Apple's M1 MacBook Air for $799 is the best Prime Day October deal!

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The M1 MacBook Air just hit its lowest price to date ahead of Apple's October event. If you're buying a new laptop, Apple's powerful ultrabook is now at a stellar price. 

Currently, Amazon offers the M1 MacBook Air for $799 (opens in new tab) — its best price yet. It normally sells for $999, so that's $200 in savings. This is one of the best MacBook deals you'll find in Amazon Prime Early Access Sale.

Not to be outdone, Best Buy is offering the same savings (opens in new tab) on the same ultrabook. 

Apple M1 MacBook Air: $999 (opens in new tab)

Apple M1 MacBook Air: $999 $799 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $200 on the M1 MacBook Air. In our MacBook Air with M1 review, we gave it a high rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars and the Editor's Choice award. We praised its breathtaking performance and slim, unibody design. We also loved its long battery which endured 14 hours and 41 minutes during testing. 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. 

If you’re a content-creator on the go, or simply someone who needs top performance in a portable package, the long-lasting battery with a 13.3-inch 2560 x 1600 IPS retina display create a dream-like system thanks to the performance of Apple’s M1 chip, 8GB RAM, and 256GB SSD.

“A near perfect laptop” According to our review of the M1 Macbook Air. We raved about its stunning performance accompanied by its impressive battery life, lasting 14 hours and 41 minutes in our Laptop Mag battery test, and experienced not a hiccup when loading our browser with 20+ active tabs.

Plus, thanks to measuring 12 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches and weighing just 2.8 pounds, the MacBook Air travels just the same as its name implies - like air. Hardly noticeable when carrying in a bag or by hand, the 2020 M1 MacBook Air is perfect for any traveler. And now, at just $799 at Amazon thanks to their Prime Day deals, there’s never been a better time to invest in such a lovely device.

Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale continues to offer holiday deals from now through Oct. 12. Browse our Prime Early Access Sale deals hub for more savings on today's must-have tech.