Apple's M1 MacBook Air Drops to Low Price of $699 on Amazon

Amazon is selling the 13-inch M1 MacBook Air for $699.00, down from the original price of $999.00. This is an overall solid second-best price on this version of the MacBook Air, and it's the first time the computer has been in stock at a steep discount in weeks.

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The model that Amazon has for $699.00 is the entry-level version with 8GB Unified Memory, an 8-core CPU, a 7-core GPU, and a 256GB SSD. You can get both the Gold and Silver colorways at this price, with delivery as soon as May 24 if you have Amazon Prime.

Apple discontinued the M1 MacBook Air back in March, which is why we're seeing such low prices on remaining inventory. The M1 MacBook Air first came out in 2020, so it is four years old at this point, but the Apple silicon chip is still more than adequate for day-to-day tasks. As the M1 MacBook Air is no longer being manufactured, available supply is likely to dry up soon.

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Jacoblee23 Avatar
4 weeks ago
This still doesn’t beat the deal I got a few weeks back. Open box perfect condition two cycles for $401 after tax at Best Buy.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
spaxxedout Avatar
4 weeks ago
Probably the best Mac ever.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CalMin Avatar
4 weeks ago
I've long maintained that an 8GB M1 Air is more computer that most 'normal' people need. My wife has one for email, photos, internet, MS Office. She seem to know how to quit apps, so they are ALL running ALL the time and she always has a billion browser tabs open. This machine eats all of that up, gives her all day long battery life and runs like butter.

I could probably use it for most of my daily productivity work too. Apple knocked it out of the park with M1.

I've been computing sine the 1980's and this sub $700 M1 Air and the $349 iPad blow my mind. It's just incredible how affordable this powerful modern tech has become.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bryo Avatar
4 weeks ago
Got one for my Mom on Mother’s Day. She came from a Windows laptop and caught on to how to use everything very fast, and she’s certainly not a tech person. Still a great laptop!
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
NachoNoir Avatar
4 weeks ago
These are, by any means, still very good machines capable of almost anything an average consumer needs from a laptop personal computer.

What I would be concerned, though, is for how long will Apple keep updating MacOS on these machines. These were launched in 2020, almost 4 years ago. If I stopped getting new MacOS updates in the 2026 release, I would not be very happy.

(I've been bitten by this for a long time, my Late-2012 iMac Intel Core i7 32GB GTX680 3TB Fusion got its last update on Catalina (2019), when it was still a very capable machine; and in the following years, it started becoming more and more unusable due to apps lacking support of older OSes. I'm now running Monterey using OpenCore Legacy Patcher and it's still very very usable).
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
senttoschool Avatar
4 weeks ago
Best value laptop period.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)