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Apple MacBook 0.9GHz m3-6Y30 12" 2304 x 1440pixels Grey

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 reviews of Apple MacBook 0.9GHz m3-6Y30 12" 2304 x 1440pixels Grey. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and performance. The portability and design are also mentioned favorably. Reviews about the keyboard and durability are mixed, while there are some critical views about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Apple MacBook 0.9GHz m3-6Y30 12" 2304 x 1440pixels Grey is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple MacBook 0.9GHz m3-6Y30 12" 2304 x 1440pixels Grey

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Apple MacBook 0.9GHz m3-6Y30 12" 2304 x 1440pixels Grey from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple MLHE2B/A MacBook 12-Inch Laptop (Intel Core m3 1.1 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB Storage, Intel HD Graphics 515, OS X El Capitan)Apple MLHE2B/A MacBook 12-Inch Laptop (Intel Core m3 1.1 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB Storage, Intel HD Graphics 515, OS X El Capitan)

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Loving my MacBook! Was so easy to set up!

 

Loving my MacBook so far. The only downside is that there are no ports apart from the charger and earphone plug port that's all. However I love mine so far. I hope it lasts me long.

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Apple MacBook 12 inch Intel Core M3 256GB - Silver

 

The macbook is very user-friendly, better than I expected

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Amazing! Perfect laptop

 

I got this and it's probably the best laptop I have ever owned! Super quick! Definitely a recommendation to anyone wanting a reliable, super fast computer!

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Beautiful and functional machine

 

An investment but worth every penny. Does everything that it should in a smooth and effortless way. Lovely laptop.

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Amazing Product!

 

I bought this item on a Thursday night and I have received it the day after. Great product, as we all expect as it comes from apple. Couldn't be happier.

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Amazing!

 

The price for this mac is actually quite cheap (cinsidering apple was selling it for £200 more) so I thought it was reasonable to pay for it. The computer performs effortlessly! Cannot fault it at all! I

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Light but powerful

 

Very happy with this machine. It is the 2016 version so not quite so powerful as processor as the 2017 versions but more than adequate for my purposes - no heavy duty gaming or movie editing (although this machine will edit movies with the bundled...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Catchy

 

Still the best tech company (Apple), it was a gift for my wife and she loves it.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Apple 12-inch MacBook: 1.2GHz dual-core Intel Core m3

 

Stylish & great functionality

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Apple MacBook 12 inch Intel Core m3 256GB - Space Grey

 

Very good.

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of microphones:2

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):41.4
Battery life (max):10 / 11
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Standby time:30 / 720

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold

Design

Colour of product:Gold / Grey / Pink / Pink gold / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium
Product colour:Gold / Grey / Pink / Pink gold / Silver
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N / No
Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display diagonal:3.05 / 30.5
Display Resolution:2304 x 1440
HD type:2K Ultra HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Pixel density:226
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Graphics adapter Open GL support:Y
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 16
Maximum Resolution:3840 x 2160 / 4096 x 2304
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):850 / 900
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x191E
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 515 / Intel HD Graphics 615 / Intel® HD Graphics 515
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DisplayPort, HDMI

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y / Yes
Keyboard language:English / French / German / Russian / Spanish / US English
Keyboard number of keys:79
Numeric keypad:N / No
Pointing device:Touchpad / Trackpad

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 8
Internal memory type:LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600 / 1866
Memory form factor:On-board

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.2
Ethernet LAN:N / No
Near Field Communication (NFC):N / No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 10000
Operating altitude:0 - 3000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45 / -25 - 45

Optical Drive

LightScribe:N / No
Optical Drive Type:N / No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB / USB Type-C

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:USB / USB Type-C

Performance

Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:N / No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
ExpressCard slot:N / No
Headphone outputs:1
S/PDIF out port:N / No
SmartCard slot:N / No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB Type-C DisplayPort Alternate Mode:Y

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:29

Processor

Bus type:OPI
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):29.8
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1866,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 2x2, 1x4, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,2x2,1x4,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.2 / 2.7 / 3
Processor cache:4
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core M / Intel Core m3-6xxx / Intel Core m3-7xxx / Intel® Core™ M
Processor frequency:0.9 / 1.1 / 1.2
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:M3-6Y30 / m5-6Y54
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core m3-6Y series / Intel Core m5-6Y series
Processor Socket:BGA1515
Processor threads:4
Stepping:D1
Thermal Design Power (TDP):4.5
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:N / No
Intel FDI Technology:N / No
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Y / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:88198
Processor code:SR2EM / SR2EN
Processor package size:20
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:N / No

Software

Bundled software:iMovie\nGarageBand\nSiri\nSafari\nFaceTime\niTunes\niBooks\nApp Store\nTime Machine / iPhoto\niMovie\nGarageBand\niBooks\nSafari\nFaceTime\nTime Machine\nPhoto Booth\niTunes\nGame Center
Operating system installed:Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan / macOS Sierra

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / No
Flash drive interface:PCI Express
Flash memory:256 / 512
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:256
Solid-state drive interface:PCI Express
Storage Media:Flash / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:256 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:19.6 / 196.5
Height (front):0.35 / 3.5
Height (rear):1.31
Weight:920
Width:28.1 / 280.5