Apple has today announced the new MacBook at their special event today, it’s 24% thinner than the MacBook Air and weighs only 2 pounds all within a design that is an all metal enclosure. Inside there’s also a full-sized chiclet keyboard to reaches to the edge.

That keyboard also uses a new butterfly mechanism that makes each key more stable and precise, whilst being 40% thinner than the previous keys featured in previous MacBooks. Each key will also feature its one LED underneath.

Just above the keyboard you will find a 12 inch Retina display that features 3 million pixels, whilst using 20% less energy to produce the same amount of brightness as previous Mac Retina displays.

Just below the keyboard you will then find a new pressure-sensitive Force Touch trackpad that uses the new Taptic Engine that can be used the quickly bring up information like Wikipedia entries or finding address quickly in emails.

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Apple has also completely overhauled the designed with no fans inside of the design at all, with a logic board that is 67% smaller than the one in the 11 inch MacBook Air.

Inside there’s also an Intel Core M processor and what Apple claims to be a battery life that lasts up to 10 hours when watching videos, or 9 hours when browsing the web.

And on top of all this, the new MacBook will also use something called USB-C which allows connectivity for charging, USB data transfer, DisplayPort, HDMi and VGA through one port.

The new MacBook will be available from $1299 of the 12-inch MacBook with a 1.2GHz dual-core Intel Core M processor, an Intel HD Graphics 5300 GPU, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD.

There’s also a $1599 version that will feature a 1.2GHz dual-core Intel Core M processor with a 512GB SSD. It will also be available from April 10th.

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