Cyber Monday is nearing an end, presenting various last-minue offers on different MacBook models for Apple users.
This year, the discounts are particularly exciting, with substantial price reductions across various models, including the latest MacBook Pros with M3 chips and older models with M1 and M2 chips. For Apple fans and tech-savvy shoppers alike, these deals are not just promotions but opportunities to acquire premium technology at more accessible prices.
MacBook Pro 14-inch with M3
The MacBook Pro 14-inch M3 is a significant upgrade for those looking to enhance their computing experience. Starting at $1,599 (retail), this model replaces the older 13-inch version and comes equipped with the M3 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 512GB of storage.
It features a brighter display with mini-LED backlighting and a ProMotion 120Hz refresh rate. The design has been revamped from previous 13-inch models, offering a curvier body and a black inset keyboard.
Regarding connectivity, it includes two Thunderbolt 4 ports, an SD card slot, and an HDMI port. Thanks to features like Dynamic Caching and hardware ray tracing, the M3 processor marks a substantial improvement over M1 or Intel models, particularly in graphic-intensive tasks.
Additionally, the notched display houses a 1080p webcam, and the device boasts a robust six-speaker sound system capable of reproducing spatial audio with Dolby Atmos tracks.
Sales from various resellers are available in our MacBook Pro Price Guide.
For example, shoppers can buy a model with 8GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD in silver through Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama for $1,449 with promo code APINSIDER, down from $1,599.
MacBook Pro with M3 Pro or M3 Max
The MacBook Pro with M3 Pro or M3 Max chips is touted as Apple's most powerful and portable MacBook. It starts at $1,999 in our MacBook Pro Price Guide, featuring the M3 Pro processor, 18GB of RAM, and 512GB of storage.
This model boasts a 14-inch Liquid Retina Display with mini-LED backlighting and a ProMotion 120Hz refresh rate. The design has seen an update, with space gray replaced by space black for these pro chipsets.
In terms of connectivity, it offers three Thunderbolt 4 ports, an SD card slot, and an HDMI port, supporting two external displays with up to 6K resolution at 60Hz over Thunderbolt and one external display with up to 4K at 144Hz over HDMI. Remarkably, it can also handle 8K at 60Hz over HDMI.
Further, the notebook's notched display houses a 1080p webcam, and it features a six-speaker sound system capable of reproducing spatial audio with Dolby Atmos tracks, enhancing the overall multimedia experience.
A notable sale includes the 14-inch M3 Pro MacBook, equipped with an 11-core CPU, 14-core GPU, 18GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD. The model is available for $1,799 at Adorama, reduced from its original price of $1,999.
There are also deals for the 16-inch MacBook Pro.
There's an attractive deal on the 16-inch M3 Pro MacBook, featuring a 12-core CPU, 18-core GPU, 18GB of RAM, and 1TB of storage in Space Black. Available at Adorama, it's priced at $2,499 with promo code APINSIDER, reduced from its original $2,699.
M1 MacBook Air
The MacBook Air released in late 2020, starting at $999 in our MacBook Air Price Guide, marked a significant update in Apple's lineup, especially appealing to students and frequent travelers for its balance of performance and portability. This model introduced the Magic Keyboard, which replaced the previous butterfly mechanism with a redesigned scissor mechanism, eliminating the issue of sticky keys and bringing back the inverted T arrow keys.
It also features a large glass trackpad, a speaker grill on each side of the keyboard, along with a three-microphone array for high-quality audio capture.
These processors can Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz for short periods, delivering up to double the performance of the previous generation and an 80% increase in graphics performance, thanks to the dedicated Intel Iris Plus Graphics chipset.
An impressive deal is available for the M1 MacBook (7-core GPU) with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage in Space Gray, now at $749.99 at Amazon and Best Buy, a reduction from the original $999 price.
M2 MacBook Air
Revealed at the WWDC keynote on June 6, the 2022 MacBook Air is equipped with Apple's M2 chip, which includes an 8-core CPU. Buyers can choose between an 8-core or a 10-core GPU, both accompanied by a 16-core Neural Engine.
The price begins at $1,099 in our MacBook Air Price Guide, with the most feature-rich version, including 24GB of unified memory and a 2TB SSD, reaching $2,399.
Current exclusive deals on the new M2 MacBook Air models offer significant discounts on various configurations.
Cyber Monday offers include a special on the M2 MacBook (8-core GPU) with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage in Silver, available for $929 at B&H Photo Video, marked down from $1,099.
M2 MacBook Air 15-inch
Unveiled at the WWDC 2023 keynote, the 15-inch MacBook Air boasts a 15.3-inch display powered by Apple's M2 chip. It includes a Touch ID sensor, two USB-C/Thunderbolt ports, and a MagSafe charger and boasts an impressive 18-hour battery life.
The display offers up to 500 nits of brightness and supports up to a billion colors. There's an integrated 1080p camera for video calls, complemented by a three-microphone array and six speakers that support spatial audio.
Despite its larger screen size, the device maintains portability, weighing just over three pounds and measuring only 11.5mm thick. It offers up to 24GB of configurable memory and storage options extending to 2TB.
The starting price for the 15-inch MacBook Air is set at $1,299, though Cyber Monday is seeing triple-digit discounts per our MacBook Air 15-inch Price Guide.
A notable deal is available for the M2 15-inch MacBook (10-core GPU) with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage in Midnight, priced at $1,029 at B&H, down from the original $1,299. Other configurations of this model are also on offer, such as this 16GB RAM model with a 512GB SSD for $1,399 with a My Best Buy Plus or Total membership.