Deals Spotlight: 2019 13-Inch 256GB MacBook Pro Available for $1,299.99 on Amazon ($199 Off, Lowest Price)

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Amazon has introduced a new sale on the Mid 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro with a 1.4 GHz processor, 8GB RAM, and a 256GB SSD, now priced at $1,299.99, down from $1,499.00. At $199 off, this is the lowest price we've ever tracked for this model among the major Apple resellers online.

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You can purchase this configuration in both Silver and Space Gray at this price point. Amazon also has the model with a 128GB SSD on sale for $1,149.00, down from $1,299.00 (note that while this is among the lowest prices currently available, it's not a lowest-ever price).

Our full Deals Roundup has even more information on the latest Apple-related sales and bargains. Additionally, you can visit our Black Friday Roundup to stay updated on all of the most notable discounts that are coming later in November.

Article Link: Deals Spotlight: 2019 13-Inch 256GB MacBook Pro Available for $1,299.99 on Amazon ($199 Off, Lowest Price)
 

cerberusss

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My advice is to not buy any 128 GB laptop. Since Catalina, macOS upgrades need a lot of space. It doesn't upgrade in-place. Instead, it unpacks to a new partition and upon success, deletes the old one. Great idea, which is super for security and probably more robust as well. But it needs at least 15 gigs free.

So if you'd count with me:
40 gigs for all system files
up to 8 (or 16) gigs of swap files (equal to your memory, but they're cleared on reboot)
8 gigs for the packaged upgrade
15 gigs reserved for upgrades

Furthermore, most people have at least a 10 gig Library folder in their home directory, often with browser cache and various other stuff.

That leaves 128 - 40 - 16 - 8 - 15 -10 = 38 gigs free for your applications, documents, photos, etc. That's not much.
 

LuciusWrong

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This isnt a sale. Everything Macbook has been on "sale" continuously for a year! Literally 1 year.

If a product is always "on sale", that "reduced" price is the normal price..

Dont be a sucker!
 
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kmtrain83

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CostCo $1,199 for 256gb & $999 for 128gb. Ordered a 256gb yesterday.
Me too
“Upgrade “ from late 2013 pro 13” with 8 gm/ 512 gb
Since I went to iCloud storage, I find that I don’t need 512 gb on board. Using about 220 currently
I also have a windows desktop with 1 TB
 
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Mr.Bigglesworth

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My advice is to not buy any 128 GB laptop. Since Catalina, macOS upgrades need a lot of space. It doesn't upgrade in-place. Instead, it unpacks to a new partition and upon success, deletes the old one. Great idea, which is super for security and probably more robust as well. But it needs at least 15 gigs free.

So if you'd count with me:
40 gigs for all system files
up to 8 (or 16) gigs of swap files (equal to your memory, but they're cleared on reboot)
8 gigs for the packaged upgrade
15 gigs reserved for upgrades

Furthermore, most people have at least a 10 gig Library folder in their home directory, often with browser cache and various other stuff.

That leaves 128 - 40 - 16 - 8 - 15 -10 = 38 gigs free for your applications, documents, photos, etc. That's not much.

False. I am running a 128gb MBP. its 1 week old. Catalina installed.

i am at 94 gig's.

it isnt much, but I just want a reliable computer that wont break, crash etc.

plus we have cloud saves so its all good. =)