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Price guide: MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, Mac Pro

updated 03:56 pm EST, Thu November 22, 2012

The lowest prices available on these Apple computers.

If you are shopping for a Mac, today's top Apple deals include generous price cuts from many of the top online retailers. Starting at the entry-level price point is the 11.6-inch MacBook Air with a 1.7GHz Intel dual-core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of Flash Storage, it is currently priced at $894, which is $105 less than Apple's price of $999, and about $4 less than Amazon's price fr the same model. However Amazon has cut the price on the 13.3-inch MacBook Air with a 1.8GHz Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and 128GB Solid State Drive from $1,199 to $1,025 with free Super Saver Shipping for a savings of $174, making it the lowest price on that model by about $69.

Best Buy's online store holds the lowest price on the 13.3-inch MacBook Pro with a 13.3-inch display, 8GB of RAM and a 750GB hard drive, now $1,349 -- a savings of $149 off the MSRP. For a 15.4-inch MacBook Pro with 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 750GB hard drive, the best price can currently be found at B&H Photo's website, where it is $129 off the MSRP for a total cost of $2,073, plus get your choice of either Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac or FileMaker Bento 4 database software for free.

For a base model 13.3-inch Retina MacBook Pro with a 2.5GHz Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB hard drive, the best price is available at MacConnection.com at $1,559, that's $140 off MSRP. MacMall holds the steepest discount on the 15.4-inch MacBook Pro with a 2.3GHz Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of flash storage, now $2,048 after $151 in instant savings.

We found the lowest price on the new Mac mini with a 2.5GHz Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 500GB hard drive at MacConnection, now $549, which is $50 less than Apple's price of $599. However, MacMall once again grabs the lowest price title for the Mac mini server with 2.3GHz Core i7 processor, 4GB of RAM and dual 1TB hard drives, it is discounted to $973.98 from $999.

At Amazon, save $232.64 on the Mac Pro with a 3.2GHz quad-core Xeon Processor, 6GB of RAM and a 1TB hard drive, now $2,266.36 with free Super Saver Shipping. The Mac Pro Server with 3.2GHz quad-core Xeon processor, 8GB of RAM and dual 1TB hard drives, it was $289.88, but is now $2,695.24.

As is normally the case, any mention of free shipping offers generally applies only to US-based orders. Foreign ship rates vary by country and shipping provider.



By Electronista Staff
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  1. blahblahbber

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    Joined: 02-01-05

    Yeah, can't wait to get an awesome deal. Educational prices for the holidays.... wooohooo!!! I'm saving..... garbage. Piss in the bucket deals more like it. Even this kind of social engineering doesn't do much to spur sales. Pathetic crApple attempts as always.

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