Next Gen MacBook Pro With Retina 2880 x 1800 Display Officially Announced..

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  1. DiGiTaL MoNkEY

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    http://www.engadget.com/2012/06/11/apple-macbook-pro-retina/

    Starting configuration, 15.4", 2.3Ghz processor, 8GB RAM, GT 650M 1GB, 256GB flash... $2499...SHIPPING TODAY.



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    The next-generation 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro:

    -Quad-core i5 or i7 up to 2.7GHz, or 3.7GHz with Turbo Boost
    -Up to 16GB 1600MHz RAM
    -GeForce GT 650M
    -Up to 768GB flash storage
    -Up to 7 hours battery life with 3o days standby time
    -SD card slot, HDMI, USB 3 and 2 (x2), MagSafe 2, Thunderbolt (x2), headphone jack, FaceTime camera, dual mics
    -”The best stereo speakers we’ve put into a notebook”

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  2. ewok85

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    Incredibly excited and happy about this - not because I want one, but because Apple has thrown down a challenge the rest of the industry will be forced to accept.

    Can't wait to see what we get in a few years!
     
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    Glad they haven't forgotten about tweaking the software..

    Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Aperture, AutoCAD and more score Retina Display support

    http://www.engadget.com/2012/06/11/final-cut-pro-photoshop-aperture-autocad-and-more-score-retin/
     
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    Price for base model will be $2500.00 here. We always get shafted here when it comes to Apple gear.
     
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    Its not so bad if you're a student $2279(AUD). Way too much imho for a laptop also too big for me.

    I plan on buying my first Mac with this new release though. A new Air 11" with I7 and 8Gb of ram.
     
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    holy crap, that sort of display in a laptop is a game changer for me...time to upgrade :D Nice to see Nvidia on the OEM list aswell, might get some 680 support now :thumbup:
     
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    do we wait fo dse to have 10% off sale making it $2250?
     
  8. Luke212

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    what do you want that resolution for in a laptop?
     
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    No RS-232 / Networking port is huge omission and tricky to recommend to those who need it to troubleshoot networks or copy stuff over a a network.
     
  10. MagyaR

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    So Apple have finally caved and put USB 3 on their devices?! I like the fact that USB 2/3 are on the same port, why can't mobo companies do this?!
     
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    Man its 2012, time to let go of wanting it standard on laptops, there are space considerations... There is an adapter for serial and a thunderbolt adapter for networking anyway. I can understand them not building it in as it shouldn't dictate the overall thickness of the laptop since its not tall enough to fit the port in...

    pixel peep photo editing, overall smaller desktop, i like small icons etc...more realestate
     
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  12. akashra

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    I shall call him... Mactrabook.
     
  13. nisstrust

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    What no 17" ?
     
  14. ronald_r32

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    The price listed on Apple's US site is before tax, ours is after tax. The gap really isnt that much.

    Thunderbolt or usb ethernet adapter.

    Didnt really cave into USB 3, it is a supported standard on Ivy Bridge
    Discontinued. Far to big anyways
     
  15. MagyaR

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    I thought jobsy was against USB3 and was pushing for TB mainly.
     
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    jobsy's dead
     
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    for you. I love my 17" mbp

    im just a bit dissapointed, but not overly. the spec bump was decent. not great, but decent. I just wish they would have made a retina cinema display as well.
     
  18. MagyaR

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    Nah, he's with Elvis and the gang.
     
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    Forget Retina, it's about time the MBP got an SSD standard at a reasonable price. Not $4/GB.
    I might just walk in to the office this morning and ask for a new notebook - It's been on the adgenda for the past few weeks anyway. As I type this, the absolutely fucked keyboard on my ASUS ZenBook has missed heaps of keys and deleted multiple blocks of text where my thumb has barely brushed the trackpad. My job for the week is to harass ASUS in every way I can to get them to admit the the keyboard is, quite simply, not of merchantable quality, and go and get myself a Toshiba Z830.
    Typing that last sentence required no less than 16 corrections.
     
  20. ronald_r32

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    He didnt think it would be a standard that would stay around. hence why not going into any effort to have it added into the Sandy Bridge Mac range. With Ivy Bridges built in support it was no effort at all to support.
     

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