It is rumored that Apple is bringing back the 12-inch MacBook. This time it is rumored that it is coming with Apple Silicon, a 20-hour long battery life, and much better graphical performance. In this MacBook, Apple has used the same CPU which has been used in iPad tablets. Apple introduced a 12-inch MacBook in the year 2015 and upgraded it in the year 2017. Later, this MacBook was discontinued in the year 2019 and now is reintroducing with a new design and configuration.
If we talk about all the three iterations of the Apple laptops, 12-inch MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro, they have used low-end Intel mobile CPUs to keep the cost of these laptops low and extend the battery life of the compact notebooks. Also, the 12-inch MacBook was both lighter and thinner than the MacBook Air.
It is believed that Apple is expected to continue the 12-inch MacBook again with a new and advanced processor that has been designed by Apple itself and is known as Apple Silicon. Apple Silicon is based on the ARM architecture used by most of the mobile processors. In the Apple Silicon, various changes have been implemented by Apple itself in the architecture of the processor. According to the information, the specifications, prices, and colors of the new 12-inch MacBook have already been leaked. Also, this CPU by Apple is being used in several other devices such as the iPhone 12, MacBook, and iMac desktop computers.
If the rumored description of the new upcoming 12-inch MacBook proves to be true, then this MacBook will be more speedy as compared to the previous models of the Apple laptops. The upcoming variant of the iPhone is the iPhone 12, which is featuring the expected A14 CPU, however, the new MacBook will be featuring A14X CPU, which is a more powerful variant of the A14 CPU. It will provide various useful and beneficial features like it will deliver more processing power, the battery life will be longer, the graphics will be better, and it will work with cooler operations as compared to the Intel processors.
According to the technical specifications of the rumored upcoming 12-inch MacBook, it can come with up to 16GB of RAM, 512GB of hard disk/SSD. The expected weight of the 12-inch MacBook will be two pounds. The expected colors are Silver, Gold, and Space Gray. According to the promise made by Apple to launch Apple Silicon-based Mac this year, Apple may launch this new 12-inch MacBook.
After exploring and discussing the physical and technical specifications of the expected 12-inch MacBook, we have concluded that this MacBook from Apple can be one of the best MacBook ever launched by Apple, depending upon the excellent specifications and powerful Apple Silicon-based processors. If it happens, it would be excellent news for the people planning to purchase a new MacBook or switching to a MacBook.