Best Buy offers the Apple 11.6-inch MacBook Air 1.6GHz/4GB/256GB (model MJVP2LL/A) for $899.99 shipped. Those with access to a .edu email address can save an additional $50, dropping the final price down to $849.99 shipped. Today’s deal is up to $249.01 off the regular price, down $25 from our previous mention and the best available.
This MacBook has a 1.6GHz Intel processor, 4GB of RAM, 256GB of flash storage and 802.11ac wireless. Additionally, it has a Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 port plus nine hours of battery life.
With your savings, grab a discounted AppleCare subscription over at Amazon for $217 (Reg. $249).
Earlier this week, Best Buy began taking $300 off multiple Retina MacBook Pro models. Amazon is now offering the same deals with prices starting at $1,100. Our top pick is the 256GB model for $1,200 (Reg. $1,499).
The 11.6″ MacBook Air Notebook Computer (Early 2015) from Apple is an ultraportable notebook computer with a thin and lightweight design. Apple’s engineers have leveraged the lessons they learned in designing the miniaturized iPad and applied them to the design of this 2.38-pound computer. To say that the Air is svelte is all at once stating the obvious and understating the truth. The system is defined by its unibody aluminum enclosure. At its thickest point the computer is only 0.68″ — it tapers down to 0.11″ at its thinnest. The system is loaded with 256GB of flash storage rather than an old-fashioned hard drive. Flash storage doesn’t just give you a lighter, thinner computer. It also allows for impressive battery life — up to 9 hours of web browsing and 30 days of standby time.
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