Without too much fuss, Apple announced it has updated its Retina MacBook Pro lineup. The laptop snow come with faster processors, and are available at lower prices as well. The 13" MacBook Pro base model now starts at $1,499, $200 less than before, and features a 2560 x 1600 pixel IPS display, a Core i5 dual-core processor clocked at 2.5GHz (with 3.1GHz Turbo), integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000, 8GB DDR3-1600, a 128GB SSD and a battery life of up to seven hours. On top of that, Apple also made some price changes in its MacBook Air family.
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.