MacBook (13-inch) - Technical Specifications


Size and weight
  • Height:-1.08 inches (2.74 cm)
  • Width:-13.00 inches (33.03 cm)
  • Depth:-9.12 inches (23.17 cm)
  • Weight:-4.7 pounds (2.13 kg)
Processor and memory
  • 2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 3MB on-chip shared L2 cache running 1:1 with processor speed.
  • 1066MHz frontside bus
  • 2GB (two 1GB SO-DIMMs) of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM; two SO-DIMM slots support up to 4GB
Communications
  • Built-in AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi wireless networking2 (based on IEEE 802.11n specification); IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
  • Built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
Environmental Status Report
  • BFR-free
  • PVC-free system
  • Mercury-free
  • Arsenic-free display
  • Recyclable polycarbonate enclosure
  • 20% smaller packaging
  • Meets ENERGY STAR Version 5.0 requirements
  • Rated EPEAT Gold
Display
  • 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display with support for millions of colors
Supported resolutions:-
  • 1280 by 800 (native), 1152 by 720, 1024 by 768, 1024 by 640, 800 by 600, 800 by 500, 720 by 480, and 640 by 480 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio; 720 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio
Graphics and video support:-
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor with 256MB of DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory3
  • Extended desktop and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors
  • Built-in iSight camera
  • Mini DisplayPort
Video output options
  • DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter
  • VGA output using Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter
  • Dual-link DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter supports 30-inch Apple Cinema HD Display (optional)
Input
  • Built-in full-size keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys (inverted T arrangement)
  • Multi-Touch trackpad for precise cursor control; supports two-finger scrolling, pinch, rotate, swipe, three-finger swipe, four-finger swipe, tap, double-tap, and drag capabilities
Audio
  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Built-in omnidirectional microphone
  • Combined optical digital output/headphone out (user-selectable analog audio line in)
  • Supports Apple Stereo Headset with microphone
Connections and expansion
  • MagSafe power port
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • Two USB 2.0 ports (up to 480 Mbps)
  • Audio in/out
  • Kensington lock slot
Storage
  • 250GB 5400-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drive; optional 320GB or 500GB 5400-rpm drive4
  • 8x slot-loading SuperDrive (DVDR DL/DVDRW/CD-RW)
  • Maximum write: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R; 4x DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW; 24x CD-R; 10x CD-RW
  • Maximum read: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-ROM; 6x DVD-ROM (double layer DVD-9), DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, and DVD+RW; 24x CD
Battery and power
  • Built-in 60-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
  • 60W MagSafe Power Adapter with cable management system
  • MagSafe power port
Electrical and operating requirements
  • Line voltage: 100V to 240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz
  • Operating temperature: 50 to 95 F (10 to 35 C)
  • Storage temperature: -13 to 113 F (-24 to 45 C)
  • Relative humidity: 0% to 90% noncondensing
  • Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet
  • Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet
  • Maximum shipping altitude: 35,000 feet
Installed software
  • Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard (includes Time Machine, Quick Look, Spaces, Spotlight, Dashboard, Mail, iChat, Safari, Address Book, QuickTime, iCal, DVD Player, Photo Booth, Front Row, Xcode Developer Tools)
  • iLife 09 (includes iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, iWeb, iDVD)
Whats in the box
  • MacBook
  • 60W MagSafe Power Adapter, AC wall plug, and power cord
  • Install/restore DVDs
  • Printed and electronic documentation
Options
Time Capsule
  • Time Capsule is a full-featured AirPort Extreme base station with a built-in hard drive. Back up wirelessly and create a Wi-Fi network with one device.
  • 1TB or 2TB Serial ATA server-grade hard disk drive
  • 802.11n Wi-Fi
  • USB port for connecting a printer or external hard drive
Configure to order
  • 320GB (5400-rpm) hard drive
  • 500GB (5400-rpm) hard drive
  • Up to 4GB of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM
  • Apple Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter
  • Apple Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter
  • Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter
  • MagSafe Airline Adapter
  • AppleCare Protection Plan
  • Aperture
  • Final Cut Express
  • Logic Express
  • iWork 09
Accessories
  • Apple LED Cinema Display
  • AirPort Extreme Base Station
  • AirPort Express Base Station
  • Apple Wireless Keyboard
  • Apple Magic Mouse
  • Apple Keyboard


  • Actual weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
  • Wireless Internet access requires a base station or other wireless access point and Internet access; fees may apply. Some ISPs are not currently compatible with AirPort.
  • Memory available to Mac OS X may vary depending on graphics needs. Minimum graphics memory usage is 256MB.
  • 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
  • Testing conducted by Apple in October 2009 using preproduction 2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo-based MacBook units. Battery life depends on configuration and use. See www.apple.com/batteries for more information. The wireless productivity test measures battery life by wirelessly browsing various websites and editing text in a word processing document with display brightness set to 50%.