Apple 11-inch MacBook Air 1.6GHz/4GB/128GB (latest version) from $650 shipped w/ .edu (Reg. $899)

Best Buy offers Apple’s latest 11.6-inch MacBook Air (model MJVM2LL/A) 1.6GHz/4GB/128GB for $699.99 with free shipping. Even better, those with access to a .edu email address can save an additional $50 dropping the final price to $649.99 shipped. That’s up to $249.01 below retail, $50 less than our previous mention and the lowest price currently available. Furthermore, Apple charges $759 for this model in refurbished condition.

This is Apple’s newest MacBook Air. It ships with a 1.6GHz dual-core Intel i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of solid-state storage.

You’ll want some coverage to protect your new MacBook. Grab an AmazonBasic 11-inch Felt Laptop Sleeve in two colors for $9.99 Prime shipped. Have a larger device? Amazon has you covered with 13- and 15-inch varieties as well. Rated 4.5/5 stars.

Thanks to compact all-flash storage in MacBook Air, there’s plenty of room for a big battery. Working together with the power-efficient fifth-generation Intel Core architecture, this battery can post some impressive numbers. The 11-inch model gets up to 9 hours of battery life on a single charge and the 13-inch model gets up to 12 hours. That gives you all-day power for surfing the web or watching iTunes movies. Put MacBook Air to sleep for more than 3 hours, and it enters standby mode to conserve battery life for up to 30 days.1 And if you enable Power Nap, you’ll continue to receive new email and calendar invitations while your computer is asleep.

via Apple

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