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Apple MacBook 12-inch (2015)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1569 reviews of Apple MacBook 12-inch (2015). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the screen and design are overall positive. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive reviews about the connectivity.

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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 12-inch (2015) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple MacBook 12-inch (2015)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of Apple MacBook 12-inch (2015) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the usability and price. The performance and design are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative views about the energy efficiency.

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86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2019

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Amazon.com review summary for Apple MacBook 12-inch (2015)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 136 user reviews of Apple MacBook 12-inch (2015) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and usability. The design and performance are also appreciated, but many are critical about the durability.

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87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2019

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Expert review by : Andy Vandervell (trustedreviews.com)

MacBook (12-inch, 2015)

 

Apple's new MacBook is the laptop in its most basic, stripped-back form – I called it a laptop for the iPad generation when Apple first announced it. This slight, 12-inch laptop weighs just 920g and, like the original 2008 MacBook Air, removes almost...

Elegant, fanless design ; Outstanding screen ; Surprisingly decent speakers ; Good battery life ; Awesome touchpad

Noisy keyboard ; Limited connections

May, 2015

Expert review by : Kane Fulton (t3.com)

New MacBook 2015 review: is this the way all laptops should be?

 

Apple's new MacBook is lighter than Air

Superb battery life ; So portable ; The future of laptop design

We want more power ; More USB-C extras needed ; Can't be your main machine

A genuinely unique laptop for those seeking a Retina display in the most compact and light chassis around, the fact remains that the new MacBook’s many compromises mean it won’t suit everyone.

Jun, 2015

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Apple MacBook review: Is port-free the future?

 

With its 12-inch super glossy Retina display and ultra portability, the new Apple MacBook promises users the chance to live the future of computing not tomorrow, but today. The 12-inch MacBook is all about portability. Apple has focused on creating a...

Small size, lightweight, quality screen, Force Touch trackpad

No standard ports, no touchscreen, no TouchID

The 12-inch MacBook is all about portability. Apple has focused on creating a laptop so thin, so sleek, so light, that everything else has been pushed by the wayside.

May, 2015

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Apple MacBook 2015 review

 

Apple says it's reinvented the laptop; we just think that it's made a really, really nice one

Great everyday performance ; Terrific screen ; Amazing portability ; Big-sounding speakers ; Lovely, haptic touchpad

Lack of ports can be very frustrating ; Super-shallow keyboard ; By no means a powerhouse

The result of a singular vision for what a future laptop should be - and a lovely, desirable thing, despite the compromises

May, 2015

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

New Apple MacBook (12-inch): Stunning, super thin and oh so bling (hands-on) - Pocket-lint

 

Apple has announced a new MacBook Laptop that is even thinner and smaller than the MacBook Air, but more powerful than the iPad. The new 12-inch MacBook

Mar, 2015

Expert review by : Kane Fulton (techradar.com)

MacBook review

 

Apple's rosier MacBook brings nippier performance

Gorgeous Rose Gold color ; Improved performance ; Terrific design ; Great speakers

Single USB-C port ; No price cut? ; Controversial keyboard

Apple has given the MacBook's performance a much-needed boost, and it helps OS X zip along much better. Its critical flaws remain, but the 2016 version is less of a risk than it was last year. We just wish it was a bit cheaper.

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Jonathan Margolis (howtospendit.ft.com)

Apple MacBook

 

Why our tech guru thinks this is the most beautiful laptop ever made

Sep, 2015

Expert review by (absolutegadget.com)

Apple MacBook 2015 review

 

Overall, this is a classic slice of Apple hegemony. its beautiful, ultra-light, and everything but the processor is tip-top quality. Needless to say the engineering is impeccable, and the price is to match. There are significant compromises made to get...

Jun, 2015

Expert review by : Matt Hill (digitalspy.com)

New MacBook 2015 review: Apple's super-light laptop dials back the power to turn on the style

 

A super-thin laptop for computer casuals that dials back the power to turn on the style.

Looks stunning ; Excellent screen ; Incredibly light and slim ; Great software

Divisive keyboard ; Not overly powerful ; Expensive

The new MacBook sure is a handsome device but it is also the point where Apple's portable computing lines have converged so much that the differences are no longer as clearly defined, leading to a more personal, subjective choice to make. Some will...

Jun, 2015

Expert review by : Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla (canadianreviewer.com)

Review: Apple MacBook (2015)

 

While the MacBook does have some compromises (some of them glaring), there is no doubt that most of its features aren't just here to stay, we can expect them to permeate the rest of Apple's notebook and possibly even their desktop line.

It’s just too bad that high starting price and current dollar exchange rates might price it out of many potential Canadian user’s budgets. It is definitely a notebook worth saving for if portability is your main concern.

May, 2015

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