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Old Apr 15, 2013, 08:10 PM   #1
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Got an offer for a brand new MBA

Its not the newest model, i beleive its the 2012 or 2011

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brand new seal and the seller is asking for $900

good deal or I can do better?
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Old Apr 15, 2013, 08:16 PM   #2
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As a starting point, you can check Mac2Sell, eBay (including completed sales), or Amazon for prices of similar models, to get an idea of what a reasonable price may be. Then adjust the price to account for condition, configuration, remaining AppleCare coverage (if any), etc.
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Old Apr 16, 2013, 12:20 AM   #3
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This is a good price new. If it is sealed and has warranty. Amazon & Ebay have them selling new from $1000-1100.
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Old Apr 16, 2013, 12:34 AM   #4
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it's a good deal but not a steal. it is the older version with USB 2.0, slower ssd, and (shorter) battery life.

there were the new 13inch refurbs from apple on eBay for $899... same 1 year warranty and a better machine.

edit: also with the new models coming out in the somewhat near future, the price will drop even lower.

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Old Apr 16, 2013, 01:45 PM   #5
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I've owned both 2011 and 2012 MBA in the past and I would pass on the deal wether its new, used, or refurb on the 2011 model.
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Old Apr 16, 2013, 03:23 PM   #6
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and if I can get it for $700?

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and if I can get it for $700?

also found this deal;

used 11" 2012 model macbook air.
128GB HDD
8GB RAM
Intel Core i7 2GHz 2-core CPU

battery cycle is 69, a few months left on apple warranty

asking for only $600, trying to get it for 500, good deal?
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Old Apr 16, 2013, 03:51 PM   #7
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and if I can get it for $700?

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and if I can get it for $700?

also found this deal;

used 11" 2012 model macbook air.
128GB HDD
8GB RAM
Intel Core i7 2GHz 2-core CPU

battery cycle is 69, a few months left on apple warranty

asking for only $600, trying to get it for 500, good deal?
Have you played around with the 11? I bought one in the store to test for a few days (in real world setting) and while it was awesomely small, I couldn't stand it at the same time. The battery life also wasn't great compared to the 13. But the 128gb hd and 8gb ram is a big upgrade for the 11. Seems really cheap.

$700 is a good price for the 13 as well.
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Old Apr 17, 2013, 06:32 AM   #8
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and if I can get it for $700?

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and if I can get it for $700?

also found this deal;

used 11" 2012 model macbook air.
128GB HDD
8GB RAM
Intel Core i7 2GHz 2-core CPU

battery cycle is 69, a few months left on apple warranty

asking for only $600, trying to get it for 500, good deal?
It's a steal at $600 and you're trying to lowball the seller? That's sad. Where'd you find it? I'll give the seller asking price. Sheesh.
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