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Apple MacBook 2016 Specs & Price

Apple MacBook has been refreshed for 2016. Expectedly, the new notebook comes equipped to deliver more robust performance, featuring latest Intel processors, enhanced graphics and speedier flash storage option. Apple MacBook 2016 offers longer battery life as well as an extra colour option.

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Design and Display

The signature MacBook design is retained on this latest offering. It sports an all-metal casing and is now available in four Aluminium finishes, namely: gold, silver, grey, and rose gold.

The new Apple MacBook remains ultra-slim and lightweight as ever at just 13.1 mm and two pounds respectively.

It sports a spectacular 12-inch Retina display. There is a full-size keyboard with a Force Touch trackpad on the laptop as well.


As most buyers would expect, the performance of the Apple MacBook 2016 has been boosted. It is equipped with sixth-generation Intel Core M processors which help make its fan-less design possible.

These dual-core CPUs run at speeds of up to 1.3 GHz – up to 3.1 GHz through Turbo Boost technology. They are supported by 8 GB of RAM for glitch-free usage experience.

This notebook will perform better than its predecessor, but it is certainly not anywhere the most powerful on the market.

It uses a new Intel HD Graphics 515 said to offer up to 25% faster graphics performance.

Other Specs and Features

The performance of the Apple MacBook 2016 is further enhanced with the use of faster PCIe-based flash storage of up to 512GB capacity.

Apple MacBook 2016 is equipped with a 41.4WHr Li-polymer battery. This juicer is said to be capable of supporting as much as 10 hours of wireless web surfing or up to 11 hours of movie playback on iTunes.

The MacBook features a multifunctional USB Type-C port that can be used for data transfer, charging and video output.

It comes with Bluetooth 4.0 and latest Wi-Fi 802.11ac for high speed wireless connectivity.

Pricing and availability

Apple Macbook 2016 is now available in Nigeria. You can buy the laptop at leading online stores in the country. Apple Macbook 2016 price in Nigeria starts at 620,000 Naira, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.

Apple Macbook 2016 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Apple Macbook 2016 Notebook:

General Features

  • OS: OS X El Capitan
  • Processor: Intel Core M dual-core Processor (1.1GHz m3, 1.2GHz m5, 1.3GHz m7)
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 515
  • Memory: from 8GB RAM
  • Colours: Gold, Silver, Space Grey, Rose Gold
  • Dimension: 28.05 x 19.65 x 0.35 – 1.31 cm
  • Weight: 920 g

Display & Keyboard

  • Display: 12-inch back-lit LED IPS Display, 2304 x 1440 pixels (226 ppi)
  • Keyboard: Back-lit, Full-sized keyboard
  • Pointing Device: Force Touch Trackpad, multi-touch gesture support


  • Built-in Storage: 256GB or 512GB SDD
  • Optical Storage: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Ports & Connectivity

  • Webcam: 480p FaceTime Camera
  • USB 3.0: Yes, USB 3.1 Gen 1, USB Type C
  • USB 2.0: No
  • HDMI: Via USB
  • DisplayPort: Yes
  • VGA: Via USB
  • Ethernet (RJ-45): No
  • SD Slot: No
  • Mic/Headphone: Yes, Headphone, Dual Mic, Stereo Speakers
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Mobile Broadband: No

Other Features

  • iPhoto
  • iMovie
  • iBook
  • iTunes
  • Mac App Store


  • Battery: 3-cell, 41.4 WHr Li-Po Battery
  • Use Time: up to 10 hours (Web), up to 11 hours (Video Playback)

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Apple MacBook 2016 Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: November 4th, 2016
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