The 2.5Ghz Intel Core-i5 processor has Turbo boost up to 3.1Ghz. Faster smoother power but very efficient giving a long battery life when travelling. Sports the new Thunderbolt pipe (12 times faster than Firewire 800) that allows HD editing in real time and considerable expansion. Has the latest integrated Intel HD graphics 4000 processor. 4Gb of Ram Memory (upgradeable) and a 500Gb Hard Drive. FaceTime camera is now HiDef – so you can make 720p HD calls from your MacBook Pro to any Mac with a FaceTimeHD camera. Intelligent multi-touch trackpad which allows gestures: Pinch, Swipe and Rotate – how did you ever manage without this? Automatic network hunting and connectivity. Wide Range of ports for versatile connectivity: Magsafe, Gigabit Ethernet, Firewire 800, Thunderbolt, 2 x USB3 ports, SDXC, Audi In/Out. Has a built-in superfast DVD/CD burner single or dual-layer discs (9Gb) for long life discrete back up. Battery lasts about 7 hours.