Macbook 12-inch: In New Rose Gold Color:Apple has launched their new Macbook 12-inch with hardware update. Apple Macbook joins the previous macbook line up with few internal upgrade and introduction of new color. Macbook 12-inch is so thin and light as compared to the Macbook Air which is earlier claimed thin and light Ultrabook. Previous generation macbook is not good at all in terms of specs and connectivity option as it has only one Type-C port for connection. Macbook is low power consumption laptop as compared to other industry offering as it consumed 5watts and runs upto 10 hours of battery life which is pretty good for all day performance.
Macbook 12-inch: In New Rose Gold Color:
- Macbook is not seriously equipped with good processor it uses new Intel’s 6th generation Core m processor which is low as compared to Intel Core i processors lineup. But overall macbook clocked with 1.1GHz dual-core Intel Core m3(Turbo Boost up to 2.2GHz) which can configure up to 1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core m7 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz) with 8GB of LPDDR3 Ram.
- Despite of processing power Macbook never let you down with performance by performing day to day activities like browsing web, listing music, little bit of photo and video editing. Macbook also increase its graphics performance up to 20% as compared to earlier version. Despite of these entire enhancements let’s see how macbook performs
Design: Thinner and Lighter than Air
- Apple kept the Macbook design factor as same as the previous generation 12-inch of display which measure about 0.14–0.52 inch (0.35–1.31 cm)x 11.04 inches (28.05 cm)x 7.74 inches (19.65 cm) and weigh about 2.03 pounds (0.92 kg).
- Macbook uses many things which are still not available to all Mac line up. Things are like Keyboard Macbook 12-inch uses butterfly mechanism key board which so precise that you will enjoy to type, Apple use new force touch trackpad in Macbook 12-inch which is a alternative to touchpad and have more gesture as compared to touchpad.
- New force touch trackpad also equipped new taptic engine which create a sense of touch and press which you will fell awesome. Despite of small design Apple didn’t compromised with quality as they use retinal display, all metal design, full style keyboard with backlit display which use to type in dark also uses large force trackpad.
- Design new Macbook requires a precision and grate level of detailing as they also didn’t compromise with battery life as they increase it with one hour now Macbook can run up to 10 hour with full charge which is pretty good use all day.
- For a person who love color on their Macbook Apple now offer Macbook with Rose Gold color option which joins the Gold, Space Grey and Silver.
Display: Retina Display is Awesome
- Macbook 12-inch uses Retinal display with a resolution of 2304×1440 at 226 pixels per inch 16:10 of aspect ratio having viewing angle of 178 degree.
- After doing Mathematics Macbook 12-inch has 3 million pixel which is good a in this categories of laptop. Display quality is gorgeous, light and viewing text is so crisp which can hardly find on other laptop.
Performance: Can it perform?
- Last year’s model of Macbook gets many critics in terms of performance as it won’t able to satisfy user needs. Apple tries to remove it by introducing the new 6th generation of Intel’s Core m processor.
- Macbook 12-inch is initially quipped 1.1GHz dual-core Intel Core m3 processor (Turbo Boost up to 2.2GHz) with 4MB L3 cache which can Configurable to 1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core m7 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz) with 4MB L3 cache.
- In terms of graphic Apple updated graphics by 25% as compared last’s year model it uses Intel HD Graphics 515 which little bit improve graphics capability. Macbook uses 8GB of LPDDR3 Ram clocked at 1866MHz. Apple also uses new flash drives which is twice faster than previous gen which is pretty good read and write speed.
- Performance of Core m processor as compared to the Core i processors is not fairly enough as Core i processor is meant for heavy purpose like editing, heavy multi tasking or gaming while Core m also handle these kind of stuff but it has to work a lot and many time it won’t able to these kind of stuff.
- But it won’t let you down if you are surfing internet, listening music, watching movies play light games, little bit photo editing and light multitasking. Apple makes Macbook 12-inch fanless laptop which helps apple to use space for batteries. Macbook logic board is 67% smaller than Macbook Air logic board which is pretty good.
Battery: Can it last long?
- Apple adopted new contours method for placing battery like same as the last year model which first in the industry by applying this method batteries on new Macbook can run all day which is about 10 hours which is very good to travel with it all day.
- Macbook run out of box with OS X 10.11 or El Capitan. OS X has many thing to offer to new 12-inch Macbook as it uses new force touch trackpad with all new gesture, OS X has also adopted Macbook’s stunning display and there are many optimisation in overall OS which helps macbook to perform and remains all day.
Connectivity: Is one port enough?
- Apple took challenge to another level as they uses single Type-C port for all the purpose which itself is challenge. Type-C port is capable of doing any kind of stuff like providing display output, for charging, for connecting hard drives or phone and for providing power with the single port which is a pretty awesome stuff.
- As Apple has said that they connect people to wireless they don’t requires ports no more so they adopts only one port for all if you want to connect multiple port or plug your older USB wire you will need to purchase a another extension for Macbook.
- Apple has put all the latest wireless connectivity options like 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 for fast wireless connectivity. People can use wireless feature Airdrop or Handoff and many more.
- Finally Apple has refined their Macbook 12-inch with some good feature from inside. As Apple took future step toward connectivity by adopting single port which is risk but in the future it may become necessity.
- So we have to wait for other feature to come so that Macbook 12-inch can become more useful. Overall Macbook has something new to offer and it may change the world and live without cables.
- Macbook uses 480p FaceTime camera for photo and video purposes. Sound quality of speakers is very good, clear and loud sound as it uses stereo speakers with Dual microphones.
- Macbook 12-inch starts at $1299 for 256GB and $1599 for 512GB with four colour option of Gold, Rose Gold, Silver and Space Grey.