At 0.71 inches thin,the new MacBook Pro is 1/4 thinner than the current/old MacBook Pro and it is just 4.46 pounds. It has a Retina Display with the 15″ model having a resolution of 2880 x 1800 and a 220 ppi. There is reduced glare with the new screen and higher contrast ratios. It can be configured up to 2.7 GHz quad-core i7s and up to 16GB of RAM. As far as battery life is concerned it has 30 days of standby time and 7 hours battery life. Gone is the optical drive and it now has these ports SD card slot, HDMI port, USB 3.0, Thunderbolt and MagSafe adapter. With dual microphones and stereo speakers it will be great for audio.

The new MacBook Pro with Retina Display, shipping today!