Apple gave the MacBook an upgrade, awarding it the title of the company’s thinnest and lightest Mac yet.
And did we mention it now comes in pink?
The new MacBook, which now measures 13.1mm thick and weighs 2.03 pounds, features a 12-inch Retina display, full-sized keyboard, Fore Touch trackpad and a single USB-C port. It packs in a sixth-gen dual-core Intel Core M processor, while the Intel HD Graphics 515 are said to deliver up to 25 percent faster graphics performance than its predecessor. The lithium-polymer battery has also been improved to Apple’s claim of 10 hours of web browsing and 11 hours of video playback.
The new MacBook also has PCIe-based flash storage for quicker app launching and file opening, said Apple.
In terms of design, the laptop features an all-metal unibody construction and comes in gold, silver, Space Gray and Rose Gold. It is available starting today on Apple’s website and will be available in Apple stores and select resellers tomorrow. Pricing starts at $1,299 for a model with a 1.1GHz dual-core Intel Core M3 processor and 256GB of flash storage. Upgrading to a 1.2GHz dual-core Intel Core M5 processor and 512GB of storage will cost $1,599. Both include 8GB of memory.
Configure-to-order options are also available.
Apple also announced that all 13-inch MacBook Airs would now include 8GB of memory. They previously started at 4GB. The 11-inch MacBook Air still comes in 4GB or 8GB versions.