Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone. Holiday sales are dying down. And it would take a whole lot of waiting until the next Great Sale season arrives.
That is unless you know where to look.
If you were disappointed that there was no shiny MacBook waiting for you under the tree or by the menorah this holiday, we’re featuring deals in the Mashable Shop on new and refurbished (see also: good as new) MacBooks at slashed prices.
Check out what’s in store:
The MacBook Pro received a major overhaul back in 2016 much to the delight of Apple fans everywhere. It somehow became even lighter, faster, more powerful, and boasted a new feature that made everyone’s jaws drop: Yup, the touch bar. Now, you can score the sleek laptop for a discounted price in all its brand spanking new glory. It comes equipped with a 3.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor and 512 GB of SSD storage, allowing you to multitask and cross off every single item on your to-do list. And thanks to the Retina display and Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650, you can display your favorite content in stunning clarity.
Normally retailing for $1999, you can snag it today for $1779.
Although it’s the baby of the Apple MacBook family (in terms of size and price point), the 11.6-inch MacBook Air is nothing to scoff at. The lightweight notebook features nine hours of battery life, 128GB of storage, and unparalleled feathery and streamlined design that lets you take your work anywhere. With a built-in 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 mobile processor, this small but terrible device packs a mean punch a.k.a. enhanced processing power in tech speak.
Get it today for $639 — 12% off the usual retail price of $728.
A slightly newer iteration of the same 11.6-inch notebook, this one features Intel HD Graphics 5000 that render high-quality images and smoothly stream videos without consuming too much power. It also boasts 2 1.4 GHz Core i5-2300 processors bolstered by Intel Turbo Boost technology of up to 2.7GHz to offer you speedy and powerful performance whenever you need it.
Grab it on sale today for $699 — 22% marked down the usual price of $899.99.
Is the 11.6-inch MacBook Air too tiny for you? Its 13-inch counterpart might be more up your alley. This one has 1440 x 900 resolution and third-generation on-processor graphics that deliver crisp, high-quality images, while the Intel Core i5 processor provides responsive operation. The battery life is impressive, too. It renders up to 30 hours of standby time and up to 12 hours of internet browsing or video viewing.
Typically $1199, you can score it on sale today for $779.
Apple no longer sells laptops with optical drives, but if you’re still a proud CD and DVD user, you may want to get this now-obsolete legacy MacBook Pro at a more affordable cost. It may be a tad heavier than its successors, but its performance is nothing close to antiquated. It comes armed with a 2.5GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, Intel Iris Pro Graphics, and a whopping 500 GB of storage space to help you crush your creative endeavors and store the files that come with them.
Usually $1199, you can get a 49% discount today and get it for only $600.
Like the aforementioned, this MacBook Pro still has the optical drive that the newer generations broke away from. It has 4GB of RAM to allow you to run apps and multiple open tabs simultaneously, and the Intel Turbo Boost Technology keeps track of power allocation. It delivers you the power you require should the need arise, and conversely, boosts energy efficiency when you don’t.
It usually retails for $1199, but for a limited time, you can get it for $699.99.
Whether you’re using it for work or play (or maybe even both), this powerhouse of a laptop will never fail to deliver. Its Retina display features 2560 x 1600 resolution for viewing premium-quality content, and the Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM allow for seamless multitasking. With the 128GB solid-state drive, you’ll have ample space to store tons of data.
Grab it on sale now for $1199 — 20% off the regular sticker price of $1512.