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Apple today began offering refurbished versions of the M1 MacBook Air that was first released in November 2020. Pricing on refurbished MacBook Air models starts at $849, which is $150 cheaper than the standard $999 starting price for a new model.

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Apple has gold, silver, and space gray M1 MacBook Air models with an 8-core CPU, 7-core GPU, and 8GB RAM available to purchase, along with one higher-priced $1,019 model that has 16GB RAM.

Pricing is approximately 15 percent less than retail, which is standard for refurbished devices. Apple yesterday also began selling refurbished M1 MacBook Pro models for the first time.

Apple has limited stock available and the contents of the refurbished store fluctuate based on what people have sent in for repair and replacement. Additional higher-end models may be added in the future, so those looking for a specific M1 MacBook Air configuration should check back regularly.

All of Apple's refurbished Macs are sold with the same one-year warranty that's provided with a brand new device, along with all manuals and accessories, including a USB-C power adapter and USB-C cable. Refurbished devices go through a rigorous testing, repair, repackaging, and cleaning process and are identical to new devices.

Article Link: Apple Now Selling Refurbished M1 MacBook Air Models Priced Starting at $849
 
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I wonder how badly the SSD's are worn and torn on these.
Serious question but considering I just read on MacRumors today that SSDs have a limited amount of times it can be rewritten, I’m wondering where on my Mac I can see this information so I can know just just much life my SSD has left.

Furthermore, this is a ridiculously great deal that Apple is offering. $849 for an M1 MBA is awesome. I’d jump on it if I didn’t have a perfectly capable 13inch MBP running Big Sur AND I knew that Apple wasn’t gearing up to release an ultra powerful MBA, MBP and iMac sometime this year.
 

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764 USD with the edu/vet discount! Perfect for a nice lil' netbook! Then if apple ever decides to bring back a 12 inch macbook I'll trade her in!
 

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Serious question but considering I just read on MacRumors today that SSDs have a limited amount of times it can be rewritten, I’m wondering where on my Mac I can see this information so I can know just just much life my SSD has left.

Furthermore, this is a ridiculously great deal that Apple is offering. $849 for an M1 MBA is awesome. I’d jump on it if I didn’t have a perfectly capable 13inch MBP running Big Sur AND I knew that Apple wasn’t gearing up to release an ultra powerful MBA, MBP and iMac sometime this year.
You can use coconutBattery > Mac info... > Advanced Viewer (Start a Trial) > Disk
 
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Wow, that's a great deal - I only see the same $849 in the edu store

I get both the mil/vet and edu discounts. Not sure why the discount only applies to the mil/vet store option when selecting the refurbished MBA. 😕
 

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