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Apple MacBook (early 2015)

from  $1105.98+

    Apple MacBook (early 2015)

    from  $1105.98+
    from  $1105.98+
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    81 Engadget Score
    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
    81

    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Engadget Review

    With its two-pound design, stunning screen and surprisingly comfortable keyboard, the new 12-inch MacBook offers a glimpse at the possible future of laptops. For now, though, its high price and lack of ports make it an expensive novelty, mostly meant for Mac diehards who put portability and screen quality above all else.

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    Pros
    • Attractive design, well-built
    • Extremely thin and light
    • Fast disk speeds and startup times
    • Surprisingly comfortable keyboard
    • Gorgeous display
    • Includes more storage and memoryat this price than many rival machines
    Cons
    • Less comfortable touchpad than on other laptops
    • Only one USB Type-Cport; adapters sold separately
    • Can get warm on the bottom

    Reviews

    78
     
    Average Critic Score
    Critic Reviews 10
    90
     
    Average User Score
    User Reviews 6
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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Type
    Ultraportable
    Screen size
    1222
    Screen resolution
    Other
    Bundled OS
    Mac OS
    Processor speed
    1.119
    System RAM
    81
    Pointing device
    Trackpad
    Video outputs
    Displayport, Hdmi, Vga
    Maximum battery life
    Up to 1020

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    81 Engadget Score
    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
    81

    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Scores

    Engadget

    81
     

    User Reviews

    90
    perfectblueMD
    Model: 1.3 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, SilverUsage: I use my laptop for 2-3 hours...read more
    80
    Hiram4000
    Every year, laptops have become thinner, and more efficient. Apple has been...read more
    90
    falleninsea
    Model: 1.2 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, Space GrayUsage: This is a second machine...read more
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