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New MacBook Announced With 12-inch Retina Display For $1,299

Written by Didi Adams

In an event dedicated to explaining the benefits of its new Watch, Apple set aside a moment to update a machine that needs no special introduction: the MacBook.

It’s just MacBook now, no more qualifiers. It weighs just 2 pounds and, at 12 inches, will sit in between Apple’s lightest MacBook Air models. It’s 24 percent thinner than the 11-inch MacBook Air, measuring 13.1mm in thickness.

There’s an all-new keyboard, which spans the full width of the new MacBook. The keyboard features a new “butterfly mechanism” for a better, “much more precise” typing experience. The keyboard also has individual LED lighting for each key, helping to make the device that little bit thinner.

Read More: theverge

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