MacBook Pro Now Available as 17-inch
There are very subtle differences between the current 15-inch and the new 17-inch model besides screen size. The 17-inch MacBook Pro will have a higher-resolution display, sporting a 1680-by-1050 resolution compared with 1440-by-900 pixel screen on the 15-inch. It also has three USB ports instead of two. The 17-inch MacBook Pro doesnt abandon the Firewire 800 port, so you have that connectivity option plus a Firewire 400 port on the same machine.
You also get double the speed on the included optical drive. The laptops dual-layer DVD burner is rated at 8X, whereas the 15-inch has a slower 4X drive. Youll find the same slick features that the 15-inch MacBook Pro made famous, including the MagSafe adapter, a built-in iSight Camera, an ExpressCard slot, plus Front Rows 10-foot multimedia interface, with the remote.
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