Cyber Monday MacBook deals 2022: act fast for sales

Cyber Monday MacBook deals have come and some have already gone. Our favorite MacBook deal, and one of our favorite Cyber Monday deals overall, has been popping in and out of existence like Schrödinger's cat. If you want a MacBook Air (M1 2020) for $799 from Amazon, act fast because it may not stick around.  

These Cyber Monday deals are a great way to save money on big ticket items, and an Apple laptop is definitely a big ticket item. You can go straight to Apple and get a $150 Apple Gift Card when you buy a MacBook Air, or a $250 Apple Gift Card when you buy select MacBook Pro models. At least with Apple you know the deal will stick around all day. 

In addition to last year's M1 MacBook Air, you can also find a deal on the M2 Macbook Air for $1,049, as well as the M2 Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch for $1,149, and the MacBook Pro with either the M1 Max or M1 Pro chips starting at $1,599. 

Best Buy has already ended most of its Cyber Monday MacBook sales, and Amazon deals have been disappearing for hours at a time. If you find the MacBook you like, grab it while you can.

We don't see price cuts on Apple products very often, especially not these high-ticket favorites. These MacBook offers are some of the best Cyber Monday Apple deals going right now, but they may not be going long. 

The best Cyber Monday MacBook deals in the US

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Apple MacBook Air (M1): was $999 now $799 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The 2020 Apple MacBook Air with M1 chip is one of the best laptops ever made, so finding it on sale makes it even better. You can get 10% off the entry-level configuration with 8GB memory and 256GB of SSD storage with this Amazon deal.

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MacBook Air M2: was $1,199 now $1,049 at B&H Photo (opens in new tab)
B&H Photo always has some great deals on MacBooks, and it has the new MacBook Air M2 an all-time low price. Being more expensive than its predecessor, getting this entry-level MacBook Air with 8GB memory and 256GB SSD for $150 less than its retail is a great bargain, especially when you consider this one is powered by the all new M2 chip.

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Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (M1 Pro): was $1,999 now $1,599 at Best Buy (opens in new tab)
This huge early Black Friday deal at Best Buy brings the stunning MacBook Pro 14 down to its lowest-ever price. While still a little on the pricey side, this machine is a fantastic option for creative and productivity applications thanks to its combination of a powerful M1 Pro processor, gorgeous display, and fantastic premium design.

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Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch (M1 Pro): was $2,699 now $2,199 at Best Buy (opens in new tab)
The MacBook Pro 16-inch is considered the premiere creative professional's device, and while it is still priced to match its target audience, even a professional graphic designer or sound engineer would like to save some money if they can. Fortunately, with this Best Buy deal, you can get the 16GB memory and 1TB storage model for a whopping $500 off

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Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch (M1 Pro) | was $1,999 now $1,559.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Apple MacBook Pro with M1 Pro chip is one of the best creative workstations on the market and it has a premium price to match. Fortunately, you can save a good bit of money on this 14-inch MacBook Pro model with M1 Pro chip, 16GB memory, and 512GB storage over at Amazon for a 7% discount.

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Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch (M1 Max): was $3,499 $3,049 at B&H Photo (opens in new tab)
If you're looking to go big this holiday season on a new 16-inch MacBook Pro with the uber-powerful M1 Max chip, then definitely check out this deal at B&H Photo. In addition to the 10-core M1 Max with 32-core GPU, this model also comes with 32GB of RAM and 1TB of storage.

Today's best Cyber Monday MacBook deals

Cyber Monday MacBook deals 2022: Buying advice

Even though Black Friday deals often get the most attention, Cyber Monday computer deals are some of the best sales you're going to find for a few reasons. 

First, Cyber Monday is the largest eCommerce day of the year and traditionally has some of the best online deals of the holiday season – sometimes even better than Black Friday itself.

Second, since it is so heavily focused on eCommerce, the expectation is that the customer is more tech-savvy, so they might be more interested in computer deals than the general public.

Finally, after the Black Friday rush, retailers will take stock of their inventories and see what stock they need to more aggressively price in order to move. If a Black Friday MacBook deal didn't find as many takers as expected, the retailers will sometimes cut the price on those products even more to increase sales.

So we're definitely seeing Cyber Monday MacBook deals that are even better this year than 2021, which was a great year to get a MacBook.

Where are the best places to find MacBook Cyber Monday deals?

Amazon and Best Buy currently have the lowest prices on MacBook Air laptops. Amazon offers price matching against other retailers, a great help for Amazon Prime subscribers who want to take advantage of the speedy next-day delivery. 

Walmart offers good discounts matching Amazon on Apple computers, even sometimes offering a record low price before Amazon price matches.

If you are planning on buying accessories, the Apple Gift Card offer from Apple isn't bad, it just doesn't reduce the price of the MacBook. 

Allisa James
Computing Staff Writer

Allisa is a Computing Staff Writer who covers breaking news and rumors in the computing industry, as well as reviews, hands-on previews, featured articles, and the latest deals and trends. In her spare time you can find her chatting it up on her two podcasts, Megaten Marathon and Combo Chain, as well as playing any JRPGs she can get her hands on.

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