Laptop Program Approximate Costs 2012-2013

Send by email

Laptop order forms will be available sometime after the announcement of the new Apple MacBook Pro and MacBook Air and Lenovo ThinkPad models. We expect this to be sometime mid-June 2012.

Below are the approximate costs for the laptop program for the school year 2012-2013. Configuration changes such as size, hard drive size and increased RAM are available upon request. The figures displayed her are for estimation purposes only.

MacBook Pro 13" Laptop
2.4 Ghz Dual-core Intel i5
4 GB RAM
500 GB Serial ATA Drive @5400 RPM
Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter
$1128
4-Year AppleCare Protection Plan (manufacturer's warranty) $329
4-Year Accidental Damage Protection through Student Insurance Partners $240
Microsoft Office 2011  $89
Laptop Fee (covers the cost of classroom curriculum and anti-virus software) $115
External Hard Drive for backup or Crash Plan PROe license  $168
TOTAL $2069

New Apple MacBook Pros are slated to be announced June 11, 2012. Specifications and pricing for the new models will be posted as soon as it is available.
 

Lenovo T420 ThinkPad HD+
Intel dual-core i5-2540, 2.6 Ghz
4 GB RAM
500 GB HDD @7200 rpm 
$1267
4-year Lenovo manufacturer's warranty and ThinkPad Plus accidental damage protection $179
Microsoft Office 2011 $89
Laptop Fee (covers the cost of classroom curriculum and anti-virus software) $115
External Hard Drive for backup or Crash Plan PROe license $168
TOTAL $1818

Lenovo is planning to announce its successor to the T420, the T430 with an Intel Ivy Bridge processor sometime mid-June 2012. Specifications and pricing for this new model will be posted as soon as available.

 

Dell XPS 13"
2nd Gen Intel core i5-2467, 1.6 Ghz
4 GB RAM
128 GB solid state drive 
$1053
Dell 4-year manufacturer's and accidental damage warranty $314
Microsoft Office 2011 $89
Laptop Fee (covers the cost of classroom curriculum and anti-virus software) $115
External Hard Drive for backup or Crash Plan PROe license $168
TOTAL $1739

 

MacBook Air
Intel dual-core i5 1.7 Ghz
4 GB RAM
128 GB Solid State Drive 
$1249
4-year AppleCare manufacturer's warranty $329
4-year accidental damage protection warranty through Student Insurance Partners $240
Microsoft Office 2011 $89
Laptop Fee (covers the cost of classroom curriculum and anti-virus software) $115
External Hard Drive for backup or Crash Plan PROe license $168
TOTAL $2190

 New Apple MacBook Airs are slated to be announced June 11, 2012. Specifications and pricing for the new models will be posted as soon as it is available.