Welcome to our ongoing, regularly updated collection of the best MacBook Air deals available. The mega-discounts we saw in August are gone, but Best Buy and B&H are offering prices that are a bit lower than the ones you’ll find at the Apple Store.
And, for a little while longer, Apple is offering some deals of its own to students. The new 2019 MacBook Air starts at $1,000 — a $100 discount on the list price — and comes with a free pair of Beats headphones. The deal is available to current and newly accepted college students and their parents, as well as faculty, staff and home-school teachers of all grade levels, according to Apple’s website.
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MacBook Air discounts, compared
|Model||List price||Best price (current)||Best price (all-time)|
|MacBook Air 2018 (128GB SSD)||$1,100||$929||$850|
|MacBook Air 2019 (128GB SSD)||$1,100||$1,000||$900|
|MacBook Air 2018 (256GB SSD)||$1,300||$1,150||$1,050|
|MacBook Air 2019 (256GB SSD)||$1,300||$1,200||$1,100|
B&H is offering a $170 discount off Apple’s list price for the gold 2018 version of the MacBook Air. The model on sale is nearly identical to the brand-new one that debuted in July — except that it doesn’t have Apple’s True Tone display technology. But you do get an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of memory and a 128GB SSD that’s faster than the one in the newer model.
This is a $100 discount on the brand-new MacBook Air — the one with the Retina True Tone display — that Apple released in July. But it doesn’t quite match the $900 low that Best Buy offered earlier.
Best Buy’s price on the step-up version of the 2018 MacBook Air, with 256GB of storage, is $150 less than Apple’s list price.
Best Buy is also running a $100 discount on the step-up version of the newest 2019 model, with the 256GB SSD.
Originally published earlier this month. Updated to reflect new sale prices.