Apple launched its new MacBook which is 24% thinner than its earlier version MacBook Air. For the time being it is called MacBook. The note book PC is just 13.1mm thick covered by metallic body which gives classic look to Apple PC. The PC comes out without fan in it. It is for the first time that Apple launches a PC without inbuilt fan in it. Infact this feature makes the PC slimmer than the earlier versions of MacBook.
Other Key Specifics
The notebook comes out with a 12 inch ‘Retina’ display with a powerful resolution of 12 inches. The edge to edge retina display eases the vision of user even in bright sunlight. Intel Core M processor of 5 Watt powers the system. The Apple uses the 5th generation Intel Core i5 or i7 chips for high end performances. The logic board is 67% smaller compared to any other the company has used till date. The officials claimed that the battery is much powerful to provide an uninterrupted performance to upto 9 hours of internet browsing and Wi-Fi connectivity. Another notable feature is the keyboard which looks thinner than any typical keyboard, which is backlit also. This is due to Butterfly mechanism.
The latest Force Click trackpad covered by glass surface gives an affectionate feedback and a flexible click feel. Connectivity is made possible by Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11 ac WiFi. The new notebook doesn’t have much number of ports. It has just 2 ports; one for plugging in your earphones and other is a USB-C port that has multiple functions such as used for power, HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA. It uses a revocable USB-C connector.
The price range starts from $1299 for 1.1 GHz processor with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage. The price is little bit more for 1.2 GHz processor with 512 GB hard disk storage. It is $1599 for this. The 13 inch variant has got a flash storage which is twice as fast as the traditional one. It also offers extra battery life also. The MacBook is expected to hit the markets by 10th of April. The laptop will be made available in variant colours such as in silver, grey and gold. The company continues to launch MacBook and MacBook Air models for those who want more power due to the use of Core M processor in it.
To Sum Up
The butterfly keys are the highlight of the PC. They are 40% thinner than the usual scissor mechanism and are more stable compared to them. The lighting system ensures individual lights per key which ensures comfort typing. With its reduced size it weighs just 2 pounds making it the lightest model ever from Apple PC family. Eventhough Apple made the new PC thinner than its earlier models; it doesn’t compromise with the quality of the device. They rather made it more efficient than the previous models. Now the users are able to carry Apple MacBook just like a feather.