Retina MacBook Pro gets Performance Boost, Price Cut

Apple updated its Retina Display MacBook Pro lineup on Wednesday with faster processors and a price cut. Along with the changes in the Retina MacBook Pro line, Apple also reduced the price of the 13-inch MacBook Air with 256GB SSD to US$1,399.

Retina MacBook Pro gets a speed bump and a price cutRetina MacBook Pro gets a speed bump and a price cut

The 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro with a 2.5GHz dual core Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAm and 128GB SSD now costs US$1,499, down from $1,699. The 2.6GHz dual core Intel Core i5 model with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD is now priced at $1,699.

The 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro now ships with a 2.4GHz quad core Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD for $2,199, while the 2.7GHz quad core Intel Core i7 model with 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD costs $2,799.

Apple said all of the new models and price points are available today.