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Apple announced today a few changes to its Mac lineup. The 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina is getting a new trackpad and a spec bump, while the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display can now be purchased for less than $2,000.

The 13-inch MacBook Pros and Airs got the Force Touch trackpad earlier this year when the new MacBook was announced, and now the bigger sibling in the lineup is getting one, too. The 15-inch MacBook Pro is also getting a bump in flash storage speed and battery life. High-end models are getting a graphics bump, too, via a AMD Radeon R9 M370X graphics card.

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iMac with Retina 5K Display

It’s not all good news though. Intel’s new Broadwell CPUs and GPUs are not included in this upgrade. The new Broadwell chip is expected to launch soon. However, it likely won’t be added until next year’s MacBook refresh now.

Apple also lowered prices on the 5K iMac model by $200 and expanded its lineup with a $1,999 model with a standard hard drive in place of the SSD-HDD hybrid Fusion Drive. It has a quad-core Core i5 CPU, 8GB RAM and the AMD R9 M290 GPU.

Both options are available today from Apple’s online store.

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