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This Is Apple's Thinnest And Lightest MacBook Ever

03/09/2015 02:18 pm ET | Updated Mar 09, 2015
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Apple has a gorgeous new MacBook coming, and it's thinner, lighter and golder than any MacBook before it. Yes, it comes in gold.

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Apple announced the new laptop at its event in San Francisco on Monday. “It is unbelievable! Can you even see it?” joked CEO Tim Cook.

Here are the basics:

  • It's so thin that it doesn't even have a traditional USB port.
  • It comes in gold and gray.
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  • It weighs 2 pounds and is 0.5 inch at its thickest point. That's 24 percent thinner than the 11-inch MacBook Air.
  • You can buy one for $1,299, or $1,599 for one with a faster processor and 512 gigabytes of storage.
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  • It has a Retina display.
  • It has "all-day battery life."
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  • It has no fans, so it runs in silence.
  • It has a cool new trackpad called Forced Touch.

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