Apple may unveil 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro alongside iPad mini

Oct 16, 2012 by Salvador Rodriguez, Los Angeles Times

The iPad mini may not be the only major new product Apple announces this month.

A new report by 9 to 5 Mac's Mark Gurman says the Cupertino, Calif., tech giant also plans to announce a 13-inch MacBook Pro with high-resolution Retina display, expanding the company's catalog of Retina-enabled products. It already offers a 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display.

The report says Apple will introduce the 13-inch Pro with Retina at the rumored Oct. 23 mini event.

The 13-inch laptop is expected to be thinner and lighter than its non-Retina counterparts, and it is also expected to be available in two versions, with one having a better processor and more storage.

If Apple follows what they did with the 15-inch model, which came out this summer, then the 13-inch model is not likely to have an .

Analysts have been saying for quite some time that they expect a 13-inch Retina model. And now that it's been reported by Gurman, who was the first to report on the 15-inch Retina rollout, it seems very likely Apple will also deliver on the 13-inch version soon.

Explore further: Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet

1 /5 (3 votes)
add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Apple updates MacBook Pro laptops

Apr 13, 2010

Apple updated its line of MacBook Pro laptops on Tuesday, extending battery life, adding faster processors and more powerful graphic chips from Nvidia.

New MacBook Air to hit market this month: report

Jun 14, 2011

The latest model of Apple's ultra-light MacBook Air is scheduled to hit the market by the end of this month, media in the computer manufacturing hub of Taiwan reported Tuesday.

Recommended for you

Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top seven million

Apr 17, 2014

Sony says it has sold seven million PlayStation 4 worldwide since its launch last year and admitted it can't make them fast enough, in a welcome change of fortune for the Japanese consumer electronics giant.

User comments : 0

More news stories

Under some LED bulbs whites aren't 'whiter than white'

For years, companies have been adding whiteners to laundry detergent, paints, plastics, paper and fabrics to make whites look "whiter than white," but now, with a switch away from incandescent and fluorescent lighting, different ...

Vietnam battles fatal measles outbreak

Vietnam is scrambling to contain a deadly outbreak of measles that has killed more than 100 people, mostly young children, and infected thousands more this year, the government said Friday.