Apple updates MacBook Pro laptops, cuts price of older model

Apple updates MacBook Pro laptops, cuts price of older model

The Apple logo is pictured on the front of a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California on April 23, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Robert Galbraith

(Reuters) – Apple Inc said it updated its MacBook Pro line of laptops with a high-resolution Retina display, faster processors and higher memory for a starting price of $1,299.

The world’s largest technology company also lowered the price of its older 13-inch MacBook Pro by $100 to $1,099.

Apple shares were up marginally in premarket trading on Tuesday, after closing at $99.02 on Monday on the Nasdaq.

(Reporting by Supantha Mukherjee in Bangalore; Editing by Savio D’Souza)

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