We’ve since received independent confirmation from another source besides Microcenter that those part numbers are real, and that we should expect new 15″ and 17″ MacBook Pros very soon.
According to MacRumors, some have pinned the official announcement coming as early as this Tuesday, April 13th, but nothing is certain. The last generation of MacBook was released almost a year ago, and speculation concurs that Apple is likely to announce the next wave any time now.
Full MacRumors post, including pricing info and a screen shot of the part numbers, can be found here.
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