Apple Updates Retina MacBook Pro with New Processors, Lowers Price of 13-Inch Models

Posted on February 14, 2013 by


Apple has updated its Retina MacBook Pro models with new processors, and also dropped the pricing of the 13-inch models. So the Retina MacBook Pro line now starts at $1,499 instead of $1,699.

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (128GB)- Now $1,499 (down from $1,699)

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (256GB)- Now $1,699 (down from $1,999), 2.6GHz processor (up from 2.5)

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (256GB)- Now a faster 2.4GHz quad-core (up from 2.3GHz)

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (512GB)- Now a faster 2.7GHz quad-core (up from 2.6GHz), 16GB RAM (up from 8)

13-inch MacBook Air (256GB)- Now $1,399 (down from $1,499)

Press Release:

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.

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