1. Malek Yamout's Avatar
    i'm talking about the macbook pro retina and the macbook air. i dont need the retina display that much, but it is nice for reading text and watching high quality YouTube videos. The retina display is gorgeous but i will be sacrificing 2 hours of battery life and a lighter and thinner design. In other words, should i get the retina macbook pro or the macbook air? Is sacrificing 2 hours of battery life and a lighter design worth it for the retina display?
    05-17-2016 11:49 AM
  2. kataran's Avatar
    This is a personal preference. Is the extra battery life that important to you?
    05-17-2016 12:30 PM
  3. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I'd answer the thread question with a YES!...
    05-17-2016 09:50 PM
  4. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    If you're basically just using your MacBook as a consumption device then you shouldn't get too caught up with having a Retina display. Go with the Air; it'll better suit your needs.
    05-17-2016 10:01 PM
  5. eve6er69's Avatar
    I have an 09 mbp and it doesn't have Retina display and the screen looks fine. If gladly give it up if I had it for 2 more hours of battery.
    05-17-2016 10:40 PM

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