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Phil Schiller announces new Mac products, including new 13-inch MacBook Pro

Apple introduces new 13-icnh MacBook Pro with Retina for only $1699

Trace Hagan | Oct 23, 2012 at 12:25 pm CDT (0 mins, 47 secs time to read)

Phil Schiller introduces a new MacBook Pro to the world. It's a new 13-inch model, which weighs just 3.5 pounds and is just three quarters of an inch thick, making it a "full 1/5th thinner than the old model." The new device is devoid of an optical drive, but instead you get a Retina display.

Phil Schiller announces new Mac products, including new 13-inch MacBook Pro | TweakTown.com

It has a resolution of 2560 x 1600 and is an IPS screen. 75 percent reduced glare, 29 percent higher contrast ration, and 300 nits brightness. "There's never been a small notebook that gives pro photographers this kind of technology."

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Now Phil is stripping the back cover off to provide a look inside. It will come with an i5 or i7, 8GB of RAM and up to 768GB of SSD storage. Apple claims 7 hours of battery life. "This is a great new MacBook Pro. It starts at 8GB of RAM and 128GB of flash storage for $1699."

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It is available for purchase today.

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Trace is a starving college student studying Computer Science. He has a love of the English language and an addiction for new technology and speculation. When he's not writing, studying, or going to class, he can be found on the soccer pitch, both playing and coaching, or on the mountain snowboarding.

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