Without any official announcement from Apple at its event, the company has discontinued several models in its range of non-Retina MacBook Pro. In the MacBook pro section of the Apple store, only one model of the non-Retina MacBook Pro is made available by Apple.
The 13-inch laptop priced at $1199 is powered by a 2.5GHz dual-Core i5 processor with turbo boost upto 3.1GHz, a 4GB RAM and 500GB 5400-rpm hard drive with Intel HD Graphics 4000 technology. Even though the laptop doesn’t feature retina display, it features quite useful add-ons like Superdrive, Firewire 800 port and a Kensington lock slot. A gigabit Ethernet, a Thunderbolt port, with USB 3.0 and SDXC card are also included.
It is also a well known fact that Apple would stop its range of non-Retina MacBook Pro in the course of time. Even with the launch of the Retina MacBook pro, Apple had made four models of the non-retina laptops available, which were two 13 inch and 15 inch models respectively. Then one of 15 inch laptop were first discontinued, making the total range of laptops to three. The 13 inch model priced at $1199 had a 2.5GHz dual-Core i5 processor, the $1499 13-inch model with a 2.9GHz dual-Core i7 processor and the 15-inch $1799 with 2.3GHz quad-Core i7 processor.