MacBook 12 Silver M3 1.2GHz 8GB RAM 256GB Flash


  • 1.2GHz dual-core Intel Core m3 processor
  • 8GB 1866MHz memory
  • 256GB Flash Storage
  • Intel HD Graphics 615
  • New Mac with one-year Warranty (three years with the purchase of AppleCare)

At just 2 pounds and 13.1 mm thin, MacBook is our thinnest and lightest notebook, and it’s available in four gorgeous metal finishes. With a stunning 12-inch Retina display, Apple-designed keyboard and Force Touch trackpad, it features seventh-generation Intel Core M processors, fast PCIe-based SSD storage, and all-day battery life up to 10 hours. MacBook is the ideal notebook for customers looking for the complete Mac experience in our most portable notebook ever.

Thin and light design

  • At just 2 pounds and 13.1 mm thin, MacBook is the thinnest and lightest Mac notebook ever
  • Available in Rose Gold, Gold, Space Gray, and Silver

Faster performance

  • Latest Intel Core M processors deliver up to 20 percent faster performance
  • Configurable to 1.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz
  • Intel HD Graphics 615
  • Configurable to 16GB of memory

Faster SSD storage

  • Now delivers up to 50 percent faster read performance, so apps launch quickly, files open immediately, and navigating feels fluid and responsive

All-day battery life

  • All models now include powerful Radeon Pro 500-series discrete graphics with Polaris Architecture
  • Up to 4GB of VRAM in 21.5-inch model, and up to 8GB of VRAM in the 27-inch allow for gaming and 3D graphics performance never seen before on an iMac

Faster memory and storage

  • Up to 10 hours of wireless web
  • Up to 12 hours of iTunes movie playback
  • Up to 30 days of standby time

Stunning 12-inch Retina display

  • With over 3 million pixels and a 2304-by-1440 resolution, you can experience vivid images with astounding clarity

Apple-designed keyboard

  • Full-size keyboard with second-generation butterfly mechanism for a more comfortable and responsive feel
  • Each key has its own LED for a uniform, backlit keyboard when working in a low light environment

Force Touch trackpad

  • Large glass trackpad surface with built-in pressure sensing capability, precision tracking, and Multi-Touch gesture support

Versatile USB-C port

  • Charge MacBook, transfer files, connect to an external hard drive, or up to a 4k display, and more, with just one port

Other key technologies

  • FaceTime camera for video calls
  • Headphone port, stereo speakers, and dual microphones
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2

Essential additions

  • Apple USB-C to USB Adapter
  • Apple USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter
  • Apple USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter
  • Apple 29W USB-C Power Adapter
  • LG UltraFine 4K Display
  • Apple USB-C Charge Cable (2m)
  • Apple USB-C to Lightning Cable
  • Apple Power Adapter Extension Cable

Technical Specifications

Finish Silver

Retina display

12-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology

2304-by-1440 resolution at 226 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors

16:10 aspect ratio

Supported scaled resolutions:

  • 1440 by 900
  • 1280 by 800
  • 1024 by 640


1.2GHz dual-core Intel Core m3, Turbo Boost up to 3.0GHz, with 4MB L3 cache

Configurable to 1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz, with 4MB L3 cache; or 1.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, with 4MB shared L3 cache


8GB of 1866MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory

Configurable to 16GB of memory

Storage 256GB PCIe-based onboard SSD1
Size and Weight

Height: 0.14-0.52 inch (0.35-1.31 cm)
Width: 11.04 inches (28.05 cm)
Depth: 7.74 inches (19.65 cm)
Weight: 2.03 pounds (0.92 kg)2

Graphics and Video Support

Intel HD Graphics 615

Dual display and video mirroring: simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 4096-by-2304 resolution at 60Hz on an external display, both at millions of colors


802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking;
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible

Bluetooth 4.2 wireless technology

Charging and Expansion

USB-C port with support for:

  • Charging
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5 Gbps)
  • Native DisplayPort 1.2 video output
  • VGA output using USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter (sold separately)
  • HDMI video output using USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter (sold separately)
Camera 480p FaceTime camera
  • Stereo speakers
  • Dual microphones
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack
Keyboard and Trackpad

Full-size keyboard with:

78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) individual LED backlit keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys

Ambient light sensor

Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures

Battery and Power
  • Up to 10 hours wireless web3
  • Up to 12 hours iTunes movie playback3
  • Up to 30 days of standby time3
  • Built-in 41.4-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
  • 29W USB-C Power Adapter; USB-C power port
Electrical and Operating Requirements

Line voltage: 100V-240V AC
Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz
Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
Storage temperature: -13° to 113° F (-25° to 45° C)
Relative humidity: 0% to 90% noncondensing
Operating altitude: tested up to 10,000 feet
Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet
Maximum shipping altitude: 35,000 feet

Operating System

macOS Sierra

macOS is the operating system that powers everything you do on a Mac. macOS Sierra introduces Siri to Mac — along with more ways to enjoy your photos, shop securely online, and work seamlessly between devices.


Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new MacBook. With built-in support for vision, hearing, physical and motor skills, and learning and literacy, you can create and do amazing things.

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Increase Contrast
  • Reduce Motion
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • Text to Speech
Limited Warranty and Service

Your MacBook comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase AppleCare+ for Mac to extend your coverage to three years from your computer’s purchase date and add up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee of $99 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or $299 for other repairable damage, plus applicable tax.

In the Box
  • MacBook
  • 29W USB-C Power Adapter
  • USB-C Charge Cable (2 m)
1 1GB = 1 billion bytes and 1TB = 1 trillion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
2 Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
3 Testing conducted by Apple in March 2017 using preproduction 1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5-based 12-inch MacBook systems with a 512GB SSD and 8GB of RAM. The wireless web test measures battery life by wirelessly browsing 25 popular websites with display brightness set to 12 clicks from bottom or 75%. The iTunes movie playback test measures battery life by playing back HD 1080p content with display brightness set to 12 clicks from bottom or 75%. The standby test measures battery life by allowing a system, connected to a wireless network and signed in to an iCloud account, to enter standby mode with Safari and Mail applications launched and all system settings left at default. Battery life varies by use and configuration.
4 Siri may not be available in all languages or in all areas, and features may vary by area.
Weight 5 lbs
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