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Apple MacBook Pro Retina Price Cuts and Upgrades

by on February 14, 2013
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MacBook Pro Retina

Apple just announced that its MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina display is updated with a new processor and a price cut. The 15-inch version will also have a few upgrades, but its price will remain the same.

The Retina MacBook Pro 13-inch has a new 2.6 gigahertz processor and now starts at $1,499 ($200 less) for 128GB of solid-state flash storage, and $1,699 for 256GB. The priciest model has a 2.6GHz Intel Core i5 processor. The Non-Retina MacBook Pro 13-inch version with 256GB memory is available for $1,299, with a $100 price cut from $1,399.

The larger model, the Retina MacBook Pro 15-inch features a quad-core 2.4GHz Core i7 processor and a price of $2,199. The most expensive version can be your for $2,799 and has a quad-core 2.7GHz Core i7 processor with 16GB of RAM.

According to Apple’s press release the Retina display notebooks feature flash storage that is up to four times faster than other notebooks.

The prices will change later today, February 14th, on the Apple’s website store. Although the price drops are globally, you need to check your local stores for the Apple’s updated price range.

The Cupertino company reported 4.1 mil. MacBook laptops sold, which means a decline of 21,5 percent in the final quarter of last year. The Apple shares, on the Nasdaq, are now down 0.6 percent at $465 in early trading, drop that could be caused by the price cuts announcement.

Do you think the Apple MacBook Pro Retina Price Cuts will make you buy a new laptop? Let us know what you plan to do.

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