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Save $170 on the MacBook Air, and more great MacBook deals

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If you’re in the market for a new laptop ahead of the holidays, 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 holiday 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.

Featured deal: Save $170 on the MacBook Air

Apple 13.3 inch MacBook Air with Retina Display B&H Deal

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On top of the high prices, Apple is famously reluctant to offer big price cuts on their products, which is why this deal caught our eye. The MacBook Air is available from B&H right now for $929 ($170 off).

This isn’t quite the latest Macbook Air, but it’s the early 2020 model so it’s barely a previous generation. It features a 1.1GHz 10th Gen Intel Core i5 quad-core processor, 8GB of Ram, and a 256GB SSD for storage. The Touch ID sensor lets you quickly unlock it with just your fingerprint.

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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

MacBook Air

If you want the lightest and thinnest laptop in the MacBook lineup, the Air is the way to go. The MacBook Air has also recently been refreshed for 2020 with the latest Intel Core processors and the Magic Keyboard. The Magic Keyboard replaces the much-maligned butterfly mechanism with familiar scissor switches from older MacBook offerings.

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:

12-inch MacBook deals

macbook 12 inch

If you wanted the absolute smallest MacBook on the market, your best bet for a few years was the 12-inch MacBook. Designed to replace the MacBook Air, the slim little 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 here’s there are a few deals on renewed models still available:

13-inch MacBook Pro deals

MacBook Pro 13 inch

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. The 13-inch MacBook Pro is probably the next laptop Apple will refresh, but you can save a bit of money in the meantime.

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:

16-inch MacBook Pro deals

macbook pro 16 inch

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 was the first to offer the new Magic Keyboard, AMD Radeon Pro 5000M graphics, and up to 8TB of storage. 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: