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If you’re in the market for a new laptop, one of the first decisions is which operating system you prefer. If you prefer Windows, there are plenty of manufacturers to choose from. However, if you prefer macOS, you’re pretty settled on Apple. We’ve gone ahead and put together some of the best MacBook deals we could find to help you reach a decision.
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A MacBook makes for a great work-from-home option, especially if you invest in a few accessories as well. Just make sure you double-check the specs carefully to ensure that you’re grabbing the right device.
It’s worth remembering that the Apple tax applies — these are premium laptops at premium prices. We’ve rounded up the biggest savings on them available, but no MacBook falls into the budget category. If you’ve got your heart set on a MacBook, but you only have a budget of around $500, then your best bet is to check out the professionally refurbished options you can find on Amazon here or Woot here. You can also check out our hub of the best laptop deals.
Featured deal: Save $100 on the 2020 M1 MacBook Air
While competitors like Samsung and Google are making their own chipsets, no brand has done it as well as Apple has with their M1 chip. It powers high-speed performance and, since it’s optimized for macOS, the battery life gives you insane amounts of screen time. When you pick up this computer, you’re not only getting excellent performance, but you’re also getting best-in-class battery life while still in the sleek form factor that makes MacBooks so popular.
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If you’re looking to upgrade the storage capacity on your current MacBook, you can save $40 on the 2020 Apple Mac Mini with Apple M1 Chip (8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) for $659 right now on Amazon. Otherwise, keep scrolling for a slew of current deals on other MacBooks.
Best MacBook deals
Editors note: These deals are subject to change at a moment’s notice, so we’ll be sure to keep this page updated regularly.
MacBook Air deals
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The Air is the way to go if you want the lightest and thinnest laptop in the MacBook lineup. In addition, you have options when it comes to the MacBook Air as you can choose between putting in an M1 chip or an Intel chip. Plus, the Magic Keyboard replaces the much-maligned butterfly mechanism with familiar scissor switches from older MacBook offerings.
Related: The best MacBook Air cases you can get
The MacBook Air is a solid choice for most daily tasks, and it has the battery life to keep you going. Here are the best MacBook Air deals we could find:
- MacBook Air with Retina Display (Early 2020, intel i3 processor) for $779 ($220 off)
- MacBook Air with Retina Display (Late 2020, M1 Chip, 256GB SSD) for $949 ($50 off)
- MacBook Air with Retina Display (2020, M1 Chip, 512GB SSD) for $1,149.99($50 off)
- MacBook Air (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage, 1.6GHz Intel Core i5) for $1,046.55 ($52.42 off)
12-inch MacBook deals
If you wanted the absolute smallest MacBook on the market, your best bet for a few years was the 12-inch MacBook. Since it was designed to replace the MacBook Air, the tiny device shipped with an Intel Core m3 processor onboard and an edge-to-edge butterfly keyboard. The MacBook was one of the first laptops to jump on the port-stripping bandwagon, rocking just one USB-C port.
It comes with a Retina display and up to 10 hours of battery life, both of which are pretty impressive for the small machine. The 12-inch MacBook was discontinued in 2019, but there are a few deals on renewed models still available:
13-inch MacBook Pro deals
The 13-inch MacBook Pro is the entry point to Apple’s Pro series. It still has the old butterfly keyboard and an eighth-generation Intel Core processor, which is still pretty rapid. Although the 13-inch MacBook Pro is probably the next laptop, Apple will refresh, but you can save a bit of money in the meantime.
Related: The best MacBook Pro cases you can get
If you want a laptop with a bit more processing power and a few more ports than the MacBook Air, the MacBook Pro is the way to go. Here are some options with different specs to check out:
- Late 2020 MacBook Pro (Apple M1 processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) for $1,150 ($149 off)
- Late 2020 MacBook Pro (Apple M1 processor, 8GB RAM, 512 GB SSD) for $1,350 ($149 off)
- Mid-2020 MacBook Pro (1.4 GHz Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) for $949 ($350 off)
- Mid-2020 MacBook Pro (1.4 GHz Core i5, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD) for $999 ($500 off)
16-inch MacBook Pro deals
If you want the absolute top-of-the-line and you have the budget to handle it, the new 16-inch MacBook Pro is hard to top. It offers the Magic Keyboard, new generation Intel chips, and up to 8TB of storage. Plus, the 16-inch MacBook Pro also features six speakers for your most ambitious creative projects.
The 16-inch MacBook Pro is the model to beat. Here are a few of the deals available now, see if they fit your needs: