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Compare Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2009) vs. Apple MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011)

This is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2009) vs. the MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011). Differences are highlighted in yellow.
Item MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2009) MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011)
Item image Item image
Screen size 13.3" [x] 17" [x]
Release year 2009 [x] 2011 [x]
Battery capacity 60Wh [x] 95Wh [x]
Weight 2.04kg [x] 2.99kg [x]
Resolution width 1280px [x] 1920px [x]
Resolution height 800px [x] 1200px [x]
RAM interface Dual SODIMM slot [x] Dual SODIMM slot [x]
Screen type TN [x] TN [x]
Colour Silver [x] Silver [x]
Key travel Unknown [x] Unknown [x]
PWM detected? Unknown [x] Unknown [x]
RAM speed 1066MHz [x] 1333MHz [x]
Width 32.5cm [x] 39.3cm [x]
Depth 22.7cm [x] 26.7cm [x]
Pixel density 8ppi [x] 8ppi [x]
RAM 2GB [x] 4GB [x]
Number of USB 2 ports 2 [x] 3 [x]
Height 2.5cm [x]
Aspect ratio 16:10 [x] 16:10 [x]
Number of FireWire 800 ports 1 [x] 1 [x]
Kensington lock slot? Yes [x] Yes [x]
Backlit? Yes [x] Yes [x]
Physical escape key? Yes [x] Yes [x]
Function row style Physical keys [x] Physical keys [x]
Newest compatible operating system OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 [x] macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 [x]
Fingerprint reader? No [x] No [x]
Touch screen? No [x] No [x]
Touch bar? No [x] No [x]
NFC? No [x] No [x]
Supports Coreboot? No [x] No [x]
Removable battery? No [x] No [x]
RAM specification DDR3 [x] DDR3 [x]
Keyboard style Chiclet (Island keys) [x] Chiclet (Island keys) [x]
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