MacBook 12” 2015 Specifications

Here's what you need to know about MacBook 12” 2015 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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MacBook 12” 2015

Key FeaturesMacBook 12” 2015
At Glance
Released in Early
2015
16:10 QHD
12”
1440p 60Hz
Weight
2.03 lb
0.92 kg
Up to
Intel Core M-5Y71 (1.3 GHz)
2C/4T, 1.30 → 2.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
598
Single Core
Geekbench 5
1,139
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® HD Graphics 5300
24 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
Up to
8GB
1600 MHz LPDDR3
AvailabilityMacBook 12” 2015
Released2015
Release Info
  • Announced on March 9, 2015
  • Available on March 10, 2015
Pricing
  • $1,299
    Intel Core M-5Y31 | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD
  • $1,599
    Intel Core M-5Y51 | 8GB RAM | 512GB SSD
Stores
MacBook 12” 2015 Price
Apple MacBook MJY42LL/A 12in Laptop Retina Display 512GB, Space Gray - (Renewed)
Apple MacBook MJY42LL/A 12in Laptop Retina Display 512GB, Space Gray - (Renewed)
By Apple
$289.00
Was: $376.99
Apple MacBook MK4N2LL/A 12in Laptop with Retina Display 512 GB, Gold - (Renewed)
Apple MacBook MK4N2LL/A 12in Laptop with Retina Display 512 GB, Gold - (Renewed)
By Apple
$323.99
Was: $379.99
Apple Macbook Retina Display 12in Laptop (2015) - 256GB SSD, 8 GB Memory, Silver (Renewed)
Apple Macbook Retina Display 12in Laptop (2015) - 256GB SSD, 8 GB Memory, Silver (Renewed)
By Apple
$462.00
Apple MacBook 12in Retina 2017 (Newest Version) 256GB SSD / 8GB RAM - Space Gray (Renewed)
Apple MacBook 12in Retina 2017 (Newest Version) 256GB SSD / 8GB RAM - Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$399.00
Apple MacBook MF865LL/A 12-inch Laptop with Retina Display 512GB, Silver - (Renewed)
Apple MacBook MF865LL/A 12-inch Laptop with Retina Display 512GB, Silver - (Renewed)
By Apple
$349.99
Early-2015 Apple MacBook Air with 1.6GHz Core i5 (13-Inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) (Renewed)
Early-2015 Apple MacBook Air with 1.6GHz Core i5 (13-Inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) (Renewed)
By Apple
$289.97
ExteriorMacBook 12” 2015
Dimensions11.04” x 7.74” x 0.14 - 0.52” (280.5 mm x 196.5 mm x 3.5 - 13.1 mm)
WeightStarting at 2.03 pounds (920 g)
Colors
Silver Space Gray Gold
Keyboard and TrackpadFull-size backlit keyboard with:
  • 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) individual LED backlit keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys with 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
DisplayMacBook 12” 2015
Size12 Inches
InfoRetina 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
PortsMacBook 12” 2015
Ports
One USB Type-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)
Internal SpecsMacBook 12” 2015
Processor
  1. 5th Gen Intel® Core™ M-5Y31
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.10 → 2.40 GHz, 4MB Cache, 6W
  2. 5th Gen Intel® Core™ M-5Y51
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.20 → 2.60 GHz, 4MB Cache, 6W
  3. 5th Gen Intel® Core™ M-5Y71
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.30 → 2.90 GHz, 4MB Cache, 6W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
MacBook 12” 20151
5th Gen Intel® Core™ M-5Y3152287.29%
2
5th Gen Intel® Core™ M-5Y5154991.81%
3
5th Gen Intel® Core™ M-5Y71598100.00%
0598
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
MacBook 12” 20151
5th Gen Intel® Core™ M-5Y311,03490.78%
2
5th Gen Intel® Core™ M-5Y511,10997.37%
3
5th Gen Intel® Core™ M-5Y711,139100.00%
01,139
Integrated Graphics
  1. 5th Gen Intel® Core™ M-5Y31
    Intel® HD Graphics 5300
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 850 MHz
  2. 5th Gen Intel® Core™ M-5Y51
    Intel® HD Graphics 5300
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
  3. 5th Gen Intel® Core™ M-5Y71
    Intel® HD Graphics 5300
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
Memory
8GB
1600MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
Storage
256GB 512GB
PCIe-based onboard flash storage.
ConnectivityMacBook 12” 2015
Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ac Wi‑Fi wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
BatteryMacBook 12” 2015
Size39.5 Wh lithium‑polymer battery
Battery Life
  • Up to 9 hours of wireless web
  • Up to 10 hours of iTunes movie playback
  • Up to 30 days of standby time
Power Supply29W USB-C Power Adapter
SoftwareMacBook 12” 2015
OSShipped with OS X Yosemite
Built-in Apps
Photos iMovie GarageBand Pages Numbers Keynote Safari Mail Messages FaceTime Calendar Notes App Store iTunes iBooks Maps Contacts Reminders
Camera & AudioMacBook 12” 2015
Camera480p FaceTime HD camera
Audio
  • Stereo speakers
  • Dual microphones
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack
    • Support for Apple iPhone headset with remote and microphone
MiscMacBook 12” 2015
In the box
  • MacBook
  • 29W USB-C Power Adapter
  • USB-C Charge Cable (2 m)
WarrantyLimited Warranty and Service Your MacBook comes with 90 days of free telephone support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase the AppleCare Protection Plan to extend your service and support to three years from your computer’s purchase date. Only the AppleCare Protection Plan provides you with direct telephone support from Apple technical experts and the assurance that repairs will be handled by Apple-authorized technicians using genuine Apple parts. For more information, visit Apple Support or call 800-823-2275.  
MoreVideo Support
  • Intel HD Graphics 5300
  • Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 3840 by 2160 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors

