Sleek and classic MacBooks from 2008
In 2008, Apple established the MacBook as a very mature, high-end product with its sleek aluminium design. In fact, MacBooks from late 2008 are still very much sought-after today. Many users swear by the Apple's entry to the notebook and laptop market, and will use nothing else. They boast several features which some laptops and notebooks still cannot match. It was known for its long battery life, the lightness of its MagSafe power supply, and the ease of use of its multi-touch mouse pad.
Hardware Specifications of the 2008 Apple MacBook
The MacBook released in early 2008 boasts an Intel Mobile Core Duo processor running at between 2.1 and 2.4 GHz. It accepts 2 PC”-5300 SO-DIMM ram cards, for a total capacity of 4GB RAM. It sports an Intel GMA X3100 video card, and a mini-DVI (mini DisplayPort) output. It features a serial-ATA hard drive of either 120gb, 160gb, or 250gb, as well as a 24x CD-RW/DVD ± RW optical drive, and two USB 3.0 ports.
Hardware Specifications of the 2008 MacBook Air
The MacBook Air released in late 2008 was mostly known for its all-aluminium unibody design. It featured an Intel Mobile Core Duo processor running at between 2.0 and 2.4 GHz. This MacBook accepted 2 PC3-8500 SO-DIMM ram cards, for a total capacity of 4GB RAM. It came with an upgraded NVIDIA GeForce 9400M video card and 13.3 inch screen. It also featured a serial-ATA hard drive of either 160gb or 250gb as well as the standard 24x CD-RW/DVD ± RW optical drive.
What I'm really looking for is a new MacBook
Ideally with OS X pre-installed. Of course, Apple ceased production of the MacBook line in 2012, but it re-launched the brand in 2015. Several models of Apple MacBook, Apple MacBook Air and Apple MacBook Pro are available both new and gently used, with the latest version of the Apple OS pre-installed.