B&H Photo-Video offers preorders of the Apple MacBook Pro Core i7 Quad 2.3GHz 15″ Widescreen Notebook with Retina Display, model no. MC975LL/A, with three years of AppleCare for $2,321 with free shipping via the directions below. That’s $30 below our mention from last week and $227 less than what Apple charges for this bundle. It features an Intel Core i7 2.3GHz Ivy Bridge quad-core processor, 15.4″ 2880×1800 LED-backlit display, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Intel HD Graphics 4000 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1GB graphics, two Thunderbolt ports, Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, FaceTime 720p webcam, dual microphones, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, and more. To get this deal:

  1. Click here to find the Apple MacBook Pro Laptop for $2,199
  2. select “Click here to select your choice of free software” on the product page
  3. click “Save 50% on AppleCare Protection Plan” on the left side of the pop-up
  4. choose the AppleCare Protection Plan for $122
  5. select “Add all to cart” for a total of $2,321

Note that like the MacBook Air, this new MacBook Pro has no built-in optical drive. Neither does it have a Gigabit Ethernet port.