MacBook 12” 2015 Price

Here is the latest price update for MacBook 12” 2015.

MacBook 12” 2015 Price
Apple MacBook MJY42LL/A 12in Laptop Retina Display 512GB, Space Gray - (Renewed)
Apple MacBook MJY42LL/A 12in Laptop Retina Display 512GB, Space Gray - (Renewed)
By Apple
$289.00
Was: $376.99
Apple MacBook MK4N2LL/A 12in Laptop with Retina Display 512 GB, Gold - (Renewed)
Apple MacBook MK4N2LL/A 12in Laptop with Retina Display 512 GB, Gold - (Renewed)
By Apple
$323.99
Was: $379.99
Apple Macbook Retina Display 12in Laptop (2015) - 256GB SSD, 8 GB Memory, Silver (Renewed)
Apple Macbook Retina Display 12in Laptop (2015) - 256GB SSD, 8 GB Memory, Silver (Renewed)
By Apple
$462.00
Apple MacBook 12in Retina 2017 (Newest Version) 256GB SSD / 8GB RAM - Space Gray (Renewed)
Apple MacBook 12in Retina 2017 (Newest Version) 256GB SSD / 8GB RAM - Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$399.00
Apple MacBook MF865LL/A 12-inch Laptop with Retina Display 512GB, Silver - (Renewed)
Apple MacBook MF865LL/A 12-inch Laptop with Retina Display 512GB, Silver - (Renewed)
By Apple
$349.99
Early-2015 Apple MacBook Air with 1.6GHz Core i5 (13-Inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) (Renewed)
Early-2015 Apple MacBook Air with 1.6GHz Core i5 (13-Inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) (Renewed)
By Apple
$289.97

MacBook 12” 2015: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at MacBook 12” 2015.

MacBook 12” 2015

Apple has revealed the MacBook 12” 2015, a 12-inch machine, in early-2015. It is powered by up to a dual-core Intel Core M-5Y71 (1.3 GHz) with a boost clock speed up to 2.90 GHz. The laptop has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® HD Graphics 5300 (24 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz). For display option, it has a 12 inch display with the following key specifications:

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

Moreover, Apple claims that the MacBook 12” 2015 supports up to 8GB 1600 MHz LPDDR3 memory.

Additionally, the MacBook 12” 2015 measures 11.04” x 7.74” x 0.52” (280.42 x 196.60 x 13.21 mm) and weight at 2.03 lbs. (0.92 kg). The laptop features the following ports:

One USB Type-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)