Apple’s new MacBook launched in India with starting price of Rs. 99,900

Apple’s new MacBook launched in India with starting price of Rs. 99,900

As it went official at the ‘Spring Forward’ event a couple of hours ago, Apple has launched the new MacBook in India with a starting price of Rs. 99,900. The new device will be available for sale in the country through the company’s authorised resellers and major retailers starting April 10.

The new MacBook has an all-new design and sports a 12-inch Retina display with 2,304 x 1,440 pixels resolution. Apple touts that the new device is the thinnest and lightest Mac as it has 13.1mm thin design and weighs just two pounds.

Apple’s new MacBook features a new full-size keyboard that uses its proprietary butterfly mechanism and has single LED lighting under each key. In addition, there is an advanced Force Touch trackpad to provide highly responsive input support through its built-in force sensors and Force Click gesture support.

Powered by the new fifth-generation Intel Core M processor, the new MacBook has Intel HD Graphics 5300, 8GB of RAM and up to 512GB of SSD storage. There is Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 and an all-new USB-C port with five-in-one connectivity support.

The new MacBook packs a customised battery pack that is claimed to deliver up to 9 hours of wireless browsing or up to 10 hours of iTunes movie playback.

On announcing the launch, Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, said:

“Apple has reinvented the notebook with the new MacBook, and at just two pounds and 13.1 mm, it’s the thinnest and lightest Mac ever. Every component of the MacBook reveals a new innovation. From its fanless design, ultra-thin Retina display and full-size keyboard that’s 34 percent thinner, to its all-new Force Touch trackpad, versatile USB-C port and breakthrough terraced battery design, the new MacBook is the future of the notebook.”

The new MacBook with 256GB SSD storage will be available in India with a price tag of Rs. 99,900 while its 512GB SSD variant will hit stores for Rs. 119,900. Both the variants run on OS X Yosemite out of the box.

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