“Apple has raised MacBook Pro prices before,” Keizer reports. “In 2012, the Cupertino, Calif. company set new prices for the MacBook Pro line-up as it transitioned the laptops to the higher-resolution screens… The 15-in. MacBook Pro with Retina was priced at $1,999 and $2,799 for the two stock configurations, $400 and $500 higher, respectively, than the previous models, for increases of 22% and 27%. The smaller 13-in. MacBook Pro with Retina saw similar price hikes. Two standard configurations of the notebook were priced at $1,699 and $1,999 at their introduction, $500 and $400 higher than their predecessors. The new prices represented increases of 42% and 33%.”
Keizer reports, “Those prices did not hold for long.”
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MacDailyNews Take: It’s new technology. As yield rates improve, sticker prices will likely decrease, as usual.
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