This just in: Apple has officially released the pricing of its brand-spanking-new 2013 MacBook Pros with Retina Display here in the Philippines! Spoiler alert: They aren't cheap. But we think you know that already.
Launched last month together with the new iPads, the 2013 MacBook Pros are stacked with handsome hardware, making them pogi beyond their metallic looks. As with previous MacBooks, you can choose from a number of models, depending on your needs and budget: you can choose between an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor, 4GB to 16GB of RAM, and 512GB to 1-frigging-terabyte of storage.
Curious cats, check out the nifty how-it's-made vid below:
Now, here's our (short) review of those specs: It's overkill if you're just out for some casual FB and Instagram time!
Yes, these beasts are made for abuse. You're supposed to take them to the limit of their capabilities...and (hopefully) be surprised. So how about you also do a bit of gaming on it? The 2013 MacBook Pros can handle that as well as it come with either an upgraded Intel Iris (last year's version had the slower Intel HD 4000 graphics) or the more gamer-centric Nvidia GeForce GT graphic cards.
But perhaps the real draw here is the fact that these bad boys come with Apple's Retina Display tech. This means that their displays—either at 13- or 15-inches—will have a resolution of up to 220ppi (pixels per inch) making individual pixels virtually invisible (except when you squint really, really, really hard and stick your face into the display).
So, here are the SRPs for the 2013 MacBook Pros: The 13-inch, cheapest variant with a Core i5 chip, 4GB RAM and 128GB storage retails at P67,990. The top-of-the-line model, equipped with all the bells and whistles Apple can provide (Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Nvidia GeForce GT750M graphics), goes for P132,990.
Suffice it to say, better save up big time if you're planning to get one! But if you already have the money (you lucky, rich bastard), click here to order now!
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