Skip to main content

Best MacBook deals in April 2021

MacBook deals
(Image credit: Future)

MacBook deals can be found everywhere this month. Currently, we're seeing big discounts on both Intel- and M1-based MacBooks. Naturally, the Intel-based machines are cheaper. 

Best MacBook deals right now

However, cheaper doesn't necessarily mean outdated. Many of Apple's Intel-based MacBooks are still good systems in their own right. That said, if you want MacBook deals on Apple's M1-based machines, there are plenty of savings to go around. EVen the rarely discounted MacBook Air M1 is now $50 off. Here are the best MacBook deals and sales right now. 

Best MacBook Air deals and sales

Editor's Choice deal

MacBook Air (M1/256GB): was $999 now $949 @ Amazon
The new MacBook Air offers fantastic performance, thanks to its new Apple Silicon. It also lasted over 14 hours on our battery test. Both configs are now on sale at Amazon. It's one of the best MacBook deals period as this model is rarely on sale. View Deal

MacBook Air (Intel/2020/256GB): was $999 now $899 @ Best Buy
If you want a cheap MacBook, Intel MacBook deals are the way to go. 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

  • More: If you're looking for protection, check out the best Mac VPN

Best MacBook Pro deals and sales

MacBook Pro (M1/256GB): was $1,299 now $1,199 @ Amazon
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. The 512GB model is $100 off at Amazon.View Deal

MacBook Pro 13 (Intel/2020/512GB): was $1,249 now $1,199 @ Best Buy
This 13-inch MacBook Pro features an 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of memory, 256GB SSD, and Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645. It's $50 off its normal price. View Deal

Best MacBook Pro 16" deals and sales

Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019): was $2,399 now $2,184 @ 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 $2,449 @ 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