Apple MacBook Pro refreshed with retina display lineup

By | July 29, 2014

Today Apple has refreshed its premium MacBook Pro tablet with Retina display lineup and enhanced the CPU speed and RAM capacity and also dropped the prices of some high end laptops. Apple has updated and made this changes ahead of the release of OS X 10.10 Yosemite and also in advance of the back to school buying burst.

Preceding to this release the basic version of the Apple MacBook Pro tablet with retina display has featured a 2560 x 1600 resolution with 227 pixels per inch retina display. It is powered by the 2.4 GHz Dual core Intel Core i5 processor paired with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB PCIe-based flashed storage drive. Before it come with a price tag of $1,299 and now for the same price tag the model comes with the 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5 processor and 8 GB  RAM.


Coming to another series, the basic version of the beefier with 15.4 inch screen with retina display model with 2800 x 1800 pixels resolution and 220 pixels per inch pixel density. It is powered by 2.0 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB PCIe based flash storage drive and all of which would have set to $1,999. Now for the same price, it comes with 2.2 GHz processor with 16 GB RAM. Currently 16 GB RAM is the only option for this higher end MacBook Pro devices.

Apple Inc has also rejigged the pricing for the high priced 15.5 inch device featuring the discrete Nvidia GPU now came down from $2,599 to $2,499, that means it reduced by a margin of $100. On the other hand the 13.3 inch non-retina MacBook Pro powered by 2.5 GHz dual-core Intel core i5 starts at $1,099.

This updates and the price slash to the MacBook Pro series come ahead to the release of OS X 10.10 Yosemite which expected to release this fall and it is expected to bring so many new features to the users including much integration between iOS and Mac devices.


Author: Peter Jacksonn

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