Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display: What it feels like

It wasn’t just the iPad Mini that Apple announced on October 23rd – the world also got a glimpse of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display during the event. This compact wonder, brought out especially for consumers who wanted a smaller version of the previously launched 15-inch version, weighs less than 4 pounds, while the 13-inch model without Retina Display weighs less than 3 pounds.

The flash storage drive makes for faster booting up and much faster processing on the device. The PowerNap feature of the laptop keeps you updated with your social media, e-mail, contacts, and location tracking even when in the sleep mode. The device is equipped with two USB 3.0 ports, two Thunderbolt ports for connecting external drives, a built-in SDXC card slot for upgrading your storage, an HDMI port, a MagSafe 2 charging port, and a headset jack.

The Retina Display technology gives the screen a resolution of 2,560X1,600 pixels, the IPS display provides a 178-degree viewing angle to the screen. Also in the package are an HD webcam, dual microphones, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity options, and up to 7 hours of battery life. The non-Retina Display model starts at $1099.95, while the models with Retina Display start from $1,699.

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