Apple MacBook (2015) review: specs and price

Apple MacBook (2015)

Why is Apple MacBook (2015) better than the average?

  • Resolution
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    2304 x 1440pxvs1.93MP
  • Weight
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    920gvs2.01kg
  • Battery life
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    11hvs7.94h
  • Pixel density
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    226ppivs147.04ppi
  • Thickness
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    13.2mmvs22.45mm
  • Number of microphones
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    2vs1.45
  • Brightness
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    387nitsvs316.07nits
  • Black level
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    0.47vs0.7

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Design

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook (2015)
The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.
The minimum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.
6.Uses a fanless design
Apple MacBook (2015)
By using power-efficient components that don't produce large amounts of heat, it's possible to create a device with no cooling fans. This results in a much quieter (or even silent) operation.

Display

1.resolution

2304 x 1440px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.has anti-reflection coating
Apple MacBook (2015)
This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.has a touch screen
Apple MacBook (2015)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook (2015)
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Performance

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
3.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook (2015)
Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this, they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.
The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.CPU speed

2 x 1.3GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
6.has an external memory slot
Apple MacBook (2015)
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook (2015)
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
2.has an HDMI output
Apple MacBook (2015)
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Apple MacBook (2015)
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Apple MacBook (2015)
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Battery

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook (2015)
The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook (2015)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.has a front camera
Apple MacBook (2015)
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
5.Has S/PDIF Out port
Apple MacBook (2015)
S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.
6.Has an optical disc drive
Apple MacBook (2015)
An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to read data from discs such as DVDs and Blu-Rays.

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