Apple MacBook

Illustration of an Apple MacBook viewed from the front

The MacBook family is a line of laptop computers designed and manufactured by Apple Inc. Originally referring to Apple’s earlier polycarbonate MacBook notebook computer that was sold from 2006-2012, the current family of MacBooks feature a unibody aluminum construction with black plastic keyboard. Available with multiple variations of size and performance, Apple’s MacBook line consists of the entry level MacBook Air, the utility MacBook, and the professional MacBook Pro.

Common Questions

What are the different types of Apple MacBooks?
Apple’s MacBook family comes in three specific types that range in power and size from the MacBook Air, to the MacBook, and the MacBook Pro.
Is the Apple MacBook touchscreen?
Apple MacBooks do not have touchscreen capabilities. Though Apple has been pressured to consider touchscreen inclusion they have described touchscreen PCs as being fatiguing.
What was Apple’s first laptop computer?
The first portable computer designed by Apple was the Macintosh Portable that was sold from 1989 to 1991.

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Apple MacBook (3rd Gen)
Dimensioned drawing of the screen size and resolution of the Apple MacBook (3rd Generation)
The MacBook (3rd Generation) is the current mid-level line of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. Originally introduced in 2015 and updated in 2016 and 2017, the Apple MacBook (3rd Generation) is 11.04” | 28.05 cm wide, 7.74” | 19.65 cm deep, .52” | 1.31 cm high, and weighs 2.03 lb | .92 kg.
Dimensioned drawings of the Apple MacBook (3rd Generation) measuring the height, width, and depth
The MacBook (3rd Generation) is the current mid-level line of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. Originally introduced in 2015 and updated in 2016 and 2017, the Apple MacBook (3rd Generation) is 11.04” | 28.05 cm wide, 7.74” | 19.65 cm deep, .52” | 1.31 cm high, and weighs 2.03 lb | .92 kg.
Dimensioned drawings of the Apple MacBook (3rd Generation) measuring the height, width, and depth
Apple MacBook (3rd Gen)

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Width: 11.04” | 28.05 cm
Depth: 7.74” | 19.65 cm
Height: .52” | 1.31 cm
Weight: 2.03 lb | .92 kg
Display: Retina, 226 ppi
Display Size (Diagonal): 12” | 30.5 cm
Resolution: 2304 x 1440
Battery Life: 10 hrs (web), 12 hrs (movie)
Year: 2017

Drawings include:
Apple MacBook (3rd Generation) front elevation (open), front (closed), back (open), side (open), side (closed), plan (open), plan (closed)

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Apple MacBook Air (3rd Gen)
Illustration with measurements of the Apple MacBook Air (3rd Generation) screen size and resolution
The MacBook Air (3rd Generation) is the current entry-level offering of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. The current Apple MacBook Air (3rd Generation) is 11.97” | 30.41 cm wide, 8.36” | 21.24 cm deep, .61” | 1.56 cm tall, and weighs 2.75 lb | 1.25 kg.
Dimensioned elevation drawings of the Apple Macbook Air (3rd Generation) measuring width, depth, and height
The MacBook Air (3rd Generation) is the current entry-level offering of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. The current Apple MacBook Air (3rd Generation) is 11.97” | 30.41 cm wide, 8.36” | 21.24 cm deep, .61” | 1.56 cm tall, and weighs 2.75 lb | 1.25 kg.
Dimensioned elevation drawings of the Apple Macbook Air (3rd Generation) measuring width, depth, and height
Apple MacBook Air (3rd Gen)

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Width: 11.97” | 30.41 cm
Depth: 8.36” | 21.24 cm
Height: .61” | 1.56 cm
Weight: 2.75 lb | 1.25 kg
Display: Retina, 227 ppi
Display Size (Diagonal): 13.3” | 33.8 cm
Resolution: 2560 x 1600
Battery Life: 12 hrs (web), 13 hrs (movie)
Year: 2018

Drawings include:
Apple MacBook Air (3rd Generation) front elevation (open), front (closed), back (open), side (open), side (closed), plan (open), plan (closed)

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Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Gen)
Diagram of the screen size and resolution of the Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Generation) computer
The MacBook Pro 13” (4th Generation) is the current high-end professional offering of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. First introduced in 2006, the current Apple MacBook Pro 13” (4th Gen) is 11.97” | 30.41 cm wide, 8.36” | 21.24 cm deep, .59” | 1.49 cm tall, and weighs 3.02 lb | 1.37 kg.
Dimensioned elevation drawings of the Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Generation) measuring width, depth, and height
The MacBook Pro 13” (4th Generation) is the current high-end professional offering of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. First introduced in 2006, the current Apple MacBook Pro 13” (4th Gen) is 11.97” | 30.41 cm wide, 8.36” | 21.24 cm deep, .59” | 1.49 cm tall, and weighs 3.02 lb | 1.37 kg.
Dimensioned elevation drawings of the Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Generation) measuring width, depth, and height
Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Gen)

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Width: 11.97” | 30.41 cm
Depth: 8.36” | 21.24 cm
Height: .59” | 1.49 cm
Weight: 3.02 lb | 1.37 kg
Display: Retina, 227 ppi
Display Size (Diagonal): 13.3” | 33.8 cm
Resolution: 2560 x 1600
Battery Life: 10 hrs (web), 10 hrs (movie)
Year: 2016

Drawings include:
Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Generation) front elevation (open), front (closed), back (open), side (open), side (closed), plan (open), plan (closed)

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Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Gen)
Drawing measuring the screen size and resolution of the Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Generation)
The MacBook Pro 15” (4th Generation) is the current high-end professional offering of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. The Apple MacBook Pro 15” (4th Generation) is 13.75” | 34.93 cm wide, 9.48” | 24.07 cm deep, .61” | 1.55 cm tall, and weighs 4.02 lb | 1.83 kg.
Elevation drawings with dimensions of the Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Generation) measuring width, depth and height
The MacBook Pro 15” (4th Generation) is the current high-end professional offering of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. The Apple MacBook Pro 15” (4th Generation) is 13.75” | 34.93 cm wide, 9.48” | 24.07 cm deep, .61” | 1.55 cm tall, and weighs 4.02 lb | 1.83 kg.
Elevation drawings with dimensions of the Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Generation) measuring width, depth and height
Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Gen)

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Width: 13.75” | 34.93 cm
Depth: 9.48” | 24.07 cm
Height: .61” | 1.55 cm
Weight: 4.02 lb | 1.83 kg
Display: Retina, 220 ppi
Display Size (Diagonal): 15.4” | 39.1 cm
Resolution: 2880 x 1800
Battery Life: 10 hrs (web), 10 hrs (movie)
Year: 2016

Drawings include:
Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Generation) front elevation (open), front (closed), back (open), side (open), side (closed), plan (open), plan (closed)

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