Apple releases MacBook Pro with a 15″ Retina display and the new cylindrical Mac Pro desktop at the iPad Event on Tuesday. Alongside, Apple has also released the free OS X Mavericks and the new iPad Air and iPad Mini in the Tuesday’s event.
The new 15″ MacBook Pro comes with the predicted Retina display and the prices start from $1,999. A 13″ models will also be available and both the devices are priced at a $200 less than the previous 15″ release.
The MacBook Pro, which now becomes Apple’s flagship notebook come with Intel’s Haswell series processors and an optional Nvidia GeForce GT 750M extremely powerful graphics processor. The device also features an 802.11 ac WiFi and the new Intell Crystalwell graphics technology.
The new Haswell series Quad-core process would bring massive prformance and bettery optimization to the system which will result in a long battery life as well as a speedy performance of the system.
The base model comes with a 2.0 GHz i7 processor with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD. A 2.6GHZ i7 processor as well as a graphics card are also an option.
Mac Pro, or the newly shaped cylindrical MAC Pro which is much smaller in volume than the previous release comes with Xeon E5 processor with 12 cores and AMD FirePro graphics which can easily handle three 4K displays. The device is approximately one-eighth the size of the previous Mac Pro.
It is priced at $2999 and the availability will start from December.
The new technology PCI-e flash is also added to the system which offers immense performance improvements over the traditional USB ports. The device also comes with HDMI 1.4, USB 3.0, Thunderbolt 2, Gigabit Ethernet and Bluetooth 4.0 support.
The base model comes with a 3.7 GHz Xeon E5 processor with 12GB RAM and dual FirePro D300 graphics processor which has a total of 4 GB of dedicated video memory, 2GB for each core of it. The hard drive is a 256GB SSD.
Considering the specifications, the tw devices are literally a beast and would give immense speed performance if paired with a good OS of course.
The Apple iPad event covered all it promised for, well most of it. Apple really fulfilled its tagline definition of “a lot to cover” by uncovering all these devices.