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Apple MacBook Pro Retina UK price and specifications round-up

All the details on Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina display

Apple has refreshed its line-up of MacBook laptops, announced at its worldwide developer conference (WWDC).

The MacBook Air and MacBook Pro have both been updated and there's a new Retina quality version of the latter. We've put pulled together all the prices and specifications together so you can choose which one is right for you. See also: Apple launches MacBook Air.

See also: Apple MacBook Pro UK price and specifications round-up.

See also: Apple MacBook Air UK price and specifications round-up.

Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display 2012

Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display

The latest MacBook Pro comes with a Retina quality (2880 x 1800) display. The notebook only comes in a 15-in size but there are two models to choose from. The main differences are the price, processor and storage capacity.

The MacBook Pro with Retina display is available to order from Apple. At the time of writing it has a dispatch estimate of 2-3 weeks.


15in Retina MacBook Pro: 2.3GHz

15in Retina MacBook Pro: 2.6GHz





2.3GHz Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz) with 6MB shared L3 cache

2.6GHz Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz) with 6MB shared L3 cache


15.4-in LED-backlit IPS display with 2880x1800 resolution


8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM


256GB solid state drive (SSD)

512GB solid state drive (SSD)


Intel HD Graphics 4000 and nVidia GeForce GT 650M with 1GB of GDDR5 memory


720p FaceTime HD camera


802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0


MagSafe 2 power port, 2 x Thunderbolt, 2 x USB 3.0, HDMI, headphone, SDXC card slot


Stereo speakers, dual microphones, headphone port

Battery life

95Wh battery, 7 hours wireless web, 30 days standby


358 x 247 x 18mm, 2.02kg


Mac OS X Lion

The MacBook Pro with Retina display can be configured to order. You can opt for a 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.7GHz), 16GB of DDR3 RAM and a 768GB SSD. These upgrades take the price to £3,048.

Check out our Apple Advisor.

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