Along with the new MacBook Air and Mini updates today, Apple dropped the previous Apple-Certified refurbished versions to all time lows offering $250 off yesterday’s prices. Remember, Apple’s stock of the older models didn’t just disappear. Many moved to “Refurb”. Apple also includes the same 1-year warranty.
MacBook Air MC505LL/A Core 2 Duo 1.4GHz 11.6″ 64GB SSD for $749 ($80 drop) MacBook Air MC506LL/A Core 2 Duo 1.4GHz 11.6″ 128GB SSD for $949 ($50 drop) MacBook Air MC503LL/A Core 2 Duo 1.86GHz 13.3″ 128GB SSD for $999 ($80 drop) MacBook Air MC504LL/A Core 2 Duo 1.86GHz 13.3″ 256GB SSD for $1,249 ($80 drop)
Compare those to the new MacBook Airs: 2.4-lb. MacBook Air 11.6″ Core i5 1.6GHz 64GB SSD for $999 2.4-lb. MacBook Air 11.6″ Core i5 1.6GHz 128GB SSD for $1,199 3-lb. MacBook Air 13.3″ Core i5 1.7GHz 128GB SSD for $1,299 3-lb. MacBook Air 13.3″ Core i5 1.7GHz 256GB SSD for $1,599
Apple Certified Minis Also saw drops (Remember, the $469, $549 models have a Superdrive and probably make better media centers ;):
Apple Mac mini MC270LL/A Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz Desktop for $469 ($130 drop) Apple Mac mini MC438LL/A Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz Desktop for $549 ($170 drop) Apple Mac mini MC438LL/A Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz w/ Snow Leopard Server for $749 ($100 drop)
The New base Apple Mac mini costs $599 and features an Intel Core i5 2.3GHz “Sandy Bridge” dual-core processor and 2GB RAM, while the high-end Apple Mac mini costs $799 and features an Intel Core i5 2.5GHz “Sandy Bridge” dual-core processor, 4GB RAM, and AMD Radeon HD 6630M 256MB graphics. Each model features a 500GB 5400rpm hard drive, AirPort Extreme (802.11a/n wireless), Bluetooth 4.0, both HDMI and DVI ports, Gigabit Ethernet, and OS X 10.7 Lion.
Apple also offers a new Apple Mac mini Server for $999 which features an Intel Core i7 2GHz “Sandy Bridge” quad-core processor, 4GB RAM, two 500GB 7200rpm hard drives, and OS X 10.7 Lion Server. All models are available today from the Apple Store with free shipping. Sales tax is added where applicable.
- Apple’s faster 13.3 inch and 11.6 inch MacBook Airs revealed (9to5mac.com)
- 11.6″ MacBook Air Refurbs drop to $749, Minis (with Superdrives!) drop to $469 (9to5mac.com)