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We know what you’re feeling: Ever since Monday, that swanky new MacBook Pro with Retina Display is just too much temptation. But at a starting price of $2199, how can you afford it? NextWorth is here to help, by taking your old model for quick cash toward the new one.
NextWorth is reminding Apple notebook users their existing model is still likely to hold value for users who don’t need the latest and greatest Cupertino has to offer. Best of all, unlike an iPhone or iPad, specific Mac models aren’t really a key factor when it comes time to trade in the old model for quick cash to buy a new one.
"Unlike trading in a smartphone or tablet, values for laptops don't typically [vary] by model, but by hard drive capacity, RAM and optical drive,” explains NextWorth chief marketing officer, Jeff Trachsel.
“Different configurations yield different values, but as a general rule the best trade-in values for laptops are for Apple, HP, Dell, Sony, Toshiba and Compaq. The highest value laptops will likely come with the following processors: Intel Core i7, Intel Core i5, Intel Core i3, and Intel Core2Duo 2.0+ GHz."
If you happen to have one of those models, MacLife.com readers can get a quick quote for their old notebook on the NextWorth website, and even lock in the price for up to 21 days before sending it in.
Afterward, just sit back and imagine all the ways a new MacBook Pro with Retina Display could enrich your life… and then go ahead and hit the buy button on Apple’s website. But only if you really want to…
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