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Mac Pro 2019: info on the Apple Pro Display XDR

  • Apr 11, 2021
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On 3. June 2019 was presented at the WWDC (Worldwide Developer Conference), the new Mac Pro, and the Pro Display XDR with Retina technology. What is the new Display, and what is generally Retina screens, we will explain here.

What is the Per Display XDR Apple can?

With the new Pro Display XDR has put Apple back in the things properly. These are the most important data to the new Monitor:

  • Up to now, no prices in euros are not yet known. But it is certain that the Display will be available in the autumn from 4999 dollars available. A stand for the expensive screen is not included.
  • It has installed a 6K Retina Display with 32 inches diagonal screen size. 6K corresponds to 6016 x 3384 pixels, for a total of 20.4 million pixels.
  • The Pro Display XDR has a brightness of constant 1000 nits, but it can be temporarily raised to 1600 nits. "Nits" is the unit of light.
  • The contrast ratio is strong of 1,000,000,000:1. The contrast ratio is specified, how much brighter the white Pixel can be represented in comparison to a black Pixel.
  • The Display can be used with the accompanying stand in both Landscape and portrait format. This costs US $ 999 and the wall-mount bracket US $ 199.
  • The Display has, depending on the equipment, a refresh rate between 50Hz and 60Hz.
  • The Pro XDR Display has three USB-C ports, a Thunderbolt 3 port, and of course the power connector.
  • It has a P3-Fabraum, the most in the American film industry, and real 10-Bit colors, that is, the Display has 1024 shades of color.
The new 6K Retina Display from Apple (Image: Apple)

What is a Retina Display?

On a Retina Display, you need to know these points:

  • "Retina" is not a General Standard, but was invented by Apple. The company describes the screens with a very high pixel density "Retina Displays".
  • However, Retina Displays are normal LCD screens, liquid crystal displays.
  • In the case of Retina Displays, the pixel density will be so high that you can recognize with the naked eye, no pixels more.
  • Retina Displays are especially useful if you want to see on your screen of the laptop on the small Details. For example, such a Display for the photo editing useful.

Not only is the new Pro Display is all the rage, at the end of last year Apple Pay launched in the country. How Apple Pay works, you will learn in the next article.