updated 07:00 pm EDT, Fri October 27, 2006
Refurb MBP prices slashed
Apple has slashed its refurbished MacBook Pro prices following a refresh of the entire notebook line on Tuesday, offering the professional laptops for as little as $1,399 and free shipping. The refurbished 15-inch 1.83GHz Intel Core Duo MacBook Pro with 512MB of memory and an 80GB hard drive is priced at just $1,399, while the company's 15-inch 2.0GHz model with 512MB of memory and an 80GB hard drive is available for $1,449 with a standard or glossy display. Refurbished 15-inch 2.0GHz MacBook Pros boasting 1GB of memory and a 100GB hard drive are available for $1,499, while 15-inch 2.16GHz notebooks featuring 1GB of memory and a 100GB hard drive are priced at $1,599 with standard as well as glossy displays. Apple's reconditioned 17-inch models include the 2.16GHz version with 1GB of memory and a 120GB hard drive for $2,199 with a standard or glossy display; as well as the 2.16GHz model with 1GB of memory and a slightly smaller (100GB) hard drive spinning at a higher rpm for $2,199. The Apple Store Canada also lowered its refurbished MacBook Pro pricing, offering similar models with free shipping.