MacBook Pro with Retina Display now cheaper

Apple has slashed £200 off the price of a 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now starts at £1,249 inc VAT for 128GB of flash, whereas it used to cost £1,449.

It's also had a minor speed boost, with a 2.6GHz Intel i5 dual-core processor replacing the former model's 2.5GHz CPU. It has 8GB 1600Mhz memory and an Intel HD Graphics 4000.

Apple has also updated the £1,449 13-inch MacBook Pro model which now comes with 256GB flash storage and a faster 2.6GHz Intel i5 processor. 

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Apple has also introduced a price cut to its top-range 13-inch MacBook Air which now comes with 256GB Flash RAM for £1,199, down from £1,249.

The remaining MacBook Pro with Retina Display range have had slight speed boosts. The 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now features a faster 2.4GHz i7 quad-core processor (up from 2.3GHz) but the price remains at £1,799.

The top-of-the-line MacBook Pro with Retina Display 15-inch notebook comes with a new 2.7 GHz quad-core processor and 16GB of Flash memory and has also had a price cut. It now costs just £2,299 (down from a build to order option that cost £2,698).

An Apple statement reads: "The MacBook Pro with Retina display features the world’s highest resolution notebook display. Whether you’re reading emails, writing text, editing home movies in HD or retouching professional photography, everything appears vibrant, detailed and sharp, delivering an unrivaled viewing experience. The MacBook Pro with Retina display features flash storage that is up to four times faster than traditional notebook hard drives, and delivers improved reliability, instant-on responsiveness and up to 30 days of standby time."

All new products are now available on the Apple Store.