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Screenshot from Retina Display MacBook Pro Shows 5.1 Million Pixels of Dashboard

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This 2880x1880 screenshot of Dashboard on a Retina-equipped MacBook Pro displays at full resolution on non-Retina equipped Macs. The image gives a decent idea of the sheer number of pixels on Apple's new flagship Mac.

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29 months ago
It's.... So.... Beautiful....
Rating: 8 Votes
29 months ago
Nice, but is it necessary?
Rating: 6 Votes
29 months ago
A very small and insignificant thing I noticed: the little dots on the background are pushed out. My dashboard background dots are pushed in.

The widgets are so nice and clear though. It's amazing.
Rating: 4 Votes
29 months ago
My God, it's full of pixels...
Rating: 4 Votes
29 months ago
Question: Is this machine good enough to replace my 24" 2.4 GHz Al iMac?

Or am I going to miss those 9" of desktop I'll lose?

As pretty as it is, I just don't think I can justify purchasing it...
Rating: 4 Votes
29 months ago

Image (http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/167516_184605791566785_178088415551856_616979_7879689_n.jpg)


Aww thanks. You're beautiful too! :)
Rating: 3 Votes
29 months ago
Wow! 2880 by 1880! That's amazing! Better resolution that a Thunderbolt display! Just wow!

Here are the specs for Apple's 27-inch Thunderbolt Display for comparison:

27-inch (diagonal viewable image size) thin film transistor (TFT) active-matrix liquid crystal display (LCD) with in-plane switching (IPS)

Resolution: 2560 by 1440 pixels
Colors (maximum): 16.7 million
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Viewing angle: 178° horizontal; 178° vertical
Brightness: 375 cd/m2
Contrast ratio: 1000:1
Response time: 12 ms
Rating: 3 Votes
29 months ago
Nice. However, I won't be getting a retina display capable computer until they release retina Cinema Displays - since getting my iPad I only use my MacBook Pro once a week for meetings.
Rating: 2 Votes
29 months ago

Ordered this guy today. Best case scenario it will be here in 9 days. Worst case is 13. BTO 2.6 512 16. Can't wait! This is going to be great for design and photography. Excited that CS6 and Coda 2 will support retina out of the gate.


Great for design?

I think it's going to be painful to design with unless it's print work. Web is going to be tough to get used to.

Read more here
http://d.pr/n/I7Wt/91DPmWQz
Rating: 2 Votes
29 months ago

A very small and insignificant thing I noticed: the little dots on the background are pushed out. My dashboard background dots are pushed in.

The widgets are so nice and clear though. It's amazing.


On 10.8 it looks the same, light up top and dark on the bottom of the circles...
Rating: 2 Votes

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