Do All MacBooks Have The Same Charger?


The MacBook has been around for nearly 15 years, and has had nearly as many chargers in the same timeframe. Replacing a MacBook charger depends on the year of the MacBook in question, so which Power Adapter is the right for your MacBook?

All MacBooks do not use the same charger. Apple has introduced 10 different chargers since the first MacBook came out in 2006. Since then, 13 MacBooks, 18 MacBook Air laptops, and 48 MacBook Pro laptops have released.

Below is a list of all 10 Power Adapter chargers Apple has released to date.

Which Power Adapter should I Use for My MacBook?

I have curated a list of every MacBook ever created by Apple categorized by the type of MacBook, and then sorted by release date.  I have also included the model number of the MacBook in question, just to add more clarity, should you need to know what power adapter you need for your given MacBook.  

Below each MacBook model listed below, you will find the type of Power Adapter it requires, showing the wattage and name of the Power Adapter. 

For your convenience, I have listed all of them below.  Simply click on the type of MacBook you have, (MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro), to go to that section.

Power Adapters for the MacBookPower Adapters for the MacBook AirPower Adapters for the MacBook Pro

Power Adapters for the MacBook

MacBook (13-inch)

Model Number: A1181Introduced: May 2006Discontinued: November 2006Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook (13-inch, Late 2006)

Model Number: A1181Introduced: November 2006Discontinued: May 2007Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2007)

Model Number: A1181Introduced: May 2007Discontinued: November 2007Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook (13-inch, Early 2008)

Model Number: A1181Introduced: February 2008Discontinued: October 2008Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook (13-inch, Late 2008)

Model Number: A1181Introduced: October 2008Discontinued: January 2009Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook (13-inch, Aluminum, Late 2008)

Model Number: A1278Introduced: October 2008Discontinued: June 2009Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook (13-inch, Early 2009)

Model Number: A1181Introduced: January 2009Discontinued: May 2009Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2009)

Model Number: A1181Introduced: May 2009Discontinued: October 2009Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook (13-inch, Late 2009)

Model Number: A1342Introduced: October 2009Discontinued: May 2010Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2010)

Model Number: A1342Introduced: May 2010Discontinued: July 2011Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015)

Model Number: A1534Introduced: April 2015Discontinued: April 2016Power Adapter: 29W USB-C Power Adapter

MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2016)

Model Number: A1534Introduced: April 2016Discontinued: June 2017Power Adapter: 29W USB-C Power Adapter

MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017)

Model Number: A1534Introduced: April 2017Discontinued: April 2019Power Adapter: 29W USB-C Power Adapter

Power Adapters for the MacBook Air

MacBook Air (Early 2008)

Model Number: A1237Introduced: January 2008Discontinued: October 2008Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Air (Mid 2009)

Model Number: A1304Introduced: June 2009Discontinued: October 201Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Air (11-inch, Late 2010)

Model Number: A1370Introduced: October 2010Discontinued: July 2011Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Air (13-inch, Late 2010)

Model Number: A1369Introduced: October 2010Discontinued: July 2011Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Air (11-inch, Mid 2011)

Model Number: A1370Introduced: July 2011Discontinued: June 2012Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2011)

Model Number: A1369Introduced: July 2011Discontinued: June 2012Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Air (11-inch, Mid 2012)

Model Number: A1465Introduced: June 2012Discontinued: June 2013Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012)

Model Number: A1466Introduced: June 2012Discontinued: June 2013Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Air (11-inch, Mid 2013)

Model Number: A1465Introduced: June 2013Discontinued: April 2014Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2013)

Model Number: A1465Introduced: June 2013Discontinued: April 2014Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Air (11-inch, Mid 2014)

Model Number: A1465Introduced: April 2014Discontinued: March 2015Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2014)

Model Number: A1466Introduced: April 2014Discontinued: March 2015Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2015)

Model Number: A1465Introduced: March 2015Discontinued: October 2016Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015)

Model Number: A1466Introduced: March 2015Discontinued: June 2017Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015)

Model Number: A1466Introduced: March 2015Discontinued: June 2017Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Air (13-inch, 2017)

Model Number: A1466Introduced: June 2017Discontinued: July 2019Power Adapter: 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2018)

Model Number: A1932Introduced: October 2018Discontinued: July 2019Power Adapter: 30W USB-C Power Adapter

MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2019)

Model Number: A1932Introduced: July 2019Discontinued: Power Adapter: 30W USB-C Power Adapter

Power Adapters for the MacBook Pro

MacBook Pro

Model Number: A1150Introduced: January 2006 (Shipped February 2006)Discontinued: May 2006Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA357LL/A)

MacBook Pro (17-inch)

Model Number: A1151Introduced: April 2006Discontinued: October 2006Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA357LL/A)

MacBook Pro (15-inch Glossy)

Model Number: A1150Introduced: May 2006Discontinued: October 2006Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA357LL/A)

