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This MacBook Air deal is as cheap as new Apple laptops come

This MacBook Air deal is as cheap as new Apple laptops come


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MacBook Air

B&H has a MacBook Air deal that is about as good (and cheap) as you can find for a new macOS computer.

Until the discount ends at midnight eastern on June 28th, you can snag a 13.3-inch MacBook Air with 128GB of storage for $799. A savings of $200 off its original price, your money will get you the latest model in the Air family since Apple has yet to unveil a refreshed version for 2018.

The MacBook Air lags behind what you’ll find in the MacBook Pro in terms of its low-resolution screen, processor, and RAM speed, but there are some advantages to be had here. It’s more affordable. Its keyboard likely won’t send you to the Apple Store for repairs, as newer models with “butterfly” key switches are evidently wont to do.

But what’s even better is it will let you continue living your best life, also known as a dongle-free life. What extra power and panache the newer MacBook models may bring, they seriously lack in ports next to the Air’s I/O offering that contains two USB Type-A ports, mini DisplayPort, MagSafe charging, and a full-size SD card slot.

Update June 26th 2:45PM ET: The Verge reached out to B&H after several readers reported that the sale price wasn’t being honored. B&H has since addressed the error and will run the sale through its originally planned June 28th end date.