Apple’s 2015 MacBook pretty, but not for everyone

Fortune

With much hesitation, I purchased the entry-level MacBook just after midnight on April 10. It was equipped with a 1.1 gigahertz processor, 8 gigabytes of memory, 256 gigabytes of storage and cost approximately $1,300.

My initial doubtswhich were later proved wrongabout Apple’s [fortune-stock symbol=”AAPL”] smallest laptop were focused on the device’s inner hardware. Would the Core M processor be fast enough to keep up with my work load? And, is it possible to live with only one USB Type-C port? The port—which is used to transfer data between notebooks and other devices, charges your Macbook and connects video output—is one of several new features included in the redesigned laptop.

Consumers will need to purchase a USB Type-C cable to use the port, which is similar to the Lightning cable iPhone’s and iPad’s switched to a few years ago. However, unlike other Apple products, the Type-C…

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