Apple Macbook 2017, Core m3, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 12" Retina Display - Gold

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  • Intel Core m3 1.2GHz
  • 8GB DDR4 + 256GB SSD
  • 12" Retina Display
  • WIFI + Bluetooth 4.2
  • Mac OS

Product Description

Apple Macbook 2017, Core m3, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 12" Retina Display - Gold

The Apple Macbook is not only compact but also a powerful machine in a sleek Gold finish. Weighing in at only 0.92kg and giving a 12 hour battery life, it is the perfect machine for those on the move.

Retina display
The 12-inch Macbook features a retina display with over 3 million pixels and edge-to-edge glass, every image displayed is truely beautiful.

All-flash Architecture
Flash-based storage up to four times faster than traditional hard drives and with an upgraded Flash storage capacity of 256GB, the notebook provides plenty of space for your digital data.

This latest generation keyboard comes with Apple's butterfly mechanism which provides four times more key stability than your traditional scissor mechanism, also offering greater responsiveness and comfort. What's more is each key is LED backlit with an ambient light sensor to aid you in low-light environments.

Force Touch Trackpad
Subtle differences in pressure means the Force Touch Trackpad enables you to interact with your Mac in a number of different ways. No matter where you click on the trackpad, you have precise control and a uniform response, as well as room for Multi-Touch actions like pinch and zoom.



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


  • 8GB 1866MHz LPDDR3

Hard drive

  • 256GB SSD PCIe Based onboard

Optical Drive

  • None


  • Operating System: macOS


  • 12-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology
  • 2304x1440 resolution at 226 pixels per inch with support for millions of colours
  • 16:10 aspect ratio
  • Supported scaled resolutions:
  • 1440x900
  • 1280x800
  • 1024x640


  • Intel HD Graphics 615

Video Support

  • Dual display and video mirroring
  • Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 4096x2304 resolution at 60Hz on an external display, both at millions of colours


  • Stereo speakers
  • Dual microphones
  • 3.5mm headphone jack

Input Devices

  • 78 (US) 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


  • 802.11ac Wi‑Fi wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
  • Bluetooth 4.2 wireless technology

Power Supply

  • Up to 10 hours wireless web3
  • Up to 12 hours iTunes film 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


  • Width 28.05 cm
  • Depth 19.65 cm
  • Height 0.35-1.31 cm
  • Weight 0.92 kg


  • 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)
  • 480p FaceTime camera


Technical Specification

Apple Macbook 2017, Core m3, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 12" Retina Display - Gold


Keyboard Layout UK
Type Keyboard, Force Touch trackpad
Keyboard Backlight Yes
Features Pressure sensitivity, multi-touch touchpad, Multi-Touch Gesture Recognition, ambient light sensor, force click, 12 function keys


Operating System Apple macOS Catalina 10.15
Product Type Notebook


Features BFR/PVC-free, Mercury free, arsenic-free glass, beryllium free, 178° horizontal and vertical viewing angle
Type 12" - IPS
LCD Backlight Technology LED backlight
Resolution 2304 x 1440
Widescreen Yes
Pixel Density (ppi) 226
Image Aspect Ratio 16:10

Processor / Chipset

CPU Intel Core m3 (7th Gen) 1.2 GHz
Max Turbo Speed 3 GHz
Number of Cores Dual-Core
Cache L3 - 4 MB
64-bit Computing Yes
Features Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0


RAM 8 GB (provided memory is soldered)
Technology LPDDR3 SDRAM
Speed 1866 MHz


Main Storage 256 GB SSD - (soldered) PCIe

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor Intel HD Graphics 615
Camera Yes - 480p
Sound Stereo speakers, two microphones


Wireless 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2


Technology Lithium polymer
Capacity 41.4 Wh
Run Time Up to 12 hours
Battery Run Time Web browsing over Wi-Fi: up to 10 hours ¦ Video playback: up to 12 hours ¦ Standby time: up to 30 days

AC Adapter

Input AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Output 30 Watt

Connections & Expansion

Interfaces USB-C 3.1 Gen 1/DisplayPort 1.2 ¦ Headphone output


Software Included Drivers & Utilities, Apple QuickTime, Apple iTunes, Apple iMovie, Apple Safari, Apple GarageBand, Apple Dashboard, Photo Booth, Apple Time Machine, Apple FaceTime, Apple Automator, Apple Launchpad, Apple Mission Control, Apple Preview, Apple Calculator, Apple Dictionary, Apple Image Capture, Apple Stickies, Apple TextEdit, Apple System Preferences, Mail, Maps, Photos, Reminders, App Store, Contacts, Notes, Calendar, Apple AirDrop, Siri, Notification Center, Messages, Dictation, iCloud, Game Center, Apple AirPlay, Apple Font Book, Apple iBooks, Apple Keynote, Apple Pages, Apple Numbers


Colour Gold
Case Material Aluminum
Included Accessories USB-C power adapter
Cables Included USB-C charge cable
Localization Language: English / region: United Kingdom

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions (WxDxH) 28.05 cm x 19.65 cm x 1.31 cm
Weight 920 g

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Certified Yes

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 1 year ¦ Technical support - phone consulting - 90 days

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 10 °C
Max Operating Temperature 35 °C
Humidity Range Operating 0 - 90% (non-condensing)

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