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Best Prime Day MacBook deals: Save on MacBook Air and MacBook Pro

Prime Day deals are underway in mere hours, and there are some great MacBook deals included. If you’re looking to save big on a new MacBook, this is your chance. There are sales across the internet with retailers other than Amazon getting involved with the sales event, including Walmart and Best Buy. Keen to see how you can save? We’ve done all the hard work for you and picked out the best MacBook deals around for this special time of year.

Today’s best Prime Day MacBook deals

Apple MacBook Air 2020 (M1, 13-inch, 256GB SSD) — $750, was $999

The M1-powered Macbook Air, open on a table.
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The 2020 Apple MacBook Air is powered by Apple’s M1 chip, and nearly three years later, it’s still a powerful laptop that will be able to keep up with all the tasks that you have to accomplish each day. The device is equipped with a gorgeous 13.3-inch Retina display, and it’s worth buying it just for that alone since you’ll be spending hours at a time staring at the screen. The 2020 Apple MacBook Air also features a 256GB SSD for storage, 8GB of RAM, and a battery that can last up to 18 hours on a single charge.

Apple MacBook Air 2023 (M2, 15.3-inch, 256GB) — $1,199, was $1,299

Apple's 15-inch MacBook Air placed on a desk.
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Powerful yet still very portable, the Apple MacBook Air M2 is sure to impress. It has the latest M2 chip with an 8-core CPU and 10-core GPU ensuring it can cope with a lot. It also has a great 15.3-inch Liquid Retina display with 500 nits of brightness, P3 wide color, and support for one billion colors. It looks great but it also has all the other details you need. This includes a 1080p FaceTime HD camera and three-mic array, along with a six-speaker sound system with Spatial Audio. The backlit Magic Keyboard is great to use while there’s a fingerprint reader in the form of Touch ID support. Up to 18 hours of battery life and a fanless design make this perfect for mobile use.

Apple MacBook Pro 2023 (M2 Pro, 14.2-inch, 512GB SSD) — $1,899, was $1,999

Apple MacBook Pro 2023 14 inch product image
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The latest version of Apple’s top-of-the-line laptop, the 2023 Apple MacBook Pro, goes even faster with upgrades to its M2 chip. This model features the M2 Pro with a 10-core CPU and 16-core GPU and 16GB of RAM, for outstanding performance when you’re multitasking or running demanding apps such as video editors. The laptop comes with a 14.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR display for even more stunning visuals, a 512GB SSD for more storage space, and a more power-efficient design that will let its battery last for up to 18 hours before requiring a recharge.

Apple MacBook Pro 2023 (M2 Pro, 16.2-inch, 512GB SSD) — $2,299, was $2,499

A person typing on a MacBook Pro while sat on a wooden bench.
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If you want to stick with the M2 Pro but you want a larger display for a more comfortable viewing experience when you’re working on your projects, then you should be going for the 2023 Apple MacBook Pro with the 16.2-inch Liquid Renita XDR display. It keeps the 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD, but it has a 12-core CPU and a 19-core GPU for even more computing power to run the most intensive software. The larger 2023 Apple MacBook Pro also offers longer battery life, as it can run up to 22 hours on a single charge.

Apple MacBook Pro 2023 (M2 Max, 16.2-inch, 1TB) — $3,299, was $3,499

A woman using a MacBook Pro in a studio.

The ultimate MacBook Pro right now, the Apple MacBook Pro 2023 is supremely powerful. Its M2 Max processor has a 12-core CPU and 38-core GPU while there’s 32GB of memory and 1TB of SSD storage. Its 16.2-inch Liquid Retina XDR display is packed with features so your work always looks fantastic. It also offers up to 22 hours of battery life while still including a 1080p FaceTime HD webcam, studio-quality three-mic array, and a six-speaker sound system with Spatial Audio. It’s great at creative work but pretty much anything you do will feel fantastic here.

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