The MacBook Pro is Apple's top-of-the-range laptop offering most of the features and performance of the desktop models in a portable model. Whilst it doesn't have the extreme portability of the tiny MacBook Air, the MacBook Pro because of it's bigger size and fewer constraints is more usable as an everyday workstation - particularly in it's 17" version it's almost a desktop computer in a laptop body.
MacBook Pro now has up to Quad-Core Intel i7 processors with up to 8GB of RAM and 750GB of disk storage making it more powerful than many desktop PCs! The Unibody casing is milled from a single piece of aluminium making it very strong and light as well as beautiful.
There are many places you can buy a MacBook Pro - specialist resellers such as MacWarehouse and PC World, leading internet retailers Amazon and eBay and also an ever increasing number of high street retailers such as Currys, Dixons, Saverstore and John Lewis who also sell the MacBook Pro. Our MacBook Pro price comparison page checks prices from all these sources to find the best deals for you.
Secondhand can be an attractive option, saving you the initial depreciation that happens as soon as you open the box, and if you buy a fairly new secondhand one, all the manufacturer's warranty will still be in place so you will be fully covered in the event of any faults. If you're prepared to go slightly older, you can often pick up some real bargains with last year's model going for a fraction of it's original price. eBay is of course one of the best places to find secondhand MacBook Pro bargains and we have created a page that searches eBay for you to find the best deals. Our unique filtering system trawls through the eBay database selecting only the most relevant offers and best deals to save you time.
All the different Apple Mac computers share many of the same features, and all are available in a range of different specifications and prices. There is a good chance that several different models would be suitable for your requirements - they all run the same software and do more or less the same thing, so how do you decide which is the right one for you? Which Apple Mac should you buy - an iMac or a Mac Pro, a MacBook Air or a MacBook Pro? It can be a costly mistake if you buy the wrong thing. We've put together a couple of guides to help you. Read our guide to the different Mac models and our tips on how to choose the right used Mac to help you decide what you need and to make sure you're buying the right thing for you.For more detailed information about the MacBook Pro including it's technology, history and specifications there is a great MacBook Pro article on Wikipedia.
The price of goods at auctions is not fixed - it depends upon how much people are prepared to bid and that's why you can pick up some great deals on both new and used Macs at auction. To give you an idea of what you might pay, here are some completed items so you can see what price they went for:
We've put together a couple of guides to help you. Read our guide to the different Mac models and our tips on how to choose the right used Mac to help you decide what you need and to make sure you're buying the right thing for you. Good luck and happy buying!