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Next-gen Macbook Pro with Retina Display (pictures)

Apple "discards legacy" with a new MacBook Pro that features a Retina Display, a quad-core processor, and up to 768GB of flash storage all bundled into a razor-thin 0.71-inch chassis, available in 13-inch and 15-inch models.

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Thinner than a finger

The new MacBook Pro is thinner than Phil Schiller's finger at 0.71 inch, weighing in at 4.46 pounds. Just enough room for an SD card slot, but no optical drive.
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Display boasts an impressive 220 pixels per inch

The display on the new MacBook Pro measures 15.4 inches across and boasts a 2,880x1,800-pixel resolution with 220 pixels per inch -- that's 5,184,000 pixels!
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Up to 768GB of flash storage

Prices start at $2,199 for 8GB of RAM and a 256GB solid-state drive.
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Thunderbolt dongles

With no Ethernet or FireWire 800 ports, owners must purchase Thunderbolt adapters to use these devices.
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Specs breakdown

A specs cheat sheet shows all the features of the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The following are specs for the base model.
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Sizes compared

The new MacBook Pro appears to be a hybrid of the legacy Pro and the Air, about half the thickness of the older Pros but without the taper of the Air.
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Environmentally savvy

The new MacBook pro is Energy Star 5.2 certified, arsenic-free, mercury-free glass, BFR-free, pvc-free, and highly recyclable.
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I/O

An array of ports adorn both sides of the new MacBook Pro, with the addition of USB 3 (backward compatible with 2), an HDMI port, a redesigned MagSafe 2 power adapter, two Thunderbolt ports, a headphone jack, and an SD card slot for photos and storage expansion.
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A look under the hood

A giant battery inside powers the new MacBook Airs up to 7 hours of use, or 30 days of standby.
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