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Always On: New MacBook Pro Unboxed at Always On

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Molly Wood takes a look inside the MacBook Pro. The Apple notebook sports a 15.4-inch Retina display, which translates to a resolution of 2,880x1,800 pixels.

Last week Apple held its annual worldwide developers conference and Tim cook's first WW DC was somewhat surprisingly all about the hardware. We got new MacBook air's new Mac -- those -- kind of minor upgrades. The big news was a brand new MacBook Pro. With the Retina Display it shipped the day it was announced. And we have one right here let's take a look and sat. We'll US. This. Is a big laptop. Headlining the display is -- of fifteen point four inch Retina Display which translates to age 2880 by 18100 resolution. After you look at it other displays make you feel like you have gasoline on your eyeballs. It's four point 46 pounds almost exactly a pound lighter than the previous model it's zero point seven inches thick. You can configure it to up to 82 point seven gigahertz Quad Core core I sevens with up to sixteen gigs or ram. On a related note the re design power -- its largest. This laptop -- -- OS-X lion but you'll get a free upgrade to Mountain Lion you'll finally get some good new ports namely USB three point oh and hallelujah HDMI. Plus two thunderbolt ports and an SD card slot. You do -- is dedicated firewire and ethernet but I actually think it's kind of a problem in the corporate environment where the MacBook Pro usually finds its home. Also this laptop starts. At 2199. Starts. We -- in her op it's really not so it's really pretty I'm just not tricks as useful as a true desktop replacement with things like ethernet and a nice big hard drive. I'll like -- whatever it's awesome it's an awesome laptop in CNET already gave it an editor's choice so go ahead. -- -- You know you want to. Go and get that ethernet dongle to -- you're gonna want that.
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