Deals: $100 off new MacBook Airs & Mac Pros; up to $770 off Retina MacBook ProsA fresh wave of price drops and 2-day sales on Apple's Mac product family this friday are further sweetened by exclusive offers already granted to AI readers, yielding some of the lowest prices seen this year on MacBook Airs, MacBook Pros, iMacs and Mac Pros.
All of the new pricing and discounts can be seen in our live Apple Price Guides, though a summary of the new pricing discounts is broken down below.
Best Buy for the next 48 hours is knocking $100 off all current MacBooks and up to $150 off iMacs, all of which have been matched or beaten by other Apple Authorized Resellers like B&H Photo (which only charges tax on orders shipped to NY), Adorama (which only taxes on orders to NJ & NY) and MacMall (which offers AI readers an additional 3% off all MacBooks with coupon code APPLEINSIDER01 and only charges tax on orders shipped to CA, NY, IL, WI, MN, CO, TN, NC and GA).
Some of these resellers, like B&H and Adorma also exclusively offer AI readers 50% 3-year AppleCare Protection Plans when purchased alongside a new Mac. A few of the highlights from the MacBook Pro and MacBook Pro with AppleCare price adjustments include:
MacBook Pro CD/DVD
13" MB Pro 2.5GHz/4GB/500GB HDD/CD/DVD for 1,096.99* ($1,279.98 w/ AppleCare) -$102 savings
13" MB Pro 2.9GHz/8GB/750GB HDD/CD/DVD for $1,191.59* ($1,440.58* w/ AppleCare) -$307 savings
15" MB Pro 2.3GHz/4GB/500GB HDD/CD/DVD for $1,452.59* ($1,801.58* w/ AppleCare) -$346 savings
MacBook Pro Retina
13" Retina 2.4GHz/4GB/128GB for $1,199.99 ($1,379.99 w/ AppleCare) - up to $168 savings
13" Retina 2.6GHz 8GB/512GB for $1,697.49* ($1,880.98 w/ AppleCare) -up to $167 savings
13" Retina 2.6GHz/16GB/512GB for $1,891.49* ($2,140.48* w/ AppleCare) -$107 savings
13" Retina 2.6GHz/8GB/512GB (Closeout) for $1,453.49* ($1,702.48* w/ AppleCare) -$445 savings
13" Retina 3.0GHz/8GB/512GB (Closeout) for $1,550.49* ($1,799.48* w/ AppleCare) -$648 savings
15" Retina 2.3GHz/8GB/256GB for $1,939.99* ($2,288.98* w/ AppleCare) -$159 savings
15" Retina 2.3GHz/16GB/512GB for $2,473.49* ($2,743.99 w/AppleCare) -up to $204 savings
15" Retina 2.3GHz/16GB/1TB for $2,948.79* ($3,297.78* w/ AppleCare) -$150 savings
15" Retina 2.4GHz/8GB/256GB (Closeout) for $1,697.49* ($2,046.48* w/ AppleCare) -$501 savings
15" Retina 2.7GHz/16GB/512GB (Closeout) for $2,230.99* ($2,579.98* w/ AppleCare) -$568 savings
15" Retina 2.8GHz/16GB/768GB (Closeout) for $2,277.99* ($2,626.98* w/ AppleCare) -$722 savings
B&H has dropped matched Best Buy's $100 price drop on the four standard MacBook Air retail configurations, offering the added benefit of no tax outside NY and 50% off AppleCare deals:
11" Air 1.30GHz/4GB/128GB for $899.99 ($1,079.98 w/AppleCare) -up to $168 savings
11" Air 1.30GHz/4GB/256GB for $1,099.99 ($1,279.98 w/AppleCare) -up to $168 savings
13" Air 1.30GHz/4GB/128GB for $999.99 ($1,179.98 w/AppleCare) -up to $168 savings
13" Air 1.30GHz/4GB/256GB for $1,199.99 ($1,379.98 w/AppleCare) -up to $168 savings
Again, B&H has matched Best Buys $100-$150 price drops on iMacs, which you can see in our Price Guide snippet below. (Click here for prices with AppleCare)
Meanwhile, Apple's new Mac Pro is starting to appear at retailers in the two base configurations. However, Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama is offering AI readers $100 off a handful of custom configured models, many of which are currently in stock and offered with discounted 3-year AppleCare pricing and no tax outside NJ and NY.
B&H Photo also let us know they are closing out previous generation 2TB Time Capsules for $169, an $80 savings.