The Retina MacBook Pro from Apple is now available in two versions, 13-inch and 15-inch high-resolution displays. With under the hood price cuts along with smart improvements, the new MacBook has been made quite better in many aspects. An overview of different aspects of the new 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is given below.
The new 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro has a reduced weight and size as compared to the previous models, while retaining the same dimensions. The spacious 280*1800-resolution 15-inch display is packed in its impressive lightweight design. The construction is more solid with glass and aluminum use making it stand strong against all the aesthetic tests.
This new 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is packed with the Iris Pro graphics card from Intel, downgraded from the GeForce GT 650M from Nvidia in the previous model. However, this has reduced the amount of heat produced, improving battery life and hence, extending the notebook’s overall life. With a super fast memory of PCIe type eliminates any startup delays and offers a consistent performance.
The battery life of this new 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is provided with an improved lifespan of 8 hours as compared to the 7 hours life of its predecessor. However, a sample test run on this MacBook Pro under extreme battery extension conditions resulted in a backup of above 10 hours, while the older version died under 9 hours of usage.
The display provided along with this new 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is the best in the market, with a 220PPI retina display, free from ghosting issue as experienced on its previous versions. Thus, you have an option of viewing the high-resolution content available today in an amazing manner on this device.
This new 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is packed with some amazing hardware and software features, making it better than its predecessor. Wi-Fi networking with 802.11ac and Thunderbolt 2’s high rates of data transfer along with iWork offered for free are some of the striking features of this MacBook Pro. This new notebook combines some amazing hardware and software upgrades along adding to the user experience in terms of battery life, display and other parameters.