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MacBook Retina 2015 - 12" vs Macbook Retina 2017 - 12"

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The MacBook was an ultra-portable 12” Apple laptop that was available from 2015 - 2017. Apple released the MacBook 12” (2015) in March 2015, and released the MacBook 12” (2017) in June 2017. The 12” MacBook was often referred to as the MacBook Adorable or the MacBook Retina.

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MacBook Retina 2015 - 12" prices start at $249, which is cheaper than the Macbook Retina 2017 - 12" low price of $348.

Specs Comparison

The MacBook (2015) and the MacBook (2017) share many of the same specs, including a 12-inch Retina display, 8GB of RAM, 256GB or 512GB of storage, WiFi 802.11ac, stereo speakers, dual microphones, 3.5mm headphone jack, a 480p FaceTime camera, and a single USB-C port. The MacBook (2015) features a dual-core Intel Core M processor, Intel HD Graphics 5300, Bluetooth 4.0, launched with OS X Yosemite, and can be updated to macOS Big Sur. In comparison, the MacBook (2017) features options for a dual-core Intel Core M3, Core i5, or Core i7 processor, Intel HD Graphics 615, Bluetooth 4.2, launched with mac OS Sierra and can be updated to macOS Ventura.

Size

Measurements for the MacBook 12” (2015) and the MacBook 12” (2017) are 0.14” - 0.52” (H) x 11.04” (W) x 7.74” (D), with a weight of 2.03 pounds and a 12” display size.

Camera

The MacBook 12” (2015) and the MacBook 12” (2017) feature a 480p FaceTime camera.

Color Choices

MacBook Retina 2015 - 12"

Available in 3 colors:

  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Silver

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Macbook Retina 2017 - 12"

Available in 4 colors:

  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Rose Gold
  • Silver

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MacBook Retina 2015 - 12" vs Macbook Retina 2017 - 12" Colors

The MacBook Retina 2015 - 12" introduces one new color not found in the Macbook Retina 2017 - 12" color palette: Rose Gold. Both the MacBook Retina 2015 - 12" and Macbook Retina 2017 - 12" share three colors: Silver, Gold, and Gray.
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The MacBook 12” (2015) and the MacBook 12” (2017) are available in three colors: Silver, Gold, and Space Gray. The MacBook 12” (2017) is also available in Rose Gold.

Storage Options

MacBook Retina 2015 - 12"

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 256GB
  • 512GB

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Macbook Retina 2017 - 12"

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 256GB
  • 512GB

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MacBook Retina 2015 - 12" vs Macbook Retina 2017 - 12" Storage

Both the MacBook Retina 2015 - 12" and Macbook Retina 2017 - 12" share two storage options: 256GB and 512GB.
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The MacBook 12” (2015) and the MacBook 12” (2017) are available in the following storage configurations: 256GB or 512GB.

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