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MacBook Pro gets $150 price cut in epic Apple shopping event

Save $150 on MacBook Pro and MacBook Air
Apple MacBook Pro (Image credit: Laptop Mag)

The MacBook Pro and MacBook Air are among the best laptops to buy — and among the priciest. Thankfully, Best Buy is ushering in 2021 with a sitewide Apple shopping event that takes $150 off Apple's stylish notebooks. 

As part of the sale, you can get the 256GB base model MacBook Pro for just $1,099.99. Normally, this notebook retails for $1,249.99 so that's $150 in savings. It's one of the best prices we've seen for this laptop and one of the best MacBook deals of 2021 so far.

If you can afford to splurge, Best Buy also offers the 512GB model MacBook Pro for $1,299.99 ($150 off).                         

MacBook deals at Best Buy

Apple MacBook Pro 13" 2020: $150 off @ Best Buy
For a limited time, you can save $150 on the base model 2020 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar which brings its price down to $1,099.99. It packs a 13-inch (2560 x 1600) Retina display, 1.4-GHz 8th Gen Intel Core i5 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. If you require more storage, Best Buy also offers the 512GB model MacBook Pro with Touch Bar for $1,299.99 ($150 off). 

Apple MacBook Air 13" 2020: $150 off @ Best Buy
Save $150 on the MacBook Air notebooks starting from $749. The base model MacBook Air packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) Retina display, a backlit Magic Keyboard, Touch ID, a 10th Gen Intel Core i3 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. This deal ends Thursday, December 10.

Ideal for power-users, the MacBook Pro is one of Apple's most powerful notebooks.

The MacBook Pro in this deal packs a 13-inch (2560 x 1600) Retina display, 1.4-GHz 8th Gen Intel Core i5 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD

In our MacBook Pro 2020 review, we praised its elegant design and exceptional SSD speeds. We also like its solid performance and gave it a rating of 4 out of 5 stars. On our Laptop Mag Battery Test, the MacBook Pro endured 10 hours and 21 minutes. That's longer than the 9:05 premium laptop average.

Design-wise, the 2020 MacBook Pro looks identical to its predecessor. It sports the same all-aluminum build, evoking the elegant, familiar appeal of a MacBook. Just about the only physical difference is that Apple replaced that problematic Butterfly keyboard with a Magic Keyboard

At 3.1 pounds and 12 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches in dimensions, the new MacBook Pro is heavier than competitors like 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).

There's no telling how long Best Buy's Apple shopping event will last, so don't hesitate too long!

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.