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Flash MacBook Air 2020 deal drops its price by almost $100

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Apple's new MacBook Air 2020 (opens in new tab) was only just revealed a couple of months back, but retailers are already offering some steep discounts. In terms of the entry-level price, today's offer at Amazon is one of the best deals we've seen yet at $99 off. You can grab the 2020 MacBook Air there (opens in new tab) from just $899.99, with the larger capacity model (opens in new tab) seeing the same discount.

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With improved processors, graphics, and a redesigned keyboard, the 2020 MacBook Air is a solid upgrade to the previous-gen model. Both the 256GB and 512GB machines are $99 off right now, so lock in those savings while you can.

Apple's new MacBook Air (opens in new tab) looks a lot like the previous-gen model but has some significant updates in key areas. First, the processors are now Intel's 10th-generation chips which should make for some power efficiency gains and the new Air features the totally redesigned Magic Keyboard that debuted last fall with the MacBook Pro.

The base model on sale also features a 13.3-inch 2560 x 1600 Retina display, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. If you've got a 2018 or 2019 model, it might not be the upgrade for you but it's certainly a contender for replacing anything older than that, especially at this discount.

In our MacBook Air 2020 review, we praised the laptop's new Magic Keyboard with its 1-millimeter of travel making for a much more comfortable typing experience versus last year's model. We also noted the improved speaker sound quality and efficiency gains of the new 10th-gen Intel chips. All in all, this is the best MacBook for the majority of people.

With many more people now working from home, the timing of this deal is actually pretty good as people start using their own gear for work projects and realize that maybe it's time for an upgrade. If you want to find out more about the new MacBook Air, peek our everything you need to know guide and our full MacBook Air 2020 review has all the user-experience details you want to hear about.

Adam Oram is a Senior Writer at iMore. He studied Media at Newcastle University and has been writing about technology since 2013. He previously worked as an Apple Genius and as a Deals Editor at Thrifter. His spare time is spent watching football (both kinds), playing Pokémon games, and eating vegan food. Follow him on Twitter at @adamoram.