Apple refreshes Retina Macbook Pro and 13-inch Air lineup, slashes prices

Apple has reduced the prices of the 13-inch and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, and given the range a refreshed line of processors. The MacBook Air price has also been slashed. Ready to buy one now?

Published Date
14 - Feb - 2013
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14 - Feb - 2013
Apple refreshes Retina Macbook Pro and 13-inch Air lineup, slashe...

In what is essentially a surprise announcement from Apple, the company has slashed the prices of the Retina MacBook Pro range, along with the 13-inch MacBook Air (with the 256GB SSD). The Retina MacBook ProWhere to buy 80010 will also get a processor line-up refresh.

Let us start with the MacBook ProWhere to buy 80010 first. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display now starts at Rs. 99,900 (formerly Rs. 1,14,900). This has an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB SSD. The slightly upgraded version of the 13-inch MacBook ProWhere to buy 149239 with Retina will now cost Rs. 114,900, with a new 2.6 GHz processor which replaces the 2.5GHz processor, 8GB of RAM and 256GB flash storage.

The entry level 15-inch MacBook ProWhere to buy 80010 with Retina Display now gets the faster Intel Core i7 2.4GHz quad-core processor with the 8GB of RAM remaining the same, while the top-of-the-line version gets the new Intel Core i7 2.7GHz quad-core processor and 16GB of RAM. The 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with the 2.4GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor is priced at Rs. 1,52,900, while the version with the 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 is priced at Rs. 1,92,900.

The top of the line MacBook Air 13 with a 1.8GHz processor, 4GB of RAM and 256GB storage gets a price cut of Rs. 5,000, and is now available for Rs. 94,900 (formerly Rs. 99,900). Prices of the MacBook Air 13Where to buy 2090 223837 128GB SSD version and the MacBook Air 11’s 64GB and 128GB SSD versions remain the same.

Note: All prices are inclusive of VAT

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