MacBook Pro (15-inch Core 2 Duo)

Model Number: A1211Introduced: October 2006Discontinued: June 2007Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA357LL/A)

MacBook Pro (17-inch Core 2 Duo)

Model Number: A1212Introduced: October 2006Discontinued: June 2007Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA357LL/A)

MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid/Late 2007, 2.4/2.2GHz)

Model Number: A1226Introduced: June 2007Discontinued: February 2008Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA357LL/A)

MacBook Pro (17-inch Mid/Late 2007, 2.4GHz)

Model Number: A1229Introduced: June 2007Discontinued: February 2008Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA357LL/A)

MacBook Pro (15-inch, Early 2008)

Model Number: A1260Introduced: February 2008Discontinued: October 2008Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA357LL/A)

MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2008)

Model Number: A1261Introduced: February 2008Discontinued: October 2008Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA357LL/A)

MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2008)

Model Number: A1286Introduced: October 2008 (2.4/2.53/2.8 GHz) March 2009 (2.66/2.93 GHz)Discontinued: June 2009Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA938LL/A)

MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2008)

Model Number: A1261Introduced: October 2008Discontinued: January 2009Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA938LL/A)

MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2009)

Model Number: A1261Introduced: January 2009 (Shipped February 2009)Discontinued: June 2009Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA938LL/A)

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2009)

Model Number: A1278Introduced: June 2009Discontinued: April 2010Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.53GHz, Mid 2009)

Model Number: A1278Introduced: June 2009Discontinued: April 2010Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2009)

Model Number: A1286Introduced: June 2009Discontinued: April 2010Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (17-inch, Mid 2009)

Model Number: A1297Introduced: June 2009Discontinued: April 2010Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA938LL/A)

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2010)

Model Number: A1278Introduced: April 2010Discontinued: February 2011Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010)

Model Number: A1286Introduced: April 2010Discontinued: February 201Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (17-inch, Mid 2010)

Model Number: A1297Introduced: April 2010Discontinued: February 2011Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA938LL/A)

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Early 2011)

Model Number: A1278Introduced: February 2011Discontinued: October 2011Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (15-inch, Early 2011)

Model Number: A1286Introduced: February 2011\Discontinued: October 2011Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2011)

Model Number: A1297Introduced: February 2011Discontinued: October 201Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA938LL/A)

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011)

Model Number: A1278Introduced: October 2011Discontinued: June 2012Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2011)

Model Number: A1286Introduced: October 2011Discontinued: June 2012Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2011)

Model Number: A1297Introduced: October 2011Discontinued: June 2012Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA938LL/A)

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012)

Model Number: A1278Introduced: June 2012Discontinued: October 2016Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012)

Model Number: A1286Introduced: June 2012Discontinued: October 2012Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2012)

Model Number: A1398Introduced: June 2012Discontinued: February 2013Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2012)

Model Number: A1425Introduced: October 2012Discontinued: October 2013Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2013)

Model Number: A1425Introduced: February 2013Discontinued: October 2013Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013)

Model Number: A1398Introduced: February 2013Discontinued: October 2013Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013)

Model Number: A1502Introduced: October 2013Discontinued: July 2014Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013)

Model Number: A1398Introduced: October 2013Discontinued: July 2014Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014)

Model Number: A1502Introduced: July 2014Discontinued: March 2015Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014)

Model Number: A1398Introduced: July 2014Discontinued: May 2015Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015)

Model Number: A1502Introduced: March 2015Discontinued: June 2017Power Adapter: 60W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015)

Model Number: A1398Introduced: May 2015Discontinued: July 2018Power Adapter: 85W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports)

Model Number: A1708Introduced: October 2016Discontinued: June 2017Power Adapter: 61W USB-C Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, 2016, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports)

Model Number: A1706Introduced: October 2016Discontinued: June 2017Power Adapter: 61W USB-C Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016)

Model Number: A1707Introduced: October 2016Discontinued: June 2017Power Adapter: 87W USB-C Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports)

Model Number: A1708Introduced: June 2017Discontinued: July 2019Power Adapter: 61W USB-C Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports)

Model Number: A1706Introduced: June 2017Discontinued: July 2018Power Adapter: 61W USB-C Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017)

Model Number: A1707Introduced: June 2017Discontinued: July 2018Power Adapter: 87W USB-C Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports)

Model Number: A1989Introduced: July 2018Discontinued: May 2019Power Adapter: 61W USB-C Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018)

Model Number: A1990Introduced: June 2018Discontinued: May 2019Power Adapter: 87W USB-C Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports)

Model Number: A1989Introduced: May 2019Discontinued: Power Adapter: 61W USB-C Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019)

Model Number: A1990Introduced: May 2019Discontinued: Power Adapter: 87W USB-C Power Adapter

MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019, Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports)

Model Number: A2159Introduced: July 2019Discontinued: Power Adapter: 61W USB-C Power Adapter

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