Best Buy Has First Discounts on Apple's M3 MacBook Air Exclusively for Members

Apple today announced the newest models of the MacBook Air, which include the M3 chip and come in 13-inch and 15-inch sizes. Just a few hours later, Best Buy now has the first notable discounts on these computers exclusively for My Best Buy Plus or My Best Buy Total members.

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If you're a Plus/Total member, you can get $50 off both the 13-inch and 15-inch M3 MacBook Air. My Best Buy Plus and My Best Buy Total begins at $49.99/year, so these new MacBook Air discounts will only make sense for people who already have paid for the service.

Note: Discounts available only to My Best Buy Plus/Total members.

With these discounts, the 256GB 13-inch M3 MacBook Air is available from $1,049.00 and the 256GB 15-inch M3 MacBook Air is available from $1,249.00. You'll find every new MacBook Air model on sale with Best Buy's exclusive $50 discounts, including those with increased RAM.

If you're willing to invest in a previous generation model, you can also find the 13-inch M1 MacBook Air on sale at Best Buy. We covered this deal earlier today, and it's a good option for anyone willing to sacrifice the internal upgrades of the M3 chip for a much lower price tag of $749.99.

Our full Deals Roundup has more information on the latest Apple-related sales and bargains.

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Populus Avatar
20 weeks ago
Now that the 512/16GB is one of the three standard versions to buy directly (no BTO), this model becomes more attractive as some retailers will offer it with discounts (that we rarely see here on Europe, anyways). It will be easier to recommend this option for many users who don’t fall into the “basic usage” category.

By the way, I’m really curious to see the speeds of those SSDs, because if Apple started using QLC SSDs, we should notice a change (for worse, both in speeds and especially lifespan). If speed is still the same, then it is likely Apple is still using the same NAND as always.
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sw1tcher Avatar
20 weeks ago

Wait a few weeks and Amazon can provide you with even a better price.
In 3 months we'll be able to save even more by buying from Apple's refurb store (thanks YouTube reviewers) and with back-to-school promo.
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Chazak Avatar
20 weeks ago
Pay $50 to get a $50 discount? Great scam.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ameer_1 Avatar
20 weeks ago
A better deal is get the Apple education discount since anyone could do it since they don't verify from what I remember and only pay $999 instead of $1050
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Macalway Avatar
20 weeks ago

Pay $50 to get a $50 discount? Great scam.
No. It depends on how much business you do there. There are all types of perks. It's not a scam, but designed to get your business and lock you in. They do this by making it worth your while.
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Kar98 Avatar
20 weeks ago
$500 for the 2020 M1 Air now?
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