Get the M1 MacBook Air at its best-ever price


MacBook Air M1 2020
The 2020 M1 MacBook Air is an instant classic.
Photo: Leander Kahney/Cult of Mac

Apple’s 2020 MacBook Air with M1 chip is again down to its lowest price of $799.99 on Amazon after a massive $199 discount.

At the discounted price, it is hard to beat the value for money the M1 MacBook Air provides.

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M1 MacBook Air is old but powerful

Apple’s 2020 MacBook Air looks the same as the Intel variant it replaced. However, it sports massive internal changes that transform it into a different machine altogether.

Thanks to the M1 chip, Apple claims the 2020 MacBook Air is up to 3.5x faster in most scenarios over the Intel-powered Air. The performance boost is even more significant in ML (machine learning) tasks, with Apple claiming a 9x improvement.

Below is what Cult of Mac‘s Leander Kahney said in his M1 MacBook Air review about the machine’s performance:

I just opened more than 650 tabs in Safari on a new M1 MacBook Air. I would have opened more, but I got bored.

Apple launched the M2 MacBook Air in 2022 with a faster chip and a redesigned chassis. While the new Air looks much more modern than the 2020 model, it is also more expensive by $200. This is why the Cupertino company continues selling the M1 MacBook Air for $999.

Save 20% on the M1 MacBook Air

The M1 MacBook Air is already the cheapest MacBook in Apple’s lineup at $999. But with a $199 discount on Amazon, it becomes an even better deal, and you can get your hands on it for just $799.99.

You can score 20% off on the M1 MacBook Air in all three shades: silver, space gray, and gold. The base model comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage, which is good enough for basic use. For more demanding workloads, consider upgrading to 16GB RAM.

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