The new models feature faster processors, more memory and higher capacity hard drives. The new MacBook Pros also include the Multi-Touch trackpad that first showed up in the MacBook Air. The MacBook line starts at $1,099 for a 2.1 GHz model. The white 2.4GHz model is $1,299; a black model with a larger hard drive is $1,499. The MacBook Pro starts at $1,999 for a 2.4 GHz model, with a 2.5 GHz model with a 15-inch screen at $2,499, and a 2.5 GHz model with a 17-inch screen at $2,799.
In a separate announcement Tuesday, Apple said it is now the No. 2 U.S. music retailer, trailing onmly Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT), according to data from NPD Group. Apple said there are now over 50 million iTunes customers. The company has sold over 4 billion songs; the catalog includes over 6 million songs.
Apple Tuesday is down $2.68, or 2.2%, at $117.06.