Is a 2009 MacBook worth buying?

Is a 2009 MacBook worth buying?

The good news is that, if you can survive on a 2009 MacBook Pro, any of them would be fine for your purposes. These are the old MacBook Air (best keyboard, worst screen) and the MacBook Pro (horrible keyboard, great screen).

Are 2009 Macbooks still supported?

Apple has discontinued all hardware service for obsolete products with no exceptions. On Tuesday, Apple added certain Mac models to its obsolete and vintage lists with the Late 2009 iMac, Mid 2009 MacBook Air, Early 2009 Mac Pro being designated “vintage” and Early 2008 MacBook and MacBook Pro designated “obsolete”.

How much RAM can a 2009 MacBook Pro take?

8 GB
Memory specifications

MacBook Pro (17-inch, Mid 2010), MacBook Pro (17-inch, Mid 2009), and MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2009)
Number of memory slots 2
Base memory 4 GB
Maximum memory 8 GB

Is it worth to upgrade MacBook Pro 2009?

You would see a big improvement with those upgrades and your MBP will likely survive for a couple years, but in truth the right call here would be to go for the cheapest Apple refurb you can find. It will serve you much better and longer. It’s very understandable that money is a concern for a student.

Can MacBook Pro 2009 be upgraded?

MacBook Pro Mid-2009 Models In June 2009, the MacBook Pro line updated with a new 13-inch model and a speed bump in processor performance for the 15-inch and 17-inch models. Like the previous unibody MacBook Pro models, it’s easy to upgrade the RAM and hard drive in a mid-2009 MacBook Pro.

Which year MacBook Pro should I buy?

Depending on your budget, I’d recommend a 2014 or 2015 MacBook Pro or — if you have the budget, a 2019 or 2020 machine with Apple’s renewed keyboard design. Avoid 2016 to 2018 machines, which have had notorious keyboard reliability problems, and you won’t save that much on a purchase.

How long will a MacBook pro last?

According to MacWorld, the average MacBook Pro lasts from five to eight years. Based on OS updates alone, you can see that a Mac typically lasts between eight and 11 years, depending on the model.

Can a 2009 MacBook Pro be upgraded?

How much RAM can a MacBook late 2009 take?

Maximum Memory: The”Unibody” MacBook Late 2009 and newer have a system maximum of 8GB.

Can I update my 2009 MacBook Pro?

Apple said that would run happily on a late 2009 or later MacBook or iMac, or a 2010 or later MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini or Mac Pro. This means that if your Mac is older than 2012 it won’t officially be able to run Catalina or Mojave.

Is the Apple MacBook white still in production?

After the introduction of the aluminium MacBook (Pro) laptops, the white MacBook made from polycarbonate hasn’t got much attention. The low-price entry-level model from Apple is in no way a discontinued product, as it has already been updated twice this year.

Which is better the MacBook white or the new MacBook Pro?

The viewing angles are minimally better in our 2.0 GHz MacBook aluminium (not the new MacBook Pro 13.3″ with a wide gamut panel). Therefore the white MacBook is at the bottom of the table for Apple laptop displays. The presentation of colour of the reflective 13.3-inch screen was only below average in our test model.

What’s the battery life on the White MacBook?

The white MacBook from 2009 now remains the last Apple laptop (in effect mobile device) with a changeable battery. Thereby, however, the white subnotebook cannot profit from the new battery technology with a longer life-expectancy and run time. Nevertheless the quoted battery life from Apple is raised from 4.5 hours to 5 hours.

Is the keyboard on a MacBook Pro Black or white?

The white keyboard of the entry-level laptop from Apple is very similar to the black one in the MacBook Pro models. The layout and size are identical, however the newer MacBook Pro keyboards feel somewhat softer. A background illumination of the keys is unfortunately not offered by Apple.

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