The Amazon Prime Early Access Sale is dropping MacBook deals like it's an early Black Friday. If you're due for a new laptop, now is great time to buy a MacBook. Following this year's release of the MacBook Air M2 and MacBook Pro M2, MacBook M1 notebooks are getting notable price cuts.
Just like July's Prime Day sale, we expect next week's Prime Early Access Sale to offer Black Friday-like discounts on MacBooks. So if you were hoping for a price break on one of Apple's stylish laptops, Amazon's October Prime Day event is your best bet until Black Friday.
If you can't afford to wait, there are plenty of MacBook deals available right now. From the MacBook Air M1 to the MacBook Pro, browse today's best MacBook deals ahead of Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale below.
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Prime Day October MacBook deals
Apple M1 MacBook Air 256GB:
£999 £919 @ Currys
Beating Amazon to the low cost punch, Currys is taking £80 off the 256GB M1 MacBook Air. In our MacBook Air with M1 review, we gave it a high rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars and the Editor's Choice award. We praised its breathtaking performance and slim, unibody design. We also loved its long battery which endured 14 hours and 41 minutes during testing. Besides Apple's latest 8-core processor, it packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD.
Apple 2021 MacBook Pro 14 (1TB SSD):
£2,399 £2,129 @ Amazon
Apple is slashing £344 off the 1TB 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 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 2021 MacBook Pro 16 (512GB SSD):
£2,399 £2,129 @ Amazon
Apple is slashing 10% off the 512GB MacBook Pro 16. It features a 16-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.
What is Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale?
October's Amazon Prime Early Access Sale is the online retailer's holiday season kick-off event. The 48-hour sale is scheduled to run on Oct.11-12 and is expect to offer sitewide deals on products from every category.
Prime Early Access shoppers can expect to see steep discounts on select electronics including laptops, tablets, PC accessories, audio wearables, games and gaming gear. Amazon's October sale will shine the spotlight on Prime Early Access deals and Prime Exclusive deals.
When is Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale?
Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale starts Oct. 11 at midnight. Similar to Amazon's July Prime Day 2022 sale, the Amazon Prime Early Access Sale offers two days of deals.
Join Amazon Prime to shop today's Prime Early Access deals as well as offers during Amazon's fall sale. As a courtesy, Amazon offers a 30-day free trial. There's no risk and you can cancel at any time.
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