New MacBook Pro: release date set for 24 February?

Updated top-end laptops coming this week?

New report suggests upgraded MacBook pro imminent, as stock makes its way to stores.

Jonesing for a spanking new MacBook Pro, but don’t want to drop your dosh until Apple comes clean with its next-generation top-end laptop? Then you’ve not got long to wait, with a new report claiming the updated MacBook Pro will be unleashed on 24 February.

The news comes on the back of two Italian sites laying their hands on the model numbers of the new MacBook Pro range, MC720, MC721, MC723, MC724, and MC725. Word is they’ll be hitting Italian stores by the end of the week.

This is backed up by Best Buy’s US website listing a string of new MacBook Pros, along with pricing that matches the current pricey line-up. MacRumors says that further to these tidbits, it’s had, “…reliable information,” that Apple will announce the Intel Sandy Bridge-packing machines on 24 February.

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Via MacRumors and Engadget