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New 2020 MacBook Pro drops to $1,099, lowest price ever

2020 MacBook Pro
2020 MacBook Pro (Image credit: Future)

Good news if you want to treat yourself, dad or grad you know with a shiny new 2020 MacBook Pro. For a limited time, Apple's stylish notebook is on sale for its best price yet. 

Currently, Best Buy has the new MacBook Pro on sale for $1,099 (opens in new tab). That's $200 off the laptop's usual cost and it's also cheaper than Apple's direct price (opens in new tab). In fact, it's the lowest price we've ever seen for this laptop since its release in May. 

This is one of the best laptop deals you can get right now. 

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Apple MacBook Pro 13" 2020 (i5): was $1,299 now $1,099 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
The base model MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has a 13-inch Retina display, Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD, and Touch ID. Plus, it's bundled with a free 6-month subscription of Webroot Internet Security (a $30 value), 4 free months of Apple Music (a $40 value), and a free month of iCloud storage.

The MacBook Pro is one of the best laptops for power users. 

The base model MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has a 13-inch Retina display, Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD, and Touch ID.

In our MacBook Pro 2020 review (opens in new tab), we liked its elegant design, excellent SSD speeds, and great keyboard. We gave it an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars for its solid performance.

The new MacBook Pro in a dead-ringer for its predecessor. It has an all-aluminum build that retains the elegant, familiar appeal of MacBook. Apple fans will be glad to know that the uncomfortable Butterfly keyboard is now replaced with a new Magic Keyboard.

At 3.1 pounds and 12 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches in dimensions, the new MacBook Pro is heavier than its competitors. Both the HP Spectre x360 (2.7 pounds, 12.1 x 7.7 x 0.7 inches) and Dell XPS 13 (2.8 pounds, 11.6 x 7.8 x 0.6 inches) are a good deal lighter. 

In our lab, the MacBook Pro's 10th Gen Intel Core i5 chip didn't disappoint. It scored 4,399 on the Geekbench 5.0 overall performance test. It blew past the 4,171 premium laptop average and beat the HP Spectre's Core i7-1065G7 CPU, which scored 4,074.

On our Laptop Mag Battery Test, the MacBook Pro lasted 10 hours and 21 minutes. That’s longer than the 9:05 premium laptop average.  

Connectivity-wise, Apple outfitted the MacBook Pro with two Thunderbolt 3 ports and a headset jack. 

So if price had you timid about buying the new MacBook Pro, be sure to take advantage of this excellent MacBook deal

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.