13 inch Retina Display MacBook Pro Starts at 128 GB Flash Storage, Premium Mac Mini Gets Quad Core Processor
9to5Mac just reports that Apple is going to release three variants of the 13 inch Retina MacBook Pro launching today. The new device would have the same 2.5 GHz and 2.9 GHz processors found in the non-Retina models, and all 13-inch Retina models would start at 8 GB of RAM similar to the 15 inch Retina MacBook Pro.
However, contrary to the 15-inch Pros, the entry-level 13 inch Retina MacBook Pro will be launched with 128 GB of flash storage, while higher-end standard models will be relaesed with 256 GB and 512 GB of storage. Notably, the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro starts at 256 GB of storage.
- 2.5 GHz, 128GB of Flash storage, 8GB of RAM
- 2.5 GHz, 256 GB of Flash storage, 8GB of RAM
- 2.9 GHz, 512GB of Flash storage, 8GB of RAM
And as for the pricing of new 13 inch Retina Display MacBook Pro, the new device will come with starting price tag of $1699 which is only $500 more than non-Retina version of the device.
It means that for a premium of $500 only, users will enjoy a 13 inch Retina display, 128 GB of flash storage as an alternative of a 500 GB traditional hard drive, and a boost from 4 GB of RAM to 8 GB.
No doubt, the Retina Pros have a thinner form factor that excludes optical drive, Ethernet and FireWire ports.
The site also shared a few details of the new Mac mini model also releasing today in the Apple’s media event. The premium models of new Mac mini will come with quad-core processors. Just like current Mac mini lineup, there are 02 standard configurations and only 01 server configuration.
- 2.5 GHz dual-core, 4GB RAM, 500GB Hard drive
- 2.3 GHz quad-core, 4GB RAM, 1TB Hard drive
- Server: 2.3 GHz quad-core 4GB of RAM, 2TB Hard drive
Gladly enough, the new Mac mini models would have the current pricing of the device.Apple, Mac