MacBook Air M2 returns to lowest-ever price

MacBook Air M2
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The MacBook Air M2 remains one of the best MacBooks for your money, and now you'll get one for its lowest price ever. Usually, it's a lot more expensive than the previous M1 version, but that price difference has closed up to only $100. This makes the newer model, in our eyes, much better value, with its updated chassis and M2 processor being more than worth the extra. This deal didn't last too long last time, so it may not be around for long now - but while it's here, it's an incredible saving.

MacBook Air M2 drops below $1000

MacBook Air M2 |$1199$999 at Amazon

MacBook Air M2 | $1199 $999 at Amazon

There's a pretty hefty $200 saving here, bringing the MacBook Air's price down below that $1000 price point. This isn't the first time we've seen this price, with this reduction last seen around the Black Friday period last year. What's interesting this time is that the current price of the MacBook Air M1 is only $100 less - making this a much better deal and better value.

The slimmest and the lightest laptops in Apple's range received a big redesign last year, including complete chassis overhauls and the new M2 chips. That cosmetic overhaul features a new Aluminum body that comes in four different colors and a new industrial design to fit in with the current crop of MacBook Pro laptops. Most impressive is the new screen, with much slimmer bezels and an ever-controversial camera notch at the top of the screen.

They launched to spectacular reviews, with our own MacBook Air M2 review giving the machine 5 stars. We particularly liked the new design and the M2 chip that surprised us with excellent fanless performance. It would be nice to have some extra ports, though, even if one is freed up with the inclusion of the MagSafe charging port. Two things plugged in, and you're done.

If you're looking for another model, then make sure you have a look at the best MacBook Air deals to make sure you save some money on a new laptop. Grabbed one of these? Check out the best MacBook Air M2 cases to keep it safe.

Tammy Rogers
Senior Staff Writer

As iMore's Senior Staff writer, Tammy uses her background in audio and Masters in screenwriting to pen engaging product reviews and informative buying guides. The resident audiophile (or audio weirdo), she's got an eye for detail and a love of top-quality sound. Apple is her bread and butter, with attention on HomeKit and Apple iPhone and Mac hardware. You won't find her far away from a keyboard even outside of working at iMore – in her spare time, she spends her free time writing feature-length and TV screenplays. Also known to enjoy driving digital cars around virtual circuits, to varying degrees of success. Just don't ask her about AirPods Max - you probably won't like her answer.