Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 24th Apr 2006 14:05 UTC, submitted by CrimsonScythe
Apple The 17" MacBook Pro has just been released. The 17" model has Firewire 800 and 8x dual layer Superdrive, both of which the 15.4" version lacks. The new MacBook Pro was presented during the NAB2006. The machine will cost $2799,- in the US, or round and about EUR 2879,- (differs per country) in the EU, or GBP 1999,- if you live in the UK.
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RE: US vs EU prices
by Dubhthach on Mon 24th Apr 2006 18:25 UTC in reply to "US vs EU prices"
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According to Apple's online Irish store the price ex. VAT is 2,420.66 euro. Now if i go over to and do a conversion into dollar that adds up to:
$3,003.64 ex. VAT a difference of about 200 dollars for the US price! so yeah EU customers are been charged extra by Apple, nothing new there though!

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