The MacBook Air is on sale at Amazon for $100 to $150 off what Apple is charging. You can buy direct from Amazon and almost cover the cost of three years of AppleCare+ with this deal.
If you are looking for a new Apple notebook, the MacBook Air is the latest model, announced this Spring with a new Retina Display and upgraded processors throughout the lineup. It also now comes with Touch ID so you can easily login, use Apple Pay and Safari passwords.
Amazon offers the entry level 2019 MacBook Air with 128GB of storage for $1,099 which is $100 off and the 256GB version for $1,249, which is $150 off. The only difference between these two models is the extra storage. While 128GB is enough for some users, you may need to subscribe to iCloud or another cloud service if you go with that little of space.
The 2019 MacBook Air features a 13.3-inch dip[lsay with a 2,560 x 1,600 resolution and inside you get an 8th Gen Intel Core i5 processors as well as the Apple T2 security chip that enables Hey Siri support and provides additional security to your MacBook Air. The new MacBook Air features the second gen butterfly keyboard, Force Touch trackpad and is in a 15.6mm thick package that weighs 2.75 pounds.
The MacBook Air battery life is rated at 12 hours for normal use checking email, surfing the web and other activities. If you want to watch movies from iTunes, you get one more hour of battery life bumping things up to 13 hours.
Apple includes two Thunderbolt 3 ports for connectivity. This allows you to connect a dock, fast charge your iPhone and connect directly to some monitors. You may need to invest in some of our favorite MacBook Air accessories to do everything you want to do and to connect all of your items to the MacBook Air. You can also protect it with MacBook Air cases, sleeves and skins.
Consider adding AppleCare+ for three years for $249. This includes three years of extended warranty coverage and it includes accidental damages to your MacBook Air. If you travel a lot, are in college or have bad luck with breaking your gadgets, this is a good investment.
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