Apple Refreshes 13-inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display & MacBook Air

Alongside the launch of Apple Watch and new MacBook at the Spring Forward event in San Francisco, Apple has also announced refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display & MacBook Air. Starting with the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina  display, the updated variant packs a fifth generation Intel Core processor and paired with Intel Iris Graphics 6100 and new Force touch trackpad which comes with Force Click gesture, enabling the users to get various tasks like seeing a map  and preview of a file with just a click followed by a tap. It comes with improved battery design which is claimed to deliver up to 10 hours of battery life and up to 12 hours of iTunes movie playback.

13-inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display & MacBook Air

The refreshed 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air comes powered by fifth generation Intel Core processors paired with integrated Intel HD Graphics 6000 and Thunderbolt 2. There is faster flash storage on 13-inch MacBook Air as compared to its elder sibling. Furthermore, both refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display & MacBook Air devices run OS X Yosemite operating system which is claimed to be powerful than original OS X.

Key Features of Refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina  display

  • Fifth generation Intel Core processors
  • New Force touch trackpad
  • Intel Iris Graphics 6100
  • OS X Yosemite
  • Up to 10 hours of battery life

Key Features of Refreshed MacBook Air (11-inch and 13-inch)

  • Fifth generation Intel Core processors
  • Integrated Intel HD Graphics 6000 and Thunderbolt 2
  • OS X Yosemite
  • Faster flash storage (on 13-inch MacBook Air)

“Today the popular 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, 11-inch MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Air all received significant upgrades. The 13-inch MacBook Pro has been updated with the latest processors, more powerful graphics, faster flash, longer battery life and the all-new Force Touch trackpad. We’re also bringing the latest processors and graphics, and faster Thunderbolt 2 to the 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air, as well as up to two times faster flash to the 13-inch MacBook Air,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.

Price and Availability

The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display will be available to buy with price starting at Rs. 94,900   for variant with 2.7 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB of memory and 128 GB of flash storage. The other variant with 256 GB of flash storage will retail at price starting at Rs. 1,09,000 while the variant with 2.9 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB of memory and 512 GB of flash storage will be available at Rs. 1,29,900.

The 11-inch MacBook Air with 1.6 GHz processor, 4 GB of RAM and a 128 GB flash storage starts at Rs. 65,900 while the other variant with 256 GB flash storage is priced at Rs. 79,900. The 13-inch MacBook is priced at Rs. 72,900 or Rs. 86,900 for variant with 1.6 GHz processor, 4 GB of RAM featuring 128 GB of flash storage and 256 GB of flash storage respectively.

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