All 13in and 15in models have had some kind of upgrade, with the base 13in model now offering a 2.6GHz Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of flash storage and a nine-hour battery. The next model up boasts the same specs bar twice as much storage space, while the top-level 13in has 512GB of storage and a 2.8GHz Core i5 CPU (it can be upgraded pre-purchase, of course, with up to 1TB of storage and 16GB of RAM).
There are two new 15in MacBook Pros with Retina display, both equipped with a whopping 16GB of RAM and Intel Iris Pro graphics. The cheaper model offers a quad-core Core i7 processor running at 2.2GHz, 256GB of storage and eight-hour battery life. The top model . has a 2.5GHz Core i7, 512GB of storage, eight-hour battery life and an Nvidia GeForce GT 750M graphics card.
Apple’s Philip Schiller said “The MacBook Pro with Retina display gets even better with faster processors, more memory, more affordable configurations and a free upgrade to OS X Yosemite this fall.”
All of the Retina models have seena price bump and overseas pricing is already out and about. We’ll have an update for you when South Africa follows suit.