has quietly dropped the price on Education Discounted white MacBooks from $949 to $899. The offer extends to teachers and faculty members, besides students. Some have spotted a pricing as low as $728, according to Engadget. However, the offer was soon confirmed as limited to the University of Maryland, College Park. Go Terps! Other Apple products, including different Macintosh models and accessories, have retained their previous student pricing.
Various sources have reported over the past few hours that an amazing Education deal for the polycarbonate, unibody MacBook were spotted over at Apple’s online store. Engadget finally confirmed that the excitingly low $728 deal was limited to the University of Maryland, College Park. Go Terps! The Student pricing is now at $899 everywhere, while the $728 listing has reportedly
Earlier this year, alongside new iMacs, a new Magic Mouse and other upgrades, Apple introduced another beefed-up version of its most popular Mac - the white, polycarbonate MacBook
. Coming close to a Pro configuration but retaining the same $999 price tag, Apple’s new, 13-inch notebook now features a durable, polycarbonate, unibody design, an LED-backlit display, a glass Multi-Touch trackpad and a built-in battery for up to seven hours of battery life, according to Apple.
Although the MacBook isn’t dubbed as Pro, it can handle popular 3D games like Spore, Call of Duty, and Sims 3, as well as other graphics-intensive applications. It has a faster processor running at 2.26GHz (Intel Core 2 Duo) and 2GB of standard memory. It ships with a standard 250GB hard drive, whereas the previous model offered just 160GB of storage. The unibody MacBook sports the same built-in battery available in Apple’s MacBook Pro line. By equipping the MacBook with its lithium-polymer battery, the notebook is said to go up to seven hours on a single charge. It also borrows the glass trackpad and Multi-Touch technology from its aluminum siblings.