Apple has doubled the value to improve the RAM on the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Professional, as noticed by MacRumors. The improve now prices $200 to maneuver from 8GB to 16GB of RAM; beforehand, you possibly can improve the RAM for $100.
The worth improve is definitely a worth correction, Apple tells The Verge. The worth to improve RAM from 8GB to 16GB is $200 on different Macs, together with the iMac and MacBook Air, and this modification is supposed to maintain the charge constant. Apple says it is going to honor the sooner pricing for individuals who bought the cheaper RAM improve earlier than the value change went into impact.
The pricier improve could also be a troublesome promote. The entry-level MacBook Professional makes use of older LPDDR3 reminiscence, quite than the newer LPDDR4X reminiscence utilized in different Macs, just like the MacBook Air’s $1,000 base mannequin. You’re now paying extra for RAM that’s already behind the curve.
The 13-inch MacBook Professional was refreshed final month. Although the entry-level design stays largely unchanged, it now consists of Apple’s Magic Keyboard, which replaces the maligned butterfly keys discovered on earlier MacBook fashions.