Apple Intros New MacBook Pro with Haswell Processors, Lower Price

Along with OS X Mavericks, Apple unveiled new MacBook Pro models at its media event in San Francisco Tuesday morning. As expected, the new laptops sport Intel's Haswell processors, and also include improved graphics, 802.11ac WiFi support, and more.

Apple's Phil Schiller shows off new MacBook Pro modelsApple's Phil Schiller shows off new MacBook Pro models

The 13-inch model now weighs less at 3.46 pounds, uses Intel's Iris graphics, Thunderbolt 2, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, and include several build-to-order upgrade options as well. Pricing now starts at US$1,299, which is $200 lower than the previous model.

The 15-inch model offer up to eight hours of battery life, quad-core i7 processors, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, and some models include the GeForce GT 750M video processor, too. Pricing starts at $1,999, down from the previous model's $2,199.

Both are available today.

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