The Apple's MacBook notebooks line was introduced on May 16, 2006 and marketed until February, 2012, when this line was discontinued. It was relaunched however in 2015, this time as a "one port" notebook with a "Retina" display.
The MacBook is basically divided into four designs: White or black polycarbonate and fiberglass casing, aluminum unibody casing, white unibody polycarbonate, and the silver, gold, or space Gray "Retina" models which were presented in 2015. Each basic design has its own system which differs significantly from other models.
Aimed at the consumer and education markets, the MacBook replaced the iBook series and 12-inch PowerBook series of notebooks. The MacBooks may be classified as the low end of the Macintosh family, below the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. Till now, this line is the best-selling Mac brand ever.
MacBook 1,1 (Original MacBook)
The original polycarbonate MacBook laptop: Released on June 28,2006 and available in black and white colors. Discontinued in October 2008. To learn everything about this model: original polycarbonate MacBook.
Aluminum MacBook: Released on October 14, 2008, this model makes use of a unibody aluminium case with tapered edges. It is thinner than the original polycarbonate MacBooks. To learn everything about this model: Aluminium polycarbonate MacBook.
- MacBook 2,1 (Original Polycarbonate Model)
- MacBook 2,1 (Polycarbonate Model, Mid 2007)
- MacBook 3,1 (Polycarbonate Model, Late 2007)
- MacBook 4,1 (Polycarbonate Model, Early 2008)
- MacBook 4,2 (Polycarbonate Model, Late 2008)
- MacBook 5,2 (Polycarbonate Model, Early 2009)
- MacBook 5,2 (Polycarbonate Model, Mid 2009)
Unibody polycarbonate MacBook: Launched on October 20, 2009, discontinued on July 20, 2011 (available for educational institutions until February 2012. This model is rounder on the edges than previous two models in the MacBook line. To learn everything about this model: Unibody polycarbonate MacBook.
Retina MacBook computer: Introduced in March 2015. This model is thinner and lighter than MacBook Air. It can be purchased in space grey, silver, gold, rose gold. To learn everything about this model: The MacBook (Retina MacBook).