Apple Announces Next-Gen MacBook Pro With Retina Display [video]

With more big announcements in store, the latest word from Apple sees the tech giant unveiling the next-generation of MacBook Pro notebooks.

The new MBP includes a Retina display with 2880 x 1800 resolution (or 220ppi), casing that measures just 0.71-inch thin and weighs 4.46 pounds, 16GB of RAM, NVIDIA Kepler GT 650M graphics, up to a quad-core 2.7GHz Core i7 processor, a maximum 768GB of storage, and a promised seven hours of battery life with 30 days standby. In addition, the laptop looks to debut a new, thinner MagSafe connector and a new fan that’s said to be “nearly imperceptible” to the user. Pricing starts at $2,199 for a 2.3GHz unit with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.