Apple MacBook 12-inch with Retina Display: Pros and Cons

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Another one of Apple?s latest gadget, other than the Apple Watch, is the upcoming Apple MacBook 12-inch with Retina Display. It might be exciting and all that but just like any soon to be released gadgets or devices, you should always look at the pros and cons first to prevent you from making bad decisions and spending more money than you should have.

Here on this article, we will look at the pros and cons of the upcoming and latest Apple MacBook that will hit the market next month.

Apple MacBook 12-inch with Retina Display pros and cons


  • It?s thin, thus making it more portable than any other laptop in the market today or the ones that are set to release. But not just that, it is also light to carry and it weighs for only 2 pounds as stated by cnet.
  • The newly designed trackpad called Force Touch is truly intriguing. As explained on engadgets, this new addition to the Apple MacBook will let you ?feel? what?s happening on the screen instead of just seeing it.


  • The price is bit more expensive for the specs. You can get a much more powerful laptop for that same price?or at least add a couple more bucks to get a much better one.
  • According to the hands-on of laptopmag, the Apple MacBook 12-inch with Retina Display only has one USB port. If you want to simultaneously use the port, you will have to buy an accessory like a USB hub?which will cost you $79 more.
  • Battery life only last for 9 hours compared to the Air?s 12 hour battery life, as stated by laptopmag. The 9 hours will still probably depends on your usage by how many apps you are running in the background, how intensive your surfing is and many other online and offline habits. So that could be reduced to 8 or 7 hours, give or take.
  • Because of its thin feature, Apple MacBook kind of looks like a tablet with a keyboard?and assuming that it will also perform just like one because of the minimal specs of the device.

Even though that the specs are mediocre, to say the least, it is still an innovative gadget because of how thin Apple MacBook is. Maybe in the near future, we will get to see more of this device and maybe it will be much powerful compared to the latest one.

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