The machine’s CPU was upgraded to a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, increased from 2.26GHz in the previous generation, and graphics were given a shot in the arm with a NVIDIA GeForce 320M GPU. These updates will be the first for the MacBook since October 2009, when the notebook got a longer battery life and overall design reworking.
Apple’s recent round of laptop refreshes has thus far included upgrades to the MacBook Pro, including a standard 4GB of RAM and a choice between Intel’s i5 and i7 processors on larger models. Similar CPU and graphics changes appear to be trickling down to standard MacBooks, as well. Upgrades to the MacBook Air were also rumored but have yet to surface as fact.
Here’s a video of the alleged new MacBook being unboxed and its specs discussed:
And here are the pics that put the proof in the alleged pudding:
Do you think this leak is legit? And what’s with the sudden surge in Vietnamese leaks of Apple products? One thing is for certain: Apple’s era of secrecy might, indeed, be coming to an end.