The MacBook 12-inch m7 is a great product. As a matter of fact, it is Apple’s most popular device. It houses a powerful three-generation processor that’s known for its stability. As it comes equipped with a 1.3-GHz Intel Core m7 processor, you can expect great performance from it. It has a 12 inches wide screen, which makes it a convenient size for personal and commercial use. If you want to choose from multiple color options, you’ll have to be a bit disappointed. But for most users, limited color options are a minor inconvenience. If you’re all about the performance, then you should know that the MacBook M7 12” performance has increased over the years. Now you also get impressive solid-state storage.
Apple has changed the design of the keyboard. They’ve included a butterfly mechanism for the keyboard. With this new mechanism, they’re able to make the keyboard 40% thinner and 400% more stable.
The MacBook M7 12-inch has a good enough battery life, but not as long as Core i5 laptops. It is also compatible with macOS2, Windows, and Linux operating systems.
Key Features of MacBook 12-inch M7
The main key features and ports of the MacBook 12-inch m7 are as follows:
- Bluetooth 4.0 Standard Airport (802.11ac) with optimal low energy usage and data transfers and compatible with lower Bluetooth devices.
- The Intel Core M3 chip consumes low power.
- 1 USB-C port for connectivity
- 480p FaceTime Webcam
- Optical digital audio in and out for connecting external audio equipment like headphones and microphones
- Connects VGA or HDMI adapters to the single USB-C port.
- Full-size backlit keyboard
- Force Touch Trackpad
It comes with 256/512 GB of PCIe-based flash internal storage. While there’s no accurate number, the storage speed of the hard drive is estimated between 845-947 MB per second.
Screen Size and Resolution
Apple MacBooks are known for their crisp and sharp display. So it makes sense that the screen of the 12-inch MacBook is also very sharp and offers good color density. The divide is equipped with a 12-inch screen that offers 2304 x 1440 resolution. You also get a TFT LED-Backlit active-matrix Retina display. This particular combination allows the display to show millions of colors to be seen clearly. All thanks to its pixel density, which is 226 pixels per inch.
The highly packed pixel density ensures that the users can’t see the pixels while using the device, but gets a sharp image quality. It is equipped with a 1.3GHz Intel Core m7 Sky lake processor, which has improved battery life. If you want, you can change the display to other resolutions including:
- 1440 x 900
- 1280 x 800
- 1024 x 640
This is possible because of the IPS Display technology.
Processor & Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)
When it comes to the graphic processing unit, the MacBook M7 doesn’t have a dedicated graphics card. Instead, it comes with Intel Integrated HD Graphics 515 graphics processor. This model is replacing the one used in the 2015 model, i.e. HD Graphics 5300. The processor holds the memory of the onboard 8 GB 1866 MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM.
Memory & Architecture
The device features a 4 MB Level 3 cache and 8GB 1866 MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM. The previous model contained an 8GB 1600 MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM. All of it operates on a 64-bit software system.
You get a 41.4 WH Li-Poly battery with the MacBook M7 12-inch. According to Apple, it provides up to 10 hours of use if you use it without web usage. It can offer 11 hours of uptime with iTunes movie playback. You can even get 30 days of standby use. This device is accompanied by a 29W USB-C power adapter.
If you think that you’d like to upgrade the RAM and storage in the near future, then let us tell you that you can’t. Apple has offered no upgradation options on the RAM and storage on this device. If you want more RAM and Storage, then you can get a high-end version by shelling out a bit more money. This device is thinner and lighter than the MacBook Air series, almost 0.14 – 0.52 inches thick, and weighs 2.03 pounds.
It comes with a large keyboard for comfortable typing, along with a number pad that most people do not use. Apple has done it again with their keyboard, according to our personal use, the keypad is perfect for all kinds of use. Be it gaming, writing, or editing. Although, the keyboard is a bit on the smaller side, so if you’re habitual of using a bigger keypad, you’ll have to make some changes to your typing habits.
The new Apple MacBook 12-inch m7 was unveiled in 2015. It was a revolutionary lightweight notebook. This laptop has a full-sized keyboard, a dedicated numeric keypad, as well as HDMI and Ethernet ports. Its stability and speed performance are amazing.