Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob in Your Mailbox Every Day! Join our Mailing List!
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

2014 MacBook Pro Haswell & Crystalwell Price, Release Date and Specs Revealed

by Paul Strauss

It’s been a while since a new MacBook Pro has hit the market, so if you’ve been holding out for a long time waiting for a new model of Apple’s top-end laptop to hit, you’ll be happy to know that a new model has finally been announced.

macbook_pro_pricingzoom in

The 2014 MacBook Pros have gotten a bump in processor speed, battery life and overall performance. Both the 13″ and 15″ have Retina displays, use fast PCIe Flash memory for storage, and also beefed up networking performance with 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Both models also offer a speedy Thunderbolt 2 connection, running at twice the speed of the prior port.

macbook_pro_13_beautyzoom in

The new 13″ MacBook Pro is just .71″ thin, and powered by the latest-gen Intel Haswell i5 Dual-Core CPU. Graphics are powered by Intel Iris, which runs up up to 90% faster than the past generation. Battery life for the 13″ model is rated at a substantial nine hours. Prices for the 13″ MacBook Pro starts at $1299(USD), $200 less than the last generation. The base model includes a 2.4GHz CPU, 4GB RAM and 128GB SSD storage.

macbook_pro_13_thicknesszoom in

The 15″ MacBook Pro runs a fast quad-core Intel Crystalwell i7 CPU and Intel Iris Pro graphics – with the option to upgrade to NVIDIA GeForce GT750M graphics. Battery life for the 15″ is rated at up to eight hours.┬áPrices for the 15″ MacBook Pro start at $1999, vs. $2199 for the previous gen. That model includes a 2.0GHz i7 CPU, 8GB RAM and a 256GB SSD.

macbook_pro_15_beautyzoom in

All MacBook Pros ship with the latest and greatest version of Mac OS X, Mavericks pre-installed, and should be available from the Apple Store later today.

macbook_pro_both_modelszoom in

Post a Comment:

Want a personal avatar on your comments? Sign up for a free Gravatar now!

Note: All comments with links in them will be held for moderation in order to prevent spam, so you may not see your post appear immediately.

« Previous
Next »

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

ThinkGeek EnCounter Fitness Quest Giver: LARPwatch

ThinkGeek EnCounter Fitness Quest Giver: LARPwatch

Han Solo Carbonite Coffin Coffee Table: Only from IKEA Cloud City

Han Solo Carbonite Coffin Coffee Table: Only from IKEA Cloud City

Iron Throne Made from Carrots

Iron Throne Made from Carrots

Rocketeer Legacy Action Figure Won\

Rocketeer Legacy Action Figure Won't Work for Nazis

Garbage Pail Kids Adam Bomb Figure Blows Minds

Garbage Pail Kids Adam Bomb Figure Blows Minds

Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo