Apple today began offering refurbished units of its mid-2013 11-inch MacBook Air models in its online store. The move comes a little over three months after they were announced in June, and both stock configurations are currently available. The current 13-inch MacBook Air has yet to appear in Apple's store for refurbished products.

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Both models include Intel's Haswell processors and "all-day" battery life along with 4GB of RAM, and are offered at a 15% discount off of Apple's prices for brand-new units. The 128GB model is available for $849, a $150 discount from the standard price of $999, while the 256GB model is available for $1,019, a $180 discount from the standard $1,199 price.

Apple's refurbished units come equipped with the same one-year warranty that brand-new products carry and have been thoroughly tested for reliability. The units also come with brand-new batteries and outer shells.

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Top Rated Comments

fhall1 Avatar
100 months ago
What do you think happens to the 8GB models that are returned? Why don't they show up in the refurb store? They surely are returned.

Relatives of the folks that run the refurb store get them all.
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Eidorian Avatar
100 months ago
8 GB of RAM or bust.
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kustardking Avatar
100 months ago
Yes. This has happened before. 4gb is great in these machines though. More than enough.

Less magically, by the way, 8GB machines show up all the time. And 4GB is not more than enough. It is the right amount for someone who thinks it is more than enough. Rather than dumbing it down, saying something such as "4GB is plenty for everyday use" is at least edumucational.
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HarryWarden Avatar
100 months ago
That was fast. Shouldn't be too much longer before the 13-inch variety is also available.
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atro Avatar
100 months ago
heh... They might get another refresh before MBP.
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Klae17 Avatar
100 months ago
$850 MBA or iPad 5 64GB? Why not both!
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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