Apple's MacBook Pro 16 with M1 Pro chip sees $400 price drop before Black Friday

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Update Nov. 8 at 9:48 p.m. ET: This article was updated to reflect the MacBook Pro 16's new deal price of $2,299 (opens in new tab) ($400 off)

Black Friday 2022 is upon us and if you were hoping for a MacBook Pro price drop, the wait is over. Amazon is wasting no time slashing prices on Apple's premium laptops.

One early Black Friday deal offers the 1TB MacBook Pro 16 for $2,299 (opens in new tab) Typically, it retails for $2,499, so that's a staggering $400 in savings — its second biggest discount ever. This marks an all-time low price for this Apple M1 Pro-powered laptop. As an alternative, Amazon also offers the 1TB MacBook Pro 14 for $1,999 (opens in new tab) ($500 off). Micro Center (opens in new tab) offers this same deal with in-store pick up.

Apple M1 Pro MacBook Pro 16:  $2,699 (opens in new tab)

Apple M1 Pro MacBook Pro 16: $2,699 $2,299 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $400 off, the 1TB M1 Pro MacBook Pro 16 is at its lowest price ever. This 16-inch laptop is powered by Apple's M1 Pro 10-core chip coupled with 16GB of RAM and employs a 16-core GPU for graphics. Like the 14-inch M1 MacBook Pro, it boasts elegant design, excellent performance, and stellar battery life. 

Apple's M1 Pro MacBook Pro 16 is suitable for video editing, music production and other demanding tasks. It packs a 16-inch mini-LED backlit display, Apple's M1 Pro 10-core chip, 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. And for graphics handling, it employs a 16-core GPU which makes it suitable for gaming applications. 

 In our M1 Pro MacBook Pro review, we praise its sleek, elegant design, stunning display, and ample array of ports. We gave the M1 MacBook Pro 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 test its performance, we launched 70 open tabs of Google Chrome and a few YouTube videos and Twitch streams. The MacBook Pro showed no signs of slowing down. Connectivity-wise, the MacBook Pro 16 sports a full HDMI port, SDXC card reader and three Thunderbolt 4 ports. It also equips you with a headphone jack and MagSafe charger. 

As with all Apple deals, this one won't likely last too long, so we recommend you act fast. 

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.