Apple updates MacBook Pro with Retina Display range
Apple has refreshed its line of MacBook Pro with Retina Display models with faster processors, more memory and a reduced price.
The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display laptops now come with 8GB RAM as standard – up from the previous 4GB RAM on the entry-level model.
Also available with the 13-inch model is the faster Intel Core i7 processors running at 2.8Ghz with Turbo Boost speeds of up to 3.3Ghz.
It also comes with your choice of 128GB, 256GB or 512GB flash storage
The 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display has had the price lowered to $2,999 and comes with 16GB RAM pre-installed – up from 8GB on the previous entry-level machine.
Users can choose a 256GB or 512GB flash storage options with the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display.
The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display starts at $1,599 while the 15-inch model starts at $2,499.
All of the MacBook Pro with Retina Display models are just 1.8cm thick and feature a sharper higher resolution screen that has more than five million pixels on the 15-inch and more than four million pixels on the 13-inch.
“People love their MacBook Pro because of the thin and light, aluminium unibody design, beautiful Retina display, all day battery life and deep integration with OS X,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.
“The MacBook Pro with Retina display gets even better with faster processors, more memory, more affordable configurations and a free upgrade to OS X Yosemite this spring.”