Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Jdstew1234, Feb 13, 2011.

  1. Jdstew1234 macrumors regular

    Nov 24, 2010
    What does everyone thnk the prices and lineup will be

    No MacBook white.

    Mbp 13" i3 $1000
    Mbp 13" i5 $1399
    Mbp 15" i5 $1599
    Mbp 15" i7 $1799
    Mbp 17" i5 $1999
  2. MacDawg macrumors Core


    Mar 20, 2004
    "Between the Hedges"
    I don't anticipate any price changes
    If so, they would be minimal
  3. vectus macrumors member

    Apr 4, 2010
  4. mgartner0622 macrumors 65816


    Jun 6, 2010
    Colorado, USA
    There always will be a White MacBook IMO.
    ALL the schools that use macs (At least here in the US) purchase them for laptops. If Apple were to remove the White MacBook, that would be a problem for the education market.
    Plus, the White MacBook still sells pretty well, at least at my local Apple Store.
    The last time I was in there, for about an hour and a half, 7 people bought white MacBooks, (But, yes, over 20 bought the 13" Pro, and about 3 bought the 15") The iPads were also disappearing as fast as they brought them out, but that's besides the point.
  5. Jdstew1234 thread starter macrumors regular

    Nov 24, 2010

    I am at a college prep and only one kid has a white MacBook, the prices I put would make the 13" Mbp the price of the 13" white mb. I could easily see this happening
  6. macmac88 macrumors member

    Feb 7, 2011

    I think it would be more likely if Apple did this for the 13" Macbooks:

    Macbook i3-2310M $999
    MBP 13" i5-2410M $1199
    MBP 13" i5-2520M $1399
  7. daher1012 macrumors newbie

    Jan 27, 2011
    This is very true, I work at a technology center at a university and we've got about 140 iMacs between 4 rooms and we have around 90 MacBooks, we also just got another 30 MacBooks in, theres no point to the extra money spent on a pro if they are only going to be used very minimally
  8. Jdstew1234 thread starter macrumors regular

    Nov 24, 2010
    In what I am saying there is No price difference
  9. bri1212 macrumors 6502

    Feb 1, 2008
    Yes, but what your saying is wishful thinking and has no bearing on reality. Apple, is not going to change their pricing structure because you think they should. They work very hard to find the "right" price to sell their stuff. It is not just grabbed out of thin air. Steve and company do not just magically think well this will sell better at this price. They actually conduct real marketing research.
  10. cantthinkofone macrumors 65816


    Jul 25, 2004
    Missouri, USA
    I doubt we will see a 13" with a i5 in it. If so I don't believe they would sell as many 15s. I know I would buy a 13" if it had a i5 in it. I hope they put a i3 in the 13s at least. They are so underpowered compared the the 15 and 17s.
  11. Apple OC macrumors 68040

    Apple OC

    Oct 14, 2010
    The prices will be the same as they are now ... these you listed are too low ... and the WhiteBook stays as the $1000 MacBook.
  12. wordoflife macrumors 604


    Jul 6, 2009
    I think they'll stay the same (judging by how Apple priced their stuff even since the introductions of the 2004 Powerbooks/iBooks).
  13. lewdvig macrumors 65816


    Jan 1, 2002
    South Pole
    This gen there is hardly any difference in performance between the i3 and i5 (don`t know about SB), plus the 13 would have IGP only.
  14. JamesGorman macrumors 65816


    Dec 31, 2008
    There is a substantial difference in this generation. The i5 and the i7 have minimal differences. The i3 is closer to a core 2 duo than it is to the i5 or i7.
  15. sevimli macrumors 6502a


    Jun 26, 2007
    I guess you forgot to add C2D models, and yes an internal CD-RW(can read DVDs).
  16. macmac88 macrumors member

    Feb 7, 2011
    THere are different type of i5's....
    Here's my guess =]

    Macbook i3-2310M 2.1 GHz

    MBP 13" i5-2410M 2.3 GHz
    MBP 13" i5-2520M 2.5 GHz

    MBP 15" i5-2520M 2.5 GHz
    MBP 15" i5-2540M 2.6 GHz
    MBP 15" i7-2620M 2.7 GHz

    MBP 17" i5-2540M 2.6 GHz

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