Fry's Electronic's offers the 4.5-lb. Apple MacBook Pro Core i7 Quad 2.6GHz 15" Widescreen Notebook with Retina Display
, model no. MC976LL/A, for $2,399
shipping. That's $319 under our October mention and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current price low by $89, outside the price below). Sales tax is added where applicable. It features an Intel Core i7-3720QM 2.6GHz Ivy Bridge quad-core processor, 15.4" 2880x1800 LED-backlit LCD, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, switchable NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1GB and Intel HD Graphics 4000 graphics, 802.11n wireless, two Thunderbolt ports, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0, FaceTime 720p webcam, and Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
With limited stock, Amazon charges $2,409.54 with free shipping.
Note that like the MacBook Air, this new MacBook Pro has no built-in optical drive or Gigabit Ethernet port.
Update: It's now available for free in-store pickup only.