Originally Posted by guinness
I do wish Apple would come with a cheaper 15 inch laptop at some point (sorry, not everyone wants/needs to spend $2000 for one), and the 13 inch MB is a wee bit small for me.
I went onto Dell's site to do a comparison of their new studio line vs. the MacBook Pro. I tried to get it as close I could for specs.
Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 (2.5GHz/800MHz FSB/6MB cache)
Windows Vista Ultimate Edition SP1
15.4-inch LED-backlit 1440x900 display
256MB ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450
3GB Shared Dual Channel DDR2
250GB SATA Hard Drive (5400RPM)
8x Slot Load CD/DVD Burner (Dual Layer DVD+/-R Drive)
Built-in Verizon Wireless cellular mobile broadband
Built-in Internal Bluetooth
56W/hr Lithium Ion Battery
Integrated Fingerprint Reader
Integrated 2.0M Pixel Webcam
McAfee Security 15-mo w/Annual Auto-Renew Fee of $79
1-year In-Home Service, Parts and Labor 24x7 Phone Support
Included 3 GB DataSafe Online backup for 1 year
6 Months free Earthlink Internet Access
Starting Price $1,893
Instant Savings $224
Apple should drop the price on their 15-inch MacBook Pro by $200. On their 17-inch MacBook Pro by $800.