With top of the range hardware and a user friendly interface, Apple laptops are getting more popular than ever before and an increasing amount of people are shifting over from the traditional PC market to Mac market. Apple at this time offers three product ranges which are the MacBook Pro, the MacBook Air and the standard MacBook. As you can imagine these three ranges cater to different segments of the population.
The top of the range of Apple's product line, there is the MacBook Pro. These laptops are really powerful, they come with either 15 or 17 inch screens, gaming quality NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards, as much as 4 GB of memory, hard disks size range from 250 GB to 500 GB and they come with powerful Intel core 2 duo processors. The MacBook Pro range is geared towards power users, professionals and computer enthusiasts and gamers.
The MacBook is aimed towards the general user who uses the computer for normal computer usage, such as internet browsing and messaging, word processing, use of spread sheets and so on. All models in this range come with the power of Intel's core 2 duo processors. The latest model comes with 2 GB of RAM, a 2.2 GHz core 2 duo processor and an remarkable graphics card based on the Nvidia G-force 9400M graphics chip with 256 MB of RAM.
The MacBook Air is Apple's outstanding portable solution. If you are constantly on the move then this is the ideal solution for you. They are designed to work on little power as possible and an ultra thin battery that can give you up to 5 hours. The latest models also come with a state of the art 128 GB solid state hard drive that has no moving parts. They also come with a wireless interface that supports the 802.11n protocol which can support connection speeds up to 300 Mbps.
There are quite a few noticeable advantages offered by Apple laptops. Unfortunately, many people are worried about the compatibility concerns and anxious that if they shift from a traditional PC to Macintosh, then they will not be able to continue to use some of their old favorite software. Today as MacBook laptops for sale are running on the same Intel processor as the PCs it is possible to install and run Windows in the form of a virtual machine with your MacBook.