Apple upgrades its thinnest, lightest laptop, writes Roman Loyola
Along with the MacBook Pro, Apple revealed at WWDC an upgrade for the MacBook. The firm’s ultraportable laptop, trading portability for speed and connectivity. It has a slower processor than the Mac Pro, and it has one USB-C port. For frequent travellers, it could be the ideal laptop.
One thing that hasn’t changed about the MacBook is the colour choices. Apple offers four finishes: Gold, Rose Gold, Space Gray and Silver.
The main new feature in the new MacBook is that it sports seventh-generation Intel Kaby Lake processors. Apple also revealed all of its laptops now have SSDs that feature a 50 percent speed improvement.
Apple offers two standard configuration and each model can be customized, which can drive up the price. You also have four colours to choose from: Gold, Rose Gold, Space Gray and Silver. Here are the key specifications for the two models.
£1,249: 1.2GHz dual-core Core m3 processor, 8GB memory, 256GB SSD, Intel HD Graphics 615 (integrated), one USB-C port
£1,549: 1.3GHz dual-core Core i5 processor, 8GB memory, 512GB SSD, Intel HD Graphics 615 (integrated), one USB-C port