Rare MacBook deal knocks $250 off our favorite pro-grade Apple laptop

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Update March 17 at 3:43 p.m. ET: This article was updated to reflect the MacBook Pro's adjusted deal price of $1,749 (opens in new tab) ($250 off).

The M1 Pro MacBook Pro 14 is the best laptop for power users and video editing applications. If you're looking for a price break on Apple's top-rated premium notebook, this deal is just for you.

Currently, Amazon offers the Apple MacBook Pro 14 for $1,749 (opens in new tab). Usually, this machine would set you back $1,999, so you're saving $250. It's the MacBook Pro 14's lowest price of all-time and one of the best laptop deals of the season.

If you prefer a 16-inch laptop, Amazon offers the M1 Pro MacBook Pro 16 for $2,299 (opens in new tab) ($200 off) — its lowest price yet. 

Apple M1 Pro MacBook Pro 14: was $1,999 now $1,749 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Apple M1 Pro MacBook Pro 14: was $1,999 now $1,749 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon currently takes $250 off the 512GB model 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 8-core chip coupled with 16GB of RAM and employs a 14-core GPU for graphics. In our M1 MacBook Pro 14 (opens in new tab) 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 M1 Pro MacBook Pro 14 is one of the best 14-inch laptops to buy. the laptop in this deal packs a 14.2-inch mini-LED backlit display, Apple's M1 Pro 8-core chip, with 16GB of RAM, and a speedy 512SSD. For graphics handling, it employs a 14-core GPU which makes it suitable for gaming applications. 

In our M1 Pro MacBook Pro 14 review, we praise its sleek, elegant design, stunning display, and ample array of ports. We gave the M1 MacBook Pro 4 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. 

In one test, we launched 70 Google Chrome tabs with a few YouTube videos and Twitch streams running in the background. The MacBook Pro showed no hints of slowing down. The MacBook Pro 14 beat the premium laptop average of 4,906, scoring 12,477 on the Geekbench 5.4 overall performance test.

At 3.5-pounds and 12.3 x 8.7 x 0.6 inches, the MacBook Pro 14 is more portable than its competitors. It's lighter 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 (opens in new tab)(3.9 pounds, 12.6 x 8.7 x 0.7 inches). 

Connectivity-wise, the MacBook Pro 14 sports a full HDMI port, three Thunderbolt 4 ports, an SD card reader, and headphone jack. 

If you're on the hunt for a powerful laptop that does it all, you can't go wrong with the MacBook Pro 14. 

Apple M1 Pro MacBook Pro 16:  was $2,499 now $2,299 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Apple M1 Pro MacBook Pro 16: was $2,499 now $2,299 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $200 off, the 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 15-core GPU for graphics. Like the 14-inch M1 MacBook Pro, it boasts elegant design, excellent performance, and stellar battery life. 

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.