Resolved MacBook m3 / Air 2018 / Pro 2019

SD449

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Please help me decide between;

MacBook 2017 £799 (New)
Air 2018 128gb £849 (Apple Refurb)
Pro 2019 128gb £1169 (EDU + Beats)
 

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First basic questions are:
What is the intended usage? We can't recommend anything until we know how its going to be used.
What is your budget?
How long do hope to use it?
 
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SD449

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First basic questions are:
What is the intended usage? We can't recommend anything until we know how its going to be used.
What is your budget?
How long do hope to use it?
Light usage, but would like to start learning Xcode/Swift

Have previously dabbled in Wordpress websites, Photoshop and Adobe design

Last MacBook Air lasted around 8 years so close to that preferably

Looking to keep costs low as possible hence basic/entry level models. If I had the cash I’d be getting a 15” Pro
[doublepost=1562844417][/doublepost]All options will beat my exiting MBA Core 2 Due with 4gb RAM, more worried about longevity and bang for my buck
 

SD449

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Went with the Pro and so far liking it, especially the touch bar and Touch ID

Slightly missing the quietness of the fan less MacBook though
 
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