“The beautiful new MacBook Pro that the company introduced at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, shows Apple still fancies its first love,” Edward C. Baig reports for USA Today. “This latest flagship is an object to be desired, a powerfully robust laptop in a .71-inch aluminum unibody design that is nearly as thin as Apple’s own MacBook Air, though considerably wider. There is nothing skinny about the price, though. Add a faster processor, more generous storage and more memory to the Pro, which starts at $2,199, and the cost could swell well north of three grand.”
“It has a screen resolution with more than 5 million pixels or picture elements, 3 million more dots than a high-definition television, and a pixel density of 220 pixels-per-inch,” Baig reports. “Text pops off the screen, icons are sharp, and color images are vivid and true to life — even in bright sunshine…. Not everyone needs or can afford the new MacBook Pro. But I wouldn’t blame anybody who fancies one.”
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MacDailyNews Take: It’s a professional machine; unique in myriad ways and unmatched in virtually all. It is one-of-a-kind and it runs the world’s most advanced operating system. No other company can come even remotely close. Stop whining about the price.
Retina displays will migrate down into consumer level Macs soon enough.
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