Today only, as part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy is offering Apple’s 15.4-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display 2.2GHz/16GB/256GB (MJLQ2LL/A) for $1,699.99 shipped. That’s nearly $300 under the regular listing, matching our previous mention on this configuration and the best we can find. Those with access to a valid .EDU email address can score an extra $50 off today’s deal, bringing the total down to $1649.99 shipped.
Along with Apple’s new Force Touch trackpad, this model has an Intel Core i7 processor clocked at 2.2GHz, 16GB of RAM and 256GB of flash storage. You can also expect a 720p FaceTime HD camera, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, dual display and video mirroring, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, two USB 3 ports and more.
Use your savings to protect your new MacBook with AppleCare for $299 (Reg. $349) at Amazon.
If you’re looking for something a little smaller and less expensive, we still have a great deal on the newest version 13-inch MacBook Pro with 8 GB of RAM for $1,279.99 shipped.