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The best MacBook deals for August 2022

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The best MacBook deals this season offers epic discounts on select configurations. As August approaches, we're seeing excellent back-to-school savings on Apple's stylish notebooks. 

Amazon now offers the new M2 MacBook Pro for $1,149 (opens in new tab). It normally retails for $1,299, so that's $150 in savings — its lowest price ever. This is one of the best MacBook deals we've tracked all summer. 

In our MacBook Pro M2 review, we like its stellar overall and gaming performance, super-fast SSD and great webcam. It also has a great webcam and a comfortable keyboard that's a pleasure to use. We rate the M2 MacBook Pro 4.5 out of 5-stars — backed by our hard to get Editor's Choice award.

So if you're browsing the best laptop deals for a new MacBook on a budget, we've got you covered. We're rounding up today's best MacBook deals below to help ease the strain on your wallet. 

From excellent MacBook Pro to essential Apple accessories — here are today's best MacBook deals.

Best MacBook deals

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Apple M2 MacBook Pro: was $1,299 now $1,199 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $100 on the new M2 MacBook Pro. It packs a 13.3-inch Liquid Retina display, M2 8-core CPU, 10-Core GPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. Magic Keyboard, Touch Bar, and Touch ID are also on board. 

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Apple MacBook Air M2: $1,199 @ Amazon
(opens in new tab)You can get the new Apple MacBook Air M2 at Amazon. It features an M2 8-core processor, 8-Core GPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. It packs a 13.6-inch (2560 x 1600) Liquid Retina display, Magic Keyboard, Touch Bar, and Touch ID. 

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Apple M1 Pro MacBook Pro 14: was $1,999 now $1,799 @ B&H (opens in new tab)
Save $200 on the M1 Pro MacBook Pro 14. It features a 14.2-inch mini-LED backlit display and delivers up to 14 hours of battery life. The laptop is powered by Apple's M1 Pro 8-core chip coupled with 16GB of RAM and employs a 14-core GPU for graphics. In our M1 MacBook Pro 14 (opens in new tab) review, its elegant design, excellent performance, and stellar battery life earned it a 4 out of 5 star rating. It's the Editor's Choice best laptop for power-users. 

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Apple M1 Pro MacBook Pro 16: was $2,499 now $2,199 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $300 off, the M1 Pro MacBook Pro 16 is at its lowest price ever. This 16-inch laptop is powered by Apple's M1 Pro 10-core chip coupled with 16GB of RAM and employs a 16-core GPU for graphics. Like the 14-inch M1 MacBook Pro, it boasts elegant design, excellent performance, and stellar battery life. Best Buy continues to slash up to $300 off select MacBook Pro (opens in new tab) notebooks. 

Best MacBook deals for students

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Apple M2 MacBook Air: from $1,099 @ Apple Education (opens in new tab)
Students and educators save $100 on the new M2 MacBook Air. It features an M2 8-core processor, 8-Core GPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. It packs a 13.6-inch (2560 x 1600) Liquid Retina display, Magic Keyboard, Touch Bar, and Touch ID. Plus, you'll receive an Apple gift card valued at up to $150.

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Apple M2 MacBook Pro: from $1,199 @ Apple Education Store (opens in new tab)
Save $100 on the new M2 MacBook Pro and get a gift card valued at up to $150 from Apple. The new 13-inch MacBook Pro features an M2 8-core processor, 10-Core GPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. it packs a 13.3-inch Liquid Retina display, Magic Keyboard, Touch Bar, and Touch ID. Plus, you'll receive an Apple gift card valued at up to $150.

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Apple MacBook Air M1 w/ Free GC: was $999 now $899 @ Apple Education Store (opens in new tab)
The Apple Education Store is slashing $100 off, the Editor's Choice MacBook Air M1. Apple is sweetening this deal with a gift card up to $150. Besides Apple's latest 8-core processor, it packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD. 

MacBook accessories

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Apple Magic Mouse: for $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Apple's wireless Magic Mouse pairs instantly via Bluetooth with your Mac and is designed to glide smoothly across surfaces. Its built-in rechargeable battery lasts a month or longer in between charges. It's compatible with Mac with OS X 10.11 or later, iPad with iPadOS 13.4, and later.

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Apple 60W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter: was $79 now $72 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $7 on Apple's 60W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter for the 13 inch MacBook Pro. It features a magnetic DC connector to safely disconnect from your MacBook Pro in the event of a sudden pull. An LED indicator light displays charging status whereas its travel-friendly design makes it easy to charge your MacBook Pro on the go. 

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Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $179 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
For a limited time, save $70 on the AirPods Pro with MagSafe Charging Case. The AirPods Pro 2nd generation bring active noise cancellation to Apple's best-selling wireless earbuds. They feature Apple's H1 chip, Adaptive EQ, and Qi wireless charging support. 

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Apple AirPods w/ Wireless Charging Case: was $199 now $145 @ Amazon
(opens in new tab)Save $54 on the Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case. These can last up to 5 hours with a single charge and can last more than 24 hours with the charging case. It comes with Hey Siri always on and the fit is universal.

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Apple AirPods 2nd Generation: was $159 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $60 on the 2nd generation AirPods with lightning Charging Case. These wireless earbuds are powered by Apple's H1 chip for fast wireless connectivity with Apple devices. Get up to 24 hours total listening time with the included charging case. 

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Apple AirPods Max: was $549 now $479 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Currently $70 off at Amazon, the AirPods Max are the best headphones to buy. These stylish ear cans feature Apple's powerful H1 chip, nine microphones and 40mm drivers. With spatial sound, the AirPods Max provides an audio experience like no other. 

Hilda Scott
Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.