MacBook Air discounts. And in recent weeks, we've seen prices all over the map. At the moment, Amazon has a lock on the best prices for both the 2018 and 2019 models.approaches. . It's the perfect storm for
A word of caution: Amazon's search results have begun to surface older MacBook Air models from 2017 -- which you shouldn't buy under any circumstance -- with the designation "Previous Model." To be clear, we think the entry-level 2018 model is still worth buying when priced between $800 and $900. (The 256GB model from 2018 is usually not priced competitively.) Otherwise, the best deals are on the 2019 version. The links below have been vetted.
MacBook Air discounts, compared
|Model||List price||Best price (current)||Best price (all-time)|
|MacBook Air 2018 (128GB SSD)||N/A||$999||$849|
|MacBook Air 2019 (128GB SSD)||$1,100||$999||$900|
|MacBook Air 2018 (256GB SSD)||N/A||$1,190||$1,050|
|MacBook Air 2019 (256GB SSD)||$1,300||$1,149||$1,100|
Amazon offers $100 off the brand-new MacBook Air -- the one with the Retina True Tone display -- that Apple released in July. It's not nothing -- but it's far from the best deal we've seen on this model. Read our MacBook Air 2019 preview.
Amazon is offering $100 off the 2018 version of the MacBook Air -- and the same price on the newer model from 2019. They're nearly identical, though the 2018 model has a 128GB SSD that's faster than the one in the newer model. Read our MacBook Air 2018 review.
Amazon is back with a nice discount on the step-up version of the 2019 MacBook Air with 256GB of storage. Read our 13-inch MacBook Air review.
Deals on the 2018 configurations are becoming scarce. Given that the current model is $40 less, you're better off with the 256GB model from 2019. Read our MacBook Air 2018 review.
Originally published earlier this year. Regularly updated to reflect new sale prices.