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Amazon has a handful of notable MacBook Pro and MacBook Air deals today, all centering upon the latest 2020 updates of each Apple notebook.

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Starting with the MacBook Air, you can get the 256GB model for $899.99, down from $999.00. Likewise, the 512GB model is on sale for $1,199.99, down from $1,299.00. These $99 discounts are among the best deals that we've ever tracked for the 2020 MacBook Air, which in recent weeks has only been seeing markdowns of around $50.



The 256GB MacBook Air is on sale in Gold, Silver, and Space Gray, while the 512GB model is only available in Space Gray and Gold at its sale price. Both notebooks are in stock now and ready to ship, with free delivery options estimated to arrive around Sunday, September 20 for most users in the United States.

Next, the 13-inch MacBook Pro from 2020 is also seeing a discount on Amazon. You can get the model with a 2.0GHz 10th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, 16GB RAM, and a 512GB SSD for $1,599.99, down from $1,799.00. This sale is only visible after a $99.01 discount is applied at the checkout screen, making it the best price that we've tracked on this model of the new 13-inch MacBook Pro.



You can find even more discounts on other MacBooks by visiting our Best Deals guide for MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. In this guide we track the steepest discounts for the newest MacBook models every week, so be sure to bookmark it and check back often if you're shopping for a new Apple notebook.

Article Link: Deals: Latest Sales Discount 2020 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air by Up to $199
 

Cscottrun

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Aren't these the same prices Apple is offering through its education store? I just bought a MacBook Air from Apple and I was able to get educational pricing despite the fact that I am no longer in school (and have not been for nearly 5 years).
 

ilikewhey

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Aren't these the same prices Apple is offering through its education store? I just bought a MacBook Air from Apple and I was able to get educational pricing despite the fact that I am no longer in school (and have not been for nearly 5 years).
plus you get free airpods
 

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If you get the MacBook 13 with the 10th generation processor, this will let you hold out until more programs can run natively under OS 11 and not have to run on Rosetta II, which you will have to do with the new ARM models for a while. Get AppleCare for three years and when AppleCare is done take it into an Apple Store and trade it in for the ARM models.
 

yurc

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Why get these when ARM Macbooks are imminent?

For folks need for create stuff and making money right now, those are just tools, so until ARM chips arrive it already paid off. Also Apple Silicon not guarantee of native performance at least in early introduction due rosetta translation. Remember Photoshop CS on G5 are way faster compared in Original Mac Pro back then.
 
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jlocker

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Rosetta II is a great bridge to native applications, but it is only a bridge. You will not get the performance out of OS 11, until the code runs natively. If you watched the developers conference, they could barely get 1080p in low resolution to run under Rosetta II. So don't expect high level performance out of the ARM, until more applications get ported over. But that being the case the new ARM processors will have many advantages, like power and battery management, security and other hardware chip design.
 

GeoStructural

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They aren't coming until mid next year .......

New report from Bloomberg says they are coming in November.

Regarding the deal, I recommend you to find someone with a Student ID and get the educational discount, it is better, you get cashback and free AirPods or AirPods Pro for a little more if you want to upgrade.

If you don't need it urgently just wait a little longer to see what the new batch of Macs bring to the table.
 

kp98077

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New report from Bloomberg says they are coming in November.

Regarding the deal, I recommend you to find someone with a Student ID and get the educational discount, it is better, you get cashback and free AirPods or AirPods Pro for a little more if you want to upgrade.

If you don't need it urgently just wait a little longer to see what the new batch of Macs bring to the table.
Dang tomorrow is my last return day for my 13. ,maybe I should return it? Which one is coming is November?
 

GeoStructural

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Dang tomorrow is my last return day for my 13. ,maybe I should return it? Which one is coming is November?

We will not know for sure until Apple actually unveils them, but most rumors suggest it will be either a MacBook, a 14-in MacBook Pro or both... Then it will be an iMac and a 16-in MacBook Pro but those are rumored for the first quarter of 2021.

Know that an Intel-based Mac is not necessarily a bad purchase, however these new Apple silicon Macs are going to be supported for longer time than the current Intel-based regardless of what Apple says (they just don't want to hinder sales of the current lineup). The new Macs are expected to be as powerful with less power consumption according to Apple's Keynote Event.
 
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specious

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Dang tomorrow is my last return day for my 13. ,maybe I should return it? Which one is coming is November?

Announcement comes tomorrow so you're in luck. Prep your box and receipt, don't wipe your computer but perform a time machine backup. Watch the announcement and if as suggested it's a new 12/13 MacBook and 13/14 MacBook Pro then assess whether you can skate by until the announced shipping date. If they don't get announced, enjoy what you have. At least your return date wasn't today :)
 
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