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Best MacBook deals: Get an Air for $605 and save on M3 MacBook Pro

The MacBook Air is a great thin and light laptop that’s still quite powerful, and if you’re in the Apple ecosystem, then it makes sense grabbing it. Of course, the MacBook Air is not the only laptop in the MacBook lineup, which has some of the best laptops on the market. Of course, being the best does mean that they cost a pretty penny, which is why we’ve collected some of our favorite Apple deals on MacBooks below, including some refurbished options that should significantly discount their cost. You should even be able to find some higher-end configurations that have big discounts or refurbished versions.

You can also check out some of these great AirPods deals, Apple Watch deals, and iPhone deals to pair with your new MacBook, or, if you don’t want a MacBook at all, check out some of these great laptop deals instead.

Best MacBook Air (M1) deals

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The Apple MacBook Air (M1) started a seismic shift for Apple being the first of its Airs to have an Apple-based processor. We took a look at the differences between the M2 and M1 and the M1 is still looking pretty great. It’s also a touch nearer to affordable than anything else here. Fast yet fanless so it’s silent to use, you gain an 18-hour battery life, a gorgeous looking 13.3-inch Retina display along with all the effortless style you’d expect from an Apple device. These laptops are best for students or those who want something stylish yet reasonably powerful to use on the move. Nowadays, deals are becoming a little harder to come by unless you’re willing to consider a refurbished/renewed model.

  • Apple MacBook Air M1 8GB RAM/128GB SSD (renewed) —
  • Apple MacBook Air M1 8GB RAM/256GB SSD (renewed) —
  • Apple MacBook Air M1 8GB RAM/512GB SSD (refurbished) —

Best MacBook Air (M2) deals

The screen of the MacBook Air M2.
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The MacBook Air (M2) shook things up a little by offering two different sizes — the 13.6-inch screen option and a 15-inch one. The latter features in our look at the best MacBooks. In all cases, you get the M2 chip which is faster than the previous M1, a bigger screen, more brightness from the display, along with a better 1080p FaceTime HD camera, and a larger speaker sound system. It’s a good option if you don’t need the fastest of systems and you want more portability than the Pro M2 can provide.

  • Apple MacBook Air M2 13.6-inch 8GB RAM/256GB SSD (renewed) —
  • Apple MacBook Air M2 13.6-inch 8GB RAM/256GB SSD —
  • Apple MacBook Air M2 13.6-inch 8GB RAM/512GB SSD —
  • Apple MacBook Air M2 15.3-inch 8GB RAM/512GB SSD —
  • Apple MacBook Air M2 15.3-inch 16GB RAM/1TB SSD —

Best MacBook Pro (M2) deals

A person sitting at a desk using a MacBook Pro on their lap.
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We’ve taken a deep dive into the differences between the MacBook Air M2 and the MacBook Pro M2. Essentially, the MacBook Pro models tend to have a more souped up and better performing M2 chip but the MacBook Air M2 can have a bigger screen. It’s worth directly comparing the two models you might be considering as there are different configurations around. Also, bear in mind that the MacBook Pro M2 is heavier but boasts a larger battery. It also has the older webcam standard compared to the Air’s 1080p model. Finally, the MacBook Pro M2 13-inch model is the only one that still has the divisive Touch Bar on the keyboard. Have a think what’s most important to you and take a look at the MacBook Pro M2 deals available right now.

  • Apple MacBook Pro 13.3-inch M2 8GB RAM/256GB SSD (refurbished) —
  • Apple MacBook Pro 13.3-inch M2 8GB RAM/256GB SSD (refurbished) —
  • MacBook Pro 14-inch M2 16GB RAM/1TB SSD —

Best MacBook Pro (M3) deals

The MacBook Pro open on a table in front of a couch.
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The latest MacBook Pro M3 range hasn’t seen many huge discounts just yet, thanks to being so new. Our MacBook Pro M3 buying guide offers plenty of insight into what’s best for which situation with many different models available. There are different screen sizes to choose from along with different CPUs too. What we’re getting at is you can spend a heck of a lot on a MacBook Pro M3 if you want, but these deals will help you save a little. If you’re keen to have a powerful laptop for video editing or similar high-end tasks, this is what you need.

  • Apple MacBook Pro M3 14-inch 8GB RAM/512GB SSD —
  • Apple MacBook Pro M3 14-inch 8GB RAM/1TB SSD —
  • Apple MacBook Pro M3 14-inch 18GB RAM/1TB SSD —
  • Apple MacBook Pro M3 16-inch 18GB RAM/512GB SSD —
  • Apple MacBook Pro M3 Max 14-inch 36GB RAM/1TB SSD —
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