MacBook 13-inch Mid 2010 Datasheet

MacBook White Unibody
Source: apple.com – MacBook White Unibody

The Apple MacBook 13-inch Mid 2010 is a notebook computer designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2010 to 2011 as part of the MacBook computers. The computer was introduced on May 18, 2010, and its price started at $999.

The new MacBook features a 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 processor, 13.3″ TFT Display, new white durable polycarbonate unibody case, 2 GB of RAM, 250 GB hard drive, slot-loading 24x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” drive, built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, two USB 2.0 ports, iSight camera, ambient light sensor, and 256 MB NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics in the base model.

From July 20, 2011, to February 8, 2012, Apple sold this MacBook to educational institutions for $899.

This MacBook has been discontinued on July 20, 2011. Today MacBook 13-inch Mid 2010 is 14 years old!

MacBook 13-inch Mid 2010 Details

IntroducedMay 18, 2010 – 14 years ago
DiscontinuedJuly 20, 2011 – 12 years ago
February 8, 2012 (Education) – 12 years ago
Last Software UpdateNovember 12, 2020 – 3 years ago
Time on the Market20 months (1 year)
Time of Support125 months (10 years)
Model IdentifierMacBook7,1
Model NumberA1342
Order NumberMC516LL/A
Original Price$999
$899 (Education only from July 20, 2011, to February 8, 2012)
Weight4.7 Ibs.
2.131 KG
Dimensions1.08” H x 13” W x 9.12” D
2.74 cm H x 33.02 cm W x 23.16 cm D

MacBook Tech Specs


ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo P8600 “Penryn”
Processor Speed2.4 GHz
Number of Cores2
System Bus1066 MHz
Cache3 MB on-chip shared L2

Storage & Media

Storage250 GB
320 GB
500 GB
Media1 – 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive


Built-in Memory2 GB
Maximum Memory4 GB (Apple)
16 GB (Actual)
Memory Slots2 – PC3-8500 DDR3 204-pin SO-DIMM 1066 MHz
Interleaving SupportYes


Built-in Display13.3″ LED-backlit TFT glossy widescreen Display
Pixel Density114 dpi
Brightness250 cd/m²
Resolutions640 x 480
720 x 480
800 x 500
800 x 600
1024 x 640
1024 x 768
1152 x 720
1280 x 800 (native)


Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 320M
Graphics Memory256 MB DDR2 SDRAM shared with main memory*
Display Connection1 – Mini-DVI (S-Video, VGA, and Composite with adapter)
Display ModesDual display extended and video mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 2560 by 1600 pixels
*Minimum graphics memory usage is 256 MB


Expansion SlotsNone
Hard Drive Interface3 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
Optical Drive Interface3 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)


Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11a/b/g/n
Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45 – support for jumbo frames)
BluetoothBluetooth 2.1 + EDR
USB2 – 480 Mbps
Audio In1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm combined optical digital output/headphone out
2 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – Mini-DVI (S-Video, VGA, and Composite with adapter)
Security Slot1 – Kensington cable lock


Motion SensorSudden Motion Sensor (SMS)
Liquid SensorLiquid Contact Indicators (LCI)

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardFull size (78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys incl. 12 functions, 4 arrows)
TrackpadMulti-Touch trackpad


Original OSMac OS X 10.6.3
Later OSMac OS X 10.6.4
Mac OS X 10.7.2
Maximum OSmacOS 10.13.6
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.6
iLife ’09 (includes iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, iWeb, iDVD)


System Battery63.5 W Lithium-Polymer
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours
Maximum Battery Cycles1000
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter60 W MagSafe Power Adapter

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