Macbook pro 13″

After the introduction of the 15″ retina Macbook Pro, apple also unveiled this 13″ Macbook pro. Native resolutie: 2560 x 1600, maximum visible resolution: 1680 x 1050 (see also The retina myth). Comes with 8GB of RAM and SSD, this is a lovely machine to own I’m sure.

The retina myth

While we are still waiting for other computer brands to come to par with Apple, I think it’s time to put some things straight about the so called Retina displays the new Macbook pro currently sports. On the technical sheet it states that is has a 2880 x 1800 display resolution. For starters this is not a lie. The panel does consist of all these 5.184 M pixels and that is great. Also the pixel density is 220 Pixels Per Inch. So far the facts.
But that is not the whole picture because when you buy a Macbook… continue reading

Apple macbook pro 15″ retina

So here it is, the long awaited upgrade for laptop displays, Apple introduces a 16:10 2880×1800 15″ Macbook. Hurray! Expensive? Yes, it features an SSD and a less-glare display. Can’t wait to get my fingers on one of these babies. Finally a laptop on which you look at your code and have a tablet simulation running beside.

Finally

Just a quote from the liveblog over at wwdc

It also has a 15.4-inch Retina display that boasts a resolution of 2880 x 1800 and 220 ppi. Not surprisingly, Apple was quick to point out this makes it the “world’s highest resolution notebook display.”

Well, there we have it, it’s just a question of time we hope before others take the challenge and create what we’ve been waiting for for so long.