new MBP battery?

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in Current Mac Hardware edited January 2014
Hey all, I bought a 15 inch MBP (4 hr batt life) about two months before they started shipping them all with the 8 hour battery. I was wondering if there is some way I can upgrade my battery to the new one? can I buy it and do it myself? can i Have an apple genious do it for a fee at an apple store? or am I boned? thanks in advance

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    mr. hmr. h Posts: 4,698member
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    Originally Posted by BonusFeatures View Post


    Hey all, I bought a 15 inch MBP (4 hr batt life) about two months before they started shipping them all with the 8 hour battery. I was wondering if there is some way I can upgrade my battery to the new one? can I buy it and do it myself? can i Have an apple genious do it for a fee at an apple store? or am I boned? thanks in advance



    No, you can't. It's a physically larger battery. The latest MBPs have the battery built-in, doing away with catches and connectors allows the battery to become larger; larger battery --> longer battery life.
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