Deals Spotlight: Save With Low Prices on Apple's 2019 iMac and MacBook Pro (Starting at $1,599)

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Discounts on the latest iMacs remain ongoing this month, with Amazon and B&H Photo now offering a new all-time-low price on the 27-inch Retina iMac with 8GB RAM and a 1TB Fusion Drive. This model is now priced at $1,599.00, down from $1,799.00.


These retailers are also discounting Apple's new MacBook Pro, with prices also starting at $1,599.00. Both 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models are on sale, and you can find all of these markdowns in the lists below.

2019 iMac

[*]3.0 GHz 6-Core, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB - $1,599.00, down from $1,799.00 ($150 off, lowest ever) [B&H]
[*]3.1 GHz 6-Core, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB - $1,799.00, down from $1,999.00 ($200 off, lowest ever) [B&H]
[*]3.7 GHz 6-Core, 8 GB RAM, 2 TB - $2,099.00, down from $2,299.00 ($200 off, lowest ever) [B&H]
2019 MacBook Pro

[*]13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD - $1,599.99, down from $1,799.00 ($200 off, lowest ever) [B&H]
[*]13-inch, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD - $1,799.00, down from $1,999.00 ($200 off, lowest ever)
[*]15-inch, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD - $2,099.00, down from $2,399.00 ($300 off, lowest ever) [B&H]
[*]15-inch, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD - $2,449.00, down from $2,799.00 ($350 off, lowest ever) More of the latest Apple-related sales can be found in our full Deals Roundup. This week that includes ongoing discounts on the AirPods with Wireless Charging Case, Pad & Quill's new 25 percent off sitewide sale, and more.

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I wish they had custom configs for MBPs. My next laptop is going to have a 1TB drive but it looks like BTO is the only way to go.
 

BWhaler

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Ripoff with junk keyboard. No Apple portable is safe to buy.

iMac is great. Only Last decent Mac that Jonny Ive has not destroyed in the Mac line up with his vanity projects. Sure, it looks dated, but it least it’s not compromised for product shots.
 

LuciusWrong

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Why? Some people need the extra space and would rather not spend $1000 for a multi-TB SSD when a HD would do just fine.

He also thinks SSDs are too expensive, and probably that all Apple peoducts are overpriced.
 

sevoneone

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Ripoff with junk keyboard. No Apple portable is safe to buy.

iMac is great. Only Last decent Mac that Jonny Ive has not destroyed in the Mac line up with his vanity projects.
Keyboard has been fine for me. (Knock on wood.) Have not had problems with heat or throttling. Overall I'm satisfied with it as a computer, I have as much confidence in it as I've had in any other Mac I've owned.

What disappoints me though is that my 2018 MBP is only 9 months old and already starting to show similar levels of wear on it's finish as the 2013 it replaced. Something is different about the aluminum on these, because it isn't treated any different than the 2013 was.

How incredibly naive. These are desktops, not laptops. If you have multi-TB's of SSD in your desktop, you're not very bright.
Or you need multiple TB of reliable flash storage... Most people don't, though most people spending $1,600 on a computer would expect it to not be handicapped because of the choices made by the manufacturer. macOS has evolved to providing a sub-standard experience when booting from a traditional Hard Drive and an SSD option needs to be standard.

Not everyone needs the bleeding edge PCIe SSDs Apple offers. You can get name brand 1TB PCIe SSDs for $100 now. Everyday users will not appreciate the difference between one of those and the high-end selection Apple chooses to offer for $500 currently, but it will destroy a Fusion Drive still.

This is the single most critical component that impacts overall performance of a computer for 98% of users. Apple still treating it like something exotic should be embarrassing.
 

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Ripoff with junk keyboard. No Apple portable is safe to buy.

iMac is great. Only Last decent Mac that Jonny Ive has not destroyed in the Mac line up with his vanity projects. Sure, it looks dated, but it least it’s not compromised for product shots.
Mac Mini?
 

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Ripoff with junk keyboard. No Apple portable is safe to buy.

iMac is great. Only Last decent Mac that Jonny Ive has not destroyed in the Mac line up with his vanity projects. Sure, it looks dated, but it least it’s not compromised for product shots.
I just wish they'd come with proper GPUs... like dead set, all you can get is dodgy integrated graphics!!!

Recently I've been searching for a new Mac that can play:
- Shenmue 1 & 2 (requires a GeForce GTX 650 Ti which is a ~2012 mid-range GPU).
- Shenmue 3 (not yet released)
- Dreamfall Chapters (may struggle with a GTX 650 Ti... high requirements because it's an ambitious indie game)
- A few emulated Saturn and Dreamcast games using Mednafen and Redream

If the Mac Mini and iMac came with a modern, mid-range GPU (like a $300 GPU... not unreasonable IMO!!) then I could confidently murder any of the above games (only 3 circumstances because I'm not really a gamer... I just wanna play some casual games).

Instead, my options are to:
- Buy a Mac Pro for $$$$$$$$ (way more than what I'm willing to spend on a casual machine)
- Buy a hackintosh and put up with having to hack it (and pray it will still work) after every update
- Buy an eGPU for $$$$$$$$ that could buy me a high-end GPU instead (i.e. pay way too much for mediocre gear)
- Buy a PC and a Mac (although I don't want a PC) so that I can use the PC for casual gaming and just accept that Macs can't even do casual gaming

IMO the current Mac lineup is a sick joke. Add to it the fact your HD and RAM can't be updated and cough cough... I'm finding it really difficult to justify upgrading my ~2012 Mini and ~2010 MBP because:
- My current models have upgradable RAM and HDs
- My current models are fast enough
- There's no guarantee that new models are gonna get a few not particularly demanding games over the line... it's really annoying that we're forced to either accept mediocre graphics, fork out $$$$ for so-so graphics or decide that Apple's not for us... I've been a fan since the 80's and this is the first time Apple's current-gen graphics setup has been inadequate for casual gaming
 

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I just wish they'd come with proper GPUs... like dead set, all you can get is dodgy integrated graphics!!!

Recently I've been searching for a new Mac that can play:
- Shenmue 1 & 2 (requires a GeForce GTX 650 Ti which is a ~2012 mid-range GPU).
- Shenmue 3 (not yet released)
- Dreamfall Chapters (may struggle with a GTX 650 Ti... high requirements because it's an ambitious indie game)
- A few emulated Saturn and Dreamcast games using Mednafen and Redream

If the Mac Mini and iMac came with a modern, mid-range GPU (like a $300 GPU... not unreasonable IMO!!) then I could confidently murder any of the above games (only 3 circumstances because I'm not really a gamer... I just wanna play some casual games).

Instead, my options are to:
- Buy a Mac Pro for $$$$$$$$ (way more than what I'm willing to spend on a casual machine)
- Buy a hackintosh and put up with having to hack it (and pray it will still work) after every update
- Buy an eGPU for $$$$$$$$ that could buy me a high-end GPU instead (i.e. pay way too much for mediocre gear)
- Buy a PC and a Mac (although I don't want a PC) so that I can use the PC for casual gaming and just accept that Macs can't even do casual gaming

IMO the current Mac lineup is a sick joke. Add to it the fact your HD and RAM can't be updated and cough cough... I'm finding it really difficult to justify upgrading my ~2012 Mini and ~2010 MBP because:
- My current models have upgradable RAM and HDs
- My current models are fast enough
- There's no guarantee that new models are gonna get a few not particularly demanding games over the line... it's really annoying that we're forced to either accept mediocre graphics, fork out $$$$ for so-so graphics or decide that Apple's not for us... I've been a fan since the 80's and this is the first time Apple's current-gen graphics setup has been inadequate for casual gaming
For playing games you don’t need a Mac. Get a cheap PC or build one to your dream specs JUST for the games and be done with it. Mac is not for games still holds true. There is nothing wrong on having a games PC and a Mac for the rest.
 
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How incredibly naive. These are desktops, not laptops. If you have multi-TB's of SSD in your desktop, you're not very bright.
Wow, neither are you, for just judging a group of people who have a preference.

My next iMac I buy will undoubtedly have 2 TB of SSD. I guess I’m just not that bright o_O
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For playing games you don’t need a Mac. Get a cheap PC or build one to your dream specs JUST for the games and be done with it. Mac is not for games still holds true. There is nothing wrong on having a games PC and a Mac for the rest.
Couldn’t disagree more. Love having an all in one to do just that: being an all-in-one. No thanks to owning another block of hardware on my desk that draws power, produces heat, noise, and is just another thing to maintain and keep up to date with upkeep. Been gaming solely on my Mac for almost 10 years now. No regrets.
 
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