Best MacBook Deals: Save Hundreds on Apple's Best Laptops
Getting a laptop with an Apple logo on the back just got cheaper thanks to these deals.
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Apple makes some of the best laptops around but they can also be among some of the most expensive, too. The company isn't known for its deep discounts, but there are often deals to be had if you know which third-party retailer to check out. And don't worry, we've done all the legwork for you.
While there aren't discounts on everything, we update this page regularly, so be sure to check back for any new deals. And amazingly, there are discounts on some of Apple's latest and greatest models, too.
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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 and add more RAM or a higher-capacity solid-state drive. The models sold by Amazon and other retailers are 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 listed. It's worth keeping an eye out, however, because you can lock in substantial savings.
Battery Life/Runtime 1,026 minutesWeight 2.8 poundsDisplay size/type 13-inch, 2560 x 1600 IPS LCDProcessor tested Apple M1 8‑coreGraphics tested Apple M1 7-core
You can grab the M1 MacBook Air 256GB version in either Silver or Space Grey from B&H Photo or Amazon for $849, which is $150 off its list price. Sadly, B&H doesn't have any discounts on the Gold color, but Amazon does for $950, which is a $50 discount.
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
Now is a great time to pick up the latest MacBook Air. Stock is thin at Amazon, but you can save $150 on the baseline 256GB and 512GB models at Best Buy. You can save an extra $50 if you're a My Best Buy Plus or Total member, bringing the total discount to $200. Read our M2 Apple MacBook Air review.
Aside from the new M2 chip, the updated 13-inch MacBook Pro remains mostly unchanged from the previous iteration. It lacks the new MagSafe charger and offers the same two Thunderbolt/USB 4 ports for both charging and peripherals. You can grab the baseline model for $1,099.
The baseline model of the new 14-inch MacBook Pro costs $1,999 and features Apple's M2 Pro processor (10-core CPU and 16-core GPU), 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. You can grab it for a pretty great $200 discount from B&H Photo, which brings its price down to $1,799.
The baseline model of the new 16-inch MacBook Pro costs $2,499 and features Apple's powerful M2 Pro processor (12-core CPU and 19-core GPU), 16GB of RAM and a 512GB solid-state drive. As with the smaller 14-inch model, it's hard to find a 16-inch MacBook Pro in stock and impossible to find a discount for it.