Today Apple updated the specifications on the base model white MacBook:
- Processor speed upgraded from 2.0 GHz to 2.13 GHz.
- RAM bumped from 667 MHz to 800 MHz (same as aluminum MacBooks). Click to read about this RAM
- Hard drives increased from 120 GB to 160 GB. It’s now possible to custom order a white MacBook with a 500 GB drive. Interestingly, the aluminum MacBook continues to offer a maximum hard drive capacity of 320 GB.
Apple now advertises battery life of “up to 5 hrs wireless productivity”, up from the previous battery life of 4.5 hours.
The new MacBook meets the new Energy Star Version 5.0 requirements and is rated EPEAT Gold, compared to a Silver rating on the previous model.
UPDATE: View the new MacBook here.