Apple’s New Thinnest MacBook Available In Singapore in April

The new MacBook will be available in three colours
The new MacBook will be available in three colours

Apple has unveiled an all-new MacBook that weighs 920 grammes and is 13.1mm thin. The new MacBook is touted to be the thinnest it has ever produced.


New Keyboard features individual backlit keys
New Keyboard features individual backlit keys

Here are some of it’s features:

  • 12-inch Retina display with a 16:10 aspect ratio and a resolution of 2,304 x 1,440, measures just 0.88mm thin
  • larger aperture for each pixel and uses 30% less energy than the existing Mac notebook Retina display
  • highly responsive Apple-designed full-size keyboard which is 34% thinner than the 11 inch MacBook Air, using an Apple-designed butterfly mechanising that is 40% thinner than a traditional keyboard scissor mechanism, yet four times more stable
  • stainless steel dome switches beneath each key offers a crisp and responsive feel when typing with individual backlit keys
  • new Force Touch trackpad features built-in force sensors that lets you click anywhere and haptic feedback that provides a responsive and uniform feel
  • Force Touch trackpad lets you customise the feel by changing the amount of pressure needed to register each click
  • the logic board measures 67% smaller than that of the 11-inch MacBook Air
  • first fanless Mac notebook making it silent
  • runs on the new fifth-generation Intel Core M processor at 5 watts and Intel HD Graphics 5300
  • compact USB-C port for data transfer, video out and charging in a single connector. The USB-C is a new industry standard that supports higher wattage charging, USB3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps) data transfer and DisplayPort 1.2 in a single connector that is one-third the size of a traditional USB port
  • new terraced battery design layered in individual sheets that maximises space to deliver all-day battery life with up to nine hours of wireless web browsing and up to 10 hours of iTunes movie playback
  • measure 13.1mm at its thickest point
  • 24% thinner than the 11-inch MacBook Air
  • comes with OS X Yosemite
  • first MacBook with an all-metal enclosure
  • available in three aluminium finishes – gold, silver and space grey
  • iMovie, GarageBand, iPhoto and Pages, Numbers and Keynote preloaded
The new MacBook is Apple's thinnest MacBook ever produced
The new MacBook is Apple’s thinnest MacBook ever produced

The all-new MacBook will begin shipping Friday 10 April 2015 through Apple online store at and select Apple Authorised Resellers. There are two versions available at a suggested retail price of S$1,788  or S$2,288, both inclusive of GST.

S$1,788 MacBook’s specifications include

  • 1.1GHz dual-core Intel Core M processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 2.4GHz
  • 8GB memory
  • 256GB flash storage
  • Intel HD Graphics 5300

S$2,288 MacBook’s specifications include

  • 1.2GHz dual-core Intel Core M processor with Turbo Boost speeds of up to 2.6GHz
  • 8GB memory
  • 512GB flash storage
  • Intel HD Graphics 5300

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