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One word: Amazing!
I've always been slightly envious of Mac owners in the past, wishing I had enough money to afford one for myself. I've found that over the past 5 years, I've been buying a laptop every year! I sat and thought to myself, in the long-term over the next 5 years, I can carry on buying cheap, unreliable laptops, or I can invest in a decent, good quality laptop, and actually end up saving money, even though the initial investment is a lot more!
Fortunately I am a student and Apple offers great student discounts of 15%, so I managed to get mine for about £900, including 3 years warranty which is a great deal!
As is always the case with Apple products, it came in immaculate, classy packaging, and I got a real buzz from opening up the box and seeing my new, shiny mac waiting for me! It was so simple to start up, I was up and going within 5 minutes, with no annoying software preinstalled, etc.
Now onto the laptop itself, this processor is extremely fast! The fastest laptop I've ever used. It's never crashed, never frozen, I've never had to shut it down improperly either, and I don't even need virus software because it has such a secure operating system.
The aluminium body is very strong and robust. I've actually dropped the laptop several times and absolutely no damage has been done to the case or the laptop. Another great feature is the magnetic charging cord. So many times I've tripped over the charging wire and it's caused my laptop to fall on the floor, damaging both it, and my feet! With this, any pull to the wire causes it to pull the wire out, leaving the laptop where it is.
The fan can get noisy at times I've I am lying in bed with it resting on my legs, and also if I'm running lots of programs at once, but if I leave it to rest for several minutes then it soon quietens back down again!
The light up keyboard is another good feature too. It's so nice to be able to see the keys in the dark and be able to type as normal! By having the keyboard built into the macbook body it keeps the laptop much cleaner and prevents crumbs and dust entering the inside of the laptop. The keys are also of a very high quality, they feel smooth, and it's a really nice feeling to type with them
The trackpad is very nice, it took a while to get the hang of not having any buttons and being able to use different finger swipes to do different things, but it really is ingenious in the way it works, and it's so much more sensitive than any other trackpad I've used before.
I couldn't imagine every using another laptop, and I know that this laptop will keep going for years and years. A great investment, I'm so happy with my decision to buy this and would encourage EVERYONE to do the same!