Update (12/17 10am): B&H also has the high-end 15-inch MacBook Pro w/ Retina display 2.8GHz/16GB/512GB for $2,399 shipped, which is a savings of $300 off the regular price.
B&H offers the newest version Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro w/ Retina display (model MGXA2LL/A) for $1,699 with free shipping. That’s $300 below Apple’s asking price and to top it off, B&H only charges sales tax at the time of purchase for a few states.
This laptop is a powerhouse. It features a 2880 by 1800 Retina display, 16GB of DDR3 RAM, and a quad-core 4th generation Crystalwell 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 processor.
Use your savings to cover the cost of AppleCare.
Full specs are as follows:
- 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 (Crystalwell)
- 16GB of Onboard 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM
- 256GB PCIe-Based Flash Storage
- Integrated Intel Iris Pro Graphics
- 15.4″ LED-Backlit IPS Retina Display
- 2880 x 1800 Native Resolution
- 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
- Thunderbolt 2, USB 3.0, HDMI
- FaceTime HD Camera, Dual Mics
- Includes Mac OS X 10.10 or OS X 10.9