The MacBook family is a line of laptop computers designed and manufactured by Apple Inc. Originally referring to Apple’s earlier polycarbonate MacBook notebook computer that was sold from 2006-2012, the current family of MacBooks feature a unibody aluminum construction with black plastic keyboard. Available with multiple variations of size and performance, Apple’s MacBook line consists of the entry level MacBook Air, the utility MacBook, and the professional MacBook Pro.

What are the different types of Apple MacBooks?

Apple’s MacBook family comes in three specific types that range in power and size from the MacBook Air, to the MacBook, and the MacBook Pro.

Is the Apple MacBook touchscreen?

Apple MacBooks do not have touchscreen capabilities. Though Apple has been pressured to consider touchscreen inclusion they have described touchscreen PCs as being fatiguing.

What was Apple’s first laptop computer?

The first portable computer designed by Apple was the Macintosh Portable that was sold from 1989 to 1991.

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Apple MacBook Air (3rd Gen)
Illustration with measurements of the Apple MacBook Air (3rd Generation) screen size and resolution

The MacBook Air (3rd Generation) is the current entry-level offering of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. First introduced in 2008 by Steve Jobs as ‘the thinnest laptop in the world,’ the current Apple MacBook Air (3rd Generation) remains the least powerful of the MacBook family, but now features a 13.3” diagonal Retina display with a 2560 x 1600 resolution. The MacBook Air (3rd Generation) has a 13.3” diagonal Retina display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 and is available in Space Gray, Gold, and Silver.

The Apple MacBook Air (3rd Gen) has a depth of .61” (1.56 cm), width of 11.97” (30.41 cm), height of 8.36” (21.24 cm), and weighs 2.75 lb (1.25 kg). The Apple MacBook Air (3rd Gen) was released in 2018.

Dimensioned elevation drawings of the Apple Macbook Air (3rd Generation) measuring width, depth, and height
The MacBook Air (3rd Generation) is the current entry-level offering of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. The MacBook Air (3rd Generation) has a 13.3” diagonal Retina display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 and is available in Space Gray, Gold, and Silver.

The Apple MacBook Air (3rd Gen) has a depth of .61” (1.56 cm), width of 11.97” (30.41 cm), height of 8.36” (21.24 cm), and weighs 2.75 lb (1.25 kg). The Apple MacBook Air (3rd Gen) was released in 2018.

Dimensioned elevation drawings of the Apple Macbook Air (3rd Generation) measuring width, depth, and height
Apple MacBook Air (3rd Gen)
Height:
8.36” | 21.24 cm
Width:
11.97” | 30.41 cm
Length:
Depth:
.61” | 1.56 cm
Screen Size
13.3”
Resolution
2560 x 1600, 227 ppi
Weight:
2.75 lb | 1.25 kg
Area:

Battery Life: 12 hrs (web), 13 hrs (movie)

Storage
128, 256, 512 GB, 1.5 TB
Designer
Apple
Release
2018

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Apple MacBook Air (3rd Generation) front elevation (open), front (closed), back (open), side (open), side (closed), plan (open), plan (closed)

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Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Gen)
Diagram of the screen size and resolution of the Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Generation) computer

The MacBook Pro 13” (4th Generation) is the current high-end professional offering of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. First introduced in 2006 and consistently updated, the current Apple MacBook Pro 13” (4th Generation) includes an optional Touch Bar and continues to balance size and performance. The MacBook Pro 13” (4th Generation) has a 13.3” diagonal Retina display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 and is available in Space Gray and Silver.

The Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Generation) has a depth of .59” (1.49 cm), width of 11.97” (30.41 cm), height of 8.36” (21.24 cm), and weighs 3.02 lb (1.37 kg). The Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Gen) was released in 2016.

Dimensioned elevation drawings of the Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Generation) measuring width, depth, and height
The MacBook Pro 13” (4th Generation) is the current high-end professional offering of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. First introduced in 2006 and consistently updated, the current Apple MacBook Pro 13” (4th Gen) includes an optional Touch Bar and continues to balance size and performance.

The Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Generation) has a depth of .59” (1.49 cm), width of 11.97” (30.41 cm), height of 8.36” (21.24 cm), and weighs 3.02 lb (1.37 kg). The Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Gen) was released in 2016.

Dimensioned elevation drawings of the Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Generation) measuring width, depth, and height
Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Gen)
Height:
8.36” | 21.24 cm
Width:
11.97” | 30.41 cm
Length:
Depth:
.59” | 1.49 cm
Screen Size
13.3"
Resolution
2560 x 1600, 227 ppi
Weight:
3.02 lb | 1.37 kg
Area:

Battery Life: 10 hrs (web), 10 hrs (movie)

Storage
256, 512 GB, 1, 2, 4 TB
Designer
Apple
Release
2016

Drawings include:
Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Generation) front elevation (open), front (closed), back (open), side (open), side (closed), plan (open), plan (closed)

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Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Gen)
Drawing measuring the screen size and resolution of the Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Generation)

The MacBook Pro 15” (4th Generation) is the current high-end professional offering of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. The largest and highest performing of the current MacBook family, the Apple MacBook Pro 15” (4th Generation) includes a Touch Bar and can be customized to maximize computing power and specifications. The MacBook Pro 15” (4th Generation) has a 15.4” diagonal Retina display with a resolution of 2880 x 1800 and is available in Space Gray and Silver.

The Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Gen) has a depth of .61” (1.55 cm), width of 13.75” (34.93 cm), height of 9.48” (24.07 cm), and weighs 4.02 lb (1.83 kg). The Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Gen) was released in 2016.

Elevation drawings with dimensions of the Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Generation) measuring width, depth and height
The MacBook Pro 15” (4th Generation) is the current high-end professional offering of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. The largest and highest performing of the current MacBook family, the Apple MacBook Pro 15” (4th Generation) includes a Touch Bar and can be customized for intended usage.

The Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Gen) has a depth of .61” (1.55 cm), width of 13.75” (34.93 cm), height of 9.48” (24.07 cm), and weighs 4.02 lb (1.83 kg). The Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Gen) was released in 2016.

Elevation drawings with dimensions of the Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Generation) measuring width, depth and height
Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Gen)
Height:
9.48” | 24.07 cm
Width:
13.75” | 34.93 cm
Length:
Depth:
.61” | 1.55 cm
Screen Size
Resolution
2880 x 1800, 220 ppi
Weight:
4.02 lb | 1.83 kg
Area:

Battery Life: 10 hrs (web), 10 hrs (movie)

Storage
256, 512 GB, 1, 2, 4 TB
Designer
Apple
Release
2016

Drawings include:
Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Generation) front elevation (open), front (closed), back (open), side (open), side (closed), plan (open), plan (closed)

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Apple MacBook Pro - 16" (5th Gen)
Elevation drawing measuring the screen size and resolution of the Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019)

The Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019) exhibits superior features such as excellent speakers, improved keyboard, a gorgeous 16-inch Retina Display, and a decent battery life that makes it ideal as a workstation. Other noticeable features of the Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019) include increased key travel and a reintroduction of the Escape key, a separate power button, and Touch ID.

The Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019) has a depth of .64” (1.62 cm), width of 14.09” (35.79 cm), height of 9.68” (24.59 cm), and weighs 4.3 lb (2 kg). The screen of the Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019) is 16” diagonal and has a resolution of 3072 x 1920, 226 ppi.

Elevation drawings with dimensions of the Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019) measured with width, depth and height
The Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019) exhibits superior features such as excellent speakers, improved keyboard, a gorgeous 16-inch Retina Display, and a decent battery life that makes it ideal as a workstation. It also includes increased key travel return of the Escape key, and a separate power button.

The Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019) has a depth of .64” (1.62 cm), width of 14.09” (35.79 cm), height of 9.68” (24.59 cm), and weighs 4.3 lb (2 kg). The screen of the Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019) is 16” diagonal and has a resolution of 3072 x 1920, 226 ppi.

Elevation drawings with dimensions of the Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019) measured with width, depth and height
Apple MacBook Pro - 16" (5th Gen)
Height:
9.68” | 24.59 cm
Width:
14.09” | 35.79 cm
Length:
Depth:
.64” | 1.62 cm
Screen Size
16”
Resolution
3072 x 1920, 226 ppi
Weight:
4.3 lb | 2 kg
Area:
Storage
512 GB, 1 TB
Designer
Apple
Release
2019

Drawings include:
Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019) front elevation (open), front (closed), back (open), side (open), side (closed), plan (open), plan (closed)

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Apple MacBook (3rd Gen)
Dimensioned drawing of the screen size and resolution of the Apple MacBook (3rd Generation)

The MacBook (3rd Generation) is the current mid-level line of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. Originally introduced in 2015 and updated in 2016 and 2017, the Apple MacBook (3rd Generation) is less powerful than the MacBook Pro, but lighter, thinner, and more powerful than the MacBook Air. The MacBook (3rd Generation) has a 12” diagonal Retina display with a resolution of 2304 x 1440 and is available in Space Gray, Gold, and Silver.

The Apple MacBook (3rd Gen) has a depth of .52” (1.31 cm), width of 11.04” (28.05 cm), height of 7.74” (19.65 cm), and weighs 2.03 lb (.92 kg). The Apple MacBook (3rd Gen) was released in 2017.

Dimensioned drawings of the Apple MacBook (3rd Generation) measuring the height, width, and depth
The MacBook (3rd Generation) is the current mid-level line of laptop computers designed by Apple Inc. The Apple MacBook (3rd Generation) was originally introduced in 2015 and updated in 2016 and 2017.

The Apple MacBook (3rd Gen) has a depth of .52” (1.31 cm), width of 11.04” (28.05 cm), height of 7.74” (19.65 cm), and weighs 2.03 lb (.92 kg). The Apple MacBook (3rd Gen) was released in 2017.

Dimensioned drawings of the Apple MacBook (3rd Generation) measuring the height, width, and depth
Apple MacBook (3rd Gen)
Height:
7.74” | 19.65 cm
Width:
11.04” | 28.05 cm
Length:
Depth:
.52” | 1.31 cm
Screen Size
Resolution
Weight:
2.03 lb | .92 kg
Area:

Display Size (Diagonal): 12” | 30.5 cm
Battery Life: 10 hrs (web), 12 hrs (movie)

Storage
2304 x 1440, 226 ppi
Designer
Apple
Release
2017

Drawings include:
Apple MacBook (3rd Generation) front elevation (open), front (closed), back (open), side (open), side (closed), plan (open), plan (closed)

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