MacBook Pro with Retina Display

MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Apple has announced the best computer it has ever made the MacBook Pro 2012 with Retina Display. Well in simple words the new MacBook Pro is a beast of a machine and by some people it is considered as the most powerful laptop ever made.

Display: –

MacBook Pro comes with 15.4 inch LED-Backlit display with IPS technology. The resolution of the screen is 2880×1800 which makes it world’s highest resolution screen. Well at first this made me think that it would be impossible to read on a screen with such high resolution but apple has already thought of that. The operating system as well as all the applications were updated and adapted to be able to work with this screen. Even the third party apps will need to update their applications to supper the higher resolution of this screen.

Processor: –

MacBook Pro comes with two different types of processors. One is 2.3 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with 6MB shared L3 cache which comes with a price of $2, 199 and the other is 2.6 GHz quad-core Intel i7 processor with 6 MB shared L3 cache which comes for $2, 799.

Memory: –

8 GB 1600MHz DDR3L RAM which is configurable to 16 GB.

Storage: –

The MacBook Pro with storage of 256 GB SSD comes for $2, 199 and 512 GB SSD comes for $2,799.

Graphics and Video Support: –

The MacBook Pro comes with 2 graphic cards one of which is Intel HD Graphics 4000 and the other is NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M with 1 GB GDDR5 memory and automatic graphics switching.

Camera: –

7 mega pixel FaceTime HD camera

Connections and Ports: –






  • MagSafe 2 power port
  • Two Thunderbolt ports
  • USB 3 (x2)
  • Headphone port
  • SDXC Card Slot
  • Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
  • Apple Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter

Wireless: –

  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 802.11n Wi-Fi Wireless networking

Audio: –

  • Stereo speakers
  • Dual microphones
  • Headphone port
  • Support for remote microphone
  • Support for audio line out

Keyboard and Trackpad: –

  • Full-size backlit keyboard
  • Multi-touch trackpad

Battery and Power: –

  • Up to 7 hours
  • Up to 30 days standby time

Operating System and softwares: –

  • OS X Lion
  • Mail
  • Address Book
  • iCal
  • Mac App Store
  • iTunes
  • Safari
  • Time Machine
  • FaceTime
  • Photo Booth
  • Mission Control
  • Launchpad
  • AirDrop
  • Resume
  • Auto Save
  • Versions
  • Quick Look
  • Spotlight
  • QuickTime



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