Apple bundles each MacBook with the OS X operating system. On each computer there's a dual-core processor from Intel’s Intel Core brand, with Turbo Boost technology for increased performance. Each MacBook Air gets a mid-range Intel Core i5, with a processing speed of 1.7 or 1.8 GHz. The 13-inch MacBook Pro has a 2.5- or 2.9-GHz chip, while the one on the 15-inch MacBook Pro is a more powerful but slower 2.3 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7. Peak installed memory on the MacBook Air is 8GB, with 1600MHz DDR3 architecture.
Media and Communication
The built-in Intel HD Graphics 4000 handles basic video duties, with the 15-inch MacBook Pro getting a more advanced NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M. Audio specifications include stereo speakers and a headphone port, with one omnidirectional microphone on the MacBook Air and two on the MacBook Pro. Wireless technology on the MacBook consists of Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology for streaming audio and a Wi-Fi network adapter that enables Web browsing. Also included is a FaceTime Camera with a peak resolution of 720 pixels. For storage, the MacBook Air has a 64- or 128-GB flash drive, while the MacBook Pro has 500 or 750GB of hard drive space. Added on the MacBook Pro is an 8x Super Drive slot for playing CDs and DVDs.