Deals Spotlight: Expercom Offers First Discounts on 16-Inch MacBook Pro (Up to $436 Off)

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Apple reseller Expercom today revealed discounts on the just-announced 16-inch MacBook Pro, offering sales on both standard models and custom configurations. In the sales, you can get as much as $436 off the new 16-inch MacBook Pro.

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All sales listed below are available online. Expercom's shipping will be slightly slower than Apple's delivery dates, but the discounts are notably lower than the traditional prices offered by Apple.

16-Inch MacBook Pro Discounts

2.6GHz 6-core 16GB, 512GB, Radeon 5300M - $2,227.00, down from $2,399.00 ($172 off)
2.3GHz 8-core 16GB, 1TB, Radeon 5500M - $2,599.00, down from $2,799.00 ($200 off)
2.4GHz 8-core 32GB, 1TB, Radeon 5500M - $3,248.74, down from $3,499.00 ($250 off)
2.4GHz 8-core 64GB, 2TB, Radeon 5500M - $3,991.30, down from $4,299.00 ($307 off)
2.4GHz 8-core 64GB, 8TB, Radeon 5500M - $5,662.06, down from $6,099.00 ($436 off) Check out our full Deals Roundup for even more Apple-related offers and discounts.

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LuciusWrong

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Any background on this company's pricing practices?

Im wondering if this is likely to be a one-off sale, capitalizing on being the first ones to have the machines?

Or is this a sign that Macbooks on sale will be a new Christmas carol?

I dont mean to be greedy, but more sale = more better!

(Not really in desperate need, but with a couple needed repairs on my 2013, it would be nice to just buy a new machine...but i really want to get my grubby fingers on that new keyboard before buying!)
 

dynamojoe

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Just (and I mean *just*) ordered mine. Same price with the EDU discount but I'm paying sales tax. Boo. I should be getting $320 for my trade in though.
 

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Does expercom charge tax?
They didn't charge any for me, so I basically got the education price + $180-200 more discounted.

1TB i9 model I got would've been at least $1000 more a year ago. I'm not saying $2599 is cheap, but it's more reasonable and about time some of these tech prices start coming down a little.
 
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intrepidcase

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pulled the trigger on an i9 with 32GB/1TB for $2970 all in. was going to use my wife's educational pricing but this is the same and no 10% WA sales tax. keeps it under $3k ... wheee
 
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Bestbuy getting in on the discount action too...
“My Best Buy® members save $100 on new 16-inch models.
Terms and conditions apply.“
 

esatamacmodular

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their return policy sucks.

https://expercom.com/pages/policies
you pay shipping, you pay 15% restocking, and open boxes are flat out not returnable.

good luck fighting for an exchange if you lose the panel lottery or have what you deem to be a defect that they wont agree is a defect.

ill pay the tax at apples education store instead for peace of mind.
appreciate the perspective, but is it actually easier to return to the apple store for poor panel? I thought since there is a 1 year warranty that it would cover any materials that do not meet their standards(?) Wouldn't I be able to do that at my local apple store even though I purchased it from an authorized online retailer?
 
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appreciate the perspective, but is it actually easier to return to the apple store for poor panel? I thought since there is a 1 year warranty that it would cover any materials that do not meet their standards(?) Wouldn't I be able to do that at my local apple store even though I purchased it from an authorized online retailer?
The difference is that if you buy it from Apple, even if it’s past the 14 day return window they would just exchange your machine with a BRAND new 1 sealed in the box.

When you buy from an authorized retailer they can’t exchange/return it at Apple. You would have to go through the Genius Bar and have it repaired.

There are instances where they’ll just give you a totally new machine if you didn’t buy from Apple, but that’s rare. (Unless you have sever physical / liquid damage and you have AppleCare+)
 

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The difference is that if you buy it from Apple, even if it’s past the 14 day return window they would just exchange your machine with a BRAND new 1 sealed in the box.

When you buy from an authorized retailer they can’t exchange/return it at Apple. You would have to go through the Genius Bar and have it repaired.

There are instances where they’ll just give you a totally new machine if you didn’t buy from Apple, but that’s rare. (Unless you have sever physical / liquid damage and you have AppleCare+)
Thanks for sharing that. I almost pulled the trigger last night (the lack of tax alone is almost $200 in savings), but got scared when I saw the return policy. Still, the chances of me returning are very slim. I'd likely only exchange if something was defective, and surely there can't be a restocking fee for that. I don't think I'd straight up return, but I guess I can't say for certain.
 
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Thanks for sharing that. I almost pulled the trigger last night (the lack of tax alone is almost $200 in savings), but got scared when I saw the return policy. Still, the chances of me returning are very slim. I'd likely only exchange if something was defective, and surely there can't be a restocking fee for that. I don't think I'd straight up return, but I guess I can't say for certain.
You’re welcome! Yeah that’s a tough call to make considering the savings. Apple by far has the best exchange/return policy. Even their ability to return funds to a different credit/debit card than what you paid with. Other tech retailers are awful especially with the restocking fees.
 

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The difference is that if you buy it from Apple, even if it’s past the 14 day return window they would just exchange your machine with a BRAND new 1 sealed in the box.

When you buy from an authorized retailer they can’t exchange/return it at Apple. You would have to go through the Genius Bar and have it repaired.

There are instances where they’ll just give you a totally new machine if you didn’t buy from Apple, but that’s rare. (Unless you have sever physical / liquid damage and you have AppleCare+)
Looks like a similar policy to B&H.

I've read many instances reported on this very forum where devices purchased direct from Apple were not automatically replaced with brand new units after the return window. Of course with the holiday return period approaching (today?) purchasing from Apple should give you a return window through the first week of January.
 
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Looks like a similar policy to B&H.

I've read many instances reported on this very forum where devices purchased direct from Apple were not automatically replaced with brand new units after the return window. Of course with the holiday return period approaching (today?) purchasing from Apple should give you a return window through the first week of January.
I’ve heard great things about B&H.

Wow I’m surprised that Apple wouldn’t exchange something with a brand new unit even if past the return window. I guess it depends on how far past it is, what the issue is and who you talk to Lol.

For the most part they’re very good with exchanges. And yeah this holiday return period is great. Usually it starts November 1st or Black Friday.
 
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