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Killer Deal: MacBook Air Now $300 Off

Apple recently discontinued the cheaper MacBook Air, but fear not, because the redesigned model is now heavily discounted and selling for less than $1,000.

Amazon (opens in new tab) is selling the MacBook Air with a Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD for $949 for the space gray (opens in new tab) and silver variants and just $929 for the gold (opens in new tab). That's a discount of up to $270. If 128GB isn't enough storage, you can save $300 on the 256GB version, which now costs $1,099 (only available in gold). 

On sale is the redesigned 2018 version of the MacBook Air, the first of its kind with narrow bezels, a Retina display and eco-friendly aluminum. In our MacBook Air review, we praised the laptop for its attractive design, vivid display and lively speakers. Packing the latest tech, this model also has multiple Thunderbolt 3 ports and Touch ID fingerprint login. 

Apple recently launched a 2019 MacBook Air, but we didn't find the new model to be a significant improvement over its predecessor. In fact, little changed besides a lower starting price, which is still higher than what these on-sale models are going for. 

Amazon didn't specify when this sale will end, but we wouldn't delay for much longer given that some models are already unavailable. 

Phillip Tracy is the assistant managing editor at Laptop Mag where he reviews laptops, phones and other gadgets while covering the latest industry news. After graduating with a journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin, Phillip became a tech reporter at the Daily Dot. There, he wrote reviews for a range of gadgets and covered everything from social media trends to cybersecurity. Prior to that, he wrote for RCR Wireless News covering 5G and IoT. When he's not tinkering with devices, you can find Phillip playing video games, reading, traveling or watching soccer.