A trackpad that you can actually use…
Most windows laptops I have used, had barely usable trackpads. Some HP laptops even had a dedicated LED next to them that indicated a failure of the drivers! And those weren’t even cheap or very powerful.
MacBooks are very durable.
Every time Apple release a new product, they put up videos on their website showing it being made with high-tech machinery (and they’ve generally bought up the entire world’s supply of that machinery for the next few years to make it), all while design boffin Jony Ive describes it using lots of emotional words.
This isn’t just for show. They’re fanatical about design, build, fit-and-finish. I’ve used their laptops since the days when they – and nearly everything else – were built on a magnesium chassis with a plastic shell. Machining a laptop out of a solid block of aluminum (or, as Ive calls it, aluminium) delivers so much more structural rigidity. I don’t worry about the front corners of a MacBook Air or Pro running into things; it will win most arguments.