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Best MacBook Deals: Save Up to $400 on M2 and M3 MacBook Air and Pro Laptops

We've found the top deals on different MacBook laptops, including the latest models of the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro.

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$849 at B&H Photo
M2 MacBook Air 13 (256GB SSD): $849
Save $250
$999 at Best Buy
M2 MacBook Air 15 (256GB SSD): $999
Save $300
$999 at Bhphotovideo
M3 MacBook Air 13-inch: $999
Save $100
$1,199 at Bhphotovideo
M3 MacBook Air 15-inch: $1,199
Save $100
$2,099 at Bhphotovideo
Apple M2 14 inch macbook pro laptop
M2 Pro MacBook Pro 14 (1TB SSD): $2,099
Save $400
$2,099 at Bhphotovideo
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 sitting on a wood desk, open and angled to the left showing the orange-flower desktop, against a purple-blue background
M2 Pro MacBook Pro 16 (512GB SSD): $2.099
Save $400
$1,449 at Amazon
macbook-pro-m3-14-inch laptop
M3 Apple MacBook Pro 14: $1,449
Save $150
$2,299 at Amazon
M3 Pro Apple MacBook Pro 16: $2,299
Save $200

It's no secret that Apple makes some of the best laptops on the market, suited for everyone from design pros to students. These devices do come with a hefty price tag. Whether you're ready to get the recently released M3 MacBook Air or you're looking for a new M2 model, excellent deals are on offer right now. We've searched out those available and highlighted the best ones below.

Some of these offers are better than others, but we'll be regularly updating this list to help you snag a great bargain when it appears. If you don't see a deal that's right for you just yet, check back later. Prices on the latest models can shift at any time, and those older laptops may fall out of stock as well, so keep that in mind when you're planning your purchase.

US pricing for Apple MacBooks

While Amazon and B&H Photo have the best prices at the moment, one benefit to paying full price and buying from Apple is that you can customize the machine, adding more RAM or a higher-capacity solid-state drive. The models sold by Amazon and other retailers have fixed configurations. 

Want to go the refurbished route? You can find refurbished MacBooks on Apple's Certified Refurbished Mac page. Refurb inventory changes rapidly, so you may not always see the latest MacBook Air or Pro. It's worth keeping an eye out because you can lock in substantial savings.

It's also worth noting that the Apple Store offers students an educational discount, which can trim hundreds of dollars from the price of a new laptop or tablet.

MacBook prices

Model (with chip and screen size)List priceBest price (current)Best price (all-time)
M2 MacBook Air 13 $1,044$849$849
M2 MacBook Air 15 $1,299$999$999
M2 MacBook Pro 13 $1,299$999$999
M2 MacBook Pro 14 $1,999$1,999$1,749
M2 MacBook Pro 16 $2,499$2,499$2,249
M3 MacBook Pro 14 $1,599$1,449$1,449
M3 MacBook Pro 16 $2,499$2,299$2,250

*Note that "all-time" means the best price we've seen on a new model at an Apple-authorized retailer in the product's lifetime. Prices change frequently and may differ between colors.

Best MacBook deals

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Battery Life/Runtime 1,039 minutesWeight 2.7 poundsDisplay size/type 13.6-inch 2560 x 1664 Liquid RetinaProcessor tested Apple M2 8‑coreGraphics tested Apple M2 8‑core

You can now pick up the base-model M2 MacBook Air for just $849, one of the lowest prices we've seen.


The new MacBook Air features a 15.3-inch display powered by Apple's M2 chip and 8GB of RAM. It also has a Touch ID sensor, two USB-C/Thunderbolt ports, a MagSafe charger and 18 hours of battery life. You can grab it from B&H Photo for $999

Read our Apple MacBook Air 15-Inch Review.


The latest M3 MacBook Air was reviewed last month by CNET's Joshua Goldman, who noted the graphics performance has a significant upgrade over previous M2 MacBook Airs. Discounts are hard to find on this just-released series, but right now B&H photo has the 13-inch model in stock for $100 off the list price if you're willing to go with the midnight color. Other colors are discounted by $50. 


Similar to the deal on the 13-inch model, you can get the 15-inch M3 MacBook Air for $100 less than the list price, with every color currently in stock. 


The 14-inch MacBook Pro normally costs $2,499 but you can get yours for just $2,099 today. The laptop features Apple's M2 Pro processor (10-core CPU and 16-core GPU), 16GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD.

Battery Life/Runtime 1,474 minutesWeight 4.8 poundsDisplay size/type 16-inch 3456-by-2234 Liquid Retina XDRProcessor tested Apple M2 Pro 12-coreGraphics tested Apple M2 Pro 19-core

The baseline model of the new 16-inch MacBook Pro features Apple's powerful M2 Pro processor (12-core CPU and 19-core GPU), 16GB of RAM and a 512GB solid-state drive. B&H photo currently has this harder-to-find model at a discount of $400, but it only comes in space gray. 

Read our M2 Pro MacBook Pro 16 review.


The long-awaited M3 MacBook Pro is here, and you can pick one up with a reasonable discount, albeit not the best that we've seen to date. The prices of these machines fluctuate wildly right now, but this is the best available at the time this is published.


You can pick up the basic 512GB model of the M3 Pro 16-inch MacBook Pro in space black or silver for $2,250 at Amazon when you clip the on-page coupon, which saves you $200.

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