Never mind Black Friday, it seems like today is a great day for MacBook deals, because not only have we seen a highly tempting reduction on MacBook Pro models, but the new MacBook Air has also witnessed a $200 price cut.
The 13-inch MacBook Air with Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB RAM plus 128GB storage normally retails at $1,099, but has been reduced to $899.99 at Amazon, a saving of $199.01 to be precise.
This kind of price level takes us back to the good old days when the MacBook Air represented the more wallet-friendly offering from Apple’s laptop range, before prices were pushed up somewhat.
There’s lots to like about the 2019 incarnation of the MacBook Air, which benefits from a top-notch screen and great battery life, with Apple’s ever-present design chops ensuring this is a looker of a laptop.
Performance is still something of a sticking point, as we made clear in our full review of the notebook, but relative to what you’re paying with this discount, matters seem a lot rosier on that front. And the MacBook Air still boasts solid enough performance levels, don’t get us wrong.
While this is undoubtedly a great deal, we have seen $200 knocked off the price of the MacBook Air in the past – so we could potentially get even better discounts come Black Friday 2019 or Cyber Monday 2019.
That said, you might be waiting for a better deal that never comes – and there’s no doubt that picking up this machine for a cent under $900 is a bargain whichever way you dice it.