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- So many new Windows laptops will be unveiled this week at CES 2021, but none of them will generate even a small fraction of the hype Apple stirred up late last year with its new M1 laptop lineup.
- The MacBook Air is Apple’s entry-level M1 laptop and it starts at just $999 despite outperforming Windows laptops that are so much more expensive.
- Apple M1 MacBook Pro is even more powerful than the Air, and it’s on sale today at Amazon with discounts up to $60.
It seems like a lifetime ago that Apple dumped Qualcomm and started releasing iPhones and other mobile products powered by its own custom processors. The move was a huge game-changer in the industry in more ways than one. Now, the company has done the same thing with personal computers. In the same way that Apple’s A-series processors outperform Qualcomm and other mobile chipmakers, Apple’s new M-series chipsets completely destroy rival offerings from industry leaders. The M1 chip blows away the competition in terms of power, performance, efficiency, design, and pretty much every other metric that matters.
Apple currently offers three different Mac computers that are powered by the M1: The new Mac mini, the new MacBook Air, and the new 13-inch MacBook Pro. Today, the MacBook Pro is on sale at Amazon with an even deeper discount than we saw on Black Friday!Today's Top Deal Unreal deal gets you Amazon’s hottest smart home gadget for $23 – plus a $40 credit! List Price:$29.98 Price:$22.99 You Save:$6.99 (23%) Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission Available from Amazon BGR may receive a commission
The big Black Friday 2020 sale at Amazon sliced $50 off of Apple’s new M1 MacBook Pros. Procrastination almost never pays off, but this time around it will. If you passed on that deal back in November, you can now save even more money on the 13-inch MacBook Pro with 256GB of SSD storage. It’s not a huge discount in terms of percentages, but $60 is $60 — especially when you just spent all that cash last month on gift shopping ahead of the holidays.
Delivery estimates are already slipping, so this deal might not be around for much longer.2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray List Price:$1,299.00 Price:$1,099.99 You Save:$199.01 (15%) Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission
Here are the highlights from the Amazon listing:
- Apple-designed M1 chip for a giant leap in CPU, GPU, and machine learning performance
- Get more done with up to 20 hours of battery life, the longest ever in a Mac
- 8-core CPU delivers up to 2.8x faster performance to fly through workflows quicker than ever
- 8-core GPU with up to 5x faster graphics for graphics-intensive apps and games
- 16-core Neural Engine for advanced machine learning
- 8GB of unified memory so everything you do is fast and fluid
- Superfast SSD storage launches apps and opens files in an instant
- Active cooling system sustains incredible performance
- 13.3-inch Retina display with 500 nits of brightness for vibrant colors and incredible image detail
- FaceTime HD camera with advanced image signal processor for clearer, sharper video calls
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