Good deal on MBA 1,1?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by tepinvic, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. tepinvic macrumors newbie

    Jul 24, 2010
    Hi, I bought a macbook air off of craigs list for $450. The computer is barely used although its 31 months old but only 5 loadcycles (literally just sitting around). I bought it because i had a netbook in mind but i figured for 450 this would bea and netbook.

    So my question is do you think 450 was a good price for this laptop, because i see lots of talk about heat issues and the hinges so i am a little worried.
  2. Golfer00ksu macrumors regular

    Oct 13, 2008
    That is a good deal. list it's resale value at $560. You will be happy with your purchase if all you are using for is light computing.
  3. DannyNguyener macrumors regular


    Mar 13, 2010
    Its an incredibly good deal, I would have done the same in a heartbeat.

    For the same price its so much better than a net book. Heck, I would rather use my iphone than a net book.
  4. iBookG4user macrumors 604


    Jun 27, 2006
    Seattle, WA
    $450 is a great price for the laptop. You could probably sell it and make a decent profit from it if you wanted to.
  5. sevimli macrumors 6502a


    Jun 26, 2007
    Where did you get it from (city) ?

    It is unbelievable...
  6. tepinvic thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 24, 2010
    Got it in baltimore. I got really lucky because I saw it 20 minutes after the ad was posted. Im sure ill enjoy it because im not much of a power user.
  7. AAPLaday Guest


    Aug 6, 2008
    Manchester UK
    Great deal! A fully fledged, hardly used computer for almost the price of an entry level iPad :D

    Does it have any Applecare left on it?

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