If you plan on buying a new MacBook Air with Retina Display, congratulations on your awesome new laptop… but we’re sorry you need to take out a second mortgage on your home to pay for it. Want an Apple laptop that’s nearly as powerful but costs waaaaaaay less? Check out Amazon’s sale right now on the Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD Storage). I have one of these $1,000 laptops myself and I can assure you that the display is still stunning despite not having the “Retina” branding slapped on, and you can get it right now on Amazon for just $699.95!

Here are the highlights from the product page:

  • 1.8 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 Processor
  • Intel HD Graphics 6000, Model number A1466
  • Fast SSD Storage
  • 8GB memory
  • Two USB 3 ports
  • Thunderbolt 2 port
  • SDXC port


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