Deals Spotlight: 2019 MacBook Pros Hit New Low Prices, Starting at $1,649.99 ($149 Off)

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  1. MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001

    Amazon is offering the latest MacBook Pro at a new all-time-low price, with savings of up to $199 off original prices. Across the board these are the best deals available online from the major Apple resellers for the all-new MacBook Pro.

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    The 2019 MacBook Pros start at $1,649.99 for the 256GB 13-inch model, beating discounts on the same models that appeared last week by $50. You can also save on a 15-inch MacBook Pro, discounted by $199 in this week's sale.

    Amazon's 2019 MacBook Pro Sale

    [*]13-inch, 2.4 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD - $1,649.99, down from $1,799.00 ($149 off, lowest ever)

    [*]13-inch, 2.4 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD - $1,849.99, down from $1,999.00 ($149 off, lowest ever)

    [*]15-inch, 2.6 GHz 6-Core, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD - $2,199.99, down from $2,399.00 ($199 off, lowest ever) Apple updated the MacBook Pro line last month, and these models all have a Touch Bar, updated keyboard, and new 8th and 9th-generation Intel processors. If you're on the hunt for more discounts and bargains as the week begins, be sure to visit our full Deals Roundup, which now includes our latest exclusive discount partnership with Twelve South.

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  2. GIZBUG macrumors 68000


    Oct 28, 2006
    Chicago, IL
  3. Karllake macrumors member

    Jul 15, 2012
    It seems early for discounts, is this normal?

    Am I alone in thinking (hoping) this might be linked to a 16” MBP and apple shifting stock?
  4. BWhaler macrumors 68030


    Jan 8, 2003
    Junk butterfly keyboards?

    No deal.

    It's amazing that now, four years later, one still cannot buy a quality laptop from Apple. At any price. Here's hoping 2020 is a return to the Mac.
  5. flygbuss macrumors 6502


    Jul 22, 2018
    Stockholm, Sweden
    I fear it’s just amazon showing off and bringing some pressure to the competition.
  6. coolkid93 macrumors regular


    Jun 6, 2017
    Lehigh valley
  7. kp98077 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 26, 2010
    its amazon! lol, the have sales on everything....
  8. magicschoolbus macrumors 65816


    May 27, 2014
    when the 512 SSD with 16 gigs of Ram is under 2k i'll consider it.
  9. mannyvel macrumors regular

    Mar 16, 2019
    Hillsboro, OR
    Not really. Apple has been allowing its retailers to run an unusually large number of discounts over the last year or so. iPad discounts used to be impossible to get; now you can find the 128GB at $329 most of the time. Same with MBPs - discounts discounts discounts. I suspect Apple's trying to show some kind of unit grown to make up for the presumably slowing iPhone market.
  10. socialwill macrumors member

    Jul 14, 2014
    There have been rumors about new MacBooks coming later this year, so it COULD be possible that a quicker refresh is lined up for end of the year.
  11. Jimmy James macrumors 601

    Jimmy James

    Oct 26, 2008
    I’ve seen a number of people on these forums state that one would be crazy not to get AppleCare. Except, now you’ve made an expensive computer even more costly. And then you’re left with a questionably reliable machine after AppleCare runs out. I keep my hardware a long time. It’s crazy that people are seemingly ok with this state of affairs.
  12. NickName99 macrumors 6502


    Nov 8, 2018
    I would rather buy refurbished directly from Apple, or increase the risk+reward and look on eBay.

    The nice thing about Apple coverage is that it’s associated with the device, not with the buyer. If you buy a used MacBook Pro and its original purchase date was 10 months ago, you still have 2 months of original warranty on it.

    At this point the 2018 MacBook Pro has 4 years of coverage from the original purchase date on the keyboard, and they will replace the keyboard with the updated 2019 version if there’s a problem. That’s enough reassurance for me - I just picked up a secondhand 2018 MacBook Pro 15” 512GB model for under $1800, I’m very happy with it.
  13. dlastmango macrumors 6502

    Oct 17, 2004
    West Coast - FLORIDA
  14. Macpro2019 macrumors member

    Jun 7, 2019
  15. Bawstun macrumors 68000


    Jun 25, 2009
    It is kind of laughable. Our lowest price ever, the cost of two used vehicles! Hahaha.
  16. alksion macrumors 68000


    Sep 10, 2010
    Orange County CA
    This is what I’m debating doing now. Was it eBay or Craigslist?
  17. NickName99 macrumors 6502


    Nov 8, 2018
    I bought this one on eBay, although I bought my previous MacBook Pro on Craigslist. It’s always a calculated risk. I do like that you can check out an eBay seller’s feedback, ask them a question and see if they seem like a non weirdo. These days good eBay sellers post pictures including the serial number, the battery stats and all that. You can look up the warranty coverage, it’s nice.
  18. MrPjackson macrumors newbie

    May 17, 2017
    Agreed. I bought second had mid 2012 mbp 15”
    Quad core 16gigs of ram and upgraded ssd for 500 dollars

    Works like a champ

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