Apple on Tuesday refreshed its 12-inch MacBook Retina display with latest processors, overall better performance and new rose gold color option.
The new 12-inch Retina MacBook now features Intel’s latest sixth-generation Skylake processor with clock speeds up to 1.3GHz, and Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.1GHz.The new processor allows the new 12-inch Macbook to grab an extra hour of battery life out of the same sized product.Apple says the new MacBook gets better battery life rated at 11 hours of movie playback and 10 hours of wireless Internet browsing.
Apart from the processor, Apple also refreshed 12-inch MacBook’s graphic processor.The new Intel HD Graphics 515 on the Macbook are up to 25% faster than the previous generation.Apple has also made 8GB of RAM a standard for across all configurations.
The base configuration with a 1.1-gigahertz dual-core Intel Core m3 processor, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of flash storage will cost you $1,299 ( Rs 106,900 in India) while the higher 1.2GHz dual-core Intel Core m5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 512GB of flash storage variant will cost $1,599 (Rs 129,900 in India).
Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, Philip Schiller said,
MacBook is the thinnest and lightest Mac we have ever made and it’s our vision for the future of the notebook. Customers are going to love this update to MacBook, with the latest processors, faster graphics, faster flash storage, longer battery life and a beautiful rose gold finish,
The new MacBooks are available to purchase starting today through Apple’s website, and will be available to order at Apple Authorized Resellers and Apple’s own retail stores beginning Wednesday.