Thursday, April 9, 2015

The first review of the new 12-inch MacBook [video]

On Friday, the market will do a new 12-inch MacBook . Ultra-thin notebook with Retina display was a radical new design with a passive cooling system. A number of journalists have already tested the car, using it in a certain time. Today we have the opportunity to see first reviews the long-awaited product.

12-inch MacBook 24% thinner than the MacBook Air, the thickness of the news does not exceed 13.1 mm. It is based on 14-nanometer processor generation Intel Broadwell and become much thinner and lighter than its predecessor, receiving display with higher resolution 2304 x 1440 pixels. In addition to display significant changes were touchpad - in the MacBook it determines the strength of depression. Apple has said that it is the thinnest and lightest Mac in history.
To fit a full-size keyboard in a slim body, the principle of MacBook keyboard has been rethought. The new keyboard has become 34% thinner and uses a special mechanism of "Butterfly", which is 40% thinner than the traditional mechanism. Each key is individually illuminated individual LEDs for uniform brightness.
The laptop has received the least number of ports of all of the models Apple. On his right side there is only a standard headphone jack and two microphones, one of which is designed for noise reduction, and on the left side - one port USB Type-C. Apple has decided to abandon the standard ports USB, SD card slot and even Thunderbolt and MagSafe a new laptop.
The Verge:
MacBook is available in three colors - silver, gold and Space Gray.