macrumors regular

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    I doubt they would take a feature such as the isight away, they just got done adding it to all their products 6 months ago (about). As for prices, I can't see them changing all that much either.
     
  6. psycoswimmer macrumors 65816

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  7. BigPrince macrumors 68020

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    Now that they have researched on the most effective way to add an iSight and implemented it successfully, does not make sense to take it away, unless theres some problem I have not read about with them.
     
  8. swiftaw macrumors 603

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    The only reason I could think of for removing the iSight from the MBP is to try to produce a machine that would be allowed into secure areas, where cameras are prohibited.
     

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