Just a few weeks ahead to the release of OS X Yosemite, Apple has decided to give its MacBook Pro range with Retina display, a quick under the hood makeover, inculcating faster Intel Haswell processors and increasing on the standard memory.
The upgraded base model gets a 200MHz CPU speed and has Intel’s latest Core i5 and Core i7 processors, while the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro costs $1,299 and comes with a 2.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, and an astounding 8 GB RAM.
A mid-tier version, tagged up for a price of $ 1,499 has the same specifications, but gets a 256 GB solid state drive, while the top-end 13-inch laptop brags a beefier 2.8GHz dual-core Intel Core i5, 8 GB.
The entry-level 15-inch MacBook Pro now comes with a 2.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 and 16GB of memory. The $2,499 product entitles to a faster 2.5GHz chip and storage from 256GB to 512GB. According to Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, People love their MacBook Pro because of the thin and light, aluminum unibody design, beautiful Retina display, all day battery life and deep integration with OS X. 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 fall.
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