What Is A MacBook
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Have you always wondered, what exactly is a MacBook? I know I am not the only one. You see it on tv, you see it online, hell, you might even own a Macbook but still what is it? What makes it so different from a Windows laptop, Chromebook or Ubuntu laptops? Let’s find out.
What Makes A MacBook A Good Laptop?
The MacBook joins the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro in Apple’s laptop lineup. Described as an ultraportable notebook, it has a tapered design similar to the MacBook Air’s, but is thinner and lighter, and is available in space gray, silver, and gold. Other features include a high-resolution Retina Display, a Force Touch trackpad, a redesigned keyboard, and just two ports: a headphone/microphone jack and a USB 3.1 Type-C (generation 1, up to 5 Gbit/s) port for charging, data transfer, and video output. Among the versions on offer are a low-end model with a 1.1 GHz Intel Core M processor and 256 GB of storage and a high-end model with a 1.2 GHz Intel Core M processor and 512 GB of storage.
|Product family||MacBook family|
|Release date||April 10, 2015|
|Introductory price||US $1299|
|Operating system||OS X Yosemite|
|CPU||Up to 1.3 GHz Intel Core M|
|Memory||8 GB 1600 MHz LPDDR3|
|Storage||Up to 512 GB PCIe-based flash storage|
|Display||12-inch LED Retina display|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 5300|
|Sound||Stereo speakers and dual microphones|
|Input||USB 3.1 Type-C
Microphone jack (built into headphone jack)
Ambient light sensor
|Camera||480p FaceTime camera|
|Touchpad||Force Touch multi-touch trackpad|
USB 3.1 Type-C port (up to 5 Gbps)
Display mirroring supported