October 22, 2013
As announced by Apple at its ongoing special media event, the MacBook Pro lineup has just undergone an impressive refresh. The new MacBook Pro notebooks are thinner, lighter, and faster. And they're available beginning today at reduced starting prices. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now starts at $1,299, as opposed to its previous starting price of $1,499. At this new price, the model includes 2.4GHz dual-core i5, 4GB of RAM, Iris Graphics, and 128GB of storage. As for the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, it now starts at $1,999, instead of $2,199. It includes 2.0GHz quad core i7, 8GB of RAM, Iris Pro Graphics, and 256GB of storage. As mentioned, both MacBook Pro models start shipping today. For more on our coverage of today's Apple event, please check for updates on our main page or on our live blog.