New 2009 White Macbook : A Case Study - Specs, Philippine Price

or how to tell, just by looking at the case, if a White Macbook is from 2006-2008 or from 2009.

Here's how the old White Macbook from 2006 to early 2009 looks like:

And here's how the new 2009 White Macbook looks like:

Even without close inspection, you can't help but notice the obvious case differences:

1. The new White Macbook looks curvier
2. New Macbook has a wide glass trackpad with no clicker - This is perhaps the most obvious difference.
3. New Macbook's handrest is shinier
5. New Macbook body features a unibody frame - as if carved from just 1 block of polycarbonate plastic.

Overall, the new Macbook makes the old one look erm... well, old.

While we're at it, here are the specs of the New White Macbook:

2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P7550
2GB - Supports up to 4GB
250GB Hard Drive 5,400 RPM, SATA
Display Size 13.3 1280x800
Nvidia GeForce 9400M
Video Memory - 256MB
Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Mobile Broadband
OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) OS
Combo Headphone/Mic Jack; Ethernet; Mini DisplayPort
USB Ports x 2
Size 13.0 x 9.1 x 1.1 inches
Weight 4.7 pounds

Watch this 2009 White Macbook review video:

Philippine price is Php 54,990. You can now order yours now at the Apple Store Philippines website.

[photos courtesy of, AppleInsider,]

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  1. Was really hoping for a cheaper macbook because i cant afford a $1500 laptop.

  2. The new Macbook sells for less than $1000 in the US.


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