Apple announced the all new Macbook and upgrade versions for the Macbook Air and MacBook Pro at the recent even in San Fransico on March 9, 2015. Along with the launch of the New MacBook Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook also showcased the new series of Macbook Air and MacBook Pro.
Update 6 June 2015
The All New Macbook Pro and Macbook Air is now available for purchase on the top e-retailers. Amazon India is offering discount on purchase of the Apple Macbook Air and Macbook Pro. The Apple Macbook Pro 2015 with 13 inch Display is priced at Rs. 84,800 on Amazon India. The Apple Macbook Air 2015 with 128 GB storage is currently available for Rs. 62,900 on Amazon. While the new Apple Macbook 2015 with 256 GB storage is now listed on Flipkart for a price of Rs. 97,900.
All New MacBook Pro 2015
MacBook Pro is available in two sizes the 13 inch model which starts from $1299 (Rs. 75,000) and the 15 inch model which starts at $1999(Rs. 140,000).
Apple MacBook Pro’s Retina display is incredible with over 4 million pixels on the 13‑inch model and over 5 million on the 15‑inch model which makes it stand out compared to any other Laptop in market.
The resolution on the 13 inch model is 2560 * 1600 , while the resolution on the 15 inch model is 2880 * 1800 which makes it a delight to gaze. Reading text, emails, watching movies and photos on this is a heavenly experience.
The New Force Track Pad more explained in MacBook article is a pressure sensitive track pad which takes advantages of pressure differential to do special tasks.
Processing Power – MacBook Pro are the most powerful among the MacBook series and are powered by the fifth-generation dual-core/Quad Core Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7 processor.
The 13 inch Macbook pro is powered by the Dual Core i5 or Core i7 processor with hyper threading technology to make multi tasking blazing fast.
The base clock speed is 3.1 GHz, shared L3 cache up to 4MB, and Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.4 GHz.
The 15 inch MacBook Pro is powered by the mighty Fourth-generation Quad-core Intel Core i7 processor. The base clock speed is up to 2.8 GHz, with 6 MB of shared L3 cache, and Turbo Boost speeds up to incredible 4.0 GHz. The MacBook 15 inch laptop is geared with 16 GB RAM.
MacBook Air 2015 – Ultra Thin and Light
The new Apple Macbook also comes with the 11 inch and 13 inch displays, 11 inch costs around $899 and 13 inch costs around $999.The 11-inch MacBook Air can be used up to 9 hours between charges and the 13-inch model lasts up to an insane 12 hours.
Processor – The new MacBook Air is powered by the new fifth-generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors with Intel HD Graphics 6000. The new processors are highly energy efficient and fast, you can do all your daily tasks seamlessly. The HD 6000 Graphics is also an essential update from previous generation , increasing the performance in graphics intensive tasks. The Processor speed on 11.6 inch MacBook Air is Up to 2.2 GHz with dual-core Intel Core i7 processor.
The weight for the 11.6 inch notebook is 1.07 Kg while the 13.3 inch model weighs only 1.36 kg.
The flash storage in the MacBook Air is 17 times faster than the normal 5400 RPM hard drive which comes with most common laptops. The flash SSD storage capacity can be 128 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB depending upon the model. The flash storage is based on latest PCI-e connectivity which is much advance than the normal laptop SSD based on SATA connection.
The wifi connection is as fast as it gets with the 802.11 ac technology. The OS Yosemite gives compelling power to the user with gamut of Apps like iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. Can connect using the thunderbolt port to other devices along with the USB 3 ports available on it.
There is a 720p FaceTime HD camera which offers sharp display for all your video calls which you can make to your friends and family. There are The dual microphones in MacBook Air which are great to augment the audio quality of your video calls.
Display is as good as ever with the 11-inch MacBook Air features a resolution of 1366 by 768 pixels, while the 13-inch model wows with a resolution of 1440 by 900 pixels. Apple has not made any changes to the display resolution for the MacBook Air compared to the previous generation.