The biggest selling feature of the next generation MacBook Pro is its Retina display. The notebook has an impressive 15.4-inch LED-backlit display with 2880-by-1800 resolution at 220 pixels per inch.

The specs look great on paper and according to a display-focused review by The Verge, the display looks amazing in person, too. This improvement is best seen in a side-by-side shot of Chrome on the non-Retina MacBook Pro and a Retina MacBook Pro. Text, which has blurry edges on the MacBook Pro, is crisp and defined on the Retina MacBook Pro. As noted, the Chrome team is already working on a Retina update; you can see the effect already if you want to run the Chrome Canary bleeding-edge nightly builds.

You can check out the short review of the display and a full review of the Retina MacBook Pro on The Verge’s website.

Side-by-side browsers on MacBook Pro with Retina display originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Thu, 14 Jun 2012 17:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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