Following the iPhone 4/4S and iPad with Retina Display. Apple launches its new MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The 15.4-inch Retina has a 2880×1800 resolution display at 220 pixels per inch, a pixel density that is “so high the human eye cannot distinguish individual pixels from a normal viewing distance”, and uses IPS technology for 178-degree viewing angle and LED-backlight. Like other MacBooks, the Retina laptop has aluminum unibody design, and measures just 0.71-inch thick.
The Retina MacBook Pro is powered by 2.3GHz or 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 processor, and dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT650M graphics card with 1GB of GDDR5 video memory. The notebook comes standard with 8GB of RAM and can be expanded to 16GB. The MacBook Pro uses flash storage to deliver faster data access, with the 2.3GHz models gets 256GB SSD and the 2.6GHz model has 512GB. As for connectivity, you can find 3-stream WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0. You can find two USB3.0 ports, two Thunderbolt ports. HDMI output, SDXC card slot and headphone jack. There are no Gigabit Ethernet and FireWire port, but Apple releases optional adapter for users who need those ports.
The MacBook Pro Retina has a full-size backlit keyboard and a multitouch trackpad. It also sports stereo speakers and dual microphone, as well as 720p FaceTime HD webcam. The battery allows up to 8 hours of wireless web. The price is $2199 for 2.3Ghz model and $2799 for 2.6GHz version.