Apple introduced a 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop with a new generation of screen that supports resolution of 2880 by 1800 pixels – four times higher than the average MacBook Pro with the same diagonal.
A significant increase in resolution screens Apple has already tested on their mobile devices. Smartphone iPhone has display with a resolution four times greater than the possibility of previous models in 2010. This year the same happened with the tablet iPad.
Display standard 15-inch MacBook Pro model has a resolution of 1440 by 900 pixels.
New computers are introduced, senior vice president of marketing for Apple’s Philip Schiller on the company’s developers conference for the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which opened on Monday.
According to Schiller, MacBook Pro has a new generation of screen with a resolution greater than that of any other laptop.
The computer is equipped with quad-core processors and Intel flash memory to store data instead of the hard drive. To a solution of the video system used Nvidia Kepler.
According to the company, the computer can run for up to 7 hours and standby time – up to 30 days after a full charge.
The computer will support the work with an interface USB 3.0, and also receive two port Thunderbolt, which are equipped with Apple computers since last year. USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt provide a maximum data transfer rate at 5 and 10 Gb / s, respectively. This is an order of magnitude faster than the second version of the pervasive interface USB.
The thickness of the device is 1.8 cm, weight – about two pounds. Reducing the thickness in comparison with other MacBook Pro has been achieved, in particular, the rejection of the optical drive.
Computer Sales will begin in the United States on Monday at a price of 2199 dollars for a basic model with a 2.3GHz processor, RAM and 8 GB SSD-drive capacity of 256GB.