17-inch MacBook Pro to get new look, loses removable battery

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RUMOUR MILL : After upgrading the 15-inch MacBook Pro, and the 13-inch MacBook, with the new Unibody look; Apple is set to upgrade the 17-inch MacBook Pro with the new look, but will no longer have a removable battery pack, similar to that found on its iPod and iPhone line.

While the news of the redesign is not new, the removable battery is – since almost all laptops feature a removable, lithium-ion battery. However, Apple’s new non-removable battery is said to last longer than the current models, which lose their performance over the years.

It is also widely expected, according to 9to5Mac, that the 13-inch MacBook Plastic will also be phased out, meaning that we could see a cheaper price for the MacBook Unibody soon.