Macbook Pro

Macbook ProTo coincide with a new Retina Display 16GB iPod touch, Apple has also dropped the price of its low-end 13-inch MacBook Pro for educational customers. A quick glance at Apple’s online store shows that the standard MacBook Pro, which comes without Apple’s high density Retina Display, will now set consumers back $999. For reference, this is the model with the 2.5 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, combined with a 500GB hard drive and 4GB of memory. The high-end version, which comes with a 2.9GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 processor, 750GB hard-drive and 8GB of memory, has also been dropped to $1,299.00. Both versions have therefore been slashed by $100, making them a slightly more affordable prospect both for new students starting college and those who are just about to graduate. Interestingly, the standard 15-inch MacBook Pro model without a Retina Display remains at $1,699 as before.

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