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MacBook pro or MacBook air?

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Guys considering getting one of these.
Basically for browsing and shopping on the Internet.
Watching videos
Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 8
I am sure a cheapo Windows Netbook would fit the bill for your proposed uses. I am both a Mac and a PC owner/user so I hope you see my advice as unbiased.

If you are set on one of the two go for the MacBook Pro for sure, it's way more machine than the Air.
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post #3 of 8
For those uses, a Windows netbook would work perfectly. If you want to stay with Mac, an Air can handle the browsing/movie watching, but the 13" MBP is only a little bit more, so it would be worth it to just go with the MBP, unless superior ease of transport is your thing.
    
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I'd wait for the 2011 refreshes before making a decision too.
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post #5 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dee. View Post
I'd wait for the 2011 refreshes before making a decision too.
At this point if he ordered what he wanted they would ship him the new model.
post #6 of 8
Considering you want to go mac, considering what you plan on doing with it, hit up the Air.
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post #7 of 8
I have the base model 13" 2011 MacBook Pro that I put an SSD in and I love it. Definitely don't get a Core 2 Duo MacBook Air wait for the new ones to be released but if you want a better value then the MacBook Pro will probably be a better choice (for a Mac).
    
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post #8 of 8
2011 MacBook Air. I'd recommend a 13" model. But, you'll have to wait, and keep in mind if you intend to watch DVD's you'll need an external DVD drive.
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