Deals: New 15-Inch MacBook Air Gets First Discount on Amazon, Available From $1,249.99

Amazon is offering $49 discounts on select models of the brand-new 15.3-inch MacBook Air, which will officially launch on June 13. You can get the 256GB model for $1,249.99 in two colors on Amazon, down from $1,299.00.

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Given that this MacBook Air hasn't even launched yet, this is the first major discount on the notebook that we've seen. This is a pre-order on Amazon, and orders are estimated to arrive sometime between June 16 and June 20.

Likewise, there's a discount on the 512GB model, which is available for $1,449.99, down from $1,499.00 in select colors on Amazon. You'll find the same delivery estimates for this model, hitting between June 16 and June 20.

The new MacBook Air comes with a 15.3-inch Liquid Retina display, M2 processor, MagSafe charging, two Thunderbolt ports, a headphone jack, and more. For a full rundown on what's new in the MacBook Air, be sure to read our launch post.

If you want to save even more money, this week we've been tracking deals on the 2020 13.3-inch M1 MacBook Air and 2022 13.6-inch M2 MacBook Air, all of which are still live. Be sure to visit our full Deals Roundup to shop for even more Apple-related products and accessories.

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Top Rated Comments

zach-coleman Avatar
11 months ago
$200 for 512GB has always been ridiculous but it's really starting to reach the point of parody.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GMShadow Avatar
11 months ago

The fact that Apple still sells laptops with only 8GB of RAM tells you everything you need to know about Tim Apple.
I'm using a laptop with 8GB right now and have plenty free. Contrary to what you think, a laptop doesn't explode with less than 16GB.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MacWiz_007 Avatar
11 months ago
The fact that Apple still sells laptops with only 8GB of RAM tells you everything you need to know about Tim Apple.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Apple_Robert Avatar
11 months ago

The fact that Apple still sells laptops with only 8GB of RAM tells you everything you need to know about Tim Apple.
Not everyone needs 16GB of RAM. The Apple nerds on MR who believe everyone has the same needs and should have non-standard configs are the minority.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sw1tcher Avatar
11 months ago

any discounts on 16gb?
If you want 16GB, that requires a custom-built order through Apple. Every standard default configuration is 8GB. I guess Apple thinks most people only need 8GB. And they want $200 from you to upgrade to 16GB.

If you want a discount, go through Apple Education store to also get the $150 (back-to-school) Apple Gift Card and lower memory upgrade charge ($180 vs $200)

16GB / 256GB 15" MBA is $1,379.00
16GB / 512GB 15" MBA is $1,579.00
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GMShadow Avatar
11 months ago

I no longer buy Apple products, and I will continue this practice until someone more Jobs like is at the helm. If it never happens, so be it. I'm getting along fine without Apple, although I still love my 27" 5K iMac. I still love Apple as a company, I just haven't been happy with many of the decisions they've made over the past few years.
Saint Jobs used to saddle machines with 4200RPM hard drives up to 2006. And nearly every G4/G5 Mac was handicapped out of the gate with insufficient L2 cache and no L3.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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