Holy cow! MacBook Pro M1 with 1TB just dropped $500

Apple MacBook Pro M1 laptop
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Apple's MacBook Pro with M1 Pro chip is one of the best laptops to buy. If you were hoping for a big price break after the M2 MacBook Pro's release, we have good news. 

Currently, Amazon offers the 1TB model MacBook Pro 14 with M1 Pro chip for $1,999. Usually, it costs $2,499, so that's a massive $500 in savings. Less than a dollar short of its all-time low price on Amazon, it's one of the best MacBook deals we've seen so far this year. 

Apple M1 MacBook Pro 14: $2,499 $1,999 @ Amazon

Apple M1 MacBook Pro 14: $2,499 $1,999 @ Amazon
Save $500 on the M1-powered Apple 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 10-core chip coupled with 16GB of RAM and employs a 16-core GPU for graphics. In our M1 MacBook Pro 14 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 with M1 Pro chip is the best laptop for power-users. The MacBook Pro on sale has a 14.2-inch (3024 x 1964) Liquid Retina XDR display, M1 Pro 10-core CPU, 16GB RAM and 1TB solid state drive. And with Apple's 16-core GPU inside, it effortlessly handles graphics intensive applications like video editing and photo editing.

In our Apple MacBook Pro 14 review, we love its sleek, elegant design, stunning display, and ample array of ports. It supplies you with 3 x Thunderbolt 4 ports, 1 x HDMI port, an SDXC card reader, headphone jack and MagSafe charger. We rate the M1 MacBook Pro 14 at a total of 4 out of 5-stars for its excellent performance and battery life. It's the Editor's Choice laptop for power-users. 

In one test, we opened 70 Google Chrome tabs and a few YouTube videos and Twitch streams. The M1 MacBook Pro showed no signs of slowing down. On the Geekbench 5.4 overall performance test, it notched a score of 12,477. This wipes the floor with the premium laptop average of 4,906.

At 3.5 pounds and 12.3 x 8.7 x 0.6-inches, the M1 MacBook Pro is more portable than its industry rivals. 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 (3.9 pounds, 12.6 x 8.7 x 0.7 inches). 

Now $500 off, M1 MacBook Pro is a wise choice if you want a powerhouse laptop with plenty of storage. 

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.