Finally, I’ve come to the last part of my super long post. Just Imagine if I placed Part 1, Part 2 and this one, all in one post! I bet you’ll get tired of reading this. Hahaha! Anyway, bare with me with this last one as I will reveal some more important information.
So with all that I have discussed in Part 1, and Part 2 of my13-inch Aluminum MacBook Pro, it seems that this gadget is really superb! He may be an ultra hunk, but does this mean he is flawless? Read on below.
What are the flaws of this 13-inch Aluminum MacBook Pro?
I’m a newbie to the Mac family, which is why I am so amazed on how MacBook works. I have no problems with its performance, but there are only two bad things that I can think of right now. Actually, it’s not even particular to the 13-inch Aluminum MacBook Pro. The first one is probably more for all MacBooks with aluminum finish, while the second one is for all MacBooks in general.
My only problem with aluminum finished laptops is that they can easily be scratched. In fact, when I bought mine, the first stock given to me already had a long deep scratch in front. Though if you are not too O.C. about such things, you probably might not see it as it blends well with the aluminum finish. Hehehe! It’s just that my eyes are very particular to scratches! So if you are like me, don’t dare buying online. Hehehe! As a tip also, when you buy the aluminum MacBook Pro, buy a microfiber cloth or anything that could work as a cushion to avoid scratches whenever you place it on a table . Yah, sorry but I’m that O.C.! LOL! 🙂
The other bad thing when switching over to MacBook is the expenses that comes with it. Hahaha! As I have said in Part 2, if you have a particular application that does not have a Mac version in the softwares included in the package, then be ready to spend. In most instances, if not all, Mac versions of different applications cost more than the Windows version. In my case though, I don’t use applications wherein I still have to buy a Mac version so this bad side of Mac doesn’t affect me at all. Throwing away your money doesn’t end there still! When you go for a MacBook, there’s a 90% possibility that you’ll spend for Mac accessories too, such as their cute mouse, chic laptop bags/ sleeves, and colorful plastic cases. Mac has a lot of fashionable accessories! Oh dear! That means more expenses for me as I love to make my stuffs as chic as they can be! Hehehe! 🙂
More than these two bad sides, there’s nothing more I can think of, but I will definitely update you if I’d be encountering any problems in the future. (I hope there’s none!)
Where did I buy it?
As I have shared in this post, I got my Aluminum 13-inch MacBook Pro in Hong Kong. I got it from one of their premium authorized resellers listed in Apple’s site. The name of the store is Fortress. They have several branches. I got mine at Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Though the price is the same as in the internet price of Apple, I’d rather buy a laptop in a premium reseller to make sure I’m not being fooled. Plus, I get to check the laptop for scratches. Again, that’s just the OC-ness in me. Hehehe! 🙂
Now, how much is the damage?
All these, I paid for only HKD 9,288 or around Php 57,000. Not bad because I could probably spend almost the same price if I buy the laptop I was eyeing for in the U.S. Well, I just added a few thousands and I’m now part of the Mac family! Hehehe! 🙂
Oh, by the way, the phased out aluminum 13-inch MacBook and the white MacBook are already on sale in Hong Kong! 🙂
Well, I think that’s it! With such long posts, I don’t think I missed out on anything. Thanks for putting up with me. I just have so many things to share about my Hunk. In fact, I can now say that what Mac users say is true- “Once you go Mac, you’ll never go back to what you used to own.” Isn’t it obvious that I’m really a satisfied MacBook owner?! 🙂 Hehehe! Anyway, here’s a last look of my new 13-inch Aluminum MacBook…