Best Apple MacBook deals for 2020: Amazon slashes $300 from 16-inch MacBook Pro price


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After the MacBook Air and Professional every dipped to close all-time low costs lately, the 16-inch MacBook is now having its second within the low cost highlight. This laptop computer first went on sale virtually instantly after Apple launched it within the fall, and Amazon has been regularly ramping up the low cost since. The entry-level configuration is presently promoting for $2,100 — the bottom value we have seen up to now. 

Observe that Amazon’s inventory seems to be restricted, however you could possibly reap the benefits of the sale value if and when it sells out. Alternatively, Apple’s Licensed Refurbished retailer lately began promoting the 16-inch MacBook Professional for about 15% off the record value.

In any other case, the 2019 MacBook Air is back to $900 at Best Buy, after bottoming out at $850 a couple of days in the past. And the 13-inch MacBook Pro has returned to $1,149 at Amazon. That is not a nasty value, however it was promoting for $1,050 final week. 

Additionally: Amazon and others proceed to supply what seems like a compelling deal on the previous MacBook Air model for $750. But it surely’s really the earlier, earlier mannequin — from 2017. Do not buy it. For those who’re set on the Air, spend $150 extra on the newer mannequin. We usually replace this story with new offers, so test again usually. 

MacBook reductions, in contrast

Mannequin Checklist value Greatest value (present) Greatest value (all-time)
MacBook Air 2019 (128GB SSD) $1,100 $900 $800
MacBook Air 2019 (256GB SSD) $1,300 $1,100 $999
13-inch MacBook Professional 2019 (128GB SSD) $1,300 $1,149 $1,050
16-inch MacBook Professional 2019 (128GB SSD) $2,399 $2,100 $2,100

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A greatest-hits compilation of MacBook options, the brand new 16-inch MacBook Professional includes a greater display screen, with a better decision; upgrades to processor, GPU, RAM and storage choices; and a much-improved keyboard. That is the most important low cost we have seen — $300 off the entry-level configuration.

Learn our 16-inch MacBook Professional evaluate.

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Amazon has trimmed $150 from the entry-level 2019 MacBook Professional. It is a first rate deal, although we have seen this mannequin on sale for $1,050 lately.

Learn our 13-inch MacBook Professional preview.

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