Apple offers the 12-inch MacBook, 13-inch MacBook Air, two types of 13-inch MacBook Pro, and the 15-inch MacBook Pro. They also still offer the 2015 versions of the MacBook Pro. If you're trying to pick the perfect Apple laptop for you, that's a lot to sort through. What's the best balance of power and portability for your needs? What price point can you afford? And, now that MacBooks come in a variety of metallic finishes, which color should you get?!

No worries! Here's everything you need to know to get the best MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro for you!

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Apple's current laptop lineup

This year, you not only have multiple versions and sizes of MacBook to choose from, but you have 2015 and 2016 models, and with Touch Bar or without Touch Bar options to consider. Above is the current MacBook product line — MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBooks Pro. Below are the details!

iPad Pro vs. MacBook: Which should you buy?

Apple now offers an iPad that's close to a Mac ... and a Mac that's close to an iPad: iPad Pro and the new MacBook. iPad Pro now comes in two sizes, 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch, and runs iOS 10 on an Apple A9X processor. MacBook comes in one size, 12-inches, and runs macOS Sierra on an Intel Skylake Core M. Both are ideal for everything from planes to coffeeshops, classrooms to boardrooms to living rooms. But which one is ideal for you?

Read: How to choose between MacBook and iPad Pro

MacBook vs. MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro: Which Apple laptop should you get?

Apple currently has three laptops in their product lineup — the ultralight MacBook, the previous-but-now-cheaper ultralight MacBook Air, and the powerful and brand new MacBook Pro. Together, they cover a wide range of portability, performance, and yes, price points. So, which Apple laptop is perfect for you?

Read: How to choose between MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro

13-inch lite vs. 13-inch vs. 15-inch: Which MacBook Pro should you get

Which MacBook Pro should you get?

MacBook Pro may sound like one product but in reality there are several options to consider — do you want a 13-inch model or 15-inch? With a Touch Bar and Touch ID or without? This year's model or last year's? And then there's processor speed, graphics card, memory, SSD storage size, and even color to consider! But there's no need to suffer paralysis through analysis — I'm going to break it all down for you and make the complex simple again!

Still undecided?

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MacBook Pro


MacBook Pro with M1

12-inch MacBook


macOS Sierra

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