Act fast to save $50 on 15-inch MacBook Air with M3 chip

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2024 MacBook Air
Save $50 on various configurations of 15-inch MacBook Air, or $100 on some 13-inch models.
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Within weeks of going on sale, Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Air is available with a sweet $50 discount. The deal knocks the price of the entry-level configuration down to $1,249.

You can score a similar $50 discount on the 15-inch Air with M3 chip in 512GB and 16GB configurations. And, if you don’t need that massive 15-inch screen, you can get the 13-inch MacBook Air at an even bigger discount.

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Save on M3 MacBook Air

Despite being the world’s slimmest 15-inch laptop, the MacBook Air packs a punch. That’s due to its powerful M3 chip, with an 8-core CPU and a 10-core GPU. Apple says the new MacBook Air is “up to 60 percent faster than the model with the M1 chip and up to 13x faster than the fastest Intel-based MacBook Air.”

The laptop’s graphics performance also received a significant boost, with support for mesh shading and ray-tracing. Apple’s M3 chip also ships with a dedicated AVI decoder, making the machine much more efficient at streaming videos from Netflix and YouTube.

With a 16-core Neural Engine, Apple says the 15-inch MacBook Air is “the world’s best consumer laptop for AI.”

Unlike the M1 and M2 Air, the M3 model supports dual external displays. The only limitation is that the second monitor works only when the MacBook’s lid is closed. Still, this is a useful addition, ensuring the MacBook Air can become your portable workhorse while on the go.

Save $50 on the 15-inch MacBook Air with M3 chip

The 15-inch MacBook Air costs the same as its predecessor, $1,299. However, if you order the machine from Amazon right away, you can save $50. A similar discount is available on other configurations of the machine.

Amazon is also providing a $50 discount on a bundle with AppleCare+.

If the configuration you want is discounted, make sure to pull the trigger as soon as possible.

MacBook Air 15-inch with M3 chip, 8GB Unified Memory, 256GB SSD Storage
$1,199.008

Apple's latest and greatest 15-inch MacBook Air with M3 chip is among the most powerful laptops around. It is also easy to carry around thanks to its sleek and lightweight design.

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05/22/2024 03:32 am GMT

Get an even bigger discount on a 13-inch MacBook Air with M3 chip

For those who like a smaller, lighter laptop, the 13-inch MacBook Pro is a great choice. And Amazon currently knocks $100 off that model in a couple of configurations:

MacBook Air buying guide

Can’t decide? Our buying guide (written when M2 chips were new) lays out the difference between the two models: 13-inch vs. 15-inch MacBook Air: Which one should you buy?

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