Apple Now Selling Refurbished M1 MacBook Air Models Priced Starting at $849

Apple today began offering refurbished versions of the M1 MacBook Air that was first released in November 2020. Pricing on refurbished MacBook Air models starts at $849, which is $150 cheaper than the standard $999 starting price for a new model.

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Apple has gold, silver, and space gray M1 ‌MacBook Air‌ models with an 8-core CPU, 7-core GPU, and 8GB RAM available to purchase, along with one higher-priced $1,019 model that has 16GB RAM.

Pricing is approximately 15 percent less than retail, which is standard for refurbished devices. Apple yesterday also began selling refurbished M1 MacBook Pro models for the first time.

Apple has limited stock available and the contents of the refurbished store fluctuate based on what people have sent in for repair and replacement. Additional higher-end models may be added in the future, so those looking for a specific ‌M1‌ ‌MacBook Air‌ configuration should check back regularly.

All of Apple's refurbished Macs are sold with the same one-year warranty that's provided with a brand new device, along with all manuals and accessories, including a USB-C power adapter and USB-C cable. Refurbished devices go through a rigorous testing, repair, repackaging, and cleaning process and are identical to new devices.

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Top Rated Comments

LFC2020 Avatar
23 months ago

Who gets rid of a Mac just after a few months???
These so called tech experts click bait youtubers who are dumb as bricks. ?
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sniffies Avatar
23 months ago
I wonder how badly the SSD's are worn and torn on these.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Suckfest 9001 Avatar
23 months ago

Who gets rid of a Mac just after a few months???
People who didn’t like it???
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
axantas Avatar
23 months ago

Are SSD's worn and torn?
As they would have to change the entire machine minus the display, I guess, yes...

But, lets stay reasonable: I own one of the trashcan MacPro 2013. Running almost 7 years now. The original SSD is still up and running. And to stay even more reasonable: I do not feel any need to replace that machine.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Jimmy James Avatar
23 months ago
Best computing deal around right now.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
peneaux Avatar
23 months ago
Finally a good deal! Affordable M1 Macs!
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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