Best Buy's Apple sales event drops the 13-inch MacBook Air M2 to $899

MacBook Air M2 with blue background
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Best Buy's Apple Sales Event offers epic last minute holiday deals on several configuration MacBooks. As part of the sale, the 13-inch Apple MacBook Air M2 is reduced to just $899. Usually, this MacBook fetches $1099, so that's $200 in savings and its biggest outright discount yet. Earlier this year, it hit a record low price of $849 in a Best Buy member-only exclusive deal. 

So if you've been waiting for a price break on one of Apple's premium laptops, it's an opportune time to save. This MacBook deal ends Sunday, Dec. 17, stock permitting. 

Today's best 13-inch MacBook M2 deal

Apple 13" MacBook Air M2
Was: $1,099
Now: $899 @ Best Buy

Apple 13" MacBook Air M2
Now: $899 @ Best Buy
Save $200 on Apple's 13-inch MacBook Air M2 — the best overall laptop to buy.

Features: 13.6-inch (2560 x 1664) Liquid Retina display, M2 8-core processor, 8-Core GPU, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of SSD storage., Magic Keyboard, Touch Bar, and Touch ID. 

Release date: July 2022

Price check: Amazon $1,077| B&H $949

Price history: This is the lowest price we've seen for the 13-inch MacBook Air M2 outright. It hit an all-time low price of $849 earlier this year for paid My Best Buy membership holders. 

Reviews: In our MacBook Air M2 review, we were floored by the MacBook Air M2's elegant redesign, fantastic performance and bright, colorful screen. Its battery life lasted a whopping 14 hours in our Laptop Mag Battery test which is impressive. 

Laptop Mag: ★★★★½ | Tom's Guide: ★★★★½ | TechRadar: ★★★★

Buy it if: You want a portable, MacBook Pro alternative. The 13-inch MacBook Air M2 is ideal for everyday tasks and powerful enough for video editing and casual gaming. 

Don't it buy if: You want a laptop for competitive gaming. While the MacBook Air M2 can run select MacOS-optimized games smoothly with solid frame rates. You may encounter subpar performance with non-optimized titles. 

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,, 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.