Apple Updates 13″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display

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Apple announced yesterday that it had updated the 13″ Macbook Pro to the Retina Display, and lowered the base prices for the 13″ MacBook Pro Models. The base 13″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display now starts at $1499 with a 128GB SSD. Apple also took the opportunity to upgrade the processor in the $1699 13″ MacBook Pro to 2.6GHz as well as add an additional 2.7 GHz processor to the top line 15″ MacBook Pro.

The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now starts at $1,499 for 128GB of flash, and $1,699 for a new 2.6 GHz processor and 256GB of flash. The 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now features a faster 2.4 GHz quad-core processor, and the top-of-the-line 15-inch notebook comes with a new 2.7 GHz quad-core processor and 16GB of memory. Apple today also announced that the 13-inch MacBook Air® with 256GB of flash has a new lower price of $1,399.

There are now four 13″ MacBook Pro models in the Apple Store, with the base non-retina 13″ MacBook Pro starting at $1199. It seems Apple has dropped the “higher end” base non-retina 15″ MacBook Pro leaving just one 15″ non-retina MacBook Pro available. The new MacBook Pro models are available immediately in the Apple Online store or at the Apple Retail Store and Authorized Resellers.

Press Release »

Apple Updates Processors & Prices of MacBook Pro with Retina Display
CUPERTINO, California—February 13, 2013—Apple® is making the MacBook Pro® with Retina® display faster and more affordable with updated processors and lower starting prices. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now starts at $1,499 for 128GB of flash, and $1,699 for a new 2.6 GHz processor and 256GB of flash. The 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now features a faster 2.4 GHz quad-core processor, and the top-of-the-line 15-inch notebook comes with a new 2.7 GHz quad-core processor and 16GB of memory. Apple today also announced that the 13-inch MacBook Air® with 256GB of flash has a new lower price of $1,399.

The MacBook Pro with Retina display features the world’s highest resolution notebook display. Whether you’re reading emails, writing text, editing home movies in HD or retouching professional photography, everything appears vibrant, detailed and sharp, delivering an unrivaled viewing experience. The MacBook Pro with Retina display features flash storage that is up to four times faster than traditional notebook hard drives, and delivers improved reliability, instant-on responsiveness and up to 30 days of standby time.

Pricing & Availability
The updated MacBook Pro with Retina display and MacBook Air models are available today through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers. Pricing details, technical specifications, configure-to-order options and accessories are available online at www.apple.com/macbook-pro and www.apple.com/macbookair.

Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple has reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices with iPad.

Apple, the Apple logo, Mac, Mac OS, Macintosh, MacBook Pro, Retina and MacBook Air are trademarks of Apple. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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Allan is tech lover with a special appreciation for Apple products and photography. In his limited spare time, he enjoys cycling and spending time with his two boys.

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