MacBook 12-inch 2016 Repairs & Upgrades
The MacBook Retina 12-inch used Intel’s Core m3 CPU at 1,1GHz with integrated Intel HD Graphics 515. Both the 8GB RAM as well as the 256GB SSD drive are soldered onto the logic board and non up gradable. It also added a rose gold color option to the selection.
Available part replacements
Display Assembly MacBook Retina 12-inch Early 2016
This is the display assembly for the MacBook Retina 12-inch Early 2016. The replacement is quite difficult, it takes about 30 minutes and special attention needs to be given to the attached keyboard cable when opening the housing. If you have no experience, it might be better to let our technician do this job for you. Please make sure to order the correct color to match your Mac's body.
The LCD only for the MacBook Retina 12-inch Early 2016 is difficult to replace. Although we do sell the LCD, we ourselves do not offer this replacement as we had problems with it too many times. Replacing the complete display assembly is what we would advise.
The battery for the MacBook Retina 12-inch Early 2016 is glued into the frame and without the right tools difficult to replace. We suggest you let out experience technician change it for you while you wait. It takes about 30 minutes of your time.
The keyboard for the MacBook Retina 12-inch Early 2016 is fixed to the frame with pop nails and pretty difficult to remove. Our experienced technician can do this in about 1-2 hours. When ordering the keyboard please make sure to order the correct language version. A UK model does not fit the frame of a US model.
The trackpad for the MacBook Retina 12-inch Early 2016 can be replaced by yourself. Not sure you can do it yourself? Plan an appointment with our technician and let him do the job for you. Make sure to choose the right color in case you decide to order the part and DIY.
The audio board for the MacBook Retina 12-inch Early 2016 is pretty difficult to replace. When replacing this part please always make sure to also check the cable that connects to it. This board holds the headphone jack and some audio IC. Replacement by our technician will take about 30 minutes.
The USB-C Charge Port assembly MacBook Retina 12-inch Early 2016 is not compatible with the newer models and difficult to replace. Consider having our experienced tech do this job for you.
The speakers for the MacBook Retina 12-inch Early 2016 are replaceable, but it is not that easy. Be careful when removing them as they are glued to the frame. If our technician replaces it for you, it takes about 45 minutes of your time.
The Microphone flex cable for the MacBook Retina 12-inch Early 2016 is glued into the frame beside the keyboard and difficult to replace. The replacement time is about 30-45 minutes and it's advisable to let our experienced tech do this job for you.
If you are missing parts for the MacBook Retina 12-inch Early 2016 in the above list, don't worry you can probably find them in our webshop. Checkout the link in the left which will re-direct you to the correct page.