13" Owners what are you going to do?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by SolidSnak3, Jun 12, 2012.

  1. SolidSnak3 macrumors member

    Mar 1, 2011
    I am an early 2011 13" owner and since Apple failed to do anything meaningful with the 13" i m jumping boats to the Asus zenbook prime. I m selling my pro next week so i can get a decent deal out of it, what are you guys going to do to?
  2. beamer8912 macrumors 65816

    May 30, 2009
    Wait for the 13" retina
  3. SolidSnak3 thread starter macrumors member

    Mar 1, 2011
    How long until that? next year maybe?
  4. beamer8912 macrumors 65816

    May 30, 2009
    The analyst who predicted the 15" retina a week or two ago said August. If not, probably next year.

    Looks like my 2008 MB, iPad 2 and PC desktop will have to make it a little while longer.
  5. fisherking macrumors 603


    Jul 16, 2010
    ny somewhere
    2011? what's the rush to change notebooks? LOL...maybe if it was a 2007 macbook...or a powerbook...

    relax. if not august, hopefully by the holidays. by then, you mbp will be all of a year-and-a half old...
  6. joshuaginter macrumors regular

    May 19, 2011
    I'm not going to rush into things, but I think I'll be selling my 13" Early 2011 and Thunderbolt Display in order to grab the new Retina Macbook Pro.

    I'm still trying to figure out if the Thunderbolt Display is needed or not with that massive amount of resolution on the RMBP.
  7. davidinva macrumors 6502a

    Mar 29, 2009
    Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, USA
    2011 model sounds new to me. My 2008 model just misses the cutoff for installing Mountain Lion, so I will be using Snow Leopard for a while longer. Meets my needs.
  8. beamer8912 macrumors 65816

    May 30, 2009
    I'm in the same boat you are. I just can't justify $2200 for a laptop. I like the screen, the new form and the power. But $2200 is just too much for me. I hope a 13" can come in around the $1500 price point.
  9. atticus27 macrumors regular


    Feb 2, 2009
    Pittsburgh, PA
    I'm gonna keep mine for at least another year or two. hopefully the 15" retina will come down to around 17-1800 by then. I have to many student loads to justify the $2200(+tax) price.

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