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13-inch MacBook/2.0 GHz (black)

At a Glance
  • Generic Company Place Holder Apple MacBook Notebook

    Macworld Rating

    Replacing both the 12-inch PowerBook G4 and the entire iBook G4 line, Apple's MacBooks deliver many of the same features as the higher-end MacBook Pro line -- including an Intel Core Duo processor and a...

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    Replacing both the 12-inch PowerBook G4 and the entire iBook G4 line, Apple's MacBooks deliver many of the same features as the higher-end MacBook Pro line -- including an Intel Core Duo processor and a built-in iSight camera -- in a 13-inch case with a glossy widescreen display. Like the Intel-based Mac mini, the MacBook line features an integrated Intel graphics processor that shares its memory with main RAM. This model sports an 80GB hard drive and a DVD-burning SuperDrive, as well as an eye-catching matte black finish.

    MSRP: $1,499

    Pros

    • Affordable
    • Built-in iSight camera
    • Fast Core Duo processor yields great performance
    • Attractive case design

    Cons

    • Rough case edge
    • Poor 3-D game performance
    • Weak speakers
    • No video cables included
    • $150 premium for black case

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