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By published 7 June 22
Save $200 on the powerful M1 MacBook Air
Now that Apple’s M2 MacBook Air and M2 MacBook Pro are unveiled, price cuts on existing M1 MacBooks are inevitable. The 2022 M2 MacBook Air is due to arrive in July — prices start at $1,199. 
However, if you want to buy a MacBook sooner than later, the 2020 MacBook Air is now on sale for a stellar price. Amazon currently offers the 512GB model  M1 MacBook Air for $1,049 (opens in new tab). When it first came out, it sold for $1,249, so that’s $200 in savings. This is the M1 MacBook Air’s lowest price ever and one of the best MacBook deals you can get.
Apple M1 MacBook Air 512GB: was $1,249 now $1,049 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon takes $200 off the 512GB M1 MacBook Air. In our MacBook Air with M1 review (opens in new tab), we gave it a high rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars and the Editor’s Choice award. We praised its breathtaking performance and slim, unibody design. We also loved its long battery which endured 14 hours and 41 minutes during testing. Besides Apple’s latest 8-core processor, it packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, 8GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. 
Apple’s stylish and wildly popular laptop is ultraportable, crazy fast, and has a long lasting battery. The laptop in this deal packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, Apple’s M1 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 512GB of fast SSD storage.
In our MacBook Air with M1 review, we were floored by its breathtaking performance and slim, unibody design. It also blew us away in terms of battery performance —lasting 14 hours and 41 minutes during testing. The MacBook Air M1 garnered a 4.5 out of 5-star rating and the Editor’s Choice award. 
In one test, the laptop’s Apple M1 chip scoffed when we loaded 25 tabs on Google Chrome, four of which played YouTube videos while another pair streamed Twitch. We then ran the same tasks on the Safari browser and it all loaded instantly. 
With a weight of 2.8 pounds and measuring 12 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches, the M1 MacBook Air is just as portable as competing 13-inch laptops. It on par with the Dell XPS 13 (11.6 x 7.8 x 0.6 inches, 2.8 pounds) and 13.5-inch Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 (12.1 x 8.8 x 0.6 inches, 2.9 pounds). For your connectivity needs, the MacBook Air affords you two Thunderbolt 3 ports and a headphone jack. 
As with all MacBook deals, this one will likely go by fast, so be sure to grab it while you can. 
Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she’s not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.  
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