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2012 MacBook Pro with Retina Display Announced at WWDC

Beautiful Retina Display on the New MacBook Pro

New MacBook Pro with Retina Display Announced

Apple launched the next generation MacBook Pro earlier today packing Retina Display at the WWDC 2012. The new MBPs are definitely pricey but they do pack gorgeous 15-inch displays, flash storage, and dual video cards for better power and battery management. For the video card it’s noticeable that Apple moved again from ATI (2011 MBP) to Nvidia for the new models.

Here are the official specifications and pricing for the new MBP’s here in the Philippines:

Configuration 1

  • 15-inch: 2.3 GHz Retina display
  • 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i7
  • Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz
  • 8GB 1600MHz memory
  • 256GB flash storage
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M with 1GB of GDDR5 memory
  • Built-in battery (7 hours)
  • SRP: ?107,990.00

Configuration 2

  • 15-inch: 2.6 GHz Retina display
  • 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7
  • Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz
  • 8GB 1600MHz memory
  • 512GB flash storage
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M with 1GB of GDDR5 memory
  • Built-in battery (7 hours)
  • SRP: ?137,990.00

Ports for both units:

  • MagSafe 2 power port (yes, your old charger won’t work anymore :/)
  • Two Thunderbolt ports (up to 10 Gbps)
  • Two USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)
  • HDMI port
  • Headphone port
  • SDXC card slot
  • Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (sold separately)

Note that there’s no optical drive. Yes, you cannot put in your DVD or CD in this machine. Looks like Apple is really moving forward and treating CD/DVDs as ancient technology.

The new MacBook Pro with Retina Display is now available in the Apple Store in the Philippines (click link).

For more details, check out this official promotional video from Apple about the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display.

Carlo Ople

Carlo is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Unbox.ph. During daytime he’s the Managing Director and Partner of a Digital Marketing Agency in the Philippines and by nighttime he’s living out his passion as a gadget enthusiast and story teller through Unbox.

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