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Best MacBook deals in January 2021

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MacBook deals are plentiful this month. At the moment, we're seeing discounts mostly on MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros with Intel processors, but there are MacBook deals to be found on the new MacBook Air M1 and MacBook Pro M1.

That said, the Intel-based MacBooks are still good systems in their own right, and are being discounted as retailers clear out stock. Here are the best MacBook deals and sales right now. 

Best MacBook deals right now

Best MacBook Air deals and sales

MacBook Air (Intel/2020/256GB): was $999 now $899 @ B&H Photo
This MacBook Air with Touch ID has a 10th generation Intel Core i3 processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. It's available in gold, space gray, and silver. View Deal

MacBook Air (Intel/2020/512GB): was $1,299 now $1,049 @ B&H Photo
This MacBook Air with Touch ID has a 10th generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD. It's available in gold, space gray, and silver.View Deal

MacBook Air (M1/512GB): was $1,249 now $1,179 @ Amazon
Getting $69 off the new MacBook Air with M1 is not a huge discount, but given that this laptop is so new we'll take it. The new MacBook Air offers fantastic performance, thanks to its new Apple Silicon. It also lasted over 14 hours on our battery test. It's one of the best laptops period. View Deal

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Best MacBook Pro deals and sales

MacBook Pro (M1/256GB): was $1,299 now $1,219 @ Amazon
Save $80:
The new MacBook Pro with Apple's M1 chip delivers performance that runs circles around Windows laptops, and you get a brighter display than the MacBook Air and beefier 8-core graphics. Even better, the system lasted over 16 hours in our battery test. View Deal

MacBook Pro 13 (Intel/2020/512GB): was $1,499 now $1,239 @ Amazon
This 13-inch MacBook Pro features an 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of memory, 512GB SSD, and Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645. It's $250 off its normal price. View Deal

Best MacBook Pro 16" deals and sales

Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019): was $2,399 now $2,199 @ Amazon
Apple's largest MacBook Pro has a 9th-generation 2.6-GHz Intel Core i7 6-core processor, a 512GB SSD, and 16GB of RAM. Graphics-wise, it has an AMD Radeon Pro 5300M Graphics with GDDR6 memory and Intel UHD Graphics 630 for non-intensive tasks. This model also comes with a Touch Bar and Touch ID, and a Retina Display with True Tone technology. View Deal

Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019): was $2,799 now $2,499 @ Amazon
If you want to step up from the model above, this MacBook Pro has an 8-core 9th-generation 2.3GHz Intel Core i9 CPU, 16GB of RAM, 1TB SSD, and Radeon Pro 5500M GPU (w/4GB of GDDR6 memory). This model also comes with a Touch Bar and Touch ID, and a Retina Display with True Tone technology. It's one of the best MacBook deals for power hungry users. View Deal