TL;DR: Until Feb. 23, you can score a refurbished MacBook Air (Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD)(Opens in a new tab) for only $388.99 — that’s a significant 68% in savings from the original retail price of $1,249.
You might not need to deal with inflated prices(Opens in a new tab) if you want a reliable computer(Opens in a new tab). Buying refurbished is a more affordable option that’s also a lot more environmentally friendly(Opens in a new tab). This refurbished MacBook Air has only superficial signs that it’s not brand-new, and you can get it for just $388.99 (reg. $1,249) if you purchase before February 23 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
A budget-friendly way to get a MacBook
This MacBook Air comes with an Intel Core 95 processor and 8GB RAM for smooth multitasking and low-lag performance. Stream movies or play games on the 1440×900 resolution LED-backlit Retina Display that produces some beautiful color and shadow.
A battery life that could last up to 12 hours makes this an excellent computer for traveling workers or students who don’t want to compete for an outlet in class. You can also snap on the black case that’s included for an extra layer of durability.
This model can connect to Bluetooth devices and has WiFi enabled. Transfer files wirelessly(Opens in a new tab) or make the most of the 128GB SSD and load it up with movies and games that you can always have on hand.
One of the exciting parts about scoring an older MacBook is that it still has some of the ports that have been streamlined out of newer models. That includes two USB 3.0 ports, a slot for SD cards, a headphone jack, and a Thunderbolt Two port. You’d need an adapter or a port hub to get all that from modern MacBooks.
Save on a new-to-you MacBook Air
Time to upgrade your computer? Skip the hefty price you might find at a major retailer and shop refurbished instead. Until February 23, get a refurbished MacBook Air(Opens in a new tab) on sale for $388.99 (reg. $1,249). No coupon needed.
Prices subject to change.