By: Matt Clark (@ClarkMatt)
Less than a year after debuting the MacBook Pro with Retina Display, Apple has announced hardware updates for both the 13-inch and 15-inch models. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display is now available with a 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5 processor and 256GB of flash memory, for a reduced price of $1,699. The base 13-inch model, with a 2.5 GHz i5 128GB of flash now starts at $1,499 — $200 less than the price prior to today.
The 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display also includes faster processors. The top model, starting at $2,799, features a new 2.7 GHz quad-core i7 and 16GB of RAM. The base 15-inch model now includes a 2.4 GHz i7 processor. The prices on the 15-inch models haven’t changed.
Apple also announced a price cut on the 13-inch MacBook Air, now available for $1,399. All of the new MacBooks are ready for order on the Apple Online Store, or Apple retail stores.