Apple MacBook Air (late-2020) and Apple MacBook Pro (late-2020) are on sale at Amazon

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Whether you decide to take to the Air (left) or go Pro (right), the time for a laptop upgrade is Now. (Photo: Apple)

Ready to give your old, cranky computer the boot? Amazon is making it possible for you to get your mitts on an Apple MacBook Pro or MacBook Air for less.

Right now, you can score the latest 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro (late-2020) on sale for $1,199, or $100 off. while the Apple MacBook Air is on sale for $949, or $50 off at Amazon. These coveted laptops rarely go on sale, so now’s the time to pounce. In fact, they’re so popular that the MacBook Pro has earned a perfect five-star rating from more than 1,100 reviewers, while the MacBook Air received a flawless five-star rating from over 3,300 Amazon reviewers.

But no matter which one you pick, if you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping — of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (Of course, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

Hop on the Apple MacBook Pro and MacBook Air bandwagons and get one of these laptops (or both) at a major discount. You deserve it.

Look how sleek and slim the Air is!....though we suggest opening it a bit further for maximum enjoyment. (Photo: Apple)

Look how sleek and slim the Air is!….though we suggest opening it a bit further for maximum enjoyment. (Photo: Apple)

What’s so great about the Mac Book Air, you ask? Glad you asked! With a speedy Apple octa-core M1 processor, 8GB of memory, 256GB of on-board storage and the latest version of macOS Big Sur, the Apple MacBook Air — which is on sale for $949 (was $999 — is a sleek and slim speedy demon. It’s also super-lightweight at just under three pounds. Pretty too: You can score one of these in Gold, Silver, and Apple’s signature Space Gray

“Bought this laptop because I needed it for spring semester and i needed an upgrade from my heavy MacBook Pro. I work too so I needed something super light and thin — I can just bring everywhere and slide it in my bag,” shared a satisfied Amazon shopper. She continues: “I am obsessed with how fast this MacBook Air is. The battery life is on point. I used it for movies and series at work and it lasted for three days. The processor is so good. I open so many tabs at once and it has not lagged on me.” Watching movies and series at work? We want your job!

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Prepare for lift-off with the Apple MacBook Pro in Space Gray. (Photo: Apple)

Prepare for lift-off with the Apple MacBook Pro in Space Gray. (Photo: Apple)

On sale for $1,199 (was $1,299), the Apple MacBook Pro has it all: an ultra-sharp LED-backlit Retina Display, Apple’s newest super-fast M1 eight-core processor, Bluetooth 5.0 for syncing up all your wireless accessories, a Force Touch trackpad and Touch Bar for ultimate control and 8GB of memory paired with 256GB of on-storage. It also weighs in at a schlep-friendly three pounds.

“So far I am blown away, but not surprised, by the performance,” raved a delighted five-star reviewer. “For s oftware development workloads the M1 is two-three times faster than my 2019 Core i7 16-inch Apple MacBook Pro.”

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Amazon shoppers rave about how its power and speed puts the flow in their creative workflow too. “I primarily use my MacBook Pro for music production and performance,” wrote a savvy shopper. “The M1 chip blows the Intel chips out of the water in terms of loading speed, battery life and ability to handle large Logic Pro projects with dozens of tracks, plugins, software instruments and live recordings. Battery life is also a significant improvement over my 2020 Intel machine. I am not quite getting double the battery life, but it’s not far off.”

Differences

The Apple MacBook Air and Apple MacBook Pro are the tech company’s zippiest, brawniest laptops to date, thanks to the new M1 chip and the latest version of macOS Big Sur operating system. They both also have insane battery lives (up to a whopping 18 hours for the Air, and an even whopping-ier 20 hours for the Pro). So…which one should you get?

The difference between the two models comes down to design; the MacBook Air is slimmer and more compact, while the MacBook Pro comes with the nifty Touch Bar at the top of the keyboard for added functionality. Honestly, you can’t go wrong with either of them — in fact, at these prices you’ll be going very, very right.

At up to $100 off, the Apple MacBook Air and Apple MacBook Pro are shining stars — and we expect both to sell out in a flash!

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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