Laptop said to be priced $500 below 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro model.
Apple's soon-to-be-announced 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is said to have a price tag that starts at $1,699.
Referring to "wholesale prices," 9to5Mac said the price for the 13-inch model of the Apple notebook will start at $1,699 upon its launch next week. The retail price tag is $500 less than the entry-level version of the 15-inch Retina MacBook. However, it's also $500 more than the non-Retina 13-inch model.
An analyst had said the unannounced MacBook Pro model will boast a 2,560-by-1,600 pixel density display. In comparison, the 15.4-inch Retina MacBook Pro has a 2880-by-1800 screen. The new MacBook model is rumored for an announcement tomorrow along with the iPad Mini. In addition, new Mac Minis are also due to be announced during the media event.