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MacBook and MacBook Air Refresh

By April 19, 2016 No Comments

What you need to know

 

12” MacBook

  • Available in Silver, Space Gray, Gold, and Rose Gold (new color)
  • 256GB to 512GB Storage (with faster storage than previous model)
  • 6th Gen Intel Core processor (better performance, battery life, graphics)
  • 8GB Memory
  • Retina Display
  • $1299 to $1599

 

13” MacBook Air

  • Available in Silver
  • 128GB to 512GB Storage
  • No upgrade to Processor (previous model’s specs)
  • 8GB Memory
  • No Retina Display
  • $999 to $1649

 

Bottom line

  • Lightweight and Portable users are going to be fine with the MacBook.
  • USB-C accessories and dongles for new users may be slightly confusing (one port rules them all).
  • Recent upgrades to processor and memory make the MacBook a worthy replacement for the Air.
  • Power Users are going to want to wait for the MacBook Pro refresh.