Conclusion: But once you have the MacBook in your hands, it's hard to stay grumpy. This thing is amazing, from its Retina display to its somehow shallow yet tactile keyboard to its featherweight convenience and remarkable battery life. Apple can work wonders when it wants to, and it's done it again.
Pros: Incredibly light, thin, and compact, Epic battery life, Brilliant Retina display and backlit keyboard
Cons: USB Type-C port won't fit existing peripherals, No SD card slot or MagSafe power connector, Shallow keyboard travel takes some getting used to
Conclusion: With improved battery life and more graphics power, the Apple MacBook (Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz) is a nice value proposition for those who don't need the extras—like SD card slot, backlit keyboard, or aluminum design—offered by the MacBook Pro.
Pros: Bigger battery delivers longer life. Twice the graphics power of the previous MacBook. Unrivaled touchpad experience. Superior software bundle. Sturdy. Great design.
Cons: No SD slot. Skimped with 2GB starting memory configuration. Using last year's processor technology.
Summary: Verdict: If you are willing to overlook its high price, Apple’s new MacBook is an awesome notebook purchase. It’s stylish, quick and very easy to work with.
Pros: Excellent finish, screen is a huge improvement over the older MacBook, fast as an application’s machine, ultra-responsive trackpad, finger gestures work well, stable, keyboard is great to work with.
Excerpt: The Good Stunning battery life that beats Apple's estimates. Faster than a model just a few months old; rivals Mac desktops. 2GB of RAM finally enough to use out of the box. Best value for dollar in the MacBook lineup. The Bad Design quickly getting old, prone to cosmetic damage.
Pros: Stunning battery life that beats Apple's estimates., Faster than a model just a few months old; rivals Mac desktops., 2GB of RAM finally enough to use out of the box., Best value for dollar in the MacBook lineup.
Cons: Design quickly getting old, prone to cosmetic damage., Sorely needs a dedicated graphics option; X3100 too slow in some cases., LCD is unnecessarily low-quality compared to the MacBook Air.