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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.44” | 1.13 cm
11.97” | 30.41 cm
8.46” | 21.5 cm
2.73 lb | 1.24 kg
July 15, 2022
Apple MacBook Air (4th Gen)
1.130
30.410
21.500
1.240
2022.00
219000
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3D
Apple MacBook Air (4th Gen)Perspective view of a 3D model of the Apple MacBook Air (4th Gen)Perspective view of a 3D model of the Apple MacBook Air (4th Gen)
.61” | 1.55 cm
12.31” | 31.26 cm
8.71” | 22.12 cm
3.53 lb | 1.6 kg
October 26, 2021
Apple MacBook Pro - 14” (5th Gen)
1.550
31.260
22.120
1.600
2021.00
42000
https://p3d.in/e/ZlDFk
3D
Apple MacBook Pro - 14” (5th Gen)View of the Apple MacBook Pro - 14” (5th Gen) in 3D available for downloadView of the Apple MacBook Pro - 14” (5th Gen) in 3D available for download
.66” | 1.68 cm
14” | 35.57 cm
9.77” | 24.81 cm
4.63, 4.85 lb | 2.1, 2.2 kg
October 26, 2021
Apple MacBook Pro - 16” (5th Gen)
1.680
35.570
24.810
2.200
2021.00
39000
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Apple MacBook Pro - 16” (5th Gen)3D model of the Apple MacBook Pro - 16” (5th Gen) viewed in perspective3D model of the Apple MacBook Pro - 16” (5th Gen) viewed in perspective
7.74” | 19.65 cm
11.04” | 28.05 cm
.52” | 1.31 cm
2.03 lb | .92 kg
2017
MacBook (3rd Gen)
19.650
28.050
1.310
0.920
2017.00
1700
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3D
MacBook (3rd Gen)Perspective view of a 3D model of the Apple MacBook (3rd Gen)Perspective view of a 3D model of the Apple MacBook (3rd Gen)
8.36” | 21.24 cm
11.97” | 30.41 cm
.61” | 1.56 cm
2.75 lb | 1.25 kg
2018
MacBook Air (3rd Gen)
21.240
30.410
1.560
1.250
2018.00
18000
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MacBook Air (3rd Gen)View of the Apple MacBook Air (3rd Gen) in 3D available for downloadView of the Apple MacBook Air (3rd Gen) in 3D available for download
8.36” | 21.24 cm
11.97” | 30.41 cm
.59” | 1.49 cm
3.02 lb | 1.37 kg
2016
MacBook Pro - 13" (4th Gen)
21.240
30.410
1.490
1.370
2016.00
14000
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MacBook Pro - 13" (4th Gen)3D model of the Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Gen) viewed in perspective3D model of the Apple MacBook Pro 13" (4th Gen) viewed in perspective
9.48” | 24.07 cm
13.75” | 34.93 cm
.61” | 1.55 cm
4.02 lb | 1.83 kg
2016
MacBook Pro - 15" (4th Gen)
24.070
34.930
1.550
1.830
2016.00
11000
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MacBook Pro - 15" (4th Gen)Perspective view of a 3D model of the Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Gen)Perspective view of a 3D model of the Apple MacBook Pro 15" (4th Gen)
9.68” | 24.59 cm
14.09” | 35.79 cm
.64” | 1.62 cm
4.3 lb | 2 kg
2019
MacBook Pro - 16" (5th Gen)
24.590
35.790
1.620
2.000
2019.00
19300
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MacBook Pro - 16" (5th Gen)3D model of the Apple MacBook Pro 16 inch (2019) viewed in perspective3D model of the Apple MacBook Pro 16 inch (2019) viewed in perspective
Apple MacBook Pro - 14” (5th Gen)
Series of scaled illustrations comparing the size of the Apple MacBook Pro - 14” (5th Gen) to other related Macbook models

The first thing you will notice in the Apple MacBook Pro 14” (5th Gen) is the thicker and squarer design compared to previous models. It entered the market in late 2021, replacing the PowerBook or an upgrade to the previous generation with Liquid Retina RDX displays, Wi-Fi 6, Thunderbolt ports, and support for Dolby Atmos audio. What is unique about this laptop is the addition of a new and powerful Apple M1 Pro or M1 Max chips under its hoods. Other features which were only seen in earlier models like function keys, HDMI port, SD card reader, better memory, and MagSafe port were also re-introduced.

The Apple MacBook Pro 14” (5th Gen) has a height of .61” (1.55 cm), width of 12.31” (31.26 cm), depth of 8.71” (22.12 cm), and weighs 3.53 lb (1.6 kg). The screen of the Apple MacBook Pro 14” (5th Gen) is 14.2” (36.1 cm) diagonal and has a resolution of 3024 x 1964 px at 254 ppi.

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Apple MacBook Pro - 14” (5th Gen) measured with height, width, depth, and resolution
The first thing you will notice in the Apple MacBook Pro 14” (5th Gen) is the thicker and squarer design compared to previous models. It entered the market in late 2021, replacing the PowerBook or an upgrade to the previous generation with Liquid Retina RDX displays, Wi-Fi 6, and Thunderbolt ports

The Apple MacBook Pro 14” (5th Gen) has a height of .61” (1.55 cm), width of 12.31” (31.26 cm), depth of 8.71” (22.12 cm), and weighs 3.53 lb (1.6 kg). The screen of the Apple MacBook Pro 14” (5th Gen) is 14.2” (36.1 cm) diagonal and has a resolution of 3024 x 1964 px at 254 ppi.

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Apple MacBook Pro - 14” (5th Gen) measured with height, width, depth, and resolution
Apple MacBook Pro - 14” (5th Gen)
Height:
.61” | 1.55 cm
Width:
12.31” | 31.26 cm
Length:
Depth:
8.71” | 22.12 cm
Screen Size
14.2” | 36.1 cm
Resolution
3024 x 1964 px; 254 ppi
Weight:
3.53 lb | 1.6 kg
Area:
Storage
512 GB, 1, 2, 4, 8 TB
Designer
Apple
Release
October 26, 2021

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Apple MacBook Pro 14” (5th Gen) front elevation, back, side, top

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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 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

Drawings include:
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 - 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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