Before the upcoming school season, Apple had some major changes to its MacBook models. After announcing a new version of the low-cost MacBook Pro in the presence of the Touch Bar and Touch ID, reducing the price of the MacBook Air to $ 1099, Apple recently officially declared the 12-inch MacBook. On Apple's product and sales website, users cannot find this device anymore.
The MacBook 12 inch was first introduced by Apple in 2015. Carrying a super-thin and ultra-light design, this machine is aimed at fashion and mobility. In addition, it marks the start of a new era of Apple laptops when it comes with a range of advanced technologies such as butterfly keyboards, Force Touch keyboards, USB-C ports. These technologies are leveraged by Apple on later generations of MacBook Pro and MacBook Air.
The 12-inch MacBook was officially killed by Apple
However, at the time of launch until now, the 12-inch MacBook is still criticized at many points. The butterfly keyboard feels bad and perishable, only 1 USB-C port makes connecting devices difficult, Core M chips for poor performance … are among the most common complaints. About this model. Apple is also not very keen to update this model, when the last time it had a new version was in 2017. Worse, after that year the MacBook 12 inch still kept the price of $ 1299, lack of features. Compete compared to products like MacBook Air or MacBook Pro.
Apple 's death of the MacBook 12 inch with the MacBook Air discount is thought to be the move of the company to encourage users to choose the MacBook Air. Compared to the MacBook 12 inch, MacBook Air owns a larger 13-inch screen, more powerful configuration, integrated Touch ID fingerprint sensor and new generation butterfly keyboard.