Apple|October 24, 2012 12:59 pm

Apple Introduces its 13-inch MacBook Pro with Stunning Retina Display starting $1,699

Apple's 13-Inch MacBook Pro with Retina DisplayYesterday, Apple introduced a new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display in San Jose. This notebook boasts of a thinner body and all-flash storage in a compact design. This remarkable portable notebook has a mere 0.75 inches thickness and weighs 3.57 pounds.

“The 13-inch MacBook Pro is our most popular Mac, and today it gets completely reinvented with a new thin and light design, fast flash storage and a gorgeous Retina display,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.

This 13-inch MacBook Pro with a stunning Retina Display is 20 percent thinner and almost a pound lighter than the current 13-inch MacBook Pro. It packs more than 4 million pixels into its 13-inch Retina display which is around twice the number of pixels in an HD television.The 13-inch Retina display uses IPS technology for a 178-degree wide viewing angle, and has 75 percent less reflection and 28 percent higher contrast than the current MacBook Pro. It is powered by 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 processors with the option to choose faster 2.9GHz Intel Core i7 processors, Intel HD Graphics 4000, 8GB of 1600 MHz memory, and up to 768GB of flash storage. Featuring flash storage that is up to four times faster than traditional notebook hard drives.

MacBook Pro

There are many more ports for the power users. Two Thunderbolt and two USB 3.0 ports allow users to connect to multiple displays and high-performance devices, and a new HDMI port offers quick connectivity to a HDTV. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display also features a FaceTime HD camera, dual microphones, improved speakers, three-stream 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and a MagSafe 2 power port. The 13-inch MacBook Pro battery delivers up to 7 hours of wireless productivity and can remain in standby for up to 30 days.

The device is available with a 128GB of flash storage starting at $1,699 (US) and with 256GB of flash storage starting at $1,999. Configure-to-order options include faster dual-core Intel Core i7 processors and flash storage up to 768GB. Additional technical specifications, configure-to-order options and accessories are available online on its official website. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display is available today through the Apple Online Store, Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers.


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