Mid 2009 Model A1278 / 2.26 or 2.53 GHz Core 2 Duo processor EMC 2326

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Can I replace the battery with 10-hour battery of the new MacBook Pro?

Can I replace the battery with 10-hours battery of the new MacBook?


my mac is a 13-inch, Late 2009 MacBook Pro, model A1278, (2.53 GHz with 4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3). Current battery is: bq20z451. Can I replace it with the 10-hours battery of the new aluminium now called Macbook pro 13. Is it possible?

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I am sorry. model is A1278. Is a MacBook Pro.

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You didn't mention your MacBook Model Number! Look at the bottom side of your laptop. It should be written in small letter.



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I found quite a bit of information in regards to batteries backwards compatibility. But without your Model Number I'm left to simply guessing.

Is this one the one you have?

Or maybe this one?

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2009 Image


MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2009 Teardown



MacBook Unibody Model A1342 Image


MacBook Unibody Model A1342 Teardown



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Yes, it is the second one, model A1278. (MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2009 Teardown)


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