The latest 13-inch MacBook Air is now available for purchase from Apple. However, you can save up to $580 dollars by investing in a good-as-new 2019 refurbished MacBook instead.
Apple reconditions its laptops to look and function like new with genuine Apple replacement parts (if needed). Your MacBook refurb even arrives in a crisp, brand new box with all the accessories and cables.
For peace of mind, Apple backs its refurbished MacBooks with a one-year Apple warranty. And since we're just one more sleep away from the release of the new MacBook Air 2020, refurbished 2019 models are on super-sale.
Right now, you can get a refurbished MacBook Air for just $779 direct from Apple. This refurbished unit would normally set you back $919, so you're looking at $140 in savings. And, as a reminder, a brand new 2019 MacBook Air retails for $1,099, so you're actually saving $320 in total.
It's the second-lowest price we've ever seen for this refurb and it undercuts Amazon's current price. This is one of the best refurbished laptop deals you can get right now.
- Shop refurbished MacBook Air from $799 @ Apple
- Shop Refurbished MacBook Pro from $1,099 @ Apple
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The MacBook Air is one of the best all-around laptops for students and everyday users. It packs a 13.3-inch Retina display, a Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of SSD storage.
In our Apple MacBook Air (2019) review, we were impressed by its crisp, high-resolution Retina display and strong audio. While it only has two Thunderbolt 3 ports onboard, we gave it an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.
When it comes to performance, the MacBook Air's CPU could use a bit more kick. It has a Y-Series Intel Core i5-8210Y CPU which is great for light/everyday work, but power users may need more horsepower.
As for ports, the MacBook Air has two Thunderbolt 3 ports on the left side, one of which is for charging the notebook. It also has a built-in headphone jack so you can listen to music or podcasts using a wired pair of headphones.
Want to save on a MacBook Pro instead? Apple also offers the 13-inch refurbished MacBook Pro for $1,099 ($200 off).
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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.