Apple updates MacBook – faster, new colour, longer battery life

Anthony Caruana
20 April, 2016
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Apple has updated its super light and thin MacBook with the latest Intel processors, improved graphics performance, faster flash storage and an additional hour of battery life. The all-metal unibody enclosure previously came in three aluminium finishes — gold, silver and space grey. Today, rose gold has been added to the range .

The updated MacBook features sixth-generation dual-core Intel Core M processors up to 1.3 GHz, with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.1 GHz, and faster 1866 MHz memory. New Intel HD Graphics 515 deliver up to 25 percent faster graphics performance and faster PCIe-based flash storage has been added.

Battery life gets a boost to up to 10 hours of wireless web browsing and up to 11 hours of iTunes movie playback.

Apple also today made 8GB of memory standard across all configurations of the 13in MacBook Air.

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