MacBook Pro 14 gets $400 price cut days before Amazon's fall Prime event

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The MacBook Pro 14 gets a $400 price cut just days before Amazon's fall Prime event. This hefty discount drops it to an all-time low price amid MacBook Pro M2 rumors.

Amazon currently offers Apple's 14-inch MacBook Pro for $1,599 (opens in new tab). Usually, this laptop fetches a cool $1,999, so that's $400 in savings. This is one of the best MacBook deals you can get ahead of Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale

Apple MacBook Pro 14: $1,999 (opens in new tab)

Apple MacBook Pro 14: $1,999 $1,599 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon currently takes $400 off the 512GB model 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. 

Apple's MacBook Pro notebooks are well-suited for power-users due to their excellent performance and long battery life. The laptop in this deal packs a 14.2-inch (3024 x 1964) Liquid Retina XDR display, Apple's M1 Pro 8-core chip, 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD. The MacBook Pro 14's 14-core GPU makes it great for gaming. 

In our M1 Pro MacBook Pro 14 review, we praise its sleek, elegant design, stunning display, and ample array of ports. We gave the M1 MacBook Pro 14 a total rating of 4 out of 5-stars for its excellent performance and battery life. It's the Editor's Choice laptop for power-users. 

To gauge its performance, we launched 70 open tabs of Google Chrome and a few YouTube videos and Twitch streams. The MacBook Pro didn't stutter or lag. In our lab, it notched a score of 12,477 on the Geekbench 5.4 overall performance test which beats the 4,906 premium laptop average. 

At 3.5 pounds and 12.3 x 8.7 x 0.6-inches, the M1 MacBook Pro is ultraportable. It weighs less than the Dell XPS 15 (4.3 pounds, 13.6 x 9.1 x 0.7 inches), Microsoft Surface Studio (4 pounds, 12.7 x 9 x 0.8 inches) and Razer Blade 14 (opens in new tab)(3.9 pounds, 12.6 x 8.7 x 0.7 inches). For such a portable laptop, the MacBook Pro 14 packs plenty of ports. You get 3 x Thunderbolt 4 ports, 1 x HDMI port, an SDXC card reader, headphone jack and MagSafe charger. 

If you want the best all-around laptop for demanding tasks like video editing, photo editing, music production, the MacBook Pro is a wise choice. 

Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale starts Oct. 11 at 3 a.m. ET/12 a.m. PT. Visit our Prime Early Access Sale MacBook deals page for the best MacBook deals of the season. 

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.