The MacBook Air M2 is the best laptop you can buy. period. It also just hit an all-time low price, making this great laptop even easier.
Apple’s latest MacBook Air is currently $999 on Amazon — a savings of $200 and $50 less than what we saw during Black Friday. Note that this deal is only available for the black-and-blue Midnight and light-gold Starlight variants, which, in our opinion, are the best-looking MacBook Air M2 versions you can buy. No matter which color you choose, you can get a whole bunch of laptops for less than a dollar.
The best laptop overall
The MacBook Air M2’s superior performance and design make it our laptop of choice, and it’s an exceptional deal at the lowest price ever.
As soon as we tested it, the MacBook Air M2 shot to the top of our list of the best MacBooks, offering record-breaking speed and plenty of much-needed quality-of-life improvements over previous models. Thanks to the new M2 processor inside, the latest MacBook Air beat similarly priced competitors in our performance tests and handled our daily multitasking workload (which included a ton of apps and a ton of Chrome tabs) no problem.
The new MacBook Air also takes a major leap forward in design, offering a larger overall screen with thinner bezels, an improved 1080p webcam, and a handy MagSafe charger that quickly attaches — and snaps off in case someone Stumbling. These upgrades combine to create a laptop that’s a joy to work with and play, and one that offers a noticeably better experience than the already excellent MacBook Air M1.
One of the MacBook Air M2’s few downsides is the relatively paltry 256GB of storage in the starting model, so you might want to step up to the 512GB version (which itself has a 10 percent discount for $1,349). Meanwhile, budget-conscious folks can snag the still-great MacBook Air M1 for as low as $799. But for everyone else, this cheaper-than-ever MacBook Air M2 is a last-minute splurge gift for the techie in your life — or just a treat for yourself.