MacBook Retina 12-inch 2017
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MacBook Retina 12-inch 2017


The Apple MacBook Retina 12-inch 2017 is a notebook computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2017 to 2019 as part of the MacBook computers. The computer has been introduced on 5 June 2017 and its price started at $1299. The new Macbook features a 1.2 GHz Intel Core M3 or 1.3 GHz Intel Core i5 or 1.4 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 12″ high-resolution Retina LED-backlit IPS glossy widescreen Display, aluminum unibody case in four colors; Space Gray, Silver, Gold, and Rose Gold, 8 or 16 GB of RAM, 256 or 512 GB of flash memory, built-in Bluetooth 4.2, FaceTime camera, ambient light sensor, individual LED-backlit keys, USB-C port, Multi-Touch trackpad with Force Touch technology, and integrated 1.5 GB Intel HD Graphics 615 graphics in the base model. This MacBook has been discontinued on 9 July 2019.

On 30 October 2018 Apple discontinued the original Rose Gold and Gold colors and introduced a new edition of a Gold color which is a redder and less yellow shade of Gold and could be called “Warm Gold”.

Today MacBook Retina 12-inch 2017 is 4 years old!

MacBook Retina 12-inch 2017 – General information

Overview

Introduced5 June 2017
30 October 2018 (Warm Gold*)
Discontinued30 October 2018 (Rose Gold and Gold)
9 July 2019 (Entirely)
Model IdentifierMacBook10,1
Model NumberA1534
EMC3099
Order NumberMNYF2LL/A (1.2 GHz / 256 GB / Space Gray)
MNYH2LL/A (1.2 GHz / 256 GB / Silver)
MNYK2LL/A (1.2 GHz / 256 GB / Gold)
MNYM2LL/A (1.2 GHz / 256 GB / Rose Gold)
MNYG2LL/A (1.3 GHz / 512 GB / Space Gray)
MNYJ2LL/A (1.3 GHz / 512 GB / Silver)
MNYL2LL/A (1.3 GHz / 512 GB / Gold)
MNYN2LL/A (1.3 GHz / 512 GB / Rose Gold)
Price$1,299
$1,549
$1,599
$1,749
ColorsSpace Gray
Silver
Gold
Rose Gold
Weight2.03 Ibs.
920 Grams
Dimensions0.14 – 0.52” H x 11.04” W x 7.74” D
0.35 – 1.32 cm H x 28.04 cm W x 19.65 cm D
*Warm Gold (more red and less yellow)

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorIntel Core M3 M-7Y32 “Kaby Lake” (1.2 GHz)
Intel Core i5 M-7Y54 “Kaby Lake” (1.3 GHz)
Intel Core i7 M-7Y75 “Kaby Lake” (1.4 GHz)
Processor Speed1.2 GHz
1.3 GHz
1.4 GHz
Maximum Processor SpeedUp to 3.0 GHz (1.2 GHz)
Up to 3.2 GHz (1.3 GHz)
Up to 3.6 GHz (1.4 GHz)
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2
System BusOn Package Interface (OPI) at 4 GT/s
Cache4 MB shared L3

Storage & Media

Storage256 GB SSD
512 GB SSD
MediaNone

Memory

Built-in Memory8 GB LPDDR3 PC3-14900 1866 MHz
16 GB LPDDR3 PC3-14900 1866 MHz
Maximum Memory16 GB
Memory SlotsNone
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in Display13.3″ high-resolution Retina LED-backlit IPS glossy widescreen Display
Pixel Density226 ppi
BrightnessUnknown
Resolutions1024 x 640
1280 x 800
1440 x 900
2304 x 1440 (native)

Graphics

Graphics CardIntel HD Graphics 615
Graphics MemoryUp to 1.5 GB DDR3 SDRAM shared from main memory
Display Connection1 – USB 3.1 Gen 1
Display ModesDual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
Display SupportSupport for up to Two Thunderbolt displays
External ResolutionUp to 4096 x 2304 pixels at 60 Hz
CameraFaceTime camera

Expansion

Expansion SlotsNone
Hard Drive Interface8.0 GT/s NVMe PCIe x4
BaysNone

Connections

Wi-Fi802.11ac
EthernetNone
ModemNone
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2
InfraredNone
USB1 – USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Up to 5 Gbps)
ThunderboltNone
Audio In2 – Microphones
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm headphone jack
2 – Speakers
Display1 – USB 3.1 Gen 1
Security SlotNone

Sensors

Motion SensorNone
Liquid SensorLiquid Contact Indicators (LCI)

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardFull-size keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys
TrackpadMulti-Touch trackpad with Force Touch

Software

Original OSmacOS 10.12.5
Maximum OSLatest release of macOS
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
AirDropSupported
Power NapSupported
HandoffSupported
Unlock with Apple WatchSupported with macOS Sierra (Apple Watch (1st generation), Apple Watch Series 1, and Apple Watch Series 2)
macOS High Sierra or later (Apple Watch Series 3 or later)
Bundled SoftwaremacOS 10.12
iPhoto
iMovie
GarageBand
Pages
Numbers
Keynote

Power

System BatteryIntegrated 41.4 W Lithium-Polymer
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours
Standby TimeUp to 30 days
Maximum Battery Cycles1000
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter29 W USB-C Power Adapter